With its incredible reputation with Bath locals, The Dark Horse is by no means a secret, but when you walk down the steps and into the “cocktail den” underneath the iconic Kingsmead Square, you and the hens will certainly feel like you’ve found somewhere hidden.
The Dark Horse Bar prides itself on its extensive collection of spirits, particularly its impressive array of gins and whiskeys. From well-known classics to rare and unique finds, this bar caters to a wide range of palates and preferences. Their knowledgeable staff is always ready to guide you through their diverse selection and assist in finding the perfect drink to suit your taste.
Known for it’s incredible cocktails your party will be treated to the most exclusive and highest quality of nights out. Wherever possible, the ingredients are with locally sourced in and around Bath. Choose the right drink and it might even have alcohol made right on Kingsmead Square — isn’t that the best way to celebrate your time in Bath?
Online reviews reflect the bar’s reputation for excellence. Patrons consistently laud the exceptional service, friendly and attentive staff, and the expertly crafted cocktails. Visitors often commend the bar’s dedication to quality and the remarkable depth of their spirit offerings. The attention to detail and passion for their craft is evident in every drink served.
The atmosphere at The Dark Horse Bar is lively and welcoming. With its vibrant yet cozy ambiance, dim lighting, and eclectic decor, it creates an inviting space for friends to gather or for individuals to enjoy a quiet drink. The bar exudes a sense of energy and camaraderie, making it an ideal spot for both locals and visitors to immerse themselves in Bath’s spirited culture.
With a few small nibbles on offer, great music playing throughout the space, expert bartenders and drinks that are known to be some of the best in Bath, The Dark Horse is the ideal place for your party to head to. However, with a reputation as good as this, it of course gets busy.
Booking is recommended, especially if you’re a larger hen party (although do note, they don’t allow fancy dress here. But get those pretty dresses on and head down!) Don’t let this put you off though, they have a two rooms, space at the bar itself and the secret annex bar, The Blackbird.
So gather your party together and head to The Dark Horse, for a guaranteed night of good drinks and good memories.