Welcome to the friendliest pub on the shore!

The Dark Horse is a newly developed Bar, Grill and TAB on the North Shore, Auckland, which specializes in Stone grill dining and is equipped with ample free parking.


Always a good night at the darky!
– Scott Preston, Google reviews


Whether it’s a birthday party, client meeting, or just a simple gathering with friends or colleagues,

we can help you create an event that everyone will enjoy. With a large capacity of up to 300 guests for functions booking the venue for exclusive use, we also have several different areas within the bar and restaurant which can be reserved and an extensive menu specially created by our Head Chef; The Dark Horse is the perfect venue for your next function.

At The Dark Horse, we pride ourselves on being flexible and are more than happy to tailor a menu to suit your tastes and budget. We warmly invite you to meet with our friendly team over a coffee or glass of wine to view the facilities and discuss your requirements in further detail.

For enquiries, bookings or more information please contact the team at The Dark Horse  manager@thedarkhorse.co.nz

What’s ON

Come and watch the latest matches with us at The Dark Horse.

Take a look at our Facebook page for the Latest Sports events playing at The Dark Horse.


If you’re into sports then this is the place for you! Several large TV’s are on the walls showing various sports stations. There’s a TAB next door and a pokies room. There is a variety of food on offer, which is a notch above the usual pub food (my favourite is the toasted club sandwichs).
– Murray Moffatt, Google reviews