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Rody Boland

#281 of 2,095 Restaurants in Dublin}
$$ - $$$Irish, ,
12 Upper Rathmines Road | Rathmines, Dublin Dublin 6, Ireland
+353 1 497 0328
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak pie” (2 reviews)
“wings” (2 reviews)
“great food” (12 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, Pub, European, Healthy
$$ - $$$
12 Upper Rathmines Road | Rathmines, Dublin Dublin 6, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 85 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is a great pub the atmosphere is friendly and the food us excellent. The staff are very friendly and happy. The memrobilia around the walks is worth having a look at.

Thank FrequentTraveller066
Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here looking for pub grub in Rathmines and was not disappointed. Food is amazing. I had the lamb shank and it just melted off the bone. perfection. Service is excellent and drinks are the general price for Dublin. I have popped in twice since...More

Thank louise c
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Really nice bar ! Deceiving from the outside but the place is huge ! Average drink prices for Dublin. Great DJ, playing good songs.

Thank IrishNicky
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Great trad Irish pub on the Rathmines road. Great food, great Guinness and friendly staff and locals. Highly recommend if you are in the area.

Thank Ivan P
Reviewed 28 April 2017

We ate at Rody Boland twice during our trip to Dublin. The pub is large and characterful, with an interesting display of old sports equipment and various other curios. The dark wood surrounds mean that the place has quite a dark atmosphere, but the tables...More

Thank Brendan F
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Straight off the plane, we had to come here. i'd read the reviews & was excited to see the infamous Rody Bolands. it did not disappoint, like a mini museum of the best kind, a public house. service was typically irish, so friendly and jovial....More

Thank Little Tracy H
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Called here with two collegues one evening. Food is delicous. Few pints were even better. The layout is cool and has to be seen. When you come in the front door you know this is going to be a good pub. Well worth a visit....More

Thank Brian F
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful bar full of character and history. Plenty of choice at the bar but the food was really good. We both had the steak in Guinness pie which was served with mash. Really enjoyed it and would highly recommend a visit to...More

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Rody's is a great old bar in the middle of Rathmines with one of the best pub grub menus. They always have a special of the day which normally consists of roast beef or lamb with a big stack of veg and potatoes and lashing...More

Thank Thomas S
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Very good food and atmosphere at Rody Boland's. Good craic with a very warm and friendly staff. A good find in Rathmines.

Thank Bunkerhill4343
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18 March 2017|
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Response from Dogbie | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I would not fault it in any way for a 21st venue.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$22
Irish, Bar, Pub, European, Healthy
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:30 - 22:00
15:30 - 00:00
15:30 - 00:00
15:30 - 00:00
15:30 - 01:00
15:30 - 03:00
12:30 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Upper Rathmines Road | Rathmines, Dublin Dublin 6, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 497 0328
  • E-mail
Traditional irish bar serving homemade food 7 days a week
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