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Roly's Bistro

#79 of 1,999 Restaurants in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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7 Ballsbridge Terrace, Dublin 4, Ireland
+353 1 668 2611
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12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
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Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was attending a family get together and we had the early bird menu while my son had a la carte. The food was wonderful and well priced for what we had. The wine selection was good too. The staff where attentive and friendly. Will be back again.

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Thank Edwina F
Tarbes, France
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very nice restaurant, staff very pleasant and helpfullFood is well prepared, good portions,A little noisy when the restaurant is full, difficult to have a conversation with your friends across the round table.A lift would be appreciated with older folks coming to the upstairs dining roomGood location A very good address, use the early birds offers

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Thank denispons51
Dublin, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

just visited Rolys and had a great dining experience as we always do there. friendly and efficient staff and great food.

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Thank ampwalker
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42 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a high quality restaurant with great service and an excellent menu. We were taken there by our contract caterers who know their stuff and it was busy on a Monday which probably says it all. Would definitely reccommend

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Thank Sparksterful
County Dublin, Ireland
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194 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I dined early this evening in Roly's Bistro. We had a Pigsback voucher entitling us to a 3 course meal each with a bottle of wine. We were seated immediately upon arrival and given water, bread and our wine quickly while browsing the menu. The menu was a set dinner menu but had sufficient choices for each... More 

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Thank ClaremcDublin
Dublin, Ireland
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Firstly we were left waiting for about 15 minutes before anyone came to seat us, at which point we were told our online booking was not recognised, but they had a table anyway. We queried this further as when I phoned up I was told I could only book through the online system as I had a voucher. The waitress... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited here in November. We have visited here several times and never disappointed. I love the atmosphere here. It feels so warm and friendly.

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Thank Mandy f
Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We had our annual brunch here and decided to try something different. I had crab cake served on a bed of rocket salad with a soft poached egg and a mustard and hollandaise sauce - delicious! A mini fry and a couple of large coffees was up to the usual good standard.

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cork
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate downstairs. Drinks delivered to wrong table, only half correct and had to ask again. Had to ask for our order to be taken. Had to ask twice for dessert menus. Table on our left complained, table on our right had their food order come out wrong. The food was nice but the service was so disappointing, if I... More 

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Thank Claire F
London
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came in for Lunch 1) whole half of table order forgotten 2)food 6/10 3)drinks order forgotten 4)knowledge of menu NON-existent 5)nothing advertised available on the dessert menu. Pretty average. Won't be back.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, Irish, European
Meals
Drinks, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Business meetings, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Ballsbridge Terrace, Dublin 4, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 668 2611
Description
Roly's Bistro opened in Dublin in November 1992 and quickly became one of the city's busiest and best loved restaurants. Its reasonably-priced menu and wine list together with a casual, light-hearted atmosphere made it an instant hit with everybody from romantic couples to families, from business executives to local and visiting celebrities. Today, a team of 27 chefs serve freshly-cooked food to over three thousand people a week without compromising on quality and standards. Fresh heated bread is baked daily in the bakery.

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