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Roly's Bistro

7 Ballsbridge Terrace, Dublin 4, Ireland
+353 1 668 2611
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lamb pie” (50 reviews)
“kerry lamb” (30 reviews)
“thai fish cakes” (24 reviews)
Open Now
5:30 pm - 10:00 pmAll hours
CUISINES
French, Irish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
7 Ballsbridge Terrace, Dublin 4, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 2,164 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

I had the three-course lunch, choosing the leek and potato soup and the roast chicken with sage and sausage stuffing. Also had the house merlot, very smooth. I didn't have time for the dessert so they kindly took 3 euros off the bill even though...More

Thank Alice_TL
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Came here with a group of people. Service was great from start to finish. Food was fabulous everyone enjoyed their meal. Would highly recommend.

Thank 2014CC
Reviewed 3 days ago

It was very busy on Friday night so the menu, which I thought rather dated, obviously appeals to others. On the plus side our main courses, steak and vegetarian pasta, were good. Our starters were unexciting but ok except for the accompanying breads which were...More

Thank Matac54
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Monkfish was outstanding followed by great cheese plate, enough to share for 2. Khan oversaw attentive and friendly service. Top notch from start to finish.

Thank Kevin704
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thankfully we worked off the set dinner menu or we would have been looking at 250 euro plus for four people. Very busy, noisy with better than average food and pretty average service. I was told by work colleagues "you are paying for the name"....More

Thank Daveontour30
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I work across from Roly’s and every time I’ve been, the service has been abysmal. From being ignored by waiting staff, staff forgetting what’s on your cheque (once they just charged us for tea when we had two large breakfasts - I was tempted to...More

Thank sloftus2017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a special graduation lunch which was excellent! Superb food and amazing service. A wonderful surprise to get a special congratulations dessert for the graduate! A nice touch

Thank Suzie E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mushroom soup to start was pretty incredible too - deep, dark and intense. Lovely ambience, attentive staff - what’s not to like

Thank Mantona
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Large group for lunch. Tables all served at different times which is fine but ended up waiting a really long time for dessert to the stage we didnt even have ours and the other two tables were finished.Staff didnt seem too concerned and we had...More

Thank EmmaEDublin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food is always fabulous and the staff are brilliant, one of my favourite restaurants in dublin ,the lunch menu is great value and has a great choice , I have never been disappointed no matter what I choose .

Thank leilayoung
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Thomas E
15 November 2017|
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Response from Philip L | Reviewed this property |
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Patricia M
25 September 2017|
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Response from Tim C | Reviewed this property |
Some restaurants do this and staff don't get much of a say in the practice. Not many people are aware however that the service charge is discretionary and you do not have to pay it. In the past I have asked for it to be... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 50
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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
  • E-mail
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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