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Ocean Bar & Grill

7 Strand Road | Bray, Bray A98 C5D0, Ireland
+353 1 286 5071
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak” (43 reviews)
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CUISINES
Irish, Bar, Seafood, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Food
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Atmosphere
LOCATION
7 Strand Road | Bray, Bray A98 C5D0, Ireland
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visited here for a long overdue catchup with some friends. Lovely setting and round table set up for 5 of us. Very busy on a Friday evening. As it’s near Christmas the menu was set and all courses were to be ordered at the start....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank SanLuc1970
Management_Bray, Manager at Ocean Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi SanLuc1970, Thank you very much for the great review! We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your meal and the setting, and I will pass on your kind comments to the chef and staff. Looking forward to having you back when you visit...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The fiscakes and the chowder ('a local fish soup) were perfect. The fish and chips and let's admit: good chips of best quality gave us confidence and because I was so delighted I took the hake as an extra dish. Wow; almost too much. To...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank B4174KTjanc
Management_Bray, Manager at Ocean Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi B4174KTjanc, Thank you for your review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your meal at Ocean! We would love to welcome you back if you are in Bray again. Kind regards, Emily

Reviewed 25 October 2018

Probably the best potato leek soup I've ever had--here at this restaurant. The atmosphere was nice, service was attentive, everyone agreed the food was terrific. Good value. Only trouble was one of my colleagues took ill within 30 minutes of arriving to his hotel room....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Kim R
Management_Bray, General Manager at Ocean Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2018

Hi Kim Thank you for taking the time to review Ocean. While we are glad to hear you enjoyed your meal and experience at Ocean we are concerned to hear about your colleague, could you please send me a contact number to info@oceanbarandgrill.ie so that...More

Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

This is a nice Restaurant with a relaxing atmosphere and well placed dimmed lighting which adds to the ambiance. What struck me most was the friendly efficient service throughout our meal. Food was very good, nicely presented really tasty food. We thoroughly enjoyed our visit.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank tonyb8
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

Ocean Bar Cafe, what a hidden treasure, a quaint cafe with fresh vibrant food. Made to order to ensure freshness and flavour. The staff are super friendly and very welcoming. Food portions are sufficient, quality = happiness. I highly recommend, they have out door patio...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Maddmary
Management_Bray, Marketing at Ocean Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2018

Hi Maddmary, Many thanks for your great review of Ocean, we are delighted that you enjoyed your visit! We hope to see you again soon. Thanks, Cara

Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

Very much a chinese based restaurant but not serving Chinese food only a version of irish/english with a chinese slant. Restaurant was dark and cold and food we had was poor. Rib of beef was spiced with ginger and burger mainly salad. Chips seasoned with...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank northernlass36
Reviewed 12 October 2018

I was so disappointed with this restaurant after all the rave reports. Three of us went there for dinner and we all came out greased out. Everything we ordered - prawns, seafood box was deep fried and battered - yugh! The seafood selection was also...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank teresa d
Management_Bray, Marketing at Ocean Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2018

Hi Teresa We are very sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your recent meal at Ocean. We take all feedback on board therefore I will pass on your comments to the management and chef for them to review. Thanks, Cara

Reviewed 29 September 2018

We ended up eating here on both nights of our stay in Bray. The atmosphere is very relaxed and friendly. The food is good, don't often eat pudding but I enjoyed my creme brulee. The seafood pasta was very tasty. Waitresses are friendly and cheerful....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank JeanChippenham
Management_Bray, Manager at Ocean Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2018

Dear Jean, Thank you for this great review. We really appreciate your lovely feedback about our food and staff. We are delighted that you enjoyed your meals with us and hope that you will visit Ocean again on your next trip to Bray. Kindest regards,...More

Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

Had booked for 12 but only 8 arrived. No problem said waitress. Quick service for drinks. Starters arrived all together which was great. Pate & Garlic toast was lovely. Goats cheese fritters recommended didn't disappoint. Mains of Steak,Beef & Seatrout were well presented & plenty...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank 950edwinh
Management_Bray, Manager at Ocean Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2018

Dear Ed, Thank you for leaving us this great review and recommendation. We are delighted that you and your team enjoyed your meal with us. Your lovely compliments have been passed on to the chefs and staff. We hope that you will visit again soon....More

Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

We dropped by this joint as it was recommended on Trip Advisor. It did not disappoint. My wife was not over hungry so had two starters while I had BBQ chicken wings and a ribeye steak for mains which came with one of the largest...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank RobertandJoann
Management_Bray, Manager at Ocean Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2018

Dear Robert and Joann, Thanks for taking the time to leave us this lovely review. We are delighted that you and your wife enjoyed your meal with us so much and hope that you will visit Ocean again soon. Kindest regards, Emily

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Crowe32
3 September 2018|
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Response from shartnett1801 | Reviewed this property |
That’s a problem as they only have stairs, but you should definitely call as they may have a back entrance that could accommodate your party.
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maditkatt
19 December 2015|
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Response from Tony M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, just ring in advance!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 30
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Strand Road | Bray, Bray A98 C5D0, Ireland (Formerly Ocean Bar)
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Wicklow  >  Bray
  • Phone Number: +353 1 286 5071
  • E-mail
Description
Ocean Bar and Grill is a family run restaurant in the Bray area offering excellent food and very competitive prices. We attract individuals, couples, parities and business clients in our public restaurant and also have a private dining room which accommodates larger parties or corporate needs
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