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7 Ballsbridge Terrace, Dublin 4, Ireland
01-668-26-11
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Ranked #162 of 1,917 Restaurants in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Irish, Bar, Grill
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Good for: Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

I was recommended this restaurant by a work colleage, he raved about it, so perhaps my expectations were too high. The initial service was good and the menu was really nice an varied, I had the Grilled Mussels to start with, they were fab, however the King Prawns for the main were bland, in fact completely tasteless. I decided not... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Just per chance came upon this restaurant while out for a walk when staying in a nearby hotel. Walked in the restaurant ,was extremely busy. Staff were lovely and asked if we had a reservation. When I said no they said no problem will get you a table it would just be a couple of minutes. I was very impressed... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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47 reviews 47 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

I visited Rolys last December with a group of ladies for lunch - we were a bit early for our booking so went to the pub next door for a quick drink and the owner came to tell get us when our table was ready - once again we really enjoyed the food and the atmosphere and service were very... More 

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Breda, The Netherlands
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45 reviews 45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

Our favorite Dublin start of the day, is having breakfast at Roly's. We have never been disapointed, love the atmosphere and will for sur come back !

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monaghan,ireland
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

Went to Rolys Cafe last week- first thing struck me that the staff while very pleasant were under serious pressure or tired- certainly yesterday they liked understaffed Pleasant and swift order told our meal would take 15 min - took 20 not bad While waiting visited the toilets men's deep underground- there was an almighty mess around the basins- used... More 

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Dublin
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10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

Everytime the lunch special vouchers appear, myself and 3 other friends JUMP at them. We are now becoming regulars in this establishment and are even on first name term s with some of the staff, who are all really friendly. I cannot fault the food, but what adds to my experience everytime is now our little routine of visiting the... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

Run away! This place is a rip off. Club sandwich, fries and tea = €19! Most other cafes in Dublin would charge a max of €10 for this

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Dublin, Ireland
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Ambience, I hear you say. Give me a restaurant with ambience. But do you really need it? And what IS ambience anyway?? It simply denotes 'surroundings' or 'atmosphere', but by it, we usually mean a pleasing, often gentle mood or tone to a particular place. Well here is the news (not that it will be news to many patrons of... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
Top Contributor
170 reviews 170 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
146 helpful votes 146 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

My wife and I have visited Roly’s Bistro on quite a few occasions since Christmas and the consensus is that this has to be the best value for money in town. We were lucky to have accumulated a number of discount vouchers over the holiday period and it is now becoming a labour of love to try to get through... More 

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dublin
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64 reviews 64 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Had been a while since we were in Rolys and upon receiving a Christmas gift in form of a voucher we decided to try the lunch on Sunday. The place was busy and plenty of staff on duty. Looking at the menu didnt excite , it was typical run of the mill pub food with fancy names, anyhow we ordered... More 

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Additional Information about Roly's Bistro

Address: 7 Ballsbridge Terrace, Dublin 4, Ireland
Phone Number: 01-668-26-11
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
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
Cuisine: Irish, Bar, Grill

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