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Roly's Bistro

7 Ballsbridge Terrace, Dublin 4, Ireland
01-668-26-11
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Ranked #191 of 1,845 Restaurants in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Irish, Bar, Grill
Good for: Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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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
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014 NEW

From start to finish this was a fabulous evening. The atmosphere was relaxed with the service being nothing short super without being overbearing in any way. We enjoyed a fabulous 3 course meal with varying starters/mains and desserts and all of our group thoroughly enjoyed the beautifully presented food using the finest of Irish ingredients.

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Ratoath
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 NEW

Everyone agreed that their meal was excellent and excellent value. Between us we had every dish on the pre-theatre menu. I've been with 3 groups in the last few months varying in size from 12 - 18 in number. All were delighted with the restaurant and the service. The early bird menu is also delicious and the chocolate tasting desert... More

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Pittsburg, Texas
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

A short walk from Ariel House where we stayed. Nice causal atmosphere. Menu had nice variety and the food was very good. Check out the early bird special and save a few dollars. Highly recommend!

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Westport, Ireland
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29 reviews 29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

Didn't have a reservation but we got a table on one of the most miserable evenings of the year and was really delighted with the visit. They were really busy and it was early enough. We were shown straight to our table, ordered the fishcakes and mozzarella cheese with the fish and beef with salads for mains. Just great food... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

I was in Dublin on a business trip and our customer suggested we go to Roly's for a dinner meeting. We ended up in the bistro rather than the restaurant. The menu seemed a bit gastro pub - but the food was absolutely gorgeous! We all had a variety of seafood for both starter and main; the desserts are quite... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Wow, couldnt wait to try Rolys. Sadly it wasnt what I had hoped it would be. We had to wait 20mins for a table (which had been booked two weeks in advance) with no apology. Found our waiter extremely rude. Had to ask another for part of my dish to be brought to me & found this member of staff... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

This is our third time dining at Roly's. The food, service and ambience is consistent and we always feel so welcome. The menu is extensive and although pricier than average, worth every penny. Despite being a Wed night, the restaurant was full so it's an idea to pre-book. Request a booth if you're a party of 4 or a room... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We made a last minute booking and were accommodated perfectly. Yes it was busy and relatively noisy but that simply added to the ambience. food and service were exceptional and when we visit dublin again we will return. The set 3 course a la carte menu was superb and brilliantly priced; the bonus of free bread (a variety of flavours),... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We arrived for breakfast at Roly's on the morning of September the 7th, sat down and waited for 15 minutes for a server to come and take our order. Placed an order for water, server asked if I wanted bottled or tap, I asked for bottled, she came back 10 minutes later with tap water. Placed my breakfast order of... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Went to Roly's cafe for lunch last Friday. Was very disappointed at the snooty service encountered. Being unable to eat gluten for medical reasons and given that there was no gluten free option on the lunch menu I politely asked the waitress could I have a plain omelette. The tone of her response was frazzled and unprofessional. When I told... More

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