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Roly's Bistro

#156 of 1,845 Restaurants in Dublin
#166 of 2,045 Places to Eat in Dublin
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7 Ballsbridge Terrace, Dublin 4, Ireland
01-668-26-11
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12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dessert, Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations, Takeout

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Breakfast is good here - well worth building in the time to eat and read the papers!

Onthe ground floor of this quite good restaurant is a great little breakfast spot. I think they do healthy things, but the greasy spoon rashers, eggs and sausages is really the business. The staff are a bit 'over' detached, like they are a bit resentful of doing breakfast, but the grub is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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Dublin, Ireland
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  • Entertaining clients
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

One of my favourite spots around town offering excellent quality food for breakfast, lunch and evening dinner. My favourite starter here has to be the Prawn Bisque served with a small shot of brandy. You will also have to leave some room for dessert, my favourite is the Chocolate selection.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW via mobile

Thoroughly professional - I was cold and mentioned to waiter - fan switched down and he checked few times if I was then okay. I am an inspector in my line of work and I would rate my experience very highly. Thank you for providing a very good service.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

Food was excellent, the place was clean, neat, and busy. The service was very friendly but a bit slow. We enjoyed it and went twice during our 5 night stay in a nearby hotel. Their baked pastries looked excellent, and the main restaurant seemed quite busy. Prices very reasobke. Would go again.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW via mobile

Onthe ground floor of this quite good restaurant is a great little breakfast spot. I think they do healthy things, but the greasy spoon rashers, eggs and sausages is really the business. The staff are a bit 'over' detached, like they are a bit resentful of doing breakfast, but the grub is good. Maybe the staff have warmed up since... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

Despite being very busy our food was serve very quickly and was delicious. If I lived in Dublin I would be in every day.

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

Roly's is consistently good and I enjoy coming here (which I have done for around 8 years now) Staff always very efficient & friendly in my experience especially those that deal with the take away counter

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

This is a small, casual restaurant. I'd say coffee shop but the food is too good for that label. We were there for breakfast. Great scones, sausages, and Irish toast. Service started rough but once our order was in it moved quickly. As we were leaving they were prepping for lunch. It looked wonderful though we did not get a... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

I have been going to Roly's on and off for many years as I used to work in Clyde Road. I always enjoy it and chose it as the venue for my 60th birthday five years ago and two small retirement lunches recently. I am delighted to have the opportunity to put my thoughts in writing.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

6 of us ate in the cafe before going to a concert at the nearby Arriva stadium. We all had the 2 courses at 22 euros each. The menu was varied with everyone finding something to enjoy. Pate, mussels and duck spring rolls were chosen as starters, whilst steak and chips, burger and chips, fish and chips, fish pie, grilled... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Hearty food, excellently cooked and presented. Food is straight forward, no fuss or extra details, but cooked to perfection. Dessert was the only let down, but overall was a delicious meal. Will be going back again and again

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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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Irish, Bar, Grill

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Entertaining clients, Special occasions, Doing business
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

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