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Tower Bistro

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Irish, European, Bistro
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The Martello Hotel | 47 Strand Road, Bray, Ireland
012868000
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Tower Bistro is one of Wicklow's top restaurants. Situated in The Martello...
Tower Bistro is one of Wicklow's top restaurants. Situated in The Martello Hotelon Bray seafront, Tower Bistro serves top class dishes all created by head chefKarl Clarke.With a diverse set menu available 7 days a week, Tower Bistro offers a uniquedining experience with the highest quality of locally sourced produce.
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Visitor rating
  • 32
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Communion Dinner for 11

Congratulations to all the team at the Martello for a fantastic meal yesterday! Our waitress Aisling deserves particular mention as she was so attentive, efficient and cheerful. We booked a table in the conservatory for our son's first holy communion meal and it was really amazing. All of the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 11, 2015
Niamh H
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Bray, Co. Wicklow
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English first
Bray, Co. Wicklow
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Congratulations to all the team at the Martello for a fantastic meal yesterday! Our waitress Aisling deserves particular mention as she was so attentive, efficient and cheerful. We booked a table in the conservatory for our son's first holy communion meal and it was really amazing. All of the eleven at our table had different meals from the set communion... More 

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Management_Bray, Marketing at Tower Bistro, responded to this review

Dear Niamh H, Thank you for your lovely review and recommendation. We are absolutely delighted that you and your guests enjoyed your meal with us and hope that we helped make it a special day for your son's communion. I will pass on your wonderful compliments to Aisling. She will be thrilled to hear them. We hope your son enjoys... More 

athlone
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

We had a delicious three coarse meal in this restaurant and all for a set price per person of 25euro. Lovely view over the sea and excellent staff. Would recommend to anyone.

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Management_Bray, Marketing at Tower Bistro, responded to this review

Dear Dawn F, Thank you for your lovely review and recommendation. We are delighted to hear that you and your group enjoyed your dinner with us and got to appreciate the lovely view from our conservatory. We hope to welcome you back again soon. Kind regards, Robyn Tower Bistro More 

Dublin, Ireland
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

went to this restaurant for an anniversary dinner and it was delish! we ordered from the set menu at 24.95 each but its exceptionally good. myself i got the Christmas type dinner of ham turkey and stuffing with mash and cranberry sauce, the meat was moist and plenty and the cranberry sauce was a treat. my partner got the lamb... More 

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Management_Bray, Marketing at Tower Bistro, responded to this review

Dear Marie R, Thank you for your lovely review. We're delighted that you enjoyed your meal with us and hope it helped make your anniversary special. We're sorry about taking the Toblerone cheesecake off the menu but we're sure you will enjoy all of our other delicious desserts. We hope to welcome you back again soon. Kind regards, Robyn More 

Bray, Ireland
Top Contributor
120 reviews 120 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

You can't go wrong at this restaurant in the Martello Hotel on Bray seafront. The menu doesn't aim for innovation, but the classic dishes served are very well prepared and presented, giving a high quality overall experience. Service was warm and efficient. We particularly enjoyed the views of the seafront from our table - the atmosphere in the restaurant was... More 

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Management_Bray, Marketing at Tower Bistro, responded to this review

Dear Voehn, Thank you for that great review. We're delighted that you enjoyed your meal and the seafront views so much. We hope to welcome you back again soon. Kind Regards, Robyn More 

London, United Kingdom
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The staff genuinely welcomed us we entered the restaurant in a way only possible in Ireland. This friendliness continued as the waitress took our order. The Rib-eye steak was large, juicy and cooked just as I requested. All the vegetables tasted fresh and cooked just right. I can go on, but the quality of food served was exceptional. Thank you... More 

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Management_Bray, Marketing at Tower Bistro, responded to this review

Dear Richard M, Thank you for leaving us such a great review. We're thrilled that you enjoyed the food so much and found the service to be of such a high standard. I will pass your compliments on to all the staff. We hope to welcome you back again. Kind regards, Robyn More 

Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Some restaurants are good and some are very good ! But there is one on the seafront in Bray that is exceptional and that's The Tower Bistro . I enjoy good value ,quality and service and when i get all three i want to spread the word ! This is the one place to experience great food.

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Management_Bray, Marketing at Tower Bistro, responded to this review

Dear 907Duvlin, Thank you very much for that simply wonderful review! We are so pleased that you had such an enjoyable experience with us. We hope to welcome you back soon. Kind regards, Robyn More 

1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Great food, fast service and the staff couldn't do more for you!! Lots of choice on the menu, you can't go wrong with this place!!

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Management_Bray, Marketing at Tower Bistro, responded to this review

Dear Sean L, Thank you for your great review. We're delighted that you enjoy the food at Tower Bistro. I will pass on your compliments to both the staff and chefs. We look forward to welcoming you back. Kind regards, Robyn More 

Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We tried the Tower Bistro on our recent trip to Bray. We were disappointed by the general atmosphere, more pub like than a restaurant. The food was nice but simple and the portions were generous. The service was very good, we received food timely even during a busy service, and the food was reasonable value for money by restaurant standards.... More 

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Management_Bray, Marketing at Tower Bistro, responded to this review

Dear jp_bath, Thank you for your recent review. We're sorry you did not throughly enjoy your meal with us but we are glad that you found the service to be so good. We hope that you will return next time you're in Bray for an even better experience. Kind regards, Robyn More 

Copenhagen
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We came in to check out the room an reserve a table with a sea view. When we were leaving it was raining, so the waiter got us an umbrella. The food was very very good and it was excellent for the price. The waiters were very friendly. We can only recommend this restaurant, but watch out, the servings are... More 

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Management_Bray, Marketing at Tower Bistro, responded to this review

Dear Reader0, Thank you for that lovely review. We're glad you enjoyed your meal with us and the great view! We hope to see you back soon. Kind regards, Robyn More 

Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

My partner and I are both from bray and eat at the tower restaurant ever year for valentines day and also our annerversary. We have also said that the Martello is our favourite restaurant until last night however. Our reservation was for 9pm. We both ordered a ribeye steak. When our dinner came it was 9.50pm. We had no ordered... More 

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Management_Bray, Marketing at Tower Bistro, responded to this review

Dear RobertaEthan1, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback. We our always striving to improve our customer's experience and it is feedback like yours that allows us to do so. We are very disappointed about your less than satisfactory experience and would like to offer our apologies. We would really appreciate it if you could... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: The Martello Hotel | 47 Strand Road, Bray, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Wicklow  >  Bray
  • Phone Number: 012868000

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 19 - 27
  • Cuisine: Irish, European, Bistro

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups

Description

Tower Bistro is one of Wicklow's top restaurants. Situated in The Martello Hotelon Bray seafront, Tower Bistro serves top class dishes all created by head chefKarl Clarke.With a diverse set menu available 7 days a week, Tower Bistro offers a uniquedining experience with the highest quality of locally sourced produce.

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