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Tower Bistro

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The Martello Hotel | 47 Strand Road, Bray, Ireland
012868000
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, 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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  • 36
    Excellent
  • 17
    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
Awesome Chowder

The Bistro is a must for anyone who enjoys a seafood chowder. The chowder is listed as a starter on the menu, but don't be deceived it is absolutely massive & jam packed with fish. It is served with a good portion of homemade brown bread & will stuff even the hungriest diner! The steaks are really... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 21, 2015
Mclaren1Ireland
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Ireland
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337 reviews
263 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 378 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015 NEW

The Bistro is a must for anyone who enjoys a seafood chowder. The chowder is listed as a starter on the menu, but don't be deceived it is absolutely massive & jam packed with fish. It is served with a good portion of homemade brown bread & will stuff even the hungriest diner! The steaks are really good quality &... More 

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Management_Bray, Marketing at Tower Bistro, responded to this review

Dear McLaren1Ireland, Thank you for that great review. We are so glad you enjoyed the seafood chowder so much! It is one of the dishes we get complimented on a lot. Donal will be delighted to hear your lovely comments. We hope to welcome you back again soon for another serving of it! Kind regards, Robyn More 

Bray, Ireland
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Nice food and staff are nice too. There's good views from the windows of the beach. Prices aren't too bad either. Would recommend it to everyone

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Management_Bray, Marketing at Tower Bistro, responded to this review

Dear Karloseire, Thank you for your review and recommendation. It's great to hear such nice things about our food and staff. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Kind regards, Robyn More 

Milan, Italy
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95 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Being in Bray with my family in Bray, we decided to get there for a traditional Irish dinner as advised by local people and Tripadvisor site. We have appreciated the cosy and quiet atmosphere of the restaurant on first floor. The waiters were also kind and helpful. Quality and quantity of food have been enjoyed by all of us, fish... More 

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Management_Bray, Marketing at Tower Bistro, responded to this review

Dear UNISIN72, Thank you for your kind review. We are thrilled you enjoyed your meal with us and found the staff to be so helpful. We hope you will be back again soon. Kind regards, Robyn More 

Melbourne, Australia
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

The Tower Bistro is Located at Martellos Hotel Which is a 5 to 10min walk from Esplanade Hotel,and the food was Bloody Fabulous

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Management_Bray, Marketing at Tower Bistro, responded to this review

Dear 535Paul1942, Thanks for another fantastic review! We are thrilled you enjoyed your meals with us so much and hope to welcome you back again. Kind regards, More 

Bray, Ireland
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

This is a very good casual dining place. Food is very good, it is located overlooking sea and Bray Head. A great place for a party celebration (you need to book at weekends as it can get very busy.

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Management_Bray, Marketing at Tower Bistro, responded to this review

Dear AineN34, Thanks for that great review. We're thrilled that you enjoy our food so much and hope to welcome you back again soon for a quiet meal or party celebration! Kind regards, Robyn More 

Monaghan, Ireland
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

The food here is to die for! Had a 3 course meal and each 1 was amazing, the best food ive had in a long time! Soup to start was a meal in itself, so filling. I had lamb for main and it just fell off the bone, so juicy. Dessert was pavlova which again was soo nice and light.... More 

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Management_Bray, Marketing at Tower Bistro, responded to this review

Dear Aoibheann11, Thank you for that glowing review! We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed our food so much. I will pass you compliments on to the chef and all the staff. We look forward to your next visit. Kind regards, Robyn More 

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
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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
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120 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 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 

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Address: The Martello Hotel | 47 Strand Road, Bray, Ireland
Phone Number: 012868000
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Wicklow  >  Bray
Average Prices: USD 19 - 27
Cuisine: Irish, European, Bistro

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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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