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“Superb in all ways” 5 of 5 stars
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Rory's Bistro
Woodford Walk | Dutch Village, Clondalkin Dublin 22, Ireland
01 4037199
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Ranked #2 of 13 Restaurants in Clondalkin
Cuisines: Irish, Bistro
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Harrow, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Superb in all ways”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

After a long day with delayed flights, car hire issues and other stresses, we decided not to go far from our hotel for a meal. Rory's was the top of a short list of options. I don't think any of the reviews prepared us for how good it would be. Everything was excellent, the décor (cool B&W prints, comfy red leather chairs), the layout (not cramped but interestingly varied floor height) simple but varied menu, attentive and kindly staff and above all the quality of the food and its presentation. The stresses of the day melted away as we ate our way through the three courses. If I returned and stayed in central Dublin, I would make my way out to Rory's. The owner has every reason to be proud of his staff and all that they do

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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  • Danish first
  • English first
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English first
dublin
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“A really Happy Birthday Dinner”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

It was our first time to eat in Rorys and it will not be our last. We were celebrating a 40th birthday. The staff were so helpful as we has young people middle age and older people all different tastes.Everyone was over the moon with what they got .The mussels the steaks and the burgers,everything fresh and piping hot .A tip leave room for desert we all tried different ones to die for.Well done Rorys staff are a credit to the training they have been given. Keep up the good work we need more restaurant like this .Thank you all for a lovely evening.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Dublin, Ireland
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Very Nice Dinner”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013 via mobile

Finally somewhere to eat out in Clondalkin.

Lovely food, fantastic offers & value, great variety and overall nice atmosphere.

Burgers are generous and tasty. Steak on the stone looked good. Portions are big. Staff very friendly and attentive.

Will return regularly.

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“Best restaurant in Clondalkin”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

Myself and my husband decided to try Rory's out, I wasn't even aware that there was a bistro in Clondalkin ,and I live in Clondalkin ! We were both very pleasantly surprised when we walked in, the decor is lovely , it's very cosy and the staff were very nice, we hadn't booked in advance but they were very accommodating. We both had starters, main and dessert and I have to say the food was absolutely gorgeous, we also had two bottles of wine and the bill was €98 euro. That's what I call value for money, we will definitely return again... Highly recommended.

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Dunboyne, Ireland
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73 reviews 73 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 41 cities Reviews in 41 cities
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
“Good food, but not a great location”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2013

We booked this by mistake on a special promotion. There were 11 of us and we were all surprised by our food, it was really excellent, and very competitively priced. The location is not great, and to be honest the Bistro was far better than you would think when you drive up to it.

I enjoyed it very much, and would return if it was located elsewhere.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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