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Roly's Bistro

7 Ballsbridge Terrace, Dublin 4, Ireland
+353 1 668 2611
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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French, Irish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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7 Ballsbridge Terrace, Dublin 4, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Been to Roly’s many times but not for a few years. I entertained a team of 8 people for a business lunch. I don’t know whether Roly’s was always like this and the standard of Dublin restaurant has just surpassed it or if it’s gone...More

Thank Sleepypriest78
Reviewed 3 days ago

As always, our visit to Roly's (this time for lunch) was a terrific experience. Everything was spot on.We have been on about 5 occasions in the recent past and our visit very enjoyable every time.Thanks, Philip and Sandra Tobin

Thank philiptobin
Reviewed 3 days ago

Rolys never disappoints. We had a beautiful meal and there is plenty of choice on the menu to suit every taste. The atmosphere is comfortable and buzzy and you get real value for money. The portions are generous and after a lunch in Rolys you...More

Thank _lindaoneill107
Reviewed 5 days ago

Excellent food, excellent service ad the usual nice buzz about the place without being intrusive. .Continues to maintain its excellent standards throughout. Will be back!

Thank PabloDub2017
Reviewed 6 days ago

This place was a short walk from Ariel House and we were told it was very nice. When we walked in at 5:30 p.m., the short, bald male host asked us if we had reservations. When we told him we did not, he looked us...More

Thank ucsdmom
Reviewed 6 days ago

Celebrated my Dad's birthday here last Sunday. The manager and staff could not have been nicer. They brought cake with candles and sang happy birthday which I didn't even have to request. Definitely worth a trip!!

Thank Anthea1111
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our friends invited us to dinner and we had a booking for 5.30pm. Upon arrival, we were asked to wait in the ground floor room as our table was not ready - that's fine. Our friends asked to see a child's menu as they wanted...More

Thank James K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Located in the tony section of Ballsbridge, this Bistro is very busy. I don't care when you go, there is a crowd. We enjoyed upstairs dining and both the food and service were ton notch. It was our first experience with the Irish Two Course,...More

Thank MillboroGirl
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here for brunch with friends, whilst the food is lovely, the menu is incorrect for allergens staying there was no milk in cheese and other items were also overlooked. They catered badly for my lactose intolerance. There was no alternative for butter and I...More

Thank natashaeves
Reviewed 1 week ago

Walking back to our hotel we felt like a coffee and some carrot cake so we dropped into Rolys. The place was busy and few tables left but we ordered and sat down. In spite of the activity we did not wait long and the...More

Thank geoffdickson
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Patricia M
September 24, 2017|
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Response from Tim C | Reviewed this property |
Some restaurants do this and staff don't get much of a say in the practice. Not many people are aware however that the service charge is discretionary and you do not have to pay it. In the past I have asked for it to be... More
August 21, 2017|
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Response from Bonnie W | Reviewed this property |
I don't see why not.
July 5, 2017|
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Response from 234jah | Reviewed this property |
Don't Know. They use seasonal food where possible.
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
$6 - $49
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
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12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Ballsbridge Terrace, Dublin 4, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 668 2611
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Roly's Bistro opened in Dublin in November 1992 and quickly became one of the city's busiest and best loved restaurants. Its reasonably-priced menu and wine list together with a casual, light-hearted atmosphere made it an instant hit with everybody from romantic couples to families, from business executives to local and visiting celebrities. Today, a team of 27 chefs serve freshly-cooked food to over three thousand people a week without compromising on quality and standards. Fresh heated bread is baked daily in the bakery.
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