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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
$$ - $$$
7 Ballsbridge Terrace, Dublin 4, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Bought a voucher for my mum and she loved it. Had a great table at the window . Food was great but unfortunately you didn't have queen of pudding on which we love.

Thank Dundrum101
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I just love the Prawn Bisque at Rolys it is consistently excellent. The food is always well presented and cooked. If you want a quality no fuss proper bistro then do not go anywhere else as they have just a fine menu and are consistent...More

Thank Philip L
Reviewed 3 days ago

Saturday lunch at Roly's was our best meal during a short visit to Dublin. 3 courses for €26 (I think). A good choice, beautifully presented and all delicious: partly traditional, partly original. There were nice little touches, e.g. The choice of breads, the salad served...More

Thank Anne I
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We so enjoyed our dinner at Rolys. The white linen tablecloths, good service and delicious food were enhanced by the upstairs view of the green canopies of nearby trees. The wait staff came around with a big basket of delicious breads to choose from. On...More

Thank Judilaw
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

On a cold Saturday morning there was a very warm welcome at Roly's. Staff most attentive, great coffee and lots of breakfast choices.

Thank Celia B
Reviewed 6 days ago

We were having a very special family lunch after a graduation (as were lots of other families). Despite the obvious business on the day, we received excellent service. Each member of our party (11 of us) were very pleased with their meal. Having been there...More

Thank eganmo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just love Roly's, friendly efficient service, consistently excellent food & great value. Super restaurant can't recommend it highly enough. A++++

Thank enrighta
Reviewed 1 week ago

*Only leaving this negative review since the cafe decided to ignore our PRIVATE letter of complaint* Shame to see such an iconic and well known restaurant go so downhill. Having frequented this cafe on multiple occasions over the last number of years, I was shocked...More

Thank Kirsten E
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been going to Roly's Cafe for years- food to go, coffee, lunch/breakfast. When working in the area we know it was a great place to go. We walked in Sunday at around 2pm, we wanted a salad to take away and as there was...More

Thank Trixie L
Reviewed 1 week ago

On a recent visit to Ireland this restaurant came highly recommended by many Irish/Dublin friends. We booked a table for dinner, with high expectation of gourmet cuisine to be enjoyed with a sense of history. The reputable ambience exists as does the sense of history....More

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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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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $50
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, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Kids, Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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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