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Roly's Bistro

7 Ballsbridge Terrace, Dublin 4, Ireland
+353 1 668 2611
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“lamb pie” (47 reviews)
“kerry lamb” (28 reviews)
Closes in 8 min
12:00 pm - 3:00 pmAll hours
French, Irish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
7 Ballsbridge Terrace, Dublin 4, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Liked the look of this place when we wandered by. Booked for that evening (Friday) very busy, lots of locals, which I always think is a good sign. Three course meal great steaks and lamb pie. Liked the staff and service, Would definitely go back.

Thank dick2642017
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We are here as a big group. Food was lovely and very decent serves. Wait staff were friendly and very helpful and remembered /recorded each person's order for easy service.

Thank Lauren H
Reviewed 3 days ago

food excellent: pork loin was great improvements: please add more than one option for vegetarians. Not all people like noodles and salad greens; I expected more from staff/servers ...I found all a bit curt, lack of service with a smile, and did not appear to...More

Thank customer717
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's no wonder that Rolys is around for 20 odd years when food, service and value is of this quality. We had lunch there recently and as always the room was full with a tremendous busily bistro feel to it. A menu with massive choice,...More

Thank MGS1992
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been to the restaurant upstairs and it was not bad at all. Good food, good fish and the traditional Irish dishes in some cases but to me it lacks the extra bit it could achieve in order to a must in Dublin. Quite...More

Thank Mirco P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everything was fresh, service was great, nine out of nine people loved it. Wait staff was exceptional.

1  Thank Barry E
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived at Roly's on a lovely sunny Sunday evening. We had never been before, but had heard of it's great reputation,so we were excited to experience it for ourselves. We were certainly not disappointed. From the minute we walked in we felt at home....More

Thank TomAdo178
Reviewed 1 week ago

Been here before, but I think this will be the last visit. The service is painfully slow, the conditions cramped, and the noise would set you mad. Food is good, but it's hard to put up with the above. There are nearly always vouchers available...More

Thank Karl_10117
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was lucky to receive a voucher for a 3 course meal in Roly's from a family member. From when we entered the restaurant to when we left staff were extremely friendly and pleasant. Any requests were dealt with and nothing was an issue for them....More

Thank tnkrbelldcu
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I had lunch in Rolys Bistro yesterday 13/7/17. We ate upstairs in the more formal restaurant. We have been here several times and the food and service has always been faultless. I had the duck spring rolls to start and a lamb...More

Thank pncorrigan
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July 5, 2017|
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Response from 234jah | Reviewed this property |
Don't Know. They use seasonal food where possible.
Tracey K
January 30, 2017|
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barry C
November 23, 2016|
Response from LYLIA2014 | Reviewed this property |
Christmas Lunch Menu Subject To Price & Menu Changes 3 Course Lunch €29.95 (inc Tea/Coffee) + 10% Service Charge STARTERS Roly’s Prawn Bisque Leek And Potato Soup, Chive Cream Chicken Liver Pate, With Toasted Sourdough... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Drinks, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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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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