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Tower Bistro

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The Martello Hotel | 47 Strand Road, Bray, Ireland
+353 1 286 8000
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

Really good food! and so special treat from the staff! super educated and nice! fresh sea food and delicious temperate beers!

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Wicklow, Ireland
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016 via mobile

I took my friend out for her birthday to the Tower Bistro last night. I'm a regular at the Martello and the food rarely disappoints. To start, I had chicken and smoked bacon pâté which was served with plenty of miniature ciabatta bread. It was delicious. Noelle had BBQ chicken wings which she described as having a good flavour. I... More 

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Thank Eleanor O
Sandy, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

Visited here with family including a young baby. Staff were very friendly, attentive and accommodating and the ambience is relaxed and makes you feel very comfortable with lovely sea views Food is top quality especially the twix and Oreo cheesecake!! Must visit.

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Thank pwrens
Management_Bray, Marketing at Tower Bistro, responded to this review

Dear pwrens, Thank you for taking the time to leave us this lovely review. It's great to hear such wonderful feedback about our staff and food. We hope to welcome you back again soon for some more cheesecake :) Kind regards, Robyn More 

Ballymena, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2016

We decided to try this restaurant as we had had lunch in the downstairs restaurant and enjoyed it. We went last Sunday night and got a table in the conservatory which had a lovely view of seafront. My cousin has special dietary requirements but she was able to find something suitable. I had vegetable lasagne and it was lovely. I... More 

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Thank Beth R
Management_Bray, Marketing at Tower Bistro, responded to this review

Dear Beth R, Thank you for this wonderful review. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your meal with us so much. Your lovely comments have been passed on to Rachel and her manager. We hope to welcome you back again soon. Kind regards, Robyn More 

Ballycastle, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 6, 2016 via mobile

We ate in the bistro two nights, really impressed on both occasions. The staff had a great attitude, nothing too much trouble, very relaxed but utterly professional. Food was high end bar food but really reasonably priced. Defiantly would return here again. Try and book in advance as it gets busy.

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Thank Jason R
Management_Bray, Marketing at Tower Bistro, responded to this review

Dear Jason, Thank you for leaving us this great review. We're delighted that you enjoyed your meals with us and appreciate your wonderful feedback about our staff and food. We look forward to welcoming you back. Kind regards, Robyn More 

County Dublin, Ireland
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 18, 2016

The early bird menu has a good selection of food for everyone. Staff very helpful and friendly. Always a busy place

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Thank Mosha15
Management_Bray, Marketing at Tower Bistro, responded to this review

Dear Mosha15, Thank you for this great review. We really appreciate your lovely comments and hope to welcome you back again soon. Kind regards, Robyn More 

Wicklow, Ireland
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 2, 2016 via mobile

I had a meal here on Monday the 1st of February with a group of friends for a birthday meal and I have to say I could not fault anything. The menu had some many choices and the staff were nothing but helpful and charming. Theresa looked after us so well and Kate was so lovely and full of chat.... More 

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Thank KatieSeville
Management_Bray, Marketing at Tower Bistro, responded to this review

Dear Katie, Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a wonderful review. We are delighted to hear that you and your friends enjoyed your meal with us and hope we could help make the birthday celebration special. Theresa and Kate will be thrilled to hear your lovely comments. We hope to welcome you back again soon. Kind... More 

Dublin, Ireland
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2016

There was plenty of space as there were 4 couples and 7 children. We were seated upstairs. There was no view as we we in the very back of the restaurant. The food was good and the portions were large. Child menu was good.

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Thank markbaynes
Management_Bray, Marketing at Tower Bistro, responded to this review

Dear Mark, Thanks for leaving us such a wonderful review. We really appreciate your great feedback about our food. Our tables overlooking the seafront book out very quickly but we hope next time you will be able to enjoy them. Kind regards, Robyn More 

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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2015

I went to the Tower Bistro for my birthday for the past two years as well as going there on other occasions. I like to sit looking out at the sea in front of house. The staff and very helpful. The food is always good.

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Thank Paula C
Management_Bray, Marketing at Tower Bistro, responded to this review

Dear Paula, Thank for your this lovely review. We are delighted to hear that you enjoy the food and views so much and we really appreciate your kind comments about our staff. We look forward to your next visit. Kind regards, Robyn More 

Cork, Ireland
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2015 via mobile

Went here during the week for dinner with my wife and 3 year old. We were very disappointed with the food, cleanliness and service. The chips I got with my burger appeared and tasted as if they were reheated. We had to ask a second time for things like condiments and a children's drink which came with the children's meal.... More 

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Management_Bray, Marketing at Tower Bistro, responded to this review

Dear HollisBrown, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback. We take all customer comments very seriously and use them to improve upon our service in the future. We are very sorry that you did not enjoy your meal with us. Providing top quality food and service is our main priority and we are disappointed that... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$18 - $27
Cuisine
Irish, European, Bar, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Martello Hotel | 47 Strand Road, Bray, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Wicklow  >  Bray
  • Phone Number: +353 1 286 8000
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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