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“Fab staff, great food, only place to stay.”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of The Martello Bar

The Martello Bar
Ranked #3 of 77 Restaurants in Bray
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $7 - $35
Cuisines: Irish, Bar, European, British, Pub
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Special occasions, Scenic view, Bar scene, Kids, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Bar food , breakfast, lunch and dinner
Dublin, Ireland
Level Contributor
11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Fab staff, great food, only place to stay.”
Reviewed July 21, 2013

100 per cent perfect, credit to owners,
This must be the only place in Bray, thats perfect in everyway, good food, clean, staff are very professional and seem to enjoy working there.
they then had a little live band playing with added to the overall enjoyment of the place 10/10 well done

Visited July 2013
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Thank ken_carter08
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Management_Bray, Marketing at The Martello Bar, responded to this review, July 23, 2013
Hi Ken,

Thank you for your review. It's great to hear such positive and enthusiastic feedback about the people who work on the floor! They are most definitely a big part of what works within the business. The live music is generally on Thursday - Sunday but for the summer months we have a band playing live every evening!

Hopefully we will see you back in the near future.

Regards,
Rachel
The Martello
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Buxton, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“My new favourite bar.”
Reviewed July 15, 2013

Great service - great live music - great food - great Guinness and all sat outside with a great view of the sea!

Visited July 2013
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Thank Timbooooooo
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Management_Bray, Marketing at The Martello Bar, responded to this review, July 16, 2013
Hi Tim,

Thank you for your review.

I'm delighted that you found everything to be so good & that you could sit outside and enjoy the views of the sea.

See you next time you are in Bray!

Regards,
Rachel
The Martello
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Excellent meal”
Reviewed July 10, 2013

We did not stay in this hotel but stopped one day for lunch. The food was great, the staff helpful and the cost very reasonable. It was a baking hot outside and sitting in the shade eating lovely meal with a cold drink was lovely.

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Thank whatcitynext
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Management_Bray, Marketing at The Martello Bar, responded to this review, July 16, 2013
Hi whatcitynext,

Thank you for your review! It's lovely to hear that you had an enjoyable time with us and found the food to be tasty and reasonable!

Hopefully we will see you again the next time you are in Bray.

Regards,
Rachel
The Martello
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Meriden, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Christine made the meal”
Reviewed July 3, 2013

Doing a round Ireland tour with friends from South Africa and found this restaurant by sheer good luck walking along the beach front.
Three of our party went for the lamb chops and I opted for the lamb shank. All of the meals were excellent in terms of size, quality and presentation and the service for both drinks and food was top class.
What really shone out was the attention and service we received from Christine who really went out of her way to help us to the extent that when we asked about hearing some Irish music she recommended Johnnie Fox's and phoned them to check what they had on their menu, she certainly went that yard further.
I great occasion and top class service at Martello.

  • Visited June 2013
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Thank PEFishies
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Management_Bray, Marketing at The Martello Bar, responded to this review, July 8, 2013
Hi PEFishies,

Thank you for your review. It's great to hear that you found our restaurant by just walking along the seafront :-)

I am very pleased to see that you really enjoyed every aspect of your time with us from the food and especially that you were so impressed with Christine and how she looked after you all during your meal in The Martello.

Hope you enjoyed the music up in Johnnie Fox's and that the had something delicious on their menu :-)

Looking forward to welcoming you back in the future!

Regards,
Rachel,
The Martello
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Portadown
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43 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Excellent meal and location of bar.”
Reviewed July 2, 2013

Probably one of the best steaks enjoyed for a long time. Service was excellent in a very relaxed environment. Overall really enjoyed meal and few drinks on outside terrace of bar overlooking beach and sea.

Visited June 2013
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Thank gillyPortadown
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Management_Bray, Marketing at The Martello Bar, responded to this review, July 3, 2013
Hi gillyPortadown,

Thank you for your review! I'm very pleased to hear that you found the steak to be one of the best you have had :-) The view is definitely one of the things that makes The Martello unique and so enjoyable.

Hopefully we will see you back with us in the near future.

Regards,
Rachel
The Martello
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