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Roly's Bistro

#81 of 2,014 Restaurants in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence
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7 Ballsbridge Terrace, Dublin 4, Ireland
+353 1 668 2611
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
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Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Consistently good food, friendly service. Always lovely for lunch or dinner. Great choice on menu and top notch food

Thank HolEdays
Munich, Germany
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509 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice little restaurant at Ballsbridge Terrace. Good breakfast menu and enjoyed the poached eggs, bacon and avocado. Perhaps could do with an extra piece of bread with this to enjoy the tomatoes. Service a tad slow when I visited and just noticed I was charged for a coffee I didn't have hence average score rather than good.

Thank grwpl
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Absolutely faultless. Beautiful food. Gorgeous little restaurant with friendly polite staff. Well worth the money.

Thank emma c
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102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

They had Dover sole as a special and it was great though expensive and only came with the fish- no sides were included whatsoever. I didn't like my first course which I bought for extra- the fish cakes were too fishy. I had a glass of white wine from France - they had very few selections and it wasn't great.... More 

Thank DinerIndiana
County Dublin, Ireland
1 review
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My family have been to Roly's on many occasions...we celebrated my mothers 90th birthday there, her 95th, her 99th,and in more recent times her 100th birthday ( March 25th '17). You could say that Roly's forms part of the fabric of our family. We love everything about it. I have also visited Roly's with my friends on many occasions. The... More 

Thank Rolys_fan
Dublin, Ireland
1 review
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great service and atmosphere. There was a great choice on the menu and the meal was perfectly cooked

Thank B9670MMmary
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We came for an exhibtion and adopted this "Shrine of Food " Excellant ....... go there no need to read about it simply go there

Thank dd4321
Dublin, Ireland
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57 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Always great food at very reasonable prices. The pre-theatre menu up to 6.30pm on a Saturday is great value. Great atmosphere also.

Thank antkav087
Savannah, Georgia
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144 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our tour is spending its last night in Dublin so we went to Roly's. Can't say enough great things about the service and food. The meals were served piping hot with farm to table vegetables

Thank ebur104075
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61 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely table by the window, all staff very helpful and food was great - the salmon was particularly good. The children's pasta with tomato was also perfect. The house Chilean Sauvignon Blanc was a bit rough though and I would not recommend it.

Thank smk007

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
French, Irish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Drinks, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
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
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
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
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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Upton Bishop, United Kingdom
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?