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Rody Boland

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#138 of 2,105 Restaurants in Dublin
€€ - €€€Irish, ,
12 Upper Rathmines Road | Rathmines, Dublin Dublin 6, Ireland
+353 1 497 0328
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good26%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak pie” (3 reviews)
“great food” (12 reviews)
“great pub” (6 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, Pub, European, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
12 Upper Rathmines Road | Rathmines, Dublin Dublin 6, Ireland
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Went here on St Patrick’s day weekend. It was great to be away from the craziness of the other pubs. Great service. I had a salad and mashed potatoes. Salad was very unique with beets, olives and onions and all sorts of things, very good....More

Thank Karrleigh89
Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

I hadn't been into Rody Boland's in years, having grown up in the area. I was pleasantly surprised as to how good the food was. They have high chairs which is always a plus in a pub when you've a baby (as not ever a...More

Thank Sinéad N
Reviewed 6 January 2018

This place was recommended to us by a travelodge employee at Rathmines. It is a large pub based on an old merchants shop front that was transported to Dublin.The frontage is original and there are artifacts inside from the original place. We had a few...More

Thank april m
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

We tried a few pubs in Dublin and the Rody Bolands was the best, meals were superb. We had the lasagne and Guinness pie the first night, it was that good we came back again, second night we had the Cajun Burger, club sandwich and...More

Thank SouthAussieFox
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

From all my travels, the best food I have ever eaten was in this pub. The food is great, it's not pricey, staff is very friendly and a lot of local people comes there so you can experience authentic atmosphere. I highly recommend this pub!

Thank Ana Č
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This place has character, history, good food and friendly staff. We spent our last night in Dublin in this place and a great choice it was. We went for the meal deal of 50 Euros which gives you 2 courses per person and a bottle...More

Thank PAUL S
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

This is a great pub the atmosphere is friendly and the food us excellent. The staff are very friendly and happy. The memrobilia around the walks is worth having a look at.

Thank FrequentTraveller066
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Came here looking for pub grub in Rathmines and was not disappointed. Food is amazing. I had the lamb shank and it just melted off the bone. perfection. Service is excellent and drinks are the general price for Dublin. I have popped in twice since...More

Thank Louise C
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Really nice bar ! Deceiving from the outside but the place is huge ! Average drink prices for Dublin. Great DJ, playing good songs.

Thank IrishNicky
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Great trad Irish pub on the Rathmines road. Great food, great Guinness and friendly staff and locals. Highly recommend if you are in the area.

Thank Ivan P
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Response from Dogbie | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I would not fault it in any way for a 21st venue.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$22
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:30 - 22:00
15:30 - 00:00
15:30 - 00:00
15:30 - 00:00
15:30 - 01:00
15:30 - 03:00
12:30 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Upper Rathmines Road | Rathmines, Dublin Dublin 6, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 497 0328
  • E-mail
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