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Roly's Bistro

#206 of 2,209 Restaurants in Dublin
€€ - €€€French, Irish, European
7 Ballsbridge Terrace, Dublin 4, Ireland
+353 1 668 2611
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lamb pie” (56 reviews)
“kerry lamb” (32 reviews)
“thai fish cakes” (27 reviews)
Closes in 17 min
17:30 - 22:00 Hours
French, Irish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
7 Ballsbridge Terrace, Dublin 4, Ireland
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Having not been here for a number of years we returned for dinner to mark a family reunion recently. It was a Friday night and we were surprised to find that it was less busy than on our previous visits. The food was excellent, but...More

Thank b2dac
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On reading sign of business hours outside Roly's at 16.10 I walked in to book a table for 2. Blonde haired hostess was on phone walked straight past me and did see me standing! After finishing call she turned her back to me. Eventually after...More

Thank Lozitravelinstyle
Reviewed 1 week ago

We met some friends at Roly's for dinner. Reservations were hard to get as they booked well in advance. The food, atmosphere, and location were great. Dinner was good and the menu was broad, so there was something for everyone. Of course, there is a...More

Thank sculptor-for-fun
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hadn’t been for a few years but glad to say it’s still as good as ever - food , service, atmosphere- all great - a true Dublin tradition

Thank comeontheredhands
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I knew the take away (which I loved(, i discovered the “upstairs restaurant “ on a special private occasion: and I was stunned. The entrée : duck liver and chicken terrine was a real treat, followed by an Irish lamb and vegs pie above my...More

Thank GuillesseTripAd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been visiting Roly’s three or four times a year for over 20yrs now. Food is still very good... Had an 8oz Fillet with béarnaise 😋.. Frozen bought in Chips !!!!!! Come on lads... “Home Cut” ... Front of House Management not a patch...More

Thank S183EBgaryb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There is nothing like a trip to Roly's. hsve been loads of times a it ever fails to deliver top class nosh with top class service😁

Thank Voyager242732
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thank you Khan, Selene and the rest of the staff for making mum's birthday so special. The "chicken" jokes were particularly funny !! The food was superb as always. The personalised birthday dessert was a great treat . The best compliment to the chef was...More

Thank Michael O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This afternoon we had a wonderful lunch in Roly's. It was a Sunday family dinner to celebrate a birthday and Khan and his team did a terrific job of taking care of us. All the staff were very friendly, the food was fantastic (had chicken...More

Thank Voyage14161829233
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very pleasant evening at Rolys . Very well looked after . Thank you khan and the team . Look forward to returning shortly . Regards to John and Angela .

Thank edmunddouglas
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Some restaurants do this and staff don't get much of a say in the practice. Not many people are aware however that the service charge is discretionary and you do not have to pay it. In the past I have asked for it to be... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$48
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
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
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17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
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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
  • E-mail
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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