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Roly's Bistro

#83 of 2,013 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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Jakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Good resto for party and dinner with family and friends....., all menu is fabulous...., so choice what do you like 😘

Thank wirynine
Cork, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited Rolys with my wife and eldest daughter to celebrate an even. The place was buzzing and we were seated immediately. My daughter has a very restricted diet and they made every effort to accommodate her which was great. When the food arrived it was well presented and was extremely tasty. The only negative was that there were long periods... More 

Thank tsheehan63
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Had dinner in the café on Sunday at 6pm. Wasn't busy but got busier. Excellent service. Had blue cheese & carmelised pear salad with pomegranate salad to start, followed by Castletownbere crab claws with a garlic, ginger & coriander butter and wild rice. Absolutely beautiful and great portions. Himself had soup, beer battered haddock, mushy peas & chips followed by... More 

Thank ElaineCDublin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stopped by Roly's for lunch recently after a hiatus of a couple of years . I have no idea why I stopped going there as the the food and service were exceptional. We stopped by on a thursday lunchtime ( we had a reservation) and the restaurant was hopping with almost every table upstairs occupied. The 3 course 'lunch menu'... More 

Thank Colm O
Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Six of us had an excellent dinner here, the ambience was welcoming and the staff very pleasant. One of our party was celebrating her 40th birthday and we were well catered for. In fact we enjoyed it so much that we came back the next morning and had a very good breakfast.

Thank grahamerichardson
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dined in Rolys last night , restaurant was very busy , good atmosphere in the place but it's gotta be said , very expensive . A decent menu but you wouldn't be drooling over it . Ordered the bruschetta at € 11:95 and it's 1 piece of bread with salad ! Where are you going ?!? Average fodder at best... More 

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County Antrim, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place for breakfast !! Granola bowl is enormous, real freshly squeezed orange juice . Super super super!

Thank Robert W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a three course lunch here a few weeks ago and it was really good. We were in the upstairs dining room and it is a beautiful room. Food and service were excellent.The crab salad starter, in particular, was delicious and the salmon and beef main courses cooked to perfection. It is an incredibly busy place so if you don't... More 

Thank Farmleigh
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I've eat in the downstairs Bistro many times and found the service and from to be pleasant and reasonable. This time we were should to the restaurant upstairs and there was a world of difference and not in a good way. The food was way overpriced and the service really poor and the place wasn't even packed. Took ages to... More 

Thank Nordeansi
Western Ireland, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our favourite restaurant in Dublin !Food was fabulous as usual.Venison was cooked to perfection... would love to see the return of the seafood platter and would prefer to have all items priced as a la catre rather than the new system of supplements, Friendly staff and a great buzz !

Thank Happydudette

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
French, Irish, European, 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
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups
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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?