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Roly's Bistro

#96 of 2,084 Restaurants in Dublin}
€€ - €€€French, Irish, European
7 Ballsbridge Terrace, Dublin 4, Ireland
+353 1 668 2611
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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French, Irish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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7 Ballsbridge Terrace, Dublin 4, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Having previously had a few problems the last time we visited Roly's in March of this year, which were well dealt with by Lisa, we had a exceptional dinner on our return on Friday 24 November. Khan looked after us extremely well, very professional and...More

Thank browner61
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked Rolys for my husbands 50th birthday dinner.. Rolys has been a family favourite for Sunday lunch, and family get-together a/ celebrations for years - so we knew we would enjoy it. Khan (and in fact all the staff) were superb. I had alerted...More

Thank Sonje H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked a table for 4 people for lunch. We found the service very unfriendly. We had to constantly try to get a waiters attention to order drinks and had to ask 3 times for the bill. Waiters walking past the table in a hurry...More

Thank lisamT1486YT
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Dublin for a long weekend and and ended up going here 4 times! We went for breakfast every day and a coffee and cake the final day. The service was fantastic and the food reasonable with good sized portions. The setting was...More

Thank Globe T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Feeling really disappointed We Arrived a bit early only had to wait 10 mins max, it’s a tight ship not much contingency, no bar area to wait ? Shown to our table waiting for drinks , still waiting. We Watched food being served to one...More

Thank Fredholl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great evening in Rolys. Food was perfect. Service attentive. Khan is a fabulous host. Definitely going back again.

Thank JandG14
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love this place. I have very happy memories of meals here in the past but hadn't been for a while. We were treating our two grown children living out. I don't think we could have brought them to a better place. The curtained booth...More

Thank Orla F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had the three-course lunch, choosing the leek and potato soup and the roast chicken with sage and sausage stuffing. Also had the house merlot, very smooth. I didn't have time for the dessert so they kindly took 3 euros off the bill even though...More

Thank Alice_TL
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here with a group of people. Service was great from start to finish. Food was fabulous everyone enjoyed their meal. Would highly recommend.

Thank 2014CC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was very busy on Friday night so the menu, which I thought rather dated, obviously appeals to others. On the plus side our main courses, steak and vegetarian pasta, were good. Our starters were unexciting but ok except for the accompanying breads which were...More

Thank Matac54
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14 November 2017|
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Response from Philip L | Reviewed this property |
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Patricia M
24 September 2017|
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Response from Tim C | Reviewed this property |
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$49
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
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
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
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
  • 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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