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Roly's Bistro

#80 of 2,007 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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Dun Laoghaire, Ireland
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Truelly excellent meal and superb staff. Every member of staff could not have been more helpful or pleasant. This restaurant never fails to please.

Thank dorothy96
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We've just returned from a birthday dinner for my mum. 7 of us visited the restaurant to spoil her but unfortunately we've been left sorely disappointed. The service was very poor, took forever to get anything. My dad had the dover sole and ordered a side of fries, he nearly had his fish finished before his side arrived, after we'd... More 

Thank Yvonne M
Wakefield, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful atmospheric venue with varied menu cooked superbly. Staff friendly and relaxed making the experience delightful.

Thank Jeffwallin
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191 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pitched up for lunch with my wife and her sister. Seated upstairs at a lovely table on a very busy Friday. Three course lunch for 28 euros. Lots of choice and large quantities. I had the Dover sole ( for which there was a modest surcharge) and it was exquisite. My companions had pork and pot pie and pronounced both... More 

Thank malibuirishmike
Dublin, Ireland
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very enjoyable food , in great surroundings , with a fantastic service. Roly's never fails to delight and would recommend to all and sundry!

Thank X4291CUmichael
Dublin, Ireland
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140 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been going to Rolys for its 25 year existence. In that time I can't remember one bad meal. I know this may sound strange but such is the consistency and wonderfulness of this restaurant. I have also recommended it to so many people - knowing that my recommendation was 'safe' and the people would absolutely enjoy the best,... More 

Thank David M
County Donegal, Ireland
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The whole meal, atmosphere, service and location was perfect. The restaurant went up and beyond with personalised menus for all the children making their confirmation and personalised deserts !! Brilliant overall, would recommend to anyone !

Thank cmacc123
Gravesend, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went there for a meal with a large number Split over 2 tables in our own section. Food was very good. Quite a bit of choice and with some gluten free options. There weren't listed but staff were happy to advise which dishes were suitable on request. Even though there were 17 of us in our party and the restaurant... More 

Thank Lowri R
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place was just perfect, service, food, wine quality of the dinner I can't wait to go back there

Thank MgLilly
Belfast, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to Roly's when attending the Ireland Rugby match. There was about 20 of us and the Bistro was full to capacity with Rugby fans. The Service was fantastic considering how busy the place was. The food was great - we had three lovely courses followed by coffee and tea. A short walk to the stadium made this a very... More 

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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, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan 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
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?