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Roly's Bistro

#214 of 2,140 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%
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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 29 October 2018 via mobile

Delicious meal on Sunday with my mum. Thrilled to get in as Marathon was on. The guilt at gorging ourselves whilst outside everyone ran past the window was only fleeting. The chicken was exquisite. The staff were smartly dressed, friendly and efficient. The meal was...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

The food in Roly’s was fabulous. Extremely friendly and pleasant staff. Excellent value for money. Khan could not do enough.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank lauraclair94
Reviewed 28 October 2018

Rolys is a long established Dublin restaurant, always busy with a great ambiance. Food is traditional bistro fare and I find I usually go for the fish dishes.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank bronwenmaher2018
Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

I have dined in Rolys on many occasions . I have always found the staff too be courteous and professional. The food in rolys is the best in Dublin. Khan, the restaurant manager gives Rolys ’a unique quality.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank MDrawde
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

Tucked in the Ballsbridge area near the US Embassy, this restaurant features classic food and a warm yet conducive environment for a business dinner. The service was excellent with helpful wine and meal selection. We enjoyed both fish and steak main courses, all were pleased....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank bethdS6605DC
Reviewed 25 October 2018

We dined at Rolys on 14th October There was a nice' buzz' in the room.We were delighted to meet Khan as we had missed him on our last few visits which had clashed with his day off. He and his team were their usual friendly...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Happydudette
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

Fabulous food , excellent service. Staff are so helpful and welcoming , Thanks Khan for the suprise desert.

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

Yummy delicious food as always ... staff are so friendly especially Khan who remembered that my friend and I were here celebrating 43 of friendship and brought an extra dessert with kind words written on it ... very thoughtful ... great food great staff and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Terriflood52
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

Had a wonderful dining experience in rolys as usual .service food and manager Khan were excellent . Can't wait to return soon

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 29Trish
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Fantastic food and service. We are never disappointed! Can't wait to return. We have a family occasion coming up shortly , so we will be delighted to return.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank catherine702018
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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
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
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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
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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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