We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Roly's Bistro

#214 of 2,140 Restaurants in Dublin
€€ - €€€French, Irish, European
7 Ballsbridge Terrace, Dublin 4, Ireland
+353 1 668 2611
Website
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lamb pie” (57 reviews)
“kerry lamb” (32 reviews)
“thai fish cakes” (28 reviews)
Closed Now
Hours
CUISINES
French, Irish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
7 Ballsbridge Terrace, Dublin 4, Ireland
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (2,471)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

31 - 40 of 2,379 reviews

Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Fabulous meal and great service. Khan was very attentive and hospitable. Looking forward to our next visit.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ttighe13
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Excellent service, food was brilliant. Kahn made the experience exceptional, great bit of fun. Would highly recommend Rolys restaurant

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank iansheil96
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Excellent as usual , can never go wrong when visiting Rolys. Khan is one of the best restaurant managers around

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank KFBrennan
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

Regular customers. Absolutely beautiful restaurant... All staff are so professional, food is delicious. Khan, the manager is a pleasure. Highly recommended!!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank nichola p
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

Two of us went for breakfast this week to the cafe. We were asked to sit anywhere so we took a table for four at the window. After nearly 15 minutes of being ignored we were finally able to attract the attention of the floor...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank smk007
Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

Food amazing, thoroughly enjoyed the atmosphere, service was amazing ... as for Khan... he was superb! Very attentive ... & great fun ! We will be back !!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank monowife
Reviewed 19 October 2018

I was very impressed by the décor of the restaurant upstairs where we ate. The tables are a little close to each other, but other than that, the general surroundings, the white linen tablecloths and napkins looked superb. All the staff were very neatly dressed...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank annesheehy
Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

Thank you to Khan for tonight. We frequent Roly’s 7/8 times a year and we love the friendly service and great food and wine

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank patriciaoleary23
Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

From the moment I booked, I knew it would be a lovely experience. Roly’s delivered! The welcome was warm even though I was very early. The starters were gorgeous, the mains superb though one of our party complained of too large a portion! The birthday...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Toorist1
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

We went for celebratory lunch on our anniversary and were not disappointed. The menu was quite substantial and as my wife is celiac she was delighted with the amount of gluten free choices as well as the effort to assist in her choice. The food...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank TonyB786
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 154 hotels in Dublin
Herbert Park Hotel
2,741 reviews
.14 km away
Ballsbridge Hotel
2,738 reviews
.33 km away
Clyde Court Hotel
800 reviews
.40 km away
Pembroke Townhouse
864 reviews
.51 km away
Nearby Restaurants
The Bridge 1859
399 reviews
.04 km away
Girl and the Goose Restaurant
224 reviews
.13 km away
Baan Thai Ballsbridge
379 reviews
.15 km away
Nearby Attractions
The Bath Pub
10 reviews
.88 km away
Aviva Stadium
1,082 reviews
.65 km away
National Print Museum
62 reviews
.65 km away
Herbert Park
20 reviews
.22 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Thomas E
14 November 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from X1291BJphilipl | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do
1
Vote
Patricia M
24 September 2017|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from 407timc | 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
1
Vote
louiseoc
21 August 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Bonnie W | Reviewed this property |
I don't see why not.
0
Votes
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$48
Meals
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
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
Saturday
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
Description
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.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing