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Roly's Bistro

#77 of 2,000 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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46 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this restaurant for the first time last tues had reservation for 7pm. Got a meal deal on pigsback promos .it said to have the meal voucher printed out and hand it in when we arrived. Was met my matre de and other manager . Once we gave my name and handed the voucher to him I felt he was... More 

Thank Jerry M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Any time I have been to Roly's I have rarely been disappointed, and this time was no different - quality food and service in a very relaxed atmosphere. My only criticism is that there aren't more vegetarian options on the menu, or if there is going to be just the one option then it would be nice if the restaurant... More 

Thank Muddy33
Limerick, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great buzz on a monday night in Rolys...top class food and atmosphere...pleasant surprise and reasonably priced

Thank Karl D
Dublin, Ireland
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017

Very good lunch we were a large group celebrating a birthday and everybody enjoyed it. Set lunch menu had a lot of choice and the wine list was extensive

Thank acallaly
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Had Sunday lunch with my family today which was wonderful with friendly staff, great choice of food and very reasonably priced. Definately will return.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Jakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017 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 18 February 2017 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 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

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 14 February 2017

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 13 February 2017

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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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
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?