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Tower Bistro

€€ - €€€European, Irish,
The Martello Hotel | 47 Strand Road, Bray, Ireland
+353 1 286 8000
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Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“last night” (3 reviews)
“martello” (11 reviews)
“conservatory” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
European, Irish, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
The Martello Hotel | 47 Strand Road, Bray, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 87 reviews

Reviewed 19 August 2018

Had dinner with friends in the conservatory on Sat 11th August. Food was delicious but what really made it was the service which we received from Hannah & Ali. Hannah's bubbly enthusiastic personality is adorable. So much so that I went back last night with...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 396debbie
Management_Bray, Marketing at Tower Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2018

Dear Debbie, Thank you for this amazing review. We really appreciate your wonderful feedback about Hannah, Ali and Ellen. Your lovely comments have been passed on to the girls and to their manager. We are so glad that you enjoyed your meals with us and...More

Reviewed 17 July 2018

the last time we ate here it was really nice, so we were expecting the same again but it was so different. the hot and spicey wings were hot but very sour, so sour we only ate 3 each and sent the rest back and...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank 747michelleb
Reviewed 16 April 2018

We always end of gravitating towards here when choosing somewhere in Bray. It's so family friendly, reasonable and comfortable. The menu is diverse enough to please us all and the food is always of a good standard. Highly recommend.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Martina K
Reviewed 19 June 2017

On Sunday June 11th we celebrated our 1 year wedding anniversary. We were staying at The Martello Hotel and decided to gather together some friends from the Dublin area who had been at our wedding. From our first contact with The Tower Bistro when making...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank Don O
Management_Bray, Marketing at Tower Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2017

Dear Don, Thank you for leaving us this wonderful review. We are delighted that you and your guests enjoyed your meal with us so much and that we could help make your first wedding anniversary such a memorable night. Your wonderful compliments have been passed...More

Reviewed 29 May 2017

Good food and menu. No problem here with gluten free, in fact one of the best selections in recent times. Good friendly staff.

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank 587fergusm
Management_Bray, Marketing at Tower Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2017

Dear Fergus, Thank you for leaving us this great review. We always try to cater for any dietary requirements so are delighted to hear your lovely feedback about out gluten free selection. We hope to welcome you back again soon. Kind regards, Robyn

Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Had a booking just recently for my little boys confirmation, service was excellent, staff very attentive and friendly and service was very quick. An extra little touch that I loved and have not seen in any other restaurant is that my little boy was presented...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank maireade101
Management_Bray, Marketing at Tower Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2017

Dear maireade101, Thank you for leaving us this lovely review. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your meal with us and hope that we helped to make your little boys Confirmation special. We hope to welcome you back again soon. Kind regards, Robyn

Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Staff was very friendly especially since we arrived for dinner 10 minutes before the kitchen closes. They did not rush us and they offered us dessert. I ordered the Dry-aged char-grilled 10oz rib eye rare and seared just the way I like my steaks. I...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank lrast1
Management_Bray, Marketing at Tower Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2017

Dear Irast1, Thanks for leaving us this great review and recommendation. We're delighted to hear that you enjoyed your meal with us so much and really appreciate your great comments about the staff. We hope to welcome you back again soon. Kind regards, Robyn

Reviewed 28 March 2017

The staff are very friendly and helpful - especially Sean who goes out of his way to do everything for his customers. I love the food here - really well presented and tasty but reasonably priced. It's always busy here so there's always a good...More

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank xyz49
Management_Bray, Marketing at Tower Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2017

Dear xyz49, Thank you for leaving us this lovely review. It is always great to hear feedback from regular customers and we really appreciate your wonderful comments, especially about Sean. He was delighted to hear it. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind...More

Reviewed 13 March 2017

Visited for lunch, which was tasty, with good service and friendly and attentive staff. The greatest asset for this restaurant is the head waiter, Donal, who seems to be there always, and is very attentive to everyone.

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank John S
Management_Bray, Marketing at Tower Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2017

Dear John, Thank you for leaving us this lovely review. We really appreciate your great comments about our food and staff and Donal was delighted to hear your wonderful feedback. We hope to welcome you back again soon. Kind regards, Robyn

Reviewed 3 March 2017

Get a table in the verandah overlooking the sea. Good service and well-cooked food. No freezer to deep fat fryer!

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank internationaltravell
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Martello Hotel | 47 Strand Road, Bray, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Wicklow  >  Bray
  • Phone Number: +353 1 286 8000
  • E-mail
Description
Tower Bistro is one of Wicklow's top restaurants. Situated in The Martello Hotelon Bray seafront, Tower Bistro serves top class dishes all created by head chefKarl Clarke.With a diverse set menu available 7 days a week, Tower Bistro offers a unique dining experience with the highest quality of locally sourced produce.
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