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Roly's Bistro

#77 of 1,975 Restaurants in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence
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7 Ballsbridge Terrace, Dublin 4, Ireland
+353 1 668 2611
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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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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our last night in Dublin... we wander down from our hostekry and on the recommendation of the lady on reception at The Ballsbridge Hotel , we go into Roly's . " Do you have a reservation ? " " No " We reply ... it doesn't seem to be a problem and in two minutes we are whisked upstairs to... More 

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Thank Bromleychap
New York City, New York
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a delicious dinner at Rolys. The restaurant was very busy but our server attended to us like we were the only ones there. Food was excellent and it was raining very heavily when we arrived and they took my umbrella and stored it near door for me which was a nice touch! We'll definitely be back!!

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Thank CentralPark
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Have been several times and it never disappoints. Excellent food and service. Highly recommended. Will be back again next week :)

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Thank Debbie S
Dublin, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was celebrating my 40th birthday with my sisters and the staff could not have been nicer. We were the last to leave the restaurant that night. The food was delicious! Love this restaurant.

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Thank 472dubliner
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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Another fantastic meal! The food, service, and ambience at Roly's are always exceptional. It's a great venue for any type of get together and the staff always provide the highest standard of service

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Thank Jamie-LeeForan
County Dublin, Ireland
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our favourite lunch-out venue in Dublin especially with a voucher as you are treated no differently as full-pay customers, unlike other establishments. Never disappointed.

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Thank Eileen D
Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Roly's is one of those places that should never change, great atmosphere, lovely food and as always a fab dining experience from beginning to end.

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Thank lellyb77
Dublin, Ireland
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Myself and my fiance recently had dinner in Roly's Bistro. The staff were friendly and helpful throughout our meal. I had the Thai fishcakes to start which were simply delicous I didn't know how the main would compete but the duck was exceptional, and himself really enjoyed the beef. To finish we shared a classic knickerbocker glory. A great dinner... More 

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Glasgow, Scotland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Very attractive location and restaurant. Very friendly staff and knowledgable in relation to my wife's need for gluten free food. Food was excellent and staff were attentive without being intrusive. Food was excellent and steak was cooked to perfection. Good value and would definitely recommend.

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Thank farrell285
Ireland
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103 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Dined for first and last time in Rolys Bistro on Thursday Dec 1. The place was buzzing . The menu arrived and while I understand the pricing structure - 2 courses for €x and 3 courses for €x+ etc- I could'nt believe the number of supplements attaching to many items in the menu, e.g. €7 supplement for a prawn cocktail... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, Irish, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
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
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
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
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.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?