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The Martello Bar

££ - £££Irish, , European
Heather House Hotel 47 Strand Road, Bray, Ireland
+353 1 286 8000
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Open Now
08:00 - 12:00All hours
CUISINES
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Heather House Hotel 47 Strand Road, Bray, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 529 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

First time to say that we were disappointed, loads of friendly staff, but took ages to get a drink, at one point we were waiting over ten minutes for three drinks, when they eventually arrived they brought one not three, two glasses were returned due...More

Thank Tony T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been here with family, we had steaks and chicken Cajun with pale Ale beers. Fair prices and above quality food. Not a long list of tap beers and service could be better but overall it's a decent place, definitely good price/quality ratio.More

Thank Gianstefano M
Management_Bray, Marketing at The Martello Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Gianstefano, Thanks for leaving us your feedback. It's great to hear that you enjoyed the food so much. Your comments regarding the service have been passed on to management to be addressed. We hope that you'll stop by again next time you're in Bray....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Cool bar Cool staff Cool music Good food good drinks Great table service Open late and very busy Not for quiet family holidays

Thank londoteddybear
Management_Bray, Marketing at The Martello Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear londonteddybear, Thanks for leaving us this great review. We really appreciate your lovely comments and are glad to hear you enjoyed your visit with us. We hope to welcome you back next time you are in Bray. Kind regards, Robyn

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We tried calamari and they were good. Also we went on friday when it was live music so we had a really good time.

Thank Laura L
Management_Bray, Marketing at The Martello Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Laura, Thanks for taking the time to leave us your feedback. We're delighted to hear that you had a good time with us and hope to welcome you back again soon. Kind regards, Robyn

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We just spent an hour here, was a pleasent place to be. Live music, and lots of people...we only had drinks here and this bar has usual choice of beers and drinks that an irish bar should offer...

Thank Gabor J
Management_Bray, Marketing at The Martello Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Gabor, Thanks for leaving us this great review. We're glad to hear you enjoyed your brief visit with us and hope to welcome you back again for a longer one soon. Kind regards, Robyn

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great location on the sea front. And therefore with good sea views. It's a vast restaurant and bar. Lots of covered outdoor areas - a bit tired - where you can smoke. Two large TV screens which I don't like. Our waitress was very chatty...More

Thank Kim T
Management_Bray, Marketing at The Martello Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Kim, Thanks for taking the time to leave us your review. We're so glad to hear that you enjoyed your cocktails and chowder so much but are very sorry that our nachos and burger were not up to our usual standard. Your feedback has...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were on a day out to Bray, we caught the DART so we could stop off in theMartello Bar to have something to eat and Daddy could have a drink(not driving). The Martello has a big outdoor area, with heaters overhead for those cold...More

Thank ColmM552
Management_Bray, Marketing at The Martello Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear ColmM552, Thank you for leaving us this great review. We are delighted to hear that you and your family enjoyed your meal with us. Your lovely compliments have been passed on to the chefs. Your feedback regarding the smoking has been passed on to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friends are participating Ironman Dublin 70.3 and are staying in Bray for a long weekend, and decided to go to The Martello Bar for dinner on Friday. There was a wide range of choices, including many Gluten Free dishes which made one of my...More

Thank Cynthia4462
Management_Bray, Marketing at The Martello Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Cynthia4462, Thank you for this great review and recommendation. We always try to accommodate all types of dietary requirements so are delighted to hear that your friend enjoyed our choice of non-gluten dishes. We hope your friends got on well at Ironman and that...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Recommend by daughter who visited a few weeks ago. I've taught her well! My wife had the prawns pil pil which she said was the best ever tasted which I could also say about the humble chicken wings , great. ( Noticed several other orders...More

Thank Paul F
Management_Bray, Marketing at The Martello Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Paul, Thanks for leaving us this wonderful review and thank you to your daughter for recommending us! Your lovely compliments were passed on to the chefs and they we're delighted to hear them. We hope that you'll stop by for another visit next time...More

Reviewed 15 August 2017

Ate with party of 8, including children. Staff were welcoming and in abundance when we arrived, but disappeared once we ordered. Really long wait on food, even though it wasn't in anyway busy. When it arrived, two orders were missing, 10 minutes later 3 orders...More

Thank LSHT
Management_Bray, Marketing at The Martello Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

Dear LSHT, Thank you for taking the time to leave us your feedback. We are very sorry that you did not enjoy your meal with us and would like to discuss your review further if possible. We would really appreciate it if you could send...More

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Jack M
19 March 2015|
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Response from Noel K | Reviewed this property |
I am a reviewer not an owner, however they do have gluten free on their menu Noel
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$39
Meals
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 00:00
Monday
08:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 12:00
Thursday
00:00 - 02:30
08:00 - 02:30
Friday
08:00 - 02:30
Saturday
08:00 - 01:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Heather House Hotel 47 Strand Road, Bray, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Wicklow  >  Bray
  • Phone Number: +353 1 286 8000
  • E-mail
Description
Bar food , breakfast, lunch and dinner
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