Restaurant Reviews from wicklowfoodfans

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Rolys Bistro restaurant

7 Ballsbridge Terrace, Dublin, Ballsbridge, Dublin, Area Code: Dublin 4

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Reviewed 31st December 2014 ( visited 30th December 2014 )

Fantastic meal here every visit....had menu pages voucher.. Staff extremely friendly and efficient. Food just divine. very lively atugh mosphere with great buzz about the place. Love eating here!
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Rolys Bistro restaurant

7 Ballsbridge Terrace, Dublin, Ballsbridge, Dublin, Area Code: Dublin 4

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Cuisine:
Bistro

Price Range:

Great
1913 reviews

Reviewed 31st December 2014 ( visited 30th December 2014 )

Fantastic meal here every visit....had menu pages voucher.. Staff extremely friendly and efficient. Food just divine. very lively atugh mosphere with great buzz about the place. Love eating here!
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Unicorn
12b Merrion Court, Merrion Row, Dublin, City Centre South, Dublin

Wonderful buzz about this lovely restaurant. We had a menu pages voucher for 2 of our party and the other 2 ate off the pretheatre. Menu. Great choices on both menus and the food was gorgeous well cooked and beautifully presented. The wait staff were warm and friendly and very efficient. We had to add people and change to a later time at very late notice...no problem whatsoever! We loved it and will return.

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The Saddle Room @ The Shelbourne
The Shelbourne Hotel, 27 St Stephen's Green, Dublin, City Centre South, Dublin

We had a fantastic meal here for our party of 7 prior to attending a concert in the NCH (very near to Concert hall). There was great choice on the very reasonably priced pre theatre meal 25 euros for 2 courses or 29 euros for 3 courses. The tables are set beautifully with lots of space between tables, lovely lighting adds to the serene atmosphere. The wait staff (plenty of them) are friendly and efficient and very knowledgeable about the food on offer - we got excellent suggestions to help us choose. The food was so lovely - beautifully cooked and presented and each of us loved what we picked. When I phoned to book the very nice lady Maureen?? on phone asked if we were heading on anywhere and the information was obviously passed onto the restaurant as the staff came and helpfully reminded us halfway through mains that if we wanted desserts before our concert that we would need to choose in order to have them cooked to perfection. Everything was delicious and I would highly recommend I will definitely be back!

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Rolys Bistro
7 Ballsbridge Terrace, Dublin, Ballsbridge, Dublin

Fantastic meal here every visit....had menu pages voucher.. Staff extremely friendly and efficient. Food just divine. very lively atugh mosphere with great buzz about the place. Love eating here!

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Rolys Bistro
7 Ballsbridge Terrace, Dublin, Ballsbridge, Dublin

Fantastic meal here every visit....had menu pages voucher.. Staff extremely friendly and efficient. Food just divine. very lively atmosphere with great buzz about the place. Love eating here!

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Indiana
22 Main Street, Gorey, Wexford

Very inexpensive set menu for two persons with delicious food served by the most friendly and efficient staff. Wine was only 5 euro for a rather large glass. Had the Pakora for starter and Chicken Pasanda both really delicious. Would recommend :)

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Rolys Bistro
7 Ballsbridge Terrace, Dublin, Ballsbridge, Dublin

Used the excellent menupages voucher and was able to have anything I wanted off the menu for starter main dessert and coffee - this voucher offered excellent value. Really enjoyed our meal

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M&L Chinese Restaurant
13-14 Cathedral Street, Dublin 1, City Centre North, Dublin

Informal friendly dining experience.....food was lovely...service very fast when I explained we heading to theater after. Very friendly wait staff! Lovely atmosphere and full of chattering people. Would recommend

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The Park Bistro
Fenbyrne House,, Castlepark, Arklow, Wicklow

Used our menupages voucher ti have a lovely meal here...lots of choice with attentive friendly service. Very busy which added lots of atmosphere but did not detract from the service! Food was excellent with good portions. Would highly recommend!\n

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Rolys Bistro
7 Ballsbridge Terrace, Dublin, Ballsbridge, Dublin

Used a menu pages voucher for a long leisurely lunch at Roly's. Food was beautifully presented and cooked - there was a lot of choice on the lunch menu though there were lots of dishes that had an added supplement - from 5 to 8 euros depending on dish - I hate supplements especially when the lunch is not particularly cheap! The voucher did not cover these even though the value of the voucher was supposed to be half the price of the lunch - the sums did not add up! as the voucher cost was 35 euro supposed to be half price but the set lunch menu was less than 25 euro for 3 courses - full price! hmmmm. Still enjoyed the lunch and it is always a treat to go to Roly's - would definitely recommend and would buy the voucher again too - sure you still save 15 euro!

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The Roseville Rooms @ Faithlegg House Hotel & Golf Club
Faithlegg, Waterford City, Waterford

We stayed for 5 nights in this hotel and had dinner in the Roseville Rooms Restaurant on the night of my birthday. The dining room is old world charming with elegant furnishings and art giving a beautiful atmosphere. The staff are extremely attentive and very efficient. We were delighted to be offered the wine and dine menu which offers 3 courses - good range and a bottle of wine per couple for 79 euro. The food at each course was freshly prepared and tasted very good - full of flavour and very tender meat - I had ordered a well done steak (cringe) which was cooked exactly how I like it! hubby's lamb was the tenderest he has had in a long time! the accompanying potatoes and veg were perfectly cooked. The bottle of wine was not one I was familiar with but tasted fine. Desserts were very nicely presented - mine came complete with happy birthday chocolate icing and candle and 3 lovely staff singing happy birthday (sorry guys!). All in all we really enjoyed the evening and thought the restaurant a lovely place to have a celebratory meal.

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Bistro Martello
1 Martello Terrace, South Co. Dublin, Sandycove, Dublin

Enjoyed a lovely leisurely lunch here recently and really enjoyed the food and the setting of the restaurant directly across from the promenade at Sandycove. We chose a beautiful sunny afternoon and were delighted to be able to sit outside in the small outdoor area - the inside looked lovely too and was air conditioned! The lunch menu had lots of choice and everything we had was cooked to order and tasted lovely. The staff are friendly and efficient. The toilet area is small but very clean. We could not resist a glass of prosecco as it was so sunny and it reminded us of dining out in Italy! I had crab cakes and hubby had chowder both lovely, for main I had the fish pie which was one of the best I have had! hubby went for cous cous with chicken and Mediterranean veg which he said was also lovely. We finished off lunch with some excellent coffee. Really enjoyed our lunch here and would definitely return and recommend highly.

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The Park Bistro
Fenbyrne House,, Castlepark, Arklow, Wicklow

We had a menupages voucher and were excited to try this restaurant as we had heard some very good reports about it. Our voucher entitled us to 3 courses from the a la carte menu which had some lovely if not a huge range of choices. I had the mushrooms on sour dough bread to start and hubby went for the Asian pork belly salad - both divine and very decent portions, For main I had the scallops in a garam masala cream on Pak Choi and hubby went for the monkfish again decent portion size packed with flavours. I had strawberry roulade and himself opted for the chocolate and raspberry pudding, both beautifully presented and tasted divine. We finished up with some very good coffee. The attentive and efficient staff were extremely pleasant and quick to take orders. The restaurant is very nicely decorated with a lovely atmosphere even though there were only 3 tables in use on the night we went. The restaurant location is at a car park but they have gotten round this problem by designing a lovely fenced in terrace area with outdoor furnishings for al fresco dining - the fence has some lovely planting features which draw your eye there rather than to the car park beyond! and the car park ensures ample parking with a very short walk to restaurant. I will definately be returning to this excellent restaurant and would highly recommend.

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Alex Restaurant
Conrad Hotel, Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin 2, City Centre South, Dublin

Had tickets for the NCH and thought this would be a nice place to eat prior to show - they do an early bird. The atmosphere is lovely with the piano player at the entrance really adding to this. Service was very efficient with lots of wait staff. Plenty of choice on the early bird but we all opted for the same cod and chips - not terribly classy but yummy! The sides of minted pea purée and tartar sauce were lovely but the batter a little bland despite it's somewhat alarming yellow colour! Dessert was divine again we all opted for the same - chocolate fondant...perfectly cooked. All in all a very pleasant meal if a little expensive but a handy choice for the NCH!

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Scent Garden Restaurant (Greystones)
1 Main Street, Greystones, Wicklow

We were on our way home from Dublin and wanted to stop for something on the way - I remembered seeing a voucher offer for this restaurant and thought it might be nice to try, dialled ahead to ask if there was a table free as we would be there in 20 minutes - I need not have worried - all the tables were free! Not a good sign I was afraid (that's why atmosphere was marked down) and I was tempted to leave again but glad I didn't as the food was gorgeous and very good value - 14 euro a head for 3 courses. There was lots of choice of starters and mains but only fritters or ice cream for dessert. Service was very slow especially since we were the only diners, but the food when it arrived made up for it, delicious we all agreed! Don't know if I would go back but if you are looking for good food at great value try it!

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Crystal Boat Restaurant
Gallery Quay, Dublin 2, Grand Canal Dock, Dublin

Could not fault this restaurant! A group of us were heading to the Grand Canal Theatre and were looking for somewhere close to enjoy a long over due catchup prior to the show. One of the party was coeliac and I was assured over the phone that they could cater for this. Initially I booked for 4 but on the day 7 of us wanted to eat, as I neared the restaurant I could see it was very packed - there seemed to be a large wedding party - I was worried we would not get a table for our now larger party.....no problem said the very efficient manager as she pushed tables together and made a large table appear like magic! The food was just fabulous and every one of us ate from the very impressive early bird and the coeliac lady was told the choices she could have...a lot! We cleaned our plates! Lots of choice, good wine list and lovely attentive staff and the bill at the end a very reasonable sum....I would return no problem and would have no hesitation recommending. It is extremely handy for the theatre too!

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Ashford House on the Weir Gastro Pub
Ashford House, Ashford, Wicklow

We decided to give this restaurant a try when we got the chance of a great deal from a menupages.ie site. The Restaurant is attached to the Ashford House and is positioned around the lounge bar. The space is a big and cavernous with high ceilings which means noise reverberates around and makes it a little noisy - I docked half a star for this. We were seated in a cosy booth which we liked but might be too isolating for others. The menu offered lots of choice with a blackboard list of specials - there was also a good cocktail menu with good value cocktails 6 euro for alcohol ones and 5 euro for non alcohol - we couldn't resist (much to the delight of our waitress!). There was a great wine selection too. I chose the crab cake which was gorgeous followed by monk fish done in a tomato based sauce with roasted vegetable cassoulet served with lemon rice which tasted divine! Hubby had the tomato and basil soup which was very good followed by hake served with puy lentils on a celeriac mash base (this unfortunately tasted only of potato - but good nonetheless), we opted for the whoopee desert (not so nice - hard stale tasting sponge with a strawberry fondant innard - nothing like the American frothy confection I was expecting! and the sticky toffee pudding (which had a condensed milk after-taste) - another half star docked. We had some very good fresh brewed coffee. Overall I really enjoyed dining here and thought the food with the exception of dessert was lovely, the wait staff were very pleasant and attentive. One other point I did not like was the situation of the toilets - they must be very close to a smoking zone as the stench of cigarettes as you enter them was awful.

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Bates Restaurant
Main Street, Rathdrum, Rathdrum, Wicklow

Had not been here for a while and was wondering if it was still as good as on previous visits....It was! The atmosphere was buzzing with all tables occupied as we entered at 8pm, delicious smells were wafting towards us making us hungry - I chose the fish cake stater which was lovely - succulent fish in a light golden breadcrumb, followed by pan fried corn fed chicken with mushroom & Tarragon sauce - beautiful! Hubby had the seafood chowder to start which he proclaimed to be excellent, his main of seabass was perfectly cooked and accompanied by excellent vegetables and baby potatoes. As we were feeling fairly full we said we would share a dessert of panacotta with raspberries - divine and rather difficult to share - we should have got 2!!!!! Coffee was excellent. We were delighted to give this old favourite a try again it did not disappoint! Will be back

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The Cellar Restaurant
The Merrion Hotel, Upper Merrion Street, Dublin 2, City Centre South, Dublin

As we were lucky enough to receive tickets for OperaTheatre Company's Coffee Cantata which was put on in the Merrion Hotel and the Cellar Restaurant was offering a special value coffee inspired menu we decided to treat ourselves. We booked for 2 adults and 1 child and were hoping there would be something on the menu our daughter would eat - we need not have worried the waiter assured us on arrival she could eat from a children's menu or they could adapt the set menu. We were seated immediately we arrived in this beautiful cosy restaurant, we were offered drinks while looking at the menu - the menu offered lots of choice and everything had an interesting coffee addition - hmmmm. I chose the salmon starter while hubby had the beef carpaccio both excellent! For main I had the corn fed chicken and hubby the rack of lamb both were absolutely delicious perfectly cooked with the most divine flavoursome sauces. Daughter chose the merrion fish & chips which she declared to be 'amazing'. The service throughout our meal was spot on attentive without being intrusive. there was a huge wine selection and the waiter was very helpful in making selection. Our desserts were divine light and sweet and so fresh. Cofffee afterwards was lovely with lots of refills. We really enjoyed our meal here and would definitely recommend.

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Indian Brasserie
Butterfield Avenue, Rathfarnham Village, Rathfarnham, Dublin

Had a voucher for this restaurant and was expecting to have to eat from a limited menu - not the case here we could choose anything we wanted but there was a small supplement for some items like seafood. The food was beautifully presented and tasted divine, beautiful flavours with just the right amount of spice. The staff are very friendly and attentive without being annoying and gave good advice on menu choices. The restaurant itself is very comfortable with nice furnishings and very comfortable spacing of tables - some of the tables had some very opulent couch style seating! The lighting was good on our visit. When we were paying the bill we were given a voucher to dine again as a couple with wine starter and mains for 36 euro will definitely take that up! This is a wonderful restaurant serving excellent food offering good value - I would recommend!

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