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Gamba Seafood Restaurant

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225a West George Street, Glasgow G2 2ND, Scotland (West Campbell Street)
Buchanan St underground is a short walk. Queen St station and Glasgow Central station are both close by.
+44 141 572 0899
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Description: The award-winning Gamba restaurant in Glasgow serves the best seafood...
The award-winning Gamba restaurant in Glasgow serves the best seafood available in its own unique style, and has established a formidable reputation for quality.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Lovely experience

Had a great lunch here on Saturday. The fish was tasty, fresh and the dishes very well presented. The team were friendly and attentive. Would highly recommend.... Lunch menu good value as well.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
CarolineG77
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Sandhurst
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  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
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Sandhurst
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Had a great lunch here on Saturday. The fish was tasty, fresh and the dishes very well presented. The team were friendly and attentive. Would highly recommend.... Lunch menu good value as well.

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GambaGlasgow, General Manager at Gamba Seafood Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Caroline, Thanks for the wonderful comments in your review about our staff, food and service. It was great having you in the restaurant on Saturday and we wish you a warm welcome to Gamba on your next visit. Best wishes, Lukas and team More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

The food was amazing & the service was great! Would highly recommend and we will definitely be back! Bitter chocolate tart was delicious!!

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GambaGlasgow, General Manager at Gamba Seafood Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Caryl, Thanks for your wonderful feedback about our food and service and for the recommendations. We hope to see again at Gamba for more chocolate tart! Best wishes, Lukas and team More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

A business lunch at Gamba turned out to be a wonderful trawl. The net was cast widely over the excellent menu and yielded a three course trident of a feast fit for King Neptune himself. An excellent meal supported by a willing and attentive crew. First class.

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GambaGlasgow, General Manager at Gamba Seafood Restaurant, responded to this review

Ahoy TeamCoyote, Thanks for your wonderful feedback about our food and crew - glad to read that are in excellent shipshape! It was our pleasure serving you at Gamba and we hope to see you again on your next voyage. Best wishes, Lukas and team More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Amazing food...with out doubt the best I have ever had. Quality service...perfect .....100%. If you want a quiet meal in a relaxing comfortable environment this is the place.

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GambaGlasgow, General Manager at Gamba Seafood Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Mark, Wow - thanks for the fantastic comments, rating and recommendations! It's great to have our efforts acknowledged from our customers. Thanks for taking the time to leaving your wonderful review. Hope to serve you again soon. Best wishes, Lukas and team More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Absolutely Amazing food. Staff extremely courteous. Will be back. Party of 5 and everyone enjoyed xxx

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GambaGlasgow, General Manager at Gamba Seafood Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Terri, What a wonderful review and compliment - thank you! We're glad that your party valued our food and service as we loved having you in the restaurant. Wishing you a warm welcome on your next visit. Best wishes, Lukas and team More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Back in my once home town of Glasgow after too many years I was keen to try out some new restaurants and this was highly rated on Trip Advisor. From the moment we walked in, the quality of the experience was fantastic. The room is warm and inviting, with delightful background music and generous space between the tables. We started... More 

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GambaGlasgow, General Manager at Gamba Seafood Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Hutch1963, Thanks for the superb review of your recent visit to our restaurant. We're glad you found us fantastic and loved the experience. We've passed on your comments and compliments to the full team. :) We hope the rest of your trip was as enjoyable. Look forward to serving you next time you visit Glasgow. Thanks again, Lukas and... More 

Redmond, Washington
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Very nice seafood restaurant in downtown Glasgow. The monkfish and scallops were excellent and the staff treated us great. The only drawback was the acoustics were such that the noise levels were quite high at times.

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GambaGlasgow, General Manager at Gamba Seafood Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Steve, Thanks for sharing your experience and awarding us four stars. We glad you found our Scottish seafood excellent. Hope the rest of your trip was enjoyable and if you're ever back in the city we would love to serve you again. Best wishes, Lukas and team More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

The fish soup!!! It was amazing, i hope thats always on the menu, i had Hake which was perfectly cooked an tasted beautiful. Be going back soon, left stuffed so worth it :)

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GambaGlasgow, General Manager at Gamba Seafood Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Pamela, Never fear, the fish soup or 'foup' as we call it is one of Derek's most popular dishes that always stays on the menu! Thanks for the great recommendation, the compliments and awarding us five stars. Looking forward to welcoming you back at Gamba. Best wishes, Lukas and team More 

Bolton, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Had the very good value lunch of 3 courses and glass of house wine for £24.Sole and sea bass were both super.Good service.

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GambaGlasgow, General Manager at Gamba Seafood Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Carole, We love that you found our fish fantastic and appreciated our service. Thanks for sharing your experience and awarding us five stars. Hope to you back at Gamba for a spot of lunch very soon. Best wishes, Lukas and team More 

East Kilbride, United Kingdom
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101 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

The restuarant is very pleasant and the food was wonderful, as was the wine. Not much below £20 for main courses and not much wine below £30 / bottle. It did seem a bit on the expensive side, but then again that's what you get for gonig to a restaurant that's winning awards. Absolutely no complaints about hte food or... More 

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GambaGlasgow, General Manager at Gamba Seafood Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Nigel, Thanks for visiting Gamba and taking the time to share your experience. We're thrilled to read that it warranted five stars. We do hope that you will join us again soon. In the meantime please visit our menu section on our website for our different menu offers - our market menu is a must try that changes every... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 225a West George Street, Glasgow G2 2ND, Scotland
    (West Campbell Street)
  • Public Transportation: Buchanan St underground is a short walk. Queen St station and Glasgow Central station are both close by.
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow>  > City Centre
  • Neighborhood: City Centre
  • Phone Number: +44 141 572 0899

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 28 - 55
  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine, Doing business, Romantic

Description

The award-winning Gamba restaurant in Glasgow serves the best seafood available in its own unique style, and has established a formidable reputation for quality.

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