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The Left Bank

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West End
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33-35 Gibson Street, Glasgow G12 8NU, Scotland
+44 141 339 5969
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Today
9:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 86
    Excellent
  • 74
    Very good
  • 22
    Average
  • 24
    Poor
  • 13
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Yet another great meal here.

Had another fabulous meal here the other day. Catching up with a friend in the early evening. I don't usually go veggie but I was intrigued by the Wellington mushroom. It was amazing. Mushroom and smoked almonds covered in puff pastry and served with delicious pasta sauce. Better than meat! Yum... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
Emily B
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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English first
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Had another fabulous meal here the other day. Catching up with a friend in the early evening. I don't usually go veggie but I was intrigued by the Wellington mushroom. It was amazing. Mushroom and smoked almonds covered in puff pastry and served with delicious pasta sauce. Better than meat! Yum. Service was great as always.

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Argyllshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Been a couple of times now and haven't been disappointed. The food as really tasty with lots of unusual almost Lebanese type tapas starters. The menu is not extensive but shows that everything is fresh and home made to order. The atmosphere is laid back but efficient with plenty of buzz. I like it as it suits most ages although... More 

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Denbighshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Excellent service efficient and friendly. The restaurant apologized for getting us to wait more than should be by offering free bottle of wine and puddings, even though we hadn't complained. I'll definitely will go back to your restaurant on my next visit. Merci beaucoup! / Diolch yn fawr ( a Franco-Welsh family visiting Scotland)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Really nice food with some lovely veggie options, great to see more inventive dishes than simply Mac and cheese for those of us who don't eat meat :) and doggie friendly too :)

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london
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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

I remember when Left Bank opened and a recent visit confirmed that it is still very hit-and-miss. It's a very pleasant atmosphere, good for groups, with flexible seating and an airy feel. But the food is very average. This time I had a chicken salad dish and the chicken was dry and over-cooked and the salad only okay. We over-ordered... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

We were happy we found somewhere we could take the dog in with us which makes real espresso coffees. The front window slides open so you get a lovely breeze. The staff was nice but we had to ask them to clean the table we sat at (at the very front). They did get a water bowl for our dog... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

I only had the all-day breakfast but every item was top notch and perfectly cooked and well presented. Nice bunch of people working in there too !

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Good food, could be more choice for veggies. Good choice of beer. Staff friendly enough and attentive. Atmosphere good.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

We visited The Left Bank for a breakfast catch-up with friends when recently in Glasgow. Welcome was great, table we booked was ready and drinks order taken and delivered promptly. Food options for breakfast are limited in number, yet varied in taste. We had a mixture of poached eggs on ciabatta, devilled eggs mornay, lebanese breakfast and the grilled banana... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

What welcomes you from outside this restaurant is a sign that says this joint won an award...IN 2007!!! Then there's a note calling for full-time waiting staff. It gets better inside. There are certificates on the wall of awards won in 2008, 2009, and their last hurrah that was certified in 2010-11. I hate to say it but this place... More 

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Brian L, Manager at The Left Bank, responded to this review

Crispus 12, Obviously when it comes to our standard of food we have let you down. The Super Salad and Fish Supper are two of our most popular dishes, we sell hundreds of these every week and we believe we offer great value for money with our portion sizes and quality of food. The food you describe is not something... More 

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Additional Information about The Left Bank

Address: 33-35 Gibson Street, Glasgow G12 8NU, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 141 339 5969
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow>  > West End
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 9 - 22
Cuisine: International

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 33-35 Gibson Street, Glasgow G12 8NU, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow>  > West End
  • Neighborhood: West End
  • Phone Number: +44 141 339 5969

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 9 - 22
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: International

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 12:00 am

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