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The Left Bank

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33-35 Gibson Street, Glasgow G12 8NU, Scotland
+44 141 339 5969
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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: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 90
    Excellent
  • 77
    Very good
  • 23
    Average
  • 24
    Poor
  • 15
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice lunch, great service

Checking out Glasgow University one can find many bars and restaurants in the surroundings. We choose the Left Bank, and it was a good choice. Great food and service

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 6, 2015
jan v
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Zwolle, The Netherlands
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
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English first
Hereford, Arizona
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4 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

The restaurant looked nice, but they seriously dropped the ball. We ordered two soups, a burger and a salad. After about 45 minutes we received the soups, with a real quick sorry, sorry as the bowls were put on the table. I will say the soup was good, but very late. After over an hour, we were watching other customers... More 

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Scotland
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44 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

When the waiter asked if everything was ok, I said "yes". It's ok. Restaurants come and go and left bank came a few years ago. It's in danger of going unless it puts more energy into .....well pretty much everything. A lazy selection of craft beers - but nice to see a "left bank gin" (...where are all the others... More 

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Kobe, Japan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

This is the place to go for not only good food, but the perfect service. I don't think I have ever experienced such genuinely friendly service. The staff makes sure that you are comfortable and that you have all that you need, and that is just their natural personalities, not done for the sake of the job. I miss The... More 

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Lincolnshire
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145 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Smart, comfortable dining environment and the staff were friendly and attentive, helping us to choose a cruelty free collection of starters and sides. Cauliflower and onion bhajis, crispy tofu with Chinese vegetable slaw and black pepper sauce, lentil sambhar with coconut chutney and fried coriander seeds, batata harra (Lebanese potatoes) and chickpea ragout. Refreshments were provided by a banana, peanut... More 

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Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Visited again ....the seafood curry is addictive and did not disappoint . The team working on Saturday were friendly and efficient . We had a great experience...thank you

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Just a small warning regarding the 'dog-friendly' nature of this restaurant - there are only 3 tables suitable for dogs, apparently. Having turned up this morning at the back of 10, we were told the 3 (empty) tables had been booked & there was no other suitable tables for us, despite the restaurant being largely empty (when my husband walked... More 

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

hello Elaine, I am sorry that you couldn't get a table with a dog on Sunday. We have the 3 tables by the door (holding up to 10 people) as well as the 2 large sofas through the doorway (holding another 14 people) and a downstairs pod section (holding another 9) which we allow dogs at. This is space for... More 

Zwolle, The Netherlands
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64 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Checking out Glasgow University one can find many bars and restaurants in the surroundings. We choose the Left Bank, and it was a good choice. Great food and service

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Derry, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Visited here for food and drinks and brought two dogs along with me. The staff were very friendly and brought dog treats and water bowls out too. Had the ribs for starter and Caribbean chicken burger for main. The ribs were delicious, really sticky and fell off the bone. Was a bit too full when the main arrived but it... More 

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Glasgow
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Popped in for a bite on a Sunday night and had a really good steak & chips with a lovely bottle of Malbec. We were sat upstairs overlooking the rest of the restaurant which was nice. Great service and nice staff too. Would definitely recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

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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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
  • 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?