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Leftbank Restaurant

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The Runnymede-On-Thames | The Runnymede-On-Thames, Egham TW20 0AG, England
01784 220999
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Today
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
7:45 am - 10:30 am
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Mon - Thu 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 6:45 am - 10:00 am
Mon - Sat 12:30 pm - 2:15 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 7:45 am - 10:30 am
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Buffet, Reservations
Description: At leftbank there are stunning views of the river Thames from wherever...
At leftbank there are stunning views of the river Thames from wherever you're dining. Linger over gorgeous seasonal food all freshly cooked and served buffet-style so you can help yourself to a little bit of this, a lot of that...you can tuck into three, four or five courses! The food style is English with gorgeous international influences and it's all prepared freshly for you by people who love food. The wood-fired oven, rotisserie and hobs are always in action - a theatre of cooking right before your eyes.
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    Very good
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Perfect spot for a birthday lunch

Seven adults and two children have just had an extremely pleasant buffet lunch on the terrace. Food was excellent, staff courteous and delightfully situated. Apart from having to duck for the occasional wayward 747 (not exactly the hotels fault) and the odd wasp all was good.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
Marc T
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  • Families with children
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English first
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Seven adults and two children have just had an extremely pleasant buffet lunch on the terrace. Food was excellent, staff courteous and delightfully situated. Apart from having to duck for the occasional wayward 747 (not exactly the hotels fault) and the odd wasp all was good.

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Bridgend, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

We celebrated a family 60th birthday here at the left bank. The salad counter is the best part, the smoked chicken and Apple was my favourite. You could have fish to order my nephew kept eating the said and mussels cooked to order. Athe kids loved the pizza that they could make themselves. I think they could do with more... More 

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Runnymede_Manager, Guest Relations Manager at Leftbank Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review of Leftbank at the runnymede-on-thames and I am so pleased that you chose Leftbank to celebrate a family member’s 60th birthday. I am delighted that you enjoyed the salad counter ‘ and that your nephew enjoyed the ‘cooked to order’ mussels. I am glad that the children enjoyed their time with us too making... More 

London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Had a fabulous Sunday lunch here today, together with my immediate family, to celebrate my "special" birthday. I couldn't control the weather, and that was the only downside! The Leftbank Restaurant was wonderful. The food was beautifully presented. We had a window table as requested. All the staff, including front desk, were attentive, friendly and helpful. Would highly recommend this... More 

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Runnymede_Manager, Guest Relations Manager at Leftbank Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review of Leftbank at the runnymede-on-thames hotel. I am delighted that you had a wonderful Sunday Lunch with us and that despite the weather not being great you enjoyed the view over the river Thames. I am glad that you found the team in the restaurant and on the main reception friendly and helpful and... More 

Winchester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

A wide choice of delicious food served buffet style. Excellent fresh bread and fish cooked to order. A very thoughtful waitress offered to move us (a couple) to another quieter table away from a large party group due soon. We decided to stay where we were as the view of the river was beautiful and all worked out well. Thank... More 

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Runnymede_Manager, Guest Relations Manager at Leftbank Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your glowing review of the Leftbank restaurant and I am delighted that you enjoyed your meal with us and that the waitress looking after you offered to move your table to give a quieter table, although I am also pleased that this was not needed in the end and you managed to enjoy the views of the... More 

Windsor and Maidenhead, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

the restaurant is a buffer style with a huge choice of starters for vegetarians also. Good selection of meat, fish & vegetarian options for your main course. If you have any room left then the desserts are mouthwatering and you can finish with cheese & biscuits. Have the option of sitting outside on the riverbank which is lovely on a... More 

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Runnymede_Manager, Guest Relations Manager at Leftbank Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your glowing review of the Leftbank restaurant at the runnymede-on-thames hotel. I am so pleased that you enjoyed your meal overlooking the River Thames and that you found the huge selection of starter, main and desserts to be mouth-watering. I have passed you kind feedback on to all the kitchen and restaurant team so they are aware... More 

Kirkham, Lancashire, England
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36 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Plenty of choice and lovely hot food at the buffet. I really enjoyed the meals, staff were very good too

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Runnymede_Manager, Guest Relations Manager at Leftbank Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review of the runnymede and I am so pleased that you enjoyed the choice of food on offer in the Leftbank and found the team good too. We look forward to welcoming you back to the runnymede soon. Kind regards Craig Spencer Resident / Guest Relations Manager More 

Hampshire, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

I've visited the Leftbank restaurant at the Runnymede Hotel three times for lunch with my husband, the most recent being for my birthday on Thursday 2nd July. Each time we've been, the food does not disappoint. Fantastic quality and a great selection. Personally, I think the lunch prices should be higher. But some of the finer details were missed. 1)... More 

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Runnymede_Manager, Guest Relations Manager at Leftbank Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review of Leftbank at the runnymede-on-thames. I am so pleased that you chose the runnymede as a venue to celebrate your birthday. I am delighted that each time you visit you are impressed with the quality and choice of food on offer and of course the value for money that the lunch and dinner buffet... More 

Surrey
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134 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

3 of us went to the Runnymede Hotel recently for another delicious buffet lunch in the Leftbank restaurant. We were expecting it to be busy as it was Ascot week but we were lucky enough to be seated by the window as per my request when booking. The huge array of starter dishes always makes it difficult to know what... More 

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Runnymede_Manager, Guest Relations Manager at Leftbank Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review of Leftbank restaurant and I am pleased that you had another delicious meal with us. I am delighted that despite being busy we were able to honour your request of a window table and that you enjoyed the array of food on offer especially the dessert buffet. I am, however, sorry that you did... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

I couldn't question the service, but the Sunday roast left me underwhelmed. It looked the part, but failed to deliver on the taste front. Rather average I'm afraid. Great setting and I would recommend drinks at the bar on a sunny day.

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Runnymede_Manager, Guest Relations Manager at Leftbank Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Leftbank. I am pleased that the service was good and that you enjoyed the setting on the banks of the river Thames. I am however, sorry that Sunday Roast underwhelmed you from a taste perspective. I have passed this on to the Head Chef to review as we normally receive extremely positive feedback on... More 

Woking, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Not sure if this counts as Leftbank Restaurant - we had use of the Riverside Suite - but I wanted to be sure to leave note of our appreciation for our excellent experience at the Runnymede. We had 30 guests but made hardly any impression on the generous and delicious hot and cold 4 course buffet lunch. All the food... More 

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Runnymede_Manager, Guest Relations Manager at Leftbank Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your glowing review of your parents’ diamond wedding anniversary celebration at the runnymede-on-thames. I am delighted that your parents and the 30 guests enjoyed their private buffet in our riverside suite overlooking the river and that all the food was of an excellent quality. I have passed your kind comments about the food and the cheerfulness of... More 

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Additional Information about Leftbank Restaurant

Address: The Runnymede-On-Thames | The Runnymede-On-Thames, Egham TW20 0AG, England
Phone Number: 01784 220999
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Surrey  >  Egham
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm  7:45 am - 10:30 am
Monday 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm  6:45 am - 10:00 am  12:30 pm - 2:15 pm
Tuesday 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm  6:45 am - 10:00 am  12:30 pm - 2:15 pm
Wednesday 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm  6:45 am - 10:00 am  12:30 pm - 2:15 pm
Thursday 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm  6:45 am - 10:00 am  12:30 pm - 2:15 pm
Friday 6:45 am - 10:00 am  12:30 pm - 2:15 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 12:30 pm - 2:15 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm  7:45 am - 10:30 am
Average Prices: USD $37 to $45
Cuisine: European, British, Vegetarian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: The Runnymede-On-Thames | The Runnymede-On-Thames, Egham TW20 0AG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Surrey  >  Egham
  • Phone Number: 01784 220999

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $37 to $45
  • Cuisine: European, British, Vegetarian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

At leftbank there are stunning views of the river Thames from wherever you're dining. Linger over gorgeous seasonal food all freshly cooked and served buffet-style so you can help yourself to a little bit of this, a lot of that...you can tuck into three, four or five courses! The food style is English with gorgeous international influences and it's all prepared freshly for you by people who love food. The wood-fired oven, rotisserie and hobs are always in action - a theatre of cooking right before your eyes.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
7:45 am - 10:30 am
Monday
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
6:45 am - 10:00 am
12:30 pm - 2:15 pm
Tuesday
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
6:45 am - 10:00 am
12:30 pm - 2:15 pm
Wednesday
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
6:45 am - 10:00 am
12:30 pm - 2:15 pm
Thursday
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
6:45 am - 10:00 am
12:30 pm - 2:15 pm
Friday
6:45 am - 10:00 am
12:30 pm - 2:15 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:30 pm - 2:15 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
7:45 am - 10:30 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?