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The Left Bank

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Fry Place, Athlone, Ireland
+353(0)9094446
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10:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Dessert, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 111
    Excellent
  • 68
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Delightful

Ambience is casual yet very attentively executed, not overdone, comfortable. Food was good though not exceptional. Beverage selection was very good. Location is well suited to post-prandial ambling.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2015
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Raleigh, North Carolina
Good for:
  • Entertaining clients
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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124 reviews 124 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

Ambience is casual yet very attentively executed, not overdone, comfortable. Food was good though not exceptional. Beverage selection was very good. Location is well suited to post-prandial ambling.

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Perth, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

I booked this restaurant for a catch up with friends on a recent trip home from Australia. The reason I booked was due to the menu offering a lot of gluten free options and all sauces made without flour. As a coeliac I was excited to be able to have a sauce on my meal! I was delighted to find... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Had the early bird menu which at 20 Euros for two courses was excellent value. The food was tasty, well cooked and very nicely presented. The staff were extremely attentive and friendly. Will definitely be eating here again when visiting Athlone.

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Melbourne
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Best food I have had since I left Australia. Staff were very attentive. The buzz of the restaurant was great! An excellent wine selection. A must try.

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Newark
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

We were made very welcome and the atmosphere is great. The food was excellent with a reasonable veggie choice. They even brought our dog a bowl of water.

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Westmeath, Ireland
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39 reviews 39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Hugely varied menu, can be very hard to choose one thing! Very quirky combinations of flavours. Delicous food and good service. Very central location and close to some great pubs!

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midlands, Ireland
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50 reviews 50 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Good food and drink, and some great value specials.... well recommended! Early bird and/or specials are great value....

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Dublin
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9 reviews 9 reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Fab atmosphere at this Restaurant. Huge portions and delicious lunch options. Found it difficult to select just one dish from the menu as everything looked and sounded lovely. Don't go hungry!

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

I visited early evening for three days out of my four in Athlone. I couldn't have been made more welcome - an important consideration when on your own. The place has character and the ambience is really good. There is a good choice of locally brewed Irish bottled beers. The service was excellent and the food likewise. I was able... More 

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Dublin, Ohio
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Every time I am in Athlone I love to visit the left bank. The service, the food, the atmosphere and the wine are all excellent. We sat for the early bird this time. It was a Saturday evening too so it was lovely to be offered the early bird menu. Two courses for twenty euro. I had pigs on the... More 

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Additional Information about The Left Bank

Address: Fry Place, Athlone, Ireland
Phone Number: +353(0)9094446
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Westmeath  >  Athlone
Open Hours:
Tuesday 10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday 10:30 am - 9:30 pm

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Fry Place, Athlone, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Westmeath  >  Athlone
  • Phone Number: +353(0)9094446

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Entertaining clients, Local cuisine, Doing business, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
Tuesday
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 9:30 pm

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