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Gamba Seafood Restaurant

#17 of 1,889 Restaurants in Glasgow
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
City Centre
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225A West George Street, Glasgow G2 2ND, Scotland (West Campbell Street)
+44 141 572 0899
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12:00 pm - 2:15 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:15 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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lake district, england
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34 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visited Gamba again last Friday evening for a meal which was excellent. This time we had an early booking (5.30p.m.) and chose from the pre-theatre menu. The fish soup is out of this world!! That said everything that we had was wonderful and well worth trying to get a booking. Will return.

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1 Thank starrynights
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I just like this place. Great seafood. Efficient and friendly service. This restaurant is well worth a visit!

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2 Thank Rodders353
GambaGlasgow, General Manager at Gamba Seafood Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you Rodders - we like you too. Wonderful feedback which we appreciate greatly. Stephen Heggie General Manager More 

Paris, France
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The food was very good indeed., capped off with a good wine. But you cannot go wrong with the choices on offer.

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2 Thank Peter A
GambaGlasgow, General Manager at Gamba Seafood Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you Peter for reviewing Gamba. Your positive feedback is warmly received. Stephen Heggie General Manager More 

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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Over 30 people turned up for a fantastic night at uncle Ian's birthday and YET AGAIN gamba didn't let us down no one was disappointed even a late arrival was served on time and the food was as always amazing it's the perfect location for a party the staff were attentive and professional throughout the night And as we found... More 

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2 Thank Kevin M
GambaGlasgow, General Manager at Gamba Seafood Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Kevin Thanks for your recent review of Gamba,we are delighted that you enjoyed your dinner for Uncle Ian's birthday bash. The staff are very happy with your comments regarding service and food.Regarding the Thistle award we are over the moon here at Gamba,we were all surprised we had won it. We look forward to seeing you in the near... More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My Partner and i booked into Gamba for the Pre Theatre menu. We were only in Glasgow for the weekend and both love seafood so were really looking forward to it and we were not dissappointed! Everything from the service to the food was impeccable! We both had the crab and ginger soup to start which was delicious and full... More 

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2 Thank Amy G
GambaGlasgow, General Manager at Gamba Seafood Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Amy, Thank-you for your great review of Gamba! We are so glad you enjoyed your experience and look forward to welcoming you back to the restaurant again soon. Kind regards, Adam More 

Ilkley, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Gamba for lunch early at around 12.30 as we had not made a booking. The very friendly Manager found us a table for two and made us welcome. While we were looking at the Menu the restaurant started to fill very quickly and we were lucky to have got in. The food was outstanding we both had... More 

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2 Thank Elizabeth B
GambaGlasgow, General Manager at Gamba Seafood Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Elizabeth, thank you for your kind review which we have received warmly. We remeber you fondly from your visit and hope to see you at Gamba again soon. Stephen Restaurant Manager More 

Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
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169 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have not been here for a while and was given a voucher for my birthday to go back. We were not disappointed. Now before I go much further I am not a fish fan but my wife is. So the title of this review is all the more surprising. We ate off the market menu on a Saturday evening. (It... More 

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

Thank you for such a warm review. Fabulous feedback - thanks again for taking the time to review Gamba Stephen More 

Glasgow
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We've just visited my mum's favourite restaurant and while the food was exceptional as usual, the service was lacking. We asked for a small portion of the soup to start with as my mum has a fairly small appetite and did not want to spoil her main course. We were told they do not do that. Later on we asked... More 

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Thank LeL69
GambaGlasgow, General Manager at Gamba Seafood Restaurant, responded to this review

Chef Patron Derek will be in touch to discuss. More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic night, great company, exceptional food and wine. Great celebration 👍🏼 Highly recommend Gamba for special night out staff very friendly & welcoming. This restaurant is to a very high standard in every way customer service, menu, food and wine. Definate place to go to eat when in Glasgow.

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2 Thank jacqulinepaulger2016
GambaGlasgow, General Manager at Gamba Seafood Restaurant, responded to this review

Jacqueline what a wonderful review. Thank you so very much for taking the time to highlight how much you enjoyed your visit to us here at Gamba. Kind regards Stephen S M Heggie General Manager More 

London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well cooked delicious well balanced dishes beautifully served with good ambiance and lovely decor. Helpful friendly service

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

Thank-you for your kind words about Gamba. I shall pass your appraisal onto the rest pf our team. We look forward to welcoming you again in the near future. Kind regards, Adam McDougall More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$9 - $46
Cuisine
British, Scottish, Seafood, European, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:15 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:15 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:15 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:15 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:15 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:15 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?