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Gamba Seafood Restaurant

225A West George Street, Glasgow G2 2ND, Scotland
+44 141 572 0899
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Overview
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“miso soup” (210 reviews)
“gambas” (429 reviews)
“seafood” (186 reviews)
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CUISINES
British, Scottish, Seafood, European, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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225A West George Street, Glasgow G2 2ND, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The sashimi with tuna and thin slices of scallop was delicious. For main course we got a very nice piece of white fish with prawns and gnocchi. I did not like the sauce actually, but not restaurants fault, I guess. Beautiful & delicious peace of...More

Thank Mer21maid
Reviewed 4 days ago

Gamba’s Seafood Supper Club offer on Tuesdays in May maintains the great reputation this restaurant has for value-for-money high quality cooking- signature fish soup,delicious hake fillet with prawns,asparagus+Thermidor sauce,with ample rooster chips and a bottle of fruity white for£40- accompanying sides are only £4, leaving...More

1  Thank Hugh M
GambaGlasgow, General Manager at Gamba Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Hugh M! Thank you very much for your lovely review! It is always a pleasure to have you and your wife here at Gamba. We will definitely continue our Seafood Supper Club on Tuesdays!. I will pass on all your kind comments to the...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Loved this restaurant, so professional and very fancy. Canapés were given as we sat at our table, you then get to pick your slice of bread. We shared a tartare starter and it was honestly amazing, came with a Bloody Mary sorbet which I wasn’t...More

1  Thank hannahcarr0ll
GambaGlasgow, General Manager at Gamba Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi hannahcarr0ll! Thank you very much for your positive and kind words about your experience at Gamba. Bloody Mary sorbet is made specially for us in Thorntonhall Farmoshouse and it gives a unique twist to our tartare. We hope to welcome you here at Gamba...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited the restaurant tonight with my partner and I was very impressed. We arrived slightly early for our booking but were greeted warmly and offered a cocktail. We ordered and the fish soup was excellent. We were both impressed with our main courses and decided...More

1  Thank step1mc
GambaGlasgow, General Manager at Gamba Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi step1mc! Thanks for taking the time to review Gamba with 5 stars! Your comments are very much appreciated,hopefully we will see you again in the near future. Best fishes, Luiza Devarajan

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In the basement and fairly dark and atmospheric Colours based on browns with some teal/duck egg accessories Ordered the two course pre theatre meal for £22 sea bass main was delicious

1  Thank Rosalie W
GambaGlasgow, General Manager at Gamba Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Rosalie W! Thank you for the 5* review! We hope to welcome you again soon at Gamba. Best regards, Luiza Devarajan

Reviewed 1 week ago

A superb meal. We were in a large party with a set menu, so we weren't expecting great things. How wrong we were. We were seated in the main restaurant where there was a pleasant buzzy atmosphere. The food was beautifully cooked. All 23 of...More

1  Thank dianaen
GambaGlasgow, General Manager at Gamba Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear dianaen! Thank you for taking the time sharing your group dinner experience at Gamba. We are happy that everyone enjoyed themselves! Hope to see you soon again! Best regards, Luiza

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first visit to Gamba and we were delighted with it. We were a bit early for opening but made very welcome. The service throughout was very good and the menu had a wide range of choices. We all selected different dishes and...More

Thank ken w
GambaGlasgow, General Manager at Gamba Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi ken w! Thank you for your kind review! We are glad service made you feel welcome and food was delicious! Hope to see you soon again. Best regards, Luiza Devarajan

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The waiting staff were pleasant , professional and low key. The three course lunch was beautifully prepared and cooked. Memorable and will return again.

Thank Ketley007
GambaGlasgow, General Manager at Gamba Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Ketley007! Thank you very much for your kind review! I will pass on your comments to the staff, they will be very chuffed. Hope to see you soon again! Best fishes, Luiza Devarajan

Reviewed April 19, 2018 via mobile

Visited Gamba this evening to celebrate our wedding anniversary. We try to come every year as this was where we became engaged 18 years ago and the restaurant has never failed to impress. This evening however was really made extra special because of the fabulous...More

1  Thank pauline c
GambaGlasgow, General Manager at Gamba Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded April 20, 2018

Hi pauline c! Thank you for your 5* review! We are so glad Gamba is a special place for you both and brings back great memories! You are always very welcome here. See you soon! Best fishes, Luiza Devarajan

Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile

2nd visit to this lovely restaurant and again it didn’t disappoint. Staff are lovely and very attentive. It wouldn’t be my first choice as I am vegetarian, but was there with my husband and father in law who are both really seafood fans. My meal...More

1  Thank xMillie-hx
GambaGlasgow, General Manager at Gamba Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded April 19, 2018

Hi xMillie-hx! Thank you very much for taking the time to post this kind review. I am very happy to read that you enjoyed the food and service! It was really nice to meet you that evening and we hope to welcome you again soon...More

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Two rosettes does not equal to two Michelin stars. You're drunk.
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December 30, 2014|
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We just wore smart casual, but there were other diners who were very casual
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$9 - US$48
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Monday
12:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Tuesday
12:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Wednesday
12:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Thursday
12:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Friday
12:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Saturday
12:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
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
  • Neighbourhood: City Centre
  • Phone Number: +44 141 572 0899
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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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