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The Left Bank

#272 of 1,940 Restaurants in Glasgow}
$$ - $$$, European, British
33-35 Gibson Street, Glasgow G12 8NU, Scotland
+44 141 339 5969
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (33 reviews)
“mornay sauce” (4 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Scottish, European, British, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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LOCATION
33-35 Gibson Street, Glasgow G12 8NU, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 345 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Service was exceptionally friendly and welcoming, atmosphere chilled, nice and relaxed. The food was tasty and hit the spot.More

1  Thank sbe_000
Jennifer A, General Manager at The Left Bank, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear sbe_000, It's great to hear that you enjoyed your visit to the left bank. We are very lucky to have such a friendly team working with us and I'm glad you thought so too. I will pass your comments on to our chefs who...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a first visit and were were quickly shown to a table upstairs. The restaurant was quite full for a lunchtime session and that is usually a very good sign. Once seated we were given menus and our drinks order came to table without...More

Thank Bob J
Jennifer A, General Manager at The Left Bank, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Bob J, Thank you for your very nice review. Lunchtime can be rather busy for us, being a short distance from the University and all, so we are glad you enjoyed your visit. We will be changing our menu in the next week so...More

Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Weekday, early evening, with my daughter and granddaughters. Good food from a wide menu. The girls are working towards becoming vegans so there was a wide choice, which is why we chose it...... however one had steak and the other pulled pork; oh dear..... so...More

Thank Susiethebaker
Jennifer A, General Manager at The Left Bank, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Dear Suziethebaker, We were delighted to read yourlovely review of your recent trip to the left bank, it did make us laugh as well. Please feel free to drop by anytime- we do also have a vegan menu to stop any temptation next time!

Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Had forgot to write a review here but wanted to mention the fantastic burgers we had. Can do many times be a hit or a miss but they were so meaty and cooked so well. Staff were lovely and so always enjoy visiting here.More

Thank Corrieri16
Jennifer A, General Manager at The Left Bank, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Dear Corrieri61, Thank you for your good review of our burgers! They are definitely a staff favourite too. If you happen to pop by on a Friday or Saturday we usually have our weekend specials on, which sometimes include a special burger if you would...More

Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

There's a chic yet cosy vibe about this place. The staff are very chirpy and friendly. The food is really good value for money, especially compared to similar places. The menu is varied and everything is pretty tasty. Portions are surprisingly generous. I was disappointed...More

Thank TywinCR
Jennifer A, General Manager at The Left Bank, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2017

Dear TywinCR, Thank you for your lovely review of your recent visit to the left bank. It's always nice to hear that our guests can also feel cosy when they visit! We have had a few similar comments on our sauted cauliflower side which has...More

Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Dinner with friend! Nice place, we ate very well, the waitresses were kind and professional, affordable bill. Cena con amici! Posto carino come il personale, prezzo corretto!

Thank Antonio F
Jennifer A, General Manager at The Left Bank, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2017

Dear Antonio, Grazie for the lovely comments! We hope you find the time to visit us again soon.

Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

The Left Bank is in the lively west end of Glasgow. We were catching up with an old friend and wanted a light lunch in a convivial atmosphere. In particular, we wanted a place where we could hear ourselves speak. The Left Bank fulfilled those...More

Thank Bainfg
Jennifer A, General Manager at The Left Bank, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2017

Dear Bainfg, Thank you for your lovely review, we are so glad you enjoyed your meals and got a chance to have a good catch up! We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

I had the pleasure of eating here twice very recently. On the first visit I had the burger and chips. The burger was homemade and tasted great and the chips and garnishes very good too. The meal was pleasingly hot. On my second visit I...More

Thank Craig R
Jennifer A, General Manager at The Left Bank, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2017

Dear Craig R, We really appreciate your nice comments on our food, selection of beers (which we are always keeping an eye open for new and exciting ones to try) and our staff. I'm glad you didn't regret changing your mind for our hearty fish...More

Reviewed 15 August 2017

I took my Canadian boyfriend here to experience a quirky Glaswegian cafe/restaurant for brunch and everything met our expectations. The vegetarian breakfast is delicious - veggie haggis being the highlight. My boyfriend enjoyed his shakshuka and said it was unlike any he had eaten before....More

Thank hangrybanana
Jennifer A, General Manager at The Left Bank, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2017

Dear hangrybanana, Firstly, we love your trip advisor name! Secondly, we'd like to thank you for your very kind review. Having a good veggie and vegan selection is important to us at the left bank, and we are very happy that we were able to...More

Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

We went here for breakfast on the way to the botanic gardens. The waitress was lovely and friendly and the food was delicious. I ordered the Lebanese breakfast which was perfection! Highly recommended.

Thank scousemermaidia
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$18
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33-35 Gibson Street, Glasgow G12 8NU, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow>  > West End
  • Neighbourhood: West End
  • Phone Number: +44 141 339 5969
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