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The Left Bank

€€ - €€€, European, British
33-35 Gibson Street, Glasgow G12 8NU, Scotland
+44 141 339 5969
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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“brunch” (32 reviews)
“mornay sauce” (5 reviews)
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Scottish, European, British, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
33-35 Gibson Street, Glasgow G12 8NU, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ideal place to meet friends for Brunch Lunch or even dinner... relaxed atmosphere and decent menu. nothing bad to say at all, staff are friendly and great service

2  Thank walkerbrierley
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sooooo......tasty....amazing chilli and burger, great atmosphere, efficient service....perfect location for west end attractions

1  Thank judecolligan
Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

The Left Bank is a bit of a trek for us, as we live in Edinburgh, but after our first visit we felt we had to return to sample the rest of the menu. The Huevos Mexicanos were worth the wait - even the toasted...More

Thank Bluebellknoll000
Jennifer A, General Manager at The Left Bank, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Bluebellknoll000, It's great to hear that you chose to dine with us all the way from Edinburgh. Thank you,I will certainly pass your comments on to our chefs who don't always get a chance to see/hear good reviews as they are busy busy! There...More

Reviewed 4 February 2018

Love this place! It's well priced for almost all of the food! I absolutely loved the hummus and bread, was full of flavor and very fresh! Coffee was great too. I tend to sweeten up my coffee to make it taste better but didn't need...More

Thank wanderingwains
Jennifer A, General Manager at The Left Bank, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear wanderingwains, Thank you for your lovely review! The hummus is certainly a staff favourite and we are so glad you enjoyed your visit. We look forward to seeing you again in the future :)

Reviewed 28 January 2018

Brunch for 7 in a half empty restaurant. It took over an hour to get our food from arrival (4 traditional breakfasts and 3 breakfast ciabattas). Drinks took 45 minutes as there was "a queue of coffees to be made". Order not quite correct when...More

Thank DanSmith1690
Jennifer A, General Manager at The Left Bank, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2018

Dear Dan, Thank you for getting in touch, we appreciate the feedback. Please accept my apologies for your wait on drinks (which took 20 mins to get to you from the bar as our till system tracks when orders are placed). As our bar is...More

Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

As a fan of a good cooked breakfast I decided to try out the Left Bank! My wife had a the full cooked option while I tried Huevos Mexicanos(excuse the spelling!) We loved it! Just enough food to keep us going........until dinner! We will be...More

1  Thank Garry M
Jennifer A, General Manager at The Left Bank, responded to this reviewResponded 22 January 2018

Dear Garry M, Thank you for your lovely review. We are glad you and your wife both enjoyed your breakfasts and are looking forward to hopefully seeing you again soon! If you fancy popping back to try us for dinner, we have an early bird...More

Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

ordered poached eggs with Mornay sauce, it arrived with the sauce split & grainy, really poor- it’s something any competent chef should be able to do surely ! service was good though !More

1  Thank e m
Jennifer A, General Manager at The Left Bank, responded to this reviewResponded 22 January 2018

Dear E M, Thank you for your feedback on your last visit, i'm very sorry you didn't enjoy your mornay and hope your experience doesn't discourage you from trying us again. Our trained chefs are certainly competent, however on this occasion the faults on your...More

Reviewed 11 December 2017

Went for a friends birthday with a large group. Seated upstairs next to the large double height single glassed window I froze my bits off all evening, it was very uncomfortable so I would suggest you avoid that end of the long table up the...More

Thank Donna M
Jennifer A, General Manager at The Left Bank, responded to this reviewResponded 15 December 2017

Dear Donna M, I am very sorry to hear that you were not entirely happy with your visit to the left bank recently. If you would like to email me directly at leftbankbookings@gmail.com with more information (date of booking, time etc) I will see what...More

Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

I was so happy to find this place! As a pescatarian with a meat-loving family, I often get short shrift when it comes to choice. In Left Bank there were literally so many choices that looked delicious that I could hardly make up my mind....More

1  Thank Bluebellknoll000
Jennifer A, General Manager at The Left Bank, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2017

Dear Bluebellknoll000, Thank you for your lovely review! It's always great to hear that even the meat eaters enjoyed our vegan dishes, our chefs are so pleased with your comments. Your party was a delight, and it was brilliant to see that you enjoyed my...More

Reviewed 11 November 2017

Relaxing atmosphere. Great food. Great service. Our waitress Rachel was excellent. Refreshing to find someone with a 'can do'attitude.

Thank Pam T
Jennifer A, General Manager at The Left Bank, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2017

Dear Pam T, Thank you for your review, it always puts a smile on our face when a guest feels they can relax and enjoy their time here. It will also certainly brighten Rachel's day to hear your lovely comments!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$20
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
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
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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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