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Irish, European
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This restaurant came highly recommended, and did not disappoint! The food and the service was excellent. We had a really good feeling here and enjoyed our dining experience. Pauline and I will be back. Thank you very much

Date of visit: June 2022
Reviewed 26 April 2022 via mobile

Really enjoyed our meal last week, food was delicious and service very pleasant. Managed a couple of cocktails too which were great. Will definitely be back if we visit Athlone in the future.

Date of visit: April 2022
Reviewed 19 March 2022 via mobile

This is a gem of a restaurant...... The staff were so friendly and attentive. We got a lovely table looking out on the quaint little street. But most importantly the food was just delicious. A very high standard and the presentation was perfect. I got...Thai Chicken and noodles. It was light and tasty with fresh coriander on top. The tiramisu was just the best ever. We were the last to leve this lovely spot. Thank you for a lovely night.... 👌More

Date of visit: March 2022
Reviewed 10 March 2022 via mobile

Was taken out by a business associate for a cracking meal in the restaurant. Lovely food and beer great atmosphere and definitely worth a visit if your about. Will go back

Date of visit: March 2022
Reviewed 7 March 2022 via mobile

We had dinner at The Left Bank on Saturday eve, my elderly Mother and I. We were warmly greeted by Tina, the Restaurant Manager. Initially our table was beside a “ loud table” and Tina kindly moved us to a quieter table by the window-...a perfect spot. She also kindly allowed my Mother select a lighter main course from the early bird menu. The food was generous, very tasty and good value. I would certainly recommend The Left Bank and look forward to a return visit.More

Date of visit: March 2022
Reviewed 19 February 2022 via mobile

We stopped for lunch on our way from Dublin to Galway and were super impressed. I had the vegetable soup which was a carrot based cream soup but the cream was not over powering. The mushroom and spaghetti was fantastic and the roast beef was...so tender it fell apart. Our server was friendly and answered all our questions! We loved this stop!!! Athlone castle is right across the street but just check to make sure they are open ahead of time. We came off season so missed out on that.More

Date of visit: February 2022
Reviewed 12 February 2022

Loved it here, great service and food amazing! Shocked that it is so low in the list of top restaurants in Athlone... Will definitely be back

Date of visit: February 2022
Reviewed 24 January 2022 via mobile

The menu is ideal with lots of healthy, tasty options to choose from. The space is fun to be in & staff were excellent. Really friendly & kind. We were running late & they were very accommodating. The goats cheese salad is amazing. Will definitely...return next time we are back to Athlone!More

Date of visit: January 2022
Reviewed 21 September 2021

The food was awesome and the atmosphere was charming. The service was great and we enjoyed ourselves very much.

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 21 August 2021 via mobile

The Left Bank never fails to impress! We had A fab meal tonight served by Sean who was so helpful and couldn’t do any more to make our evening perfect. I was undecided re two white wines and I was afforded the opportunity to taste...both. All three courses were just perfect and the atmosphere was very inviting. I go back time and time again even though I am now living in Dublin!More

Date of visit: August 2021
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14 July 2017|
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Response from 140MartinB | Reviewed this property |
u go down near the castle along the river but u can't see the river
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14 November 2015|
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Response from rosered r | Reviewed this property |
no i dont think so
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14 November 2015|
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Response from R4050OMtomh | Reviewed this property |
I had bottled beer some draught beers were available
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The Left Bank is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5