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The Left Bank

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Fry Place, Athlone, Ireland
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Irish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Fry Place, Athlone, Ireland
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited here on a Thursday evening opting for the early bird menu. Nice tasty options to choose from including calamari and chicken liver pate which were both delicious! Portion size was perfect. I chose a warm prawn and chorizo salad for main which was...More

Thank JanNol13
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just in Athlone for the day so checked TripAdvisor for somewhere good to eat. The reviews for The Left Bank looked promising to my Lady Girlfriend Partner person went down to check it out. The welcome was warm and friendly. There was a good selection...More

1  Thank Dave O
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of those hidden away little bistros that serves coffee as well. Its tucked away behind the castle, easily found having crossed the bridge, go round the castle following the road down and there it is to the right. Popped in for a...More

Thank philipfleetwood
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After a visit to Athlone Castle we found this fab bistro within walking distance. Excellent food for young and old alike. Great selection on offer. All homemade, including breads, yum. Very reasonably priced. If you fancy a glass of wine with your meal, great selection....More

Thank Avril M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Weird to be in a restaurant with more than 20 women and 3 men! Food was excellent but quite expensive, service good, nice atmosphere.

Thank gskipper2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family had the pleasure to eat here on a saturday night and there is just to say that it was a very positive experience. The staff were really good at their job and we felt immediately welcome at the place. At the same time...More

Thank John K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed in Raddison Blu just over the bridge. This beautiful restaurant is 50 yards from Irelands Oldest Pub Sean's Bar. Warm welcome. Early bird menu Tuesday-Friday....selected times at weekends. 2 courses for €20, 3 courses for €25. Brilliant value for well prepared and presented food....More

Thank ccteacher86
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went here as a family, expecting great things, both from the reviews and word of mouth. While the venue itself is very nice and the service is fine, the food was really not very nice at all. Starters were okay but the main courses,...More

2  Thank mikebleahene
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

When driving from Galway to Dublin my partner and I decided to stop off in Athlone for some lunch. I had an open ham sandwich which was huge and made with real ham which was mouthwateringly delicious. I had soup with it which had parsnip...More

1  Thank lauralaura2017
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Stopped off for quick lunch, nice menu and lovely food. Lots of seats and it was busy. Service ok too

Thank sparkycheek
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14 July 2017|
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Response from Martin B | Reviewed this property |
u go down near the castle along the river but u can't see the river
Patrick D
14 November 2015|
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Response from rosered r | Reviewed this property |
no i dont think so
Patrick D
14 November 2015|
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Response from Tom H | Reviewed this property |
I had bottled beer some draught beers were available
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fry Place, Athlone, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Westmeath  >  Athlone
  • Phone Number: +353(0)9094446
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