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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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LOCATION
225A West George Street, Glasgow G2 2ND, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 days ago 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 yesterday

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 5 days ago 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 2 days ago

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

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

 Came on friday night, busy but no atmosphere. Service hit and miss, dark haired waitress a tad patronising and seemed antagonised when we enthusiastically asked questions regarding the food. Dishes presented beautifully but rather salty, last glass of wine failed to arrive.  Wine list good...More

1  Thank nototofuuu
GambaGlasgow, owner\chef at Gamba Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi It would be appreciated if you could give us some more details regarding your dining experience here at Gamba. When you dined with us and what name your booking was under? You can email me at info@gamba.co.uk kind regards Derek Marshall

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was my favourite restaurant in Glasgow . Unfortunately the front of house staff had changed and not for the better . I asked for a non-alcoholic version of a frozen daiquiri only to be told that defeated the point . I wasn't given any...More

Thank Dawn P
GambaGlasgow, Owner at Gamba Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Dawn P, I am very disheartened to hear that your experience at Gamba was disappointing. Please contact myself via phone on 0141 5720899 or email info@gamba.co.uk and let me know some more specifics about your visit - day/time so I can look further into...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

we had booked this early evening meal before going to the Gregory Porter concert, we found the staff to be very helpful and welcoming, the food was served quickly and hot, the soup provided some good taste sensations. I wold recommend to anyone looking for...More

Thank squash48
GambaGlasgow, General Manager at Gamba Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi squash48! Thank you for taking the time sharing your dinner experience at Gamba. I will pass on all your kind comments to the team. We hope you enjoyed the concert. Looking forward to welcome you here again soon. Best fishes, Luiza Devarajan

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited the restaurant at 7.30pm and it wasn't too busy. Table of 6 and we were greeted and served very politely and friendly all evening. Bigger inside than I had imagined which was pleasing. Served an appetizer to start and bread and crackers for the...More

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

Hi Robyn S! Thank you for sharing your dining experience. Our 'Supper club Tuesdays' are very popular at Gamba with every month different dish! Hopefully you join us soon again. Best regards, Luiza Devarajan

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just back from the most scrumptious meal at Gamba with friends. From start to finish everything was excellent. We had a 3 course lunch including sweet potato,chilli and coconut soup with delicious home made rolls, seabream on a delicious salad with prawns,goats cheese and mango,finishing...More

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

Hi ScotlandGilly! Thank you for taking the time to provide a 5 star review of your lunch visit at Gamba. Crisp-fried sea bream dish is my favourite, its a great combination of ingredients such as mango, Norwegian prawns and goats cheese! I am more than...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went with our mum for an early evening birthday meal on the theatre menu. 2 courses for 3 and a side plus a glass of wine each and a bottle of house white for £86 so fabulous value given we ate gorgeous sea bream. Very...More

Thank mcallister1
GambaGlasgow, General Manager at Gamba Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi mcallister1! 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, especially on such special occasion! We look forward to welcome you back again soon. Best regards, Luiza...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our recent visit to Gamba after a long absence ,rekindled our love of a restaurant we had forgotten . How could we forgotten how wonderful it is . We had Scallop and Tuna sashimi which was delightfully delicious . Followed by tuna tartare which was...More

Thank joan3
GambaGlasgow, General Manager at Gamba Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi joan3! Thank you for sharing your dining experience. We are very glad you enjoyed food! Lemon sole is one of Gamba's most popular dish from last 20 years. I will pass on your kind comments to the staff. Looking forward to see you soon!...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic seafood restaurant in the City Centre Glasgow. Visited for Easter Sunday dinner and very impressed. Very friendly and accommodating staff and pleasant surroundings with background music at a level we could talk over which we love. First class food and drink and the attention...More

Thank gillianmclarenscott
GambaGlasgow, General Manager at Gamba Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi gillianclarenscott! Thank you very much for your excellent review of Gamba,we are very happy that you enjoyed your experience with us on Easter. We always want to make our guests feel most welcomed and I am so glad our team made it special to...More

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Two rosettes does not equal to two Michelin stars. You're drunk.
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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$10 - US$51
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
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 2:15 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 2:15 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 2:15 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 2:15 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 2:15 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 2:15 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
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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