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The Left Bank

#328 of 1,934 Restaurants in Glasgow
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33-35 Gibson Street, Glasgow G12 8NU, Scotland
+44 141 339 5969
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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239 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I chose this restaurant due to their excellent brunch menu. It has a lot of veg and vegan options. I went for the lebanese breakfast which contained baked eggs, chickpeas, haloumi, potatoes and pita. I was disappointed that the egg wasn't runny but aside from that the food was perfect. This was let down by the service. We had to... More 

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Thank Erin C
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely meal for a 21st celebration. 10 of us in a quiet corner. Friendly, attentive service. Great variety of food which was very nicely prepared. Great value for money too. Would visit again.

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Thank HonestStag
Kampala, Kampala, Uganda
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really tasty food, friendly staff, and dog friendly. Service was a bit slow but it was a busy Sunday lunch time.

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Thank dpksmith
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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226 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the few places to open before 11am on a Sunday, Left Bank does a range of interesting and well-cooked breakfasts. The Lebanese is highly recommended. Coffee is good, and the staff very efficient.

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1 Thank Pete M
glasgow
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stumbled across this place by accident looking for somewhere quick to grab a bite to eat. The best chilli con carne I've ever had! The staff are friendly and the place is funky inside! Definitely worth a visit!

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Thank holly f
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely meal on Saturday night although had to keep my coat on as it was very cold within the restaurant. I mentioned this to be told by the waitress she was very warm running about the place!! Generally the staff were nice even though they had to deal with 6 very rude men sitting next to us, who... More 

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Thank Corrieri16
Juton, General Manager at The Left Bank, responded to this review

Heya Corrie! Thanks for stopping by last Saturday, sorry about the heating, it takes a day or two to get in the walls; before everything is toasty over the cold periods! So sorry again. I remember you guys and the grumbly ones you had to sit beside, hopefully they didn't diminish your experience and you'll be back to smile along... More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

We used to be brunch regulars at sister restaurant The Two Figs until it sadly closed down. This Sunday we tried brunch at The Left Bank for the first time and we were delighted with the selection and quality of the food. A table of 4 we sampled the eggs mornay deluxe (with mushrooms and truffle), full cooked breakfast, French... More 

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Thank Mrsdrum1986
Juton, General Manager at The Left Bank, responded to this review

Evening Drum & Friends! Did you know we've got another sister in the south side? That's right the Bungo Bar & Restaurant are also our kindred and thriving down at the top of Queen's Park! We're so glad you enjoyed the food, atmosphere and staff, most often we are quite pleasant...! Please return sooner rather than later, to enjoy all... More 

London, United Kingdom
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161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 261 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Came here with a load of colleagues who were a conference around the corner. It took an hour to deliver soup and sandwiches, by which time several of us had just given up and left as they needed to be back on the podium. The staff said that they hadn't realised that there was an urgency...but that means people don't... More 

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Thank LSO1973
Juton, General Manager at The Left Bank, responded to this review

Heya LSO, Sorry once again for the delay on food, the two front of house staff that were in on Friday when your table was in did their very best to give excellent service. Unfortunately for yourselves when your party arrived, the last of the university group coming down from the convention, we were told it was to be a... More 

Ramsbottom, United Kingdom
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349 reviews
218 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Visited over the Christmas period after a nice walk through Kelvingrove park. Chose the brunch menu- Lebanese breakfast , the missus went for superfood salad with cauliflower pakora on the side. The wee man plumped for beans on toast. All were amazing. Seriously delicious. Staff friendly and efficient even although it was bouncing. Brilliant.

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Thank Rhuari
Juton, General Manager at The Left Bank, responded to this review

Thanks Rhuari! Thanks for visiting during the hustle & bustle of the Christmas rush, your wife got the very last portion of the seasonal menu's cauliflower, and if I remember right, she loved it! The park is lovely this time of year, well all year really, but especially with all the extra decorations and feelings of festivities in the air.... More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Sadly we didn't get to try the food here- after walking all around the West End we doubled back as Left Bank looked lovely. As SOON as we entered the chap behind the counter looked like he didn't want us there. We asked if a table for eight was available and without looking around he said "I can't possibly do... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$17
Cuisine
Scottish, European, British, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 00:00
Monday
09:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 00:00
Thursday
09:00 - 00:00
Friday
09:00 - 00:00
Saturday
10:00 - 00:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?