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Travellers' Choice2023
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£6 - £14
CUISINES
Scottish, Bar, European, British, International
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 28 March 2024

great atmosphere, professional and friendly staff, my friends (their first time eating there) and I had the Indian poke bowls as well as a variety of side dishes, delicious . Thank you to the staff and chef for a perfect lunchMore

Date of visit: March 2024
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The Left Bank Glasgow, General Manager at The Left Bank, responded to this reviewResponded 1 April 2024

Thanks so much for leaving us this review, I'm delighted to read that you and your friends enjoyed everything. I will, of course, make sure your kind feedback is shared with both the front of house and kitchen team. We look forward to welcoming you...More

Reviewed 27 January 2024

Not been in here in years and was pleased we dropped in. Lebanese breakfast didn't disappoint. Had a couple of mocktails too, which were delish. Lovely staff and good service. Place was bustling but we were seated quickly and the soul tunes were perfect for...a chill Saturday afternoon.More

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 30 September 2023

Everything was great 👍 thank you especially for the amazing food and great atmosphere! 😁 Thr staff did a great job and we had an amazing timeMore

Date of visit: September 2023
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The Left Bank Glasgow, General Manager at The Left Bank, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2023

Hello, Firstly thanks for taking the time to leave us a five out of five review, we really appreciate it. I'm delighted you enjoyed our food, service and the atmosphere on your visit. Reviews like this are so important to the team and I will...More

Reviewed 23 September 2023 via mobile

We thought the food was great and were really happy with the gluten free and vegan options. The halloumi tacos were delicious and the drinks menu is good. Great value!More

Date of visit: September 2023
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The Left Bank Glasgow, General Manager at The Left Bank, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2023

hello, Thanks so much for leaving us this lovely review; I'm delighted that you enjoyed all of your food and drinks on your recent visit - and that you feel we cater well for our guests with specific dietary needs. We look forward to welcoming...More

Reviewed 28 August 2023 via mobile

Nice atmosphere, friendly staff, decent food. Had good fish and chips (chips though a tad mushy) and tofu tacos which were spicy and tasty (off gluten free menu) though the corn taco base was a little chewy. Skip the ginger beer/dreadful Old Jamaica brand. Small...wine list. Tasty Panna Cotta for dessert.More

Date of visit: August 2023
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The Left Bank Glasgow, General Manager at The Left Bank, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2023

Hello, I'm happy to hear you enjoyed your visit to our restaurant, overall. I have passed on your comments regarding the chips and the taco bases to our Head Chef; we are always looking to continually improve and so will definitely take your feedback onboard....More

Reviewed 24 June 2023

Fabulously friendly and flexible staff, very willing to cater for my preferences. The food was delicious, the atmosphere fab, the music good and the staff outstandingly delightful. Best find on this holiday. Vegan and Veggie options available. I enjoyed the large open windows and interior...design just as much btw.More

Date of visit: June 2023
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The Left Bank Glasgow, General Manager at The Left Bank, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2023

Hello, thanks for taking the time to leave us such a lovely review! I'm delighted that you enjoyed your recent visit so much. Positive feedback like this means so much to the team, and I will make sure it is shared with both front of...More

Reviewed 15 June 2023

Came for lunch with my mam and had a lovely, well serviced meal which she described as the best vegan food in glasgow! Lovely staff, very welcoming and delicious food. Will be back!More

Date of visit: June 2023
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The Left Bank Glasgow, General Manager at The Left Bank, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2023

Hi Nina, Thanks so much for taking the time to leave us your thoughts on your recent visit. I'm really happy to learn that you were so pleased with both the food and the service and, particularly, that your Mum rated our vegan options so...More

Reviewed 27 May 2023 via mobile

What fabulous food! The Lebanese breakfast was filling and completely delicious- I’d definitely order it again and the Korean cauliflower was also great! Lovely coffees and super friendly staff - highly recommend this place!! We will be back.More

Date of visit: May 2023
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The Left Bank Glasgow, General Manager at The Left Bank, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2023

Hello, Thanks so much for taking the time to leave us such a lovely five moon review! I'm so happy to read that you enjoyed your visit. The Lebanese breakkie and Korean cauliflower are definitely firm customer favorites, I'm glad you agree! I'll make sure...More

Reviewed 22 May 2023

The food was delicious, so flavourful. And such a good range of options I didn’t know where to start! The customer service was top tier which complimented the lovely vibes. I will definitely be coming back as soon as I can.More

Date of visit: May 2023
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The Left Bank Glasgow, General Manager at The Left Bank, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2023

Hi Bella, thanks so much for the five moon review! Really happy to hear that you enjoyed the food, service and atmosphere here at The Left Bank so much - I'll make sure to pass on your comments to the whole team! We look forward...More

Reviewed 22 May 2023

We came to Left Bank two days in a row - for brunch on Sunday, loved it so much we came back on Monday for an ice coffee. Great vibes and yummy food. Lovely place to hang with friends.

Date of visit: May 2023
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The Left Bank Glasgow, General Manager at The Left Bank, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2023

Hello, thanks so much for the review! I'm really happy to hear that you enjoyed both of your visits to The Left Bank. We hope that we see you in again soon! Kind regards, Callum.

Reviewed 22 May 2023

Best french toast I ever had!!! Callum and Lucy were so welcoming and helpful. Lucy made a 10/10 coffee. Would 100% recommend and can't wait to come back!

Date of visit: May 2023
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The Left Bank Glasgow, General Manager at The Left Bank, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2023

Hi Lily, thanks so much for the lovely review! Really glad to hear you enjoyed the welcome, french toast and coffee! Hope to see you back in again soon.

Reviewed 19 May 2023 via mobile

I just love this place, always a fantastic meal! On this visit we had the sea bream (which was cooked to perfection) and a beef burger which was in one of the best brioche rolls I’ve ever had! The service was efficient and friendly, perfect...for a relaxed midweek evening meal. Will return.More

Date of visit: May 2023
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The Left Bank Glasgow, General Manager at The Left Bank, responded to this reviewResponded 20 May 2023

Hi Catriona, thanks so much for the lovely review! I'm really pleased to hear that you enjoyed the service and food on your recent visit, most especially the sea bass and our brioche buns! Positive feedback like this means so much to our team and...More

Reviewed 15 May 2023

Cannot recommend this place highly enough. While we were in Glasgow for the (Coronation) Bank Holiday Weekend, we were looking for somewhere that served brunch. A couple of people that we know from the city suggested we try "The Left Bank" on Gibson Street and...we weren't disappointed! The staff are super friendly, young and fun....they engaged well with us and seemed interested. They were busy and that's always a good sign and the accents appeared in the main to be "local". We never had to wait more than five minutes for a table which was amazing considering it was a Bank Holiday. Only good vibes at The Left Bank by the looks of things too. The longest time from sitting to ordering (on the three occasions that we visited) was roughly ten minutes. The food arrived in a timely fashion also. The French Toast with Caramelised Banana is to die for! So delicious!! My son had the Eggs Mornay Caledonia (poached egg with mornay sauce and smoked salmon). He was equally impressed. However, the best item of all on the menu was surprisingly their Breakfast Tea. I'm a tea lover and when I'm out I'm loathe to have a cuppa as it never tastes the same as at home. However, the tea here was SO GOOD that I had two pots of it on the three visits we made to The Left Bank that weekend! Full-bodied, not bitter and no tinny after taste! Believe me when I say it's definitely the best tasting tea outside my own home and that's high praise from me! I also noticed that many patrons brought their doggies along 🐶🐕 while they were enjoying a leisurely breakfast / brunch / lunch and as a dog lover I approve! Was a great talking point between the tables. I can highly recommend "The Left Bank" and look forward to visiting there again soon!More

Date of visit: May 2023
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The Left Bank Glasgow, General Manager at The Left Bank, responded to this reviewResponded 20 May 2023

Hello, thanks so much for your lovely review! We do really appreciate you taking the time to leave us such lovely feedback all round and I will make sure it is shared with the entire team. Thank you also for coming in to see us...More

Reviewed 13 May 2023

Worst meal I have had dining out in a long time. Fish tacos! Fish fried in panko was fine. But why would you serve crispy fish in a crispy taco ! The salad in the taco was dry cabbage ( red and green) No dressing....Completely inedible . Then to add insult to injury, they had dumped it all on a bed of bulgar wheat. It didn’t even make sense. There were small strips of gaucomole on the side which ran out quickly. Despite telling the staff in a very jovial and kind way that this meal was crap ( not their fault), no one took the initiative to deduct anything from the bill. It’s such a shame. St Luke’s in the East End were serving the same dish as a special last weekend for 30% less and they were fabulous. Perfect balance of flavours and textures. I’ve eaten on the Left Bank many times and generally their food is good. Don’t mess with the Taco please.More

Date of visit: May 2023
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The Left Bank Glasgow, General Manager at The Left Bank, responded to this reviewResponded 20 May 2023

Hi there, We were saddened to recieve your one star review, expressing your dissapointment at the fish tacos that you ordered on your recent visit. As an independent restaurant operating in struggling times a review like this can have a big impact, so we do...More

Reviewed 2 April 2023

I literally could not fault this place. the staff, the menu and ingredients and the atmosphere. 5 star ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️More

Date of visit: March 2023
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The Left Bank, General Manager at The Left Bank, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2023

Hi Leigh, thank you for the five star review! I'm really happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit so much, and I will ensure that your comments are passed on to the whole team. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Kind...More

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  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4