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The Left Bank

Fry Place, Athlone, Ireland
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“salad” (20 reviews)
10:30 AM - 9:30 PM Hours
Irish, European, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Fry Place, Athlone, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A nice restaurant in an unlikely location. We felt that it was overpriced for what we had ( which was a light lunch). The service was very good and attentive and the restaurant was spotless. The food was just ok. Nothing out of the ordinary....More

Thank Marley2018
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just returned from area called The Left Bank in Athlone and really enjoyed a leisurely stroll around the quirky streets with plenty of nice coffee shops,restaurants and pubs to visit with a lovely atmosphere spilling out on the surrounding pavements !!!!!

Thank Paul A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Myself and my husband had date day lunch here. Service was excellent. Lovely setting spotlessly clean. Great Menu and great food. Very relaxing could have sat there all afternoon.

Thank rcarrollrc2
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had Surf & Turf and house-made raviolis. Delicious, casual dinner, great service. We weren't rushed and had a quiet table. Wonderful, local restaurant.

Thank Penny A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here for a quick lunch. I ordered the steak sandwich and my husband ordered some pulled pork. The steak in the steak sandwich was a tad overcooked but otherwise it tasted nice. The pulled pork did not have the american salty feel to it,...More

Thank Aria0092
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bright, clean little place in an old building near the castle. Creative menu with fresh ingredients. Really transcendent food. For lunch I had the prawn, chorizo and potato salad and it was truly wonderful. Went back the next day for dinner and had monkfish in...More

Thank Kristin M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Left Bank in Athlone is a bistro that should not missed when you visit. Good food is served and you'll get good value as well.

Thank GerD1158
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The staff were efficient and friendly. And, as we came to realise as our week in Ireland progressed, there seems to have been a collective bootstrapping of Irish pub standards. They were on top of the current gin resurgence with a wide range, all the...More

Thank William C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We brought our American guests here for lunch recently and we can recommend it highly. The menu offers good choice and the service was so friendly and welcoming while also being highly efficient. All our choices were very well received in this very nice comfortable...More

Thank Ashlawnguest
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Great location with tables outside to enjoy some wine and the dessert cheese plate. Friendly staff and lovely options.

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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, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 9:30 PM
10:30 AM - 9:30 PM
10:30 AM - 9:30 PM
10:30 AM - 9:30 PM
10:30 AM - 9:30 PM
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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