We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

The Left Bank

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Fry Place, Athlone, Ireland
+353(0)9094446
Website
Today
10:30 - 21:30
Open now
See all hours
Hours:
Tue - Sat 10:30 - 21:30
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50

337 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 317: English reviews
Naples, Florida
Level Contributor
298 reviews
231 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2015 via mobile

We are traveling in Ireland with a large group and another restaurant was recommended by our driver so we opted to go off the path and find another restaurant... The Left Bank caught our attention while walking around, it had a nice character to it. I started with the soup special (potato and leek), it was very tasty... My wife... More 

Helpful?
Thank Iamalpha
Dublin, Ireland
Level Contributor
18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2015 via mobile

This restaurant never fails to serve great food. Choice is varied. Staff are friendly and helpful. Ideal for a special night out.

Helpful?
Thank karencro
Ireland
Level Contributor
10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2015

I have been a regular here for years and recently visited for lunch after a few months absence.To my great suprise a new ,much improved more varied menu since my last visit. There was a lively ambiance in what is a nice pleasant surrounding with an extensive wine list. Well worth a visit.

Helpful?
Thank Finn882014
Ireland
Level Contributor
12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2015

fantastic restaurant with the most amazing food. I usually get the early bird menu which is excellent value and service is second to none!

Helpful?
Thank rosered r
Norfolk, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2015

Great food and outstanding service. Menu limited, but just as well because all the items were so different and tempting.

Helpful?
Thank JnSLondon
County Dublin, Ireland
Level Contributor
7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2015 via mobile

i took my son while on a break in Athlone. The restaurant was wheelchair friendly for my boy, the staff are so so nice and the food is amazing! My little boy six, loved the soup, and asked the waitress to pay compliments to the chef (just like the movie ratatouille) lol. The chef personally came out to serve my... More 

Helpful?
4 Thank 133ldub
Windsor, Canada
Level Contributor
111 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2015

A great restaurant with local fare as well as local craft beers. The fact that many locals eat there as well as tourists is to the credit of this restaurant. Try the craft beer, you will love it.

Helpful?
Thank Omer H
Dublin, Ireland
Level Contributor
312 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2015

We were a group who arrived without reservation recently. Staff were very friendly and service was excellent. Early bird was available even though it was quite late! Menu choice is very good between fish, lamb and steak. They have a great selection of craft beer and a good wine selection also. It is a bit expensive unless you go for... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Beahive
Limerick, Ireland
Level Contributor
14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2015

A large group of us had lunch in Left Bank today. We all enjoyed the lovely food & the Staff were great.

Helpful?
2 Thank MaireadOFlah
kildare
Level Contributor
134 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2015 via mobile

Myself and my boyfriend came here unexpectedly for dinner on a busy Thursday night and were pleasantly surprised. I have to admit the staff made it for us. There was one girl (beautiful blonde) and she was so so nice. She was very informative and helpful about both food and drinks. She was lovely. Helpful and good fun too. We... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank galwaygirl27

Travellers who viewed The Left Bank also viewed

Athlone, County Westmeath
Athlone, County Westmeath
 
Athlone, County Westmeath
Athlone, County Westmeath
 

Been to The Left Bank? Share your experiences!

Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Irish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Tuesday
10:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
10:30 - 21:30
Thursday
10:30 - 21:30
Friday
10:30 - 21:30
Saturday
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

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of The Left Bank and other visitors
2 questions
Ask a question
Athlone, Ireland
over a year ago
Athlone, Ireland
over a year ago

See all questions (2)

Questions? Get answers from The Left Bank staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?