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Gamba Seafood Restaurant

225A West George Street, Glasgow G2 2ND, Scotland
+44 141 572 0899
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Overview
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“miso soup” (216 reviews)
“gambas” (442 reviews)
“seafood” (216 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm Hours
CUISINES
British, Scottish, Seafood, European, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
RATINGS
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Value
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LOCATION
225A West George Street, Glasgow G2 2ND, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 1,315 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Excellent food and great service. They also have the nice little touches like the canapés on arrival and bread rolls. Lobster was lovely and pickled onions with the oysters was amazing.

Thank nickgS1140US
Reviewed 2 days ago

Family outing, 6 adults who all agreed that the food was as good as anything they had ever experienced. Relaxed ambience, very helpful staff. Top marks all round!

1  Thank Graham;Mr.james G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was dying to come here for years and I’m annoyed that I’ve left it so late!!! Brilliant. Seafood extravaganza in a perfect environment. Ninja like staff were attentive without being seen somehow! Felt like Michelin quality staffing. I had the dressed crab with apple to...More

3  Thank 747varuns
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were visiting Glasgow with friends on a personal trip and choose this fabulous venue as on my last visit was best in Glasgow. Pleased to say the meal was even better than my last visit. Our party of five really enjoyed the meal. Apparently...More

1  Thank aholyman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first visit to Gamba and it was certainly memorable. Entry is at street level where you then descend down a flight of stairs to the restaurant. You feel that you are entering a seedy jazz gig that is dark and smoky and...More

3  Thank mauro b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had booked this restaurant in advance. It is pricey but the food is excellent. Fish soup very good, sashimi (wasabi was too hot for our taste). Main courses sole and scallops excellent. Nice roomy tables, good wine, cocktails etc.

2  Thank WilsonsDublin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had fish soup and also two kinds of fish; both were good, but not unusual. Dessert was delicious. Service and atmosphere were good. Reasonably priced.

1  Thank Harold C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Haven't been here for a while, and the quality of the evening reminded us why it had been one of our favourite restaurants in town. The food looks as good as it tastes, and our waitress, Tiffany, was ever so good.

2  Thank AndrewJBell
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food, service, and entire experience was a true delight until... The staff avoided any mention of their faulty credit card machine until it was time to pay. We had started silently wondering about the three other tables asking about paying by cheque. We then...More

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

Hi RRossP! Thank you for taking the time sharing your feedback from your recent visit at Gamba. I am glad you have enjoyed food and service. My colleague Boris who took your reservation on Saturday afternoon notified you regards to cash/cheques only payments for that...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is some of the most vreative and best prepared seafood we had on our trip. It was so good we bought the cook book. Service was also excellant

1  Thank bacchus21
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pr0trav3l3r
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Response from Catmandoo2014 |
Two rosettes does not equal to two Michelin stars. You're drunk.
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Liz C
30 December 2014|
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Response from StephenOmbersley | Reviewed this property |
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
USD 9 - USD 46
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
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
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
  • E-mail
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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