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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” (19 reviews)
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Irish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Fry Place, Athlone, Ireland
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Reviewed 25 September 2017

We stumbled in here after touring the local castle. The place was not at all touristy. The menu was small but varied. My wife had a Tandoori chicken salad and I had seafood pie. It was all delicious.

2  Thank coreyl
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

As an Australian visiting Ireland I love modern food. Everything we ate was superb. We definitely will be recommending this restaurant to friends and family. Well done guys!

1  Thank trishymelbourne
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Short review because I will say all that needs to be said. This is a fabulous location, eqsqusite food and lovely atmosphere for lunch or an evening meal. Athlone town is spoilt for choice of nice eateries but the Left Bank is most definitely ranking...More

Thank LauraBL66
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Called in for dessert late on Saturday evening and was absolutely blown away, possibly the nicest dessert I have ever had. Cant remember the exact name but something along the lines of banana, caramel and biscuit mess - it will change your life. I was...More

2  Thank Deank06
Reviewed 28 August 2017

We came here based on TripAdvisor reviews, and a recommendation from a local. We were seated promptly, the place was not busy at all. We decided to take advantage of the early bird menu, and we both decided to pay the additional amount to upgrade...More

Thank lillierebel
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Fabulous restaurant, lovely decor and the food was amazing, specials and menu. To choose from . not to pricey, well worth a visit

Thank susierossii
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

We accidentally found this place while trying to hide from the rain. It was great! Excellent food, excellent service, and full of people.

Thank dalit57
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

We visited here on a Thursday evening opting for the early bird menu. Nice tasty options to choose from including calamari and chicken liver pate which were both delicious! Portion size was perfect. I chose a warm prawn and chorizo salad for main which was...More

Thank JanNol13
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Just in Athlone for the day so checked TripAdvisor for somewhere good to eat. The reviews for The Left Bank looked promising to my Lady Girlfriend Partner person went down to check it out. The welcome was warm and friendly. There was a good selection...More

1  Thank Dave O
Reviewed 12 August 2017

This is one of those hidden away little bistros that serves coffee as well. Its tucked away behind the castle, easily found having crossed the bridge, go round the castle following the road down and there it is to the right. Popped in for a...More

Thank philipfleetwood
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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
15 November 2015|
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Response from rosered r | Reviewed this property |
no i dont think so
Patrick D
15 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
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
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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