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Gamba Seafood Restaurant

) #24 of 1,942 Restaurants in Glasgow $$$$ British, , Seafood
225A West George Street, Glasgow G2 2ND, Scotland
+44 141 572 0899
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Overview
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish soup” (194 reviews)
“gambas” (393 reviews)
“king scallops” (31 reviews)
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CUISINES
British, Scottish, Seafood, European, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$$$
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Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
225A West George Street, Glasgow G2 2ND, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday

The food was outstanding in quality and quantity we haven't visited gamba in years our next visit will be in weeks as it was so good the service was also great we had a young girl from Latvia serving us and she was first class

1  Thank 601joe
GambaGlasgow, Manager at Gamba Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded today

I'm so glad to hear you enjoyed you're recent visit to Gamba, we look forward to seeing you again soon! Evelina will be glad to hear you're praise - I'll be sure to let her know! Kind regards, Thomas Percival

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Easily the best set menu and the highest quality food at the price I have had in a long, long time. Good wine list, if a bit conservative, but that's like the food: precise, fresh and a bit unadventurous, although extremely well cooked and presented....More

1  Thank James M
GambaGlasgow, Manager at Gamba Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you very much for the kind words about our restaurant, I'm very happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit and that you took the time to let us know. Please do visit us again! Kind regards, Thomas Percival

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is my favourite restaurant. Love love the fish soup. It's a must!! Can't fault my whole meal and the service was impeccable. Can't wait to return.

1  Thank mimiw06
GambaGlasgow, Manager at Gamba Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your kind words, favourite is high praise! We look forward to seeing you on your next visit. Warm regards, Thomas Percival

Reviewed 1 week ago

took the wife here after shopping trip, not been to Glasgow for ages but I am glad we did and found this great seafood restaurant. Superb lunch and going on previous reviews I decided to try the fish soup for myself, so glad I did...More

1  Thank john b
GambaGlasgow, Manager at Gamba Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the kind words John, it warms us to know you enjoyed your visit to our city and restaurant. We look forward to seeing you again! Kind regards, Thomas Percival

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had lunch here on Friday 2nd june at 1.45 From the greeting we received to the service and food I can find no fault. My husband had soup followed by sea bass and I just had the sea bass, very fussy eater! This fish...More

1  Thank darrencumbria
GambaGlasgow, Manager at Gamba Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for the kind words - we're very glad to hear you enjoyed your visit to Gamba and would love to welcome you back the next time you visit our city. Warm regards, Thomas Percival

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't judge a book by it's cover. This unassuming basement restaurant just outside the main shopping area is a gem. Fabulous seafood selection. Good wines available without breaking the bank. Cosy, romantic atmosphere and excellent service. Highly recommended.

1  Thank nge8
GambaGlasgow, Manager at Gamba Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for taking the time to post this kind review, we at Gamba are very happy you enjoyed your visit. Please do come back soon! Kind regards, Thomas percival

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We so enjoyed our dinner at Gamba. The Fish Soup is one of the best things I had during our vacation in Scotland and Ireland. So good that we bought the Gamba cookbook to try it at home!!! Our entrees of Sea Bass and King...More

1  Thank NantucketPrincess
GambaGlasgow, Manager at Gamba Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I'm very glad you enjoyed your visit to Gamba, overjoyed that the fish soup managed to be the highlight of your trip. With the cookbook purchased, you're all set for your own recreation! Thank you very much for your custom, should you ever be in...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I am giving 3⭐️ because the food was so nice that I couldn't do less... If i have to evaluate the service by itself it will be just one. Really disappointing visitMore

1  Thank Angielondonct
GambaGlasgow, Manager at Gamba Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Angie, I'm glad to hear you enjoyed the food Derek cooked on your visit, but very sad to hear the service was lacking! Please do contact us via phone on 0141 5720899 or email info@gamba.co.uk and let us know some more specifics about your...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Attended the Pol Roger dinner on Thursday night,it was great. Menu was brill had canapés,crab with mango and pink peppercorn,roast stone bass,poached tiger prawns,asparagus and scallop cream,purple basil.Dessert was the best,wild honey cheesecake,raspberries and champagne sorbet. Staff were as usual,brilliant professional and made us feel...More

2  Thank Kevin M
GambaGlasgow, Manager at Gamba Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I'm very glad you enjoyed the Pol Roger dinner Kevin, 4 champagnes in one evening is quite the treat. Stay tuned for more upcoming events similar to this, we'll be sure to throw some more before long. We appreciate your kind words about the food...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our first night in Glasgow. An uphill walk from our hotel, a charming entrance below street level. We had a great table - roomy and private - and excellent service. With no reservation, we were shown to the attractive small bar to wait (briefly) for...More

1  Thank keepmovingmom
GambaGlasgow, Manager at Gamba Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello and thank you for your five star review. We are very glad you enjoyed your visit to Gamba and your husband enjoyed his birthday meal. I hope you managed to exercise some restraint with the sweets - I struggle myself! We'd love to welcome...More

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Dress code, 31st Dec?
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
US$9 - US$46
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
12:00 - 14:15
17:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:15
17:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:15
17:00 - 21:30
Thursday
12:00 - 14:15
17:00 - 21:30
Friday
12:00 - 14:15
17:00 - 21:30
Saturday
12:00 - 14:15
17:00 - 21:30
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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