Latest News from the Left Bank Bistro

Our New 2 Course Lunch Menu For Only €15.00

Available Tuesday - Friday from 12pm - 5pm.

Choose a Main Course from the following dishes along with any of our Homemade Desserts for only €15!


  •  Tandoori Chicken Breast on Foccacia with Garlic Mayo, Mixed Leaf Salad & Sauté Potatoes.


  • Spicy Arrabbiata Penne Pasta with crumbled Goats Cheese & Rocket.


  • Slow Cooked Pork/Lamb pulled & served over Flatbread with Garlic Aioli, Rocket, Hummus, Slaw, Pickled Cucumber & Sauté Potatoes.

New Menu & Wine List

We've just launched our new menu with a great selection of fresh fish and Asian dishes..........

A totally new revamped wine list with great value wines from small winemakers in France, Italy & Spain.

Also introducing 10 wines in 500 ml carafe or by the glass..............



Happy to Report: Left Bank Bistro is a Fodor's Choice Property!

We are delighted with our latest accolade. Left Bank Bistro has been named a 2015 Fodor’s Choice Property by Fodor’s Travel, which you know is a well thought of travel guide

to quote from Fodor's "Each year our expert team of writers and editors designates an exclusive list of restaurants and hotels as the best of the best in their region" and we're thrilled to have made that list!

Check out our review on the Fodor's website.

About Us

The Left Bank Bistro was established in February 1995. It is a modern restaurant, situated in the heart of Old Athlone, a stone's throw from the Athlone Lock on the river Shannon with views of the Norman Castle and it's ancient architecture. The food is exciting and innovative and the restaurant is fully air-conditioned and wheelchair accessible.