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Trans Europe Cafe

#163 of 1,913 Restaurants in Glasgow
Certificate of Excellence
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25 Parnie Street, Glasgow G1 5RJ, Scotland
+44 141 552 7999
10:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 10:00 - 17:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 22:00
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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We chose to go to this cafe after reading such good reviews on Tripadvisor. Unfortunately it was quite a disappointing experience. The food was bland and overpriced and our table was dirty. It has a quirky interior and the service was fine, but we've been to far better cafes nearby for much cheaper.

Thank Emma L
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stumbled upon this cafe while walking through Merchant City one Sunday morning and remembered if from the BBC show Lip Service. Its a great little cafe with bus seats and maps on the wall. The food was lovely and reasonable priced and the service friendly and prompt

Thank Jenny F
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited the cafe last Saturday morning. It was cold and raining outside but we received a warm welcome from the waiting staff inside. The cafe is fairly small but interesting to look around. The menu isn't extensive but the food is delicious. We opted for black pudding and poached egg on toasted muffin. Best we've tasted. If your planning a... More 

Thank glamourchics2000
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57 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I searched for best Eggs Benedict in Glasgow and this came up. I think if you can find somewhere that makes a very good EB then go there for breakfast or brunch. I ordered Eggs Royale with spinach as an extra. Other half ordered full house. Both very good and very filling. The waiter was very nice. He even let... More 

Thank FoodieFellow
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Really like here for breakfast. Food is fresh and well cooked, hot plates, food and drinks and good service. Can get busy and may not get table but otherwise no issues.

Thank Joyce L
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

We spotted this place while dining across the road and decided to try it based on how busy it was. We were not disappointed- a slight queue to get in for Sunday brunch which is always a good sign. Lovely food and a great vibe about the place - the owner was very attentive to customers.

Thank nonvabene
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Absolutely brilliant ciabatta, lovely wine, amazing staff, great music and such a fantastic looking place. Absolute perfection and I can't wait to return. Very reasonably priced too.

Thank Neil M
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Tucked away in a back street of Glascow is this little gem of a restaurant. Breakfast was superb, along with a good coffee very friendly staff. I'll be going back to try it our for lunch very soon!

Thank Chris M
Warrington, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

A small trendy cafe with quirky decor. We had been for a night out in Glasgow on Saturday night and came here for breakfast. Food was pretty good, we both had the full breakfast, I'd give it a 7/10, could've done with slightly more and the ingredients seemed a bit "off the supermarket shelf". The coffee was nice and strong... More 

Thank 648neild
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

This is somewhere we frequented fairly regularly, but since moving from town to the southside we don't get a visit as often. However this miserable Sunday afternoon was made so much better after a delicious lunch, as we were used to on previous visits. My husband got a Hamburg and I opted for the Innsbruck, both with a side of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 20
Cafe, European, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Parnie Street, Glasgow G1 5RJ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow>  > City Centre
  • Neighbourhood: City Centre
  • Phone Number: +44 141 552 7999

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?