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Cafe Source

) #146 of 1,950 Restaurants in Glasgow ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ European, British,
1 St. Andrews Square, Glasgow G1 5PJ, Scotland
+44 141 548 6020
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cullen skink” (47 reviews)
“haggis pakora” (23 reviews)
“beef” (34 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
1 St. Andrews Square, Glasgow G1 5PJ, Scotland
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171 - 180 of 494 reviews

Reviewed 12 April 2015

A first time visit here, place which has always been recommended by friends, and we weren't left disappointed. Excellent value on the pre-theatre, for two course, including a glass of wine. We had Cullen skink (very good, maybe too much potato) and a goats cheese...More

Thank oldfogeys
Reviewed 10 April 2015 via mobile

Went with the family midweek and had a most enjoyable 3 courses. Menu was varied and food well cooked. Kids well catered for. Only thing pulling it down from full marks was very slow service, even though the restaurant was practically empty. Like I say,...More

Thank AndyPaulineGreer
Reviewed 5 April 2015

Visited here with friends for early evening meal. 2 courses for £11.95 including a glass of wine. Varied menu with some daily specials added. Food was excellent and staff were friendly and efficient. A little off the beaten track but still very busy with a...More

Thank ANS45
Reviewed 3 April 2015

Well, it was our turn, and we were up to "C". Cafe Source was a definite C, and the menu looked quite nice. On phoning to book, Mrs J was told that it was Big Band night, and tables were limited. We got the choice...More

Thank Iain J
Reviewed 29 March 2015 via mobile

Cosy, busy, and excellent deal obtained via 5pm, which included a delicious bottle of house wine. Locally sourced produce from local companies, cooked to perfection. We live in Glasgow but don't go here often enough - it is great. Highly recommend to visitors to the...More

Thank greeney82
Reviewed 26 March 2015

From the moment we arrived we knew we had made a good choice. The ambiance (on a cold evening) was warming and the welcome very friendly. The service throughout was excellent and the food looked super and tasted even better. We tried some things that...More

1  Thank StephenPatrickC
Reviewed 22 March 2015

This evening was a celebration (Husbands 70) we were a party of 14 including two babies The food was the usual high standard as everyone opted for different meals from vegetarian to meat. The staff gave excellent service and some family members who had never...More

Thank Lily M
Reviewed 21 March 2015

Booked for pre theatre meal,could not fault meal or wine and staff were very attentive,very good value for money ,would recommend to anyone for an excellent meal and ambience.We will go again.

Thank Chris G
Reviewed 21 March 2015

Hi we really liked the venue, cosy and intimate. Food excellent however the guy who served our table wasn't very attentitive, didn't offer set menu option, water etc. which was a shame as it would have made the experience perfect. Girl at bar very pleasant,...More

Thank a r
Reviewed 15 March 2015

We have been visitors here on many occasions.I like basement restaurants. they always seen cosy. Even on a Saturday evening with an almost full house it was far from noises.Many tables are set in bothers which helps keep the noise down.The menu is diverse with...More

Thank RRJ55
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Hi, there is a ramp - not sure if lift, plenty of space and spotless.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 16 - US$ 40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 St. Andrews Square, Glasgow G1 5PJ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow
  • Phone Number: +44 141 548 6020
Cafe Source is located beneath the magnificently restored 18th Century St. Andrew’s Church in the Merchant City, Cafe Source offers a relaxed and informal dining experience for those wanting to sample some gutsy “real” Scottish fare. Traditional favourites such as Haggis, Stovies and the ever popular Cullen Skink figure on the menu, however you will also find a wide range of contemporary dishes. Pre-Theatre and Dinner Menus are also available offering excellent value for money. Specials change on a daily basis and with an extensive choice of Malt Whisky, fine wines, Scottish beers and lagers you will surely find Café Source a truly relaxing place to enjoy a taste of Scotland. 10 Mins from Central Station. 2 Mins from Glasgow Cross/Glasgow Green.
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