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Avenue Coffee

291 Byres Road, Glasgow G12 8TL, Scotland
+44 141 339 5336
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“brunch” (7 reviews)
“bacon sandwich” (10 reviews)
“cakes” (26 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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291 Byres Road, Glasgow G12 8TL, Scotland
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Reviewed 8 August 2016

Saturday morning brunch sitting outside with a couple of friends in the sun eating some good food with a selection of nice drinks - what a great start to the weekend ! The porridge with papaya sounds odd but was nice, the bacon sandwich was...More

Thank Rhys D
AvenueCoffee291, General Manager at Avenue Coffee, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2016

Hello Rhys, We are delighted that you had such a lovely morning with us and enjoyed your time. Although we have quite a traditional menu we try to experiment with different flavours and dishes. Apologies for the timings of your service, we strive to serve...More

Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

First time visiting here. Quite expensive for a coffee and cheese scone which was not very tasty. Staff seemed to be more interested in a pretty young blonde who was in visiting rather than me, so I feel I ended up receiving sub standard poor,...More

1  Thank gazsmollen
AvenueCoffee291, General Manager at Avenue Coffee, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2016

Hi gazsmollen, Thanks for your feedback regarding your first visit. We are very disappointed to hear that you were unhappy with our service as we always try to ensure that every customer feels well tended to. This is very much out of character for our...More

Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

As a frequent traveler to Glasgow I am often grabbing a movie at the grosvenor and between the latest movies , I discovered this bright airy and wonderful coffee shop with authentic Ethiopian brewed coffee and a wonderful menu . Awesome soup and a pizza...More

Thank Iscsam002
AvenueCoffee291, Manager at Avenue Coffee, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2016

Hi Iscsam002, Everyone in the Avenue team are very appreciative of your kind words. We always make sure that you have an enjoyable experience every time you visit. We are also happy to hear that you are pleased with our menu as we spend a...More

Reviewed 1 August 2016

This is my local. I go there for the excellent coffee. I think it is the best I have found, not just in Glasgow, but in London and New York too. The food is good and you must try the home made fruit scones. But...More

Thank LillaGG
Reviewed 30 July 2016

I am surprised by the good reviews. This is an incredibly noisy place because of its acoustics. It has an open kitchen and somewhat clumsy staff so when we sat down there for an hour, I don't know how many times they dropped or broke...More

4  Thank Nia K
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Excellent breakfast, nice flat white, had the fish mini brioche which melted in your mouth. We also had the Ham and cheese with Dijon and the smoked salmon with homemade cream cheese. Good service, nice spot to get away from it all

Thank MarianMaa
Reviewed 22 July 2016

We had breakfast and a late afternoon snack here and both were delicious and reasonably priced. The service was friendly and helpful with gluten free options.

Thank mktani
Reviewed 19 July 2016

Was over in Byres Road last week having a meal in a local Indian, after we came out we decided to have a walk then came in here for a coffee. I ordered a large Latte and my wife and Americano, both very hot. When...More

8  Thank govanmac
AvenueCoffee291, General Manager at Avenue Coffee, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2016

Hi govanmac, thankyou for taking the time to write a review on your experience. We at Avenue Coffee are disappointed that you have given us a one star review. We work really hard to make sure all our customers leave happy, and we're sorry that...More

Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Great strong coffee...I had a doppio and my wife a flat white. Avocado toast was huge and delicious. Service was very friendly. Free wifi Lunch menu looks yum-we will be back!

2  Thank Anthony P
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Rather noisy , had to ask for the table to be wiped and not done well , ordered the iced tea which I didn't finish it was so insipid , ordered a scone which had been sliced but the top part of the scone had...More

7  Thank m_watson49
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 13
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 7:00 PM
8:30 AM - 7:00 PM
8:30 AM - 7:00 PM
8:30 AM - 7:00 PM
8:30 AM - 7:00 PM
8:30 AM - 7:00 PM
8:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 291 Byres Road, Glasgow G12 8TL, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow>  > West End
  • Neighbourhood: West End
  • Phone Number: +44 141 339 5336
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