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Cup Tea Lounge Glasgow

) #1 of 46 Dessert in Glasgow #63 of 2,072 Places to Eat in Glasgow ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ British, , Vegetarian Friendly
71 Renfield Street, Glasgow G2 1LP, Scotland
+44 141 353 2959
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (41 reviews)
“cupcakes” (213 reviews)
“sandwiches” (103 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 18:00All hours
CUISINES
British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
71 Renfield Street, Glasgow G2 1LP, Scotland
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Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

I went with my sister for high tea. She had a voucher for champagne high tea for two. The staff were very pleasant and the teas i tried were delicious. The high tea itself was mediocre. There was a very long gap between the savoury...More

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Matthew B, Public Relations Manager at Cup Tea Lounge Glasgow, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2016

Hello, We are very happy that you enjoyed the staff's service and our hand-blended tea selection. The gap between savoury and sweet is unacceptable and we will look at why this happened on the day and make sure this is no longer than 10 minutes....More

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Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely afternoon tea at cup for my daughter's birthday. We ordered the afternoon tea with cocktails. It is well worth the money too much food had to take some cakes home in a box! Best afternoon tea we have had!More

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Matthew B, Public Relations Manager at Cup Tea Lounge Glasgow, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2016

Hello there, Wooo!! That's what I like to hear, a perfect review all round and I'll send it to the staff that were on on the day. Also I hope the birthday was a success and a big belated happy birthday to your daughter from...More

Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

I have visited Cup several times and never been disappointed. The afternoon tea is delicious and something a little different from the usual format. You get an extensive selection of sandwiches, pastries and other savoury option and a wide variety of sweet treats. The service...More

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Matthew B, Public Relations Manager at Cup Tea Lounge Glasgow, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2016

Hello there, Thank you for the great review of our Afternoon Tea. We're glad you enjoyed the food and service, we'll make sure to pass on your comments to the staff who'll be very grateful. Also, fantastic tip! You're obviously a big Cup/Gin71 fan so...More

Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Best afternoon tea ever. The savour and sweet selections were amazing. My sister is gluten free and the selection she received was just as amazing as ours. Best gluten free range iv ever seen. We got boxes to take what ever we left home and...More

Thank Heather M
Matthew B, Public Relations Manager at Cup Tea Lounge Glasgow, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2016

Good day Heather, We're very happy you've had such a perfect experience with us. We pride ourselves on bringing a great level of service and great tasting food to our customers and we're glad we could accommodate for your sister. We don't have quite 100...More

Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Absolutely amazing, couldn't fault it whatsoever. So much food, unlimited tea and the most amazing gluten free selection of cakes I've ever had. Definite value for money, perfect.More

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Matthew B, Public Relations Manager at Cup Tea Lounge Glasgow, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2016

Hello smcneil1512, Amazing! We love this review and glad you enjoyed our gluten free selection. Hopefully with the unlimited tea you got to try all the blends that you wanted. Pop by any time for some gluten free treats :) Have a great week, Cup...More

Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Had afternoon tea with friends and had a thoroughly enjoyable experience. The staff were all very friendly and helpful, nothing was too much trouble. Great selection of teas to choose from and wonderful choice of savouries and cakes. We all left with doggy bags. Def...More

Thank Jennifer E
Matthew B, Public Relations Manager at Cup Tea Lounge Glasgow, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2016

Hello Jennifer, Glad to hear that you had a 5 star experience with us and that you were spoiled for choice as well. Our menu changes often so hopefully we can have you back soon to sample some new cakes :) Have a great week,...More

Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Went for early afternoon tea and bit underwhelmed. Not a strong selection of sandwiches and then far too much cakes and sugar....very overblown price... should be half the price...More

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Matthew B, Public Relations Manager at Cup Tea Lounge Glasgow, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2016

Good Afternoon, We don't like to see such low ratings on our Tripadvisor page as you can imagine and we're sorry to hear it didn't match to what you we think can be a 5 star experience. If you could give me an email with...More

Reviewed 6 August 2016

Having visited Gin71 for a drink last year and seen many people having Afternoon Tea which looked lovely my wife and I decided to go to Glasgow to celebrate our wedding anniversary and book Cup for an Afternoon tea of our own. Service was good,...More

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Matthew B, Public Relations Manager at Cup Tea Lounge Glasgow, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2016

Good Afternoon Peter, Thank you for your considered review. We're sorry to hear that the savoury section of your Afternoon tea wasn't up to scratch. We would really appreciate if you could send us a more detailed review of the Afternoon Tea so we can...More

Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

My mum and I stumbled upon this place while getting a bit lost and I'm so glad we did! The soups, sandwiches and cakes are all divine!!! Everything is so fresh and yummy!!! The tea selection is incredible and we struggled to choose :) staff...More

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Matthew B, Public Relations Manager at Cup Tea Lounge Glasgow, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2016

Hello Autumn_White! We love your enthusiasm and glad that it matches ours. Yummy, divine, incredible and fabulous are all words we'd use to describe the Cup experience as well. Maybe one day we will move South of the border but for now if you are...More

Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

In these opulent Victorian surroundings you can enjoy tea during the day before it becomes a gin bar at night. Great range of tea to choose from and the cupcakes were good ( I enjoyed the peanut butter PB and J). Perfect for afternoon tea...More

Thank Chris H
Matthew B, Public Relations Manager at Cup Tea Lounge Glasgow, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2016

Hello Chris, We think that "Opulent" is a perfect word to describe our Victorian setting. We're very glad you enjoyed your experience, I think the PB&J Cupcake has been a new customer favourite here as well. We hope next you pop by you get a...More

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Response from KozelFan | Reviewed this property |
i have to agree with Jenny. I'm afraid you have your destination wrong. This is a restaurant/tea shop during the day and a Gin palace in the evening.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 24
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 18:00
Monday
09:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 18:00
Thursday
09:00 - 18:00
Friday
09:00 - 18:00
Saturday
09:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 71 Renfield Street, Glasgow G2 1LP, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow
  • Phone Number: +44 141 353 2959
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Description
Step back to the Victorian interior of this stunning building and enjoy the comfortable furnishings, great service. We offer a selection of 40 hand blended teas, afternoon tea and the best desserts in the City.
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