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The Cup & Saucer

) #5 of 20 Bakeries in Glasgow #407 of 2,055 Places to Eat in Glasgow ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ British, Cafe, Scottish
Cresswell Lane | De Courcy's Arcade, Glasgow G12 8AA, Scotland
+44 7766 634839
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good17%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“cake” (5 reviews)
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British, Cafe, Scottish
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Cresswell Lane | De Courcy's Arcade, Glasgow G12 8AA, Scotland
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Reviews (51)
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1 - 10 of 51 reviews

Reviewed 10 April 2017

Went in for afternoon tea for my birthday treat, and what a treat. Fresh cut sandwiches, large scones, freshly baked cake, and tea brewed in the pot - with refill. All served on vintage crockery in vintage surroundings. Great service and very reasonably priced. Hope...More

Thank FethiyeFan
Reviewed 5 April 2017

We came across this tearoom, walked in and ordered afternoon tea - no need to pre-book, but café is small, so advisable , if you don't want to be disappointed. If you're of a certain generation, it felt a bit like having gone back in...More

Thank 855oscar
Reviewed 3 April 2017

We happened upon this tea room whilst exploring all the lanes of Byers Road. On opening the door I began to smile as the music and furniture immediately had us start the "I remember this" type of conversation (even down to the ceramic ducks flying...More

1  Thank j_harrison7
Reviewed 12 March 2017

we had,soup with BIG slices of brown bread, toastie with the choice of coleslaw or potatoe salad and a side salad . Then tea which was Real with little individual strainers coffee and slices of cake all Home made. The room was decorated with bygone...More

Thank birthday50Clydebank
Reviewed 12 March 2017

A place to escape and go to another era for a couple of hours! Very nice home made cakes, very good home made soup, sandwiches, tea and coffee made according to your taste (I drink mine differently)! All of the above with very friendly people...More

Thank Cleopatra V
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Should you want genuine, tasty home made cakes, rather than plastic flavoured baking, then this is the place to go. Over the years i have lost complete confidence in the offerings more than a few cafes, or tea rooms. I seem to have the ability...More

Thank guylyons
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Picture this- homemade cake on vintage crockery. Yes indeed! Cake, scones, slices and even the soup is homemade. Sandwiches are made to order. Then beautifully presented on vintage and rescued crockery, served to you on your vintage table, complete with hand embroidered tablecloth - sublime....More

Thank redapple7
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Very enjoyable cream tea with proper tea and delicious scones with tasty jams and cream. Everything presented in crockery in keeping with 50/60's. Great period surroundings, friendly service and tremendous value for money. An establishment like this deserves to be successful so pay a visit...More

Thank John J
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

I came here with a friend earlier this month for a catch up. It is a cute little tea shop off Byers Road, but you would never have thought it was so close to such a busy street. It had a lovely atmosphere and the...More

Thank Emmeline P
Reviewed 14 January 2017

I've visited the Cup & Saucer a few times and it's now my favourite Glasgow cafe thanks to the charming decor which reminds me of childhood visits to my Gran's house & the delicious home baking & soups.

Thank DickieGal
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Can you make a reservation for afternoon tea
14 August 2016|
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Response from Samantha N | Property representative |
There is no need to pre book afternoon tea.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
British, Cafe, Scottish
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cresswell Lane | De Courcy's Arcade, Glasgow G12 8AA, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow
  • Phone Number: +44 7766 634839
  • E-mail