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North Star

108 Queen Margaret Drive, Glasgow G20 8NZ, Scotland
+44 141 946 5365
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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good12%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (8 reviews)
“french toast” (17 reviews)
“cakes” (17 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 18:00All hours
Italian, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
108 Queen Margaret Drive, Glasgow G20 8NZ, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For the longest time, while living down the road doing my study abroad semester, I didn't even know the name of this cafe--just called it "The French Toast Place" because it was that memorable. Everything on the menu is delicious and the staff was always...More

Thank Emily M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The best & friendliest cafe with the tastiest food in the world, Probably!! The menu is changed daily, and Maurizio the chef & owner along with his wife Ester come up with some amazing combinations of ingredients plus cafe basics like great coffee, French toast...More

Thank Ian Robert S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Tried this place today again as I haven't tried it since it was the original owners. Now has a more expansive menu which is predominantly Italian rather than only vegan food. Cafe was busy which I saw as a good sign. I wasn't disappointed -...More

Thank vince092
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Being a veggie with a meat eater aunt. I was searching the internet for places I could go to eat for a day trip to Glasgow. It's a wee place nice and cosy with a big menu for a veggie! :) My new favourite place...More

Thank Janine G
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Walked 20 mins out of my way to revisit my favourite west end cafe on a rare trip back to old haunts. And it didn't let me down. Gorgeous coffee and great toast with the freshly made omelette ... lovely atmosphere , free Scottish review...More

1  Thank Northernfiona
Reviewed 3 April 2017

To reflect this cafe this review needs to be small, intense and perfect. It has function and beauty and will fill your heat and tum. Wild boar ragu, tortilla, coffee, cannoli - yum.

1  Thank Beachdrum
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Tasty, hot soup. Quick, friendly staff and service. Lovely bread. Good value, good atmosphere. Go there.

Thank HonestStag
Reviewed 10 February 2017

The food is fantastic: try the cannnoli, the pistachio cake (texture is outrageously good), or any of the daily specials. The cafe is ideal for a coffee and cake/sandwich, but the specials are main dishes of a very high quality, and I've thoroughly enjoyed any...More

1  Thank Euan H
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

The best cafe in our city. Friendly warm Italian hospitality. Maybe avoid peak times as it's small and busy. Great food, superb coffee.

1  Thank jeremy w
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

Had lunch here with friends after hearing good reports. First thing to say it's that the cafe is small, popular and you cannot ring and book a table in advance. We drove past as it was opening for lunch and there was a small queue...More

Thank SuzieS57
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Ian Robert S
are you open January 2nd??
1 January 2017|
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Response from rayraptor | Reviewed this property |
No, re opens 3rd January.
Gerry G
I was wondering if you had space for prams or highchairs... I've heard great thing but haven't been along yet.
22 October 2016|
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Response from Sue A | Reviewed this property |
Hi. There are a couple of tables outside for better weather but definitely no room inside for prams! Ok if you fold it up,I'd think. You'll be sure of a warm welcome!
Looks great, I heard you have gluten free french toast, is this correct? And what other gluten free options do you have please? Sarah
25 February 2015|
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Response from Maurizio R | Property representative |
Hello Sarah! Yes we do gluten free French toast, sandwiches,breakfast,pasta and most of our cakes are made with gluten free flour, almond flour or polenta. Look forward to see you, and if you have more question don't... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$13
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Cash Only, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 108 Queen Margaret Drive, Glasgow G20 8NZ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow
  • Phone Number: +44 141 946 5365
  • E-mail
North star is a little cafe bistro, we offer you a good selection of breakfast lunch, sandwiches,panini and also special dishes every day. We are making everything fresh by order ,we also have a good selection of home made cakes and scones. North star is the perfect place to have your breakfast,lunch or coffee break!!!!
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