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North Star

108 Queen Margaret Drive, Glasgow G20 8NZ, Scotland
+44 141 946 5365
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good12%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (8 reviews)
“french toast” (18 reviews)
“cakes” (17 reviews)
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8:00 AM - 6:00 PMAll hours
Italian, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
108 Queen Margaret Drive, Glasgow G20 8NZ, Scotland
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11 - 20 of 190 reviews

Reviewed 27 July 2017

You walk in and you hear a very cheerful "Ciao!" from somewhere amid the small knot of staff in this packed little eatery. Italian is being spoken at the counter, to the diners and you could be anywhere in Italy.... The atmosphere is laid back...More

2  Thank BruceN1952
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Read good reports and called in after yoga as our regular cafe had changed hands and after trying many we feel we have found a new home. Warm and welcoming, great service and lovely food and coffee.

Thank Buddie125
Reviewed 12 July 2017

We visited here for breakfast after leaving our disappointing nearby hotel, and were so glad we had declined the hotel breakfast having seen what people thought. This is a small, cosy café with an extensive menu for breakfasts and drinks. We both had breakfast sandwiches...More

Thank Hacendado
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Called in after visiting the Armouries. I've heard about them through family and drinking their coffee in restaurants, and I'm always happy to support a local success story. The coffee is great and tastes like it should. The Portuguese tart was lovely and crisp. The...More

Thank Bobbylovesfood
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Excellent food and great service. Would have sat outside of it had been warmer. We will definately be back for more. Thank you

Thank waller7
Reviewed 8 July 2017

One of the best things about this cafe is the atmosphere. It's almost always busy but the staff always welcome you straight away. The food is fantastic - there are always lots of homemade cakes to choose from, many of which are gluten free. It...More

Thank Aly F
Reviewed 31 May 2017

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 23 May 2017 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 21 May 2017

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
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Questions & Answers
13 November 2017|
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Response from Maurizio R | Property representative |
Hi McCannGlasgow, thanks for being in touch. I’m really sorry this weekend we will be busy organising making food for a big catering Saturday and Sunday! Hope to help you another time in the future. Maurizio Rossini
Ian Robert S
1 January 2017|
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Response from rayraptor | Reviewed this property |
No, re opens 3rd January.
Gerry G
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!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$13
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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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