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Cafe Source

$$ - $$$European, British,
1 St. Andrews Square, Glasgow G1 5PJ, Scotland
+44 141 548 6020
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Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cullen skink” (51 reviews)
“haggis pakora” (26 reviews)
“beef” (37 reviews)
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CUISINES
European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1 St. Andrews Square, Glasgow G1 5PJ, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 532 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

The food is fantastic. The Cullen Skink is a must although it's very filling. It's very difficult to pick from the menu as everything is delicious. Excellent service and ambience. Well worth a visit or 10.

Thank roselyn63
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Quality here every time. Great food, venue, ambience, service, wine and prices! Amazing Cullen Skink and desserts. What more can I say? One of my Glasgow favs.

Thank Suzyt25
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went in for a drink while I was out for a few drinks with friends. Decor is lovely and the staff were helpful. Will definitely be back in to try the food.

1  Thank Neil S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I really enjoyed an evening out at Cafe Source, underneath St Andrew's in the Square. Food is always excellent. Certainly somewhere I can always take friends too. They are always impressed.

1  Thank JohnMason1957
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My company was hosting an exchange with a dance company from Spain and we were looking for places to take the group to dinner where they could relax and enjoy some Scottish cuisine. Cafe Source fit the bill perfectly, the booking process was so smooth,...More

1  Thank KGambit
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always wanted to try this place and when a deal came up I took it. I stupidly expected the restaurant to be up the stairs in the church!, but then guided down the stairs at right side to the cafe, in the crypt! But hey...More

Thank RuthyGlasgow
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited here for a menu tasting for my daughter's wedding. Food superb. Excellent service and ambiance. Totally hidden gem of a place to eat. Will definately be back

Thank Mary C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had an early dinner here yesterday afternoon. Was surprised at how busy it was at 5pm. It's quite a large open space so being busy helps give it a bit of atmosphere. There is a sign as you come in the door telling you to...More

Thank S0uthsideTraveller
Reviewed 18 March 2018

Had fantastic lunch here! Service was brilliant and staff really friendly and helpful. Great location and atmosphere. Every course was delish! Amazing veggie haggis pakora and best salad I've had in town! Will defo be back!

Thank Kashka66
Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

Ever course was excellent from start to finish. Could not fault the food or service and can’t wait to go back. Definitely worth seeking this place out

Thank floydcat42
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$16 - US$40
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 St. Andrews Square, Glasgow G1 5PJ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow
  • Phone Number: +44 141 548 6020
  • E-mail
Description
Cafe Source is located beneath the magnificently restored 18th Century St. Andrew’s Church in the Merchant City, Cafe Source offers a relaxed and informal dining experience for those wanting to sample some gutsy “real” Scottish fare. Traditional favourites such as Haggis, Stovies and the ever popular Cullen Skink figure on the menu, however you will also find a wide range of contemporary dishes. Pre-Theatre and Dinner Menus are also available offering excellent value for money. Specials change on a daily basis and with an extensive choice of Malt Whisky, fine wines, Scottish beers and lagers you will surely find Café Source a truly relaxing place to enjoy a taste of Scotland. 10 Mins from Central Station. 2 Mins from Glasgow Cross/Glasgow Green.
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