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Once Upon A Tart

45 King Street, Glasgow G1 5RA, Scotland
+44 141 552 0305
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible11%
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“brunch” (7 reviews)
“cakes” (109 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
45 King Street, Glasgow G1 5RA, Scotland
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

When we first walked in, I loved the decor and the welcome was friendly. We sat down and the waitress couldn't have been more attentive wiping thr table and taking a drinks order. The hot choccolate arrived and it was one of the best hot...More

Thank Laura C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is rightly known for its funky vibe, decor and great cakes and food. The staff are friendly and overall it's a nice brunch or afternoon tea spot. But...while the shabby-chic Wonderland decor is appealing it's just a bit too shabby and not sufficiently chic...More

Thank Andy W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Whilst a tiny bit out of the way anyone living in or visiting Glasgow really needs to visit. It has a wonderful mishmash of chairs and tables and crockery but the service is always friendly and the range of cakes just great. The tea is...More

Thank Arl99
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited on a Monday morning around 11am, had a nice brunch and drinks. I've been to Tart many many times and it's always had lovely food and the staff have been friendly and attentive.

Thank Sarah W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Although I'm not a fan of the decor (each to their own) , the cakes here are fantastic, great choice and really scrummy. They've also been very accommodating when I've brought my twins and the pushchair in (much appreciated thanks!). Cheerful and prompt service. Thanks...More

Thank Aunty G
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I visited this cafe with a friend on a Sunday afternoon. We walked in and waited to be seated, nothing. The place was half empty, so we sat ourselves down at a table and were browsing the menu when the waitress came over and asked...More

Thank Kellyg54
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

Popped into Once Upon a Tart for the third time this year. Was impressed by the cakes (when we finally got them) but the service was abysmal. Firstly, when we went up to order, staff didn’t acknowledge us, walked by us, talked amongst themselves and...More

Thank hollyjaane
Reviewed 7 November 2017

I went in today with my daughter to have some lunch. The waitress came over straight away and took our order, which was soup and sandwich, and just a soup. It took quite a time for it to come out. The soup was tomato and...More

Thank Ann H
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Went for a mocha and a cake with my sister, the coffees came out within 5 minutes but we were waiting upwards of 20 minutes for the cake. Our coffees went cold and we asked for the cakes which were brought out straight away. We...More

Thank MMCC95
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Went for a cake and tea. The election of cakes are amazing it was nearly impossible to choose one they all looked amazing. Pretty quirky dcore only adds to the visit. Only 2 staff serving so servo was a bit slow. However there was a...More

Thank Wendykilbarchan
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 King Street, Glasgow G1 5RA, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow
  • Phone Number: +44 141 552 0305
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