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Smile Cafe

102 Queen Margaret Drive, Glasgow G20 8NZ, Scotland
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“panini” (17 reviews)
“sandwiches” (35 reviews)
“ciabattas” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
102 Queen Margaret Drive, Glasgow G20 8NZ, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 June 2016

Lovely, real Italian food but the small surroundings are limiting. Great for a quick snack or coffee but hard seats and minimal space mean you don't want to hang around for long. They do take aways though and are usually busy - always a good...More

Thank jinjasnap
Reviewed 17 May 2016

Tiny cafe just on the ground floor of building in which I stayed with my boyfriend. Smell of coffee, wide smiles of all the staff, two wonderful breakfasts. We couldn't ask for more.

Thank Naridena
Reviewed 8 May 2016

We live a stones throw from this cafe. I go fairly regularly and get my cappuccino from here. Really friendly owners, always have a smile and ask how you are - really sound lads. Had the cakes and counter treats before which are delicious. Good...More

Thank EddieRoscoe
Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

Ive been here a few times now, when visiting the West End of Glasgow. Situated on Queen Margaret Drive, just along from the Botanic Gardens, a great place for an afternoon coffee/snack. Excellent coffee, and a variety of Ciabattas and paninnis, a very small cafe,...More

Thank Billy K
Reviewed 25 April 2016

A fantastically Italian coffee shop/cafe/deli, it's tiny but excellent. Any time I've been in, the food is of excellent quality and the coffee is superb. Hoghly recommended.

Thank HotCyclist1
Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

Popped in with my boyfriend for a quick sandwich - the place is a wee Italian gem! Amazing choice of ciabatta/focaccia, great coffee and also a selection of cakes and pastries. Great option to choose between "Italian hot chocolate" or "British hot chocolate" - only...More

Thank erikuccia1989
Reviewed 12 April 2016

If you hanker after the ambiance and flavours of local Italian cafes from that recent holiday, look no further. This little gem is the real McCoy. And the staff are lovely…

2  Thank NeilWallace
Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

The first thing you will notice when you go to Smile Cafe is it's always full of Italians. And that tells you something. The coffee is the real deal, and there are a huge selection of focaccia and ciabatta to choose from, all with traditional...More

1  Thank Hermione T
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Absolutely the best coffee in Glasgow. The staff are so friendly that you want to stay all day. The food is also great.

Thank Rosemary P
Reviewed 3 March 2016 via mobile

The coffee I had was beautifully presented and came with a delicious biscuit on the side. Pesto and mozerella panini was also delicious and came with crisps and side salad. Cost £7.50 roughly for vanilla latte and food which is reasonable. Interior and atmosphere brilliant....More

2  Thank 223bsmith
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 102 Queen Margaret Drive, Glasgow G20 8NZ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow
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