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Trans Europe Cafe

25 Parnie Street, Glasgow G1 5RJ, Scotland
+44 141 552 7999
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (36 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (21 reviews)
“sandwiches” (21 reviews)
Opens in 2 min
All hours
Cafe, European, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
25 Parnie Street, Glasgow G1 5RJ, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 259 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Love this place. Nice atmosphere, very friendly staff, located near centre and IMHO best breakfast in town!

Thank reisendar
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wasn't impressed with this place coffee over priced food poor quality. Think il return to my usual haunt of cafe source at St Andrews on the square quality staff and produce.

Thank glasgowcity67
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ended up here by accident but what a find! Quirky interior, fab 'comfort' food but what was really impressive was the way the gentleman serving interacted with his customers - like a conductor leading a finely tuned orchestra. Meet and greet good, service friendly...More

Thank John P
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

We chose to go to this cafe after reading such good reviews on Tripadvisor. Unfortunately it was quite a disappointing experience. The food was bland and overpriced and our table was dirty. It has a quirky interior and the service was fine, but we've been...More

Thank Emma L
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

We stumbled upon this cafe while walking through Merchant City one Sunday morning and remembered if from the BBC show Lip Service. Its a great little cafe with bus seats and maps on the wall. The food was lovely and reasonable priced and the service...More

Thank Jenny F
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Visited the cafe last Saturday morning. It was cold and raining outside but we received a warm welcome from the waiting staff inside. The cafe is fairly small but interesting to look around. The menu isn't extensive but the food is delicious. We opted for...More

Thank glamourchics2000
Reviewed 21 April 2017

I searched for best Eggs Benedict in Glasgow and this came up. I think if you can find somewhere that makes a very good EB then go there for breakfast or brunch. I ordered Eggs Royale with spinach as an extra. Other half ordered full...More

1  Thank FoodieFellow
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Really like here for breakfast. Food is fresh and well cooked, hot plates, food and drinks and good service. Can get busy and may not get table but otherwise no issues.

Thank Joyce L
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

We spotted this place while dining across the road and decided to try it based on how busy it was. We were not disappointed- a slight queue to get in for Sunday brunch which is always a good sign. Lovely food and a great vibe...More

Thank nonvabene
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Absolutely brilliant ciabatta, lovely wine, amazing staff, great music and such a fantastic looking place. Absolute perfection and I can't wait to return. Very reasonably priced too.

Thank Neil M
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Jill R
Hi, do you have a keto menu? Thanks, Jill
19 May 2017|
Response from rachy330099 | Reviewed this property |
Just call them up - no clue what yer oan about hen haha
Looking to come next Sunday , 28th August, around 12 noon. 4 adults and one child. Do we require to book? If so can you do that for us please?
21 August 2016|
Response from YinxFed | Reviewed this property |
You do not need to book, as you can just go in and find your own seat when you arrive. However, if you want to guarantee a place, I would advise getting there early. They are very popular!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Parnie Street, Glasgow G1 5RJ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow>  > City Centre
  • Neighbourhood: City Centre
  • Phone Number: +44 141 552 7999
  • E-mail
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