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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” (19 reviews)
“ciabatta” (9 reviews)
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8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Hours
Italian, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
108 Queen Margaret Drive, Glasgow G20 8NZ, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you so much for the amazing food and service you provided. I can’t come to Glasgow without coming to Northstar. You’re pistachio pancakes with maple syrup were gorgeous and nice strong coffee. Never disappointed!

Thank rosamilne
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

We regularly visit North Star great friendly welcome on arrival by staff . Breakfasts are brill french toast with bacon particularly scrummy . Sampled the Freshly made ciabatta with chicken avocado tomato and mayo today which was tasty .

Thank ThePhotographer1
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Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

Not sure about best cafe but it does do the best foccacia and the best coffee. Not tried anything else because those are so good!!!

Thank Raghnall R
Reviewed 22 November 2017

There is a reason that this little cafe is always busy....its brilliant! The italian sausage sandwich is fab!! The soup is always delicious and the french toast will never disappoint! My kids love it, my husband loves it and the friendly staff always make us...More

Thank DonaldoGLA
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

I was staying close by for a couple of days and popped in for breakfast. The coffee was delicious as was the French Toast which was served with bacon and maple syrup. The staff were very friendly and service excellent. I recommend you visit North...More

Thank A1ireview
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Had the vegan breakfast, it was amazing! Very attentive friendly staff, GREAT coffee! And fairly cheap for such outstanding quality!

1  Thank Thms B
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Thank goodness for places like this that offer a break from the typical cholesterol bomb breakfasts. I quite enjoyed the soy sausage and the mushroom caps and tomatoes were delicious. Fried egg was cooked perfectly - just runny enough. The potato (pancake?) was good. I...More

Thank backpacker31
Reviewed 24 September 2017

The consistently amazing food at reasonable prices and extensive menu makes Northstar my favourite Glasgow cafe. Every time you walk through the door you're greeted with a warm welcome, yes its busy and tables are scarce but if you're lucky enough to get one you're...More

Thank CatherineCusak
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Ordered quite a few rolls - bacon, egg, potato scone and the same rolls but with square sausages on my second visit to the north star last week - we were about to drive back to London and were looking forward to a hearty decent...More

2  Thank Kenneth B
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Lovely and friendly atmosphere, great food and coffee. A bit chaotic but above all charming. Had a late weekday breakfast and the place was almost full.

Thank adyring
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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
21 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$14
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
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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