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North Star

#248 of 1,928 Restaurants in Glasgow
Certificate of Excellence
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108 Queen Margaret Drive, Glasgow G20 8NZ, Scotland
+44 141 946 5365
10:00 - 17:00
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Sun 10:00 - 17:00
Mon - Fri 08:00 - 18:00
Sat 09:00 - 18:00
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Glasgow, Scotland
Level Contributor
20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Italian family run business, friendly & helpful staff. Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch & Dinner all on offer. Amazing cakes & coffee too. Small, cosy, nice atmosphere. 3rd time here & just get better. Highly recommend it.

Thank AfoxyK
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Great wee place with fabulous food and warm friendly service!! A great place for brunch or a catch up coffee with a friend, fairly priced too!

Thank psmalik
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
4 reviews
Reviewed 28 September 2016

A great wee cafe with a warm welcome guaranteed. Super selection of quick snacks and more leisurely options. Especially good to have a wide choice of vegetarian options.

Thank Sue A
Level Contributor
6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016

This restaurant is within walking distance of where we were staying. Our was lunch was made to order (all good things come to those that wait), and we finished with coffee and home-made cake for dessert. Enjoyed our lunch so much, we came for another two lunches during our trip. As this restaurant is such a gem, it does get... More 

1 Thank 25Floribunda
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Have been going for a number of years now, and I still find it hard to find anywhere to beat it. Superb fresh food, Great staff. Best coffee in Glasgow.

1 Thank Steve C
Stirling, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Just a few doors along from the Smile Cafe, the North Star is another excellent place. A wider menu than Smile Cafe, and a little bigger, but still tiny. The coffee is excellent, and so is everything else I have tried on the menu, perfect place to stop for lunch, not a place to go 'mob handed' ad space is... More 

Thank Billy K
Level Contributor
50 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Great little place. Been going for years. They do great sandwiches and in the morning really great french toast. Friendly Italian staff. Would get 5 stars but no toilet facilities.

Thank John1877
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

We've been going to the north star for a number of years now, and must say its a particular favourite of mine. Don't be put off by the basic look of the interior, pay more attention to the happy smiley faces at the tables. Run by a young Italian couple and their extremely friendly staff, they really do make you... More 

1 Thank rayraptor
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016

This is my favourite coffee place in the whole of Glasgow. No contest. Have trekked here from all over the city just so I can get a North Star. Vanilla lattes are my fave but they do a mean veggie breakfast! Absolutely lovely staff always friendly and smiling and make it such a welcoming place I have and will continue... More 

1 Thank gillyweed182
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
263 reviews
208 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2016

We happened upon this eatery and we are so glad we did. Small but perfectly formed!! We had the slow cooked ribs and the lemon sole Bolle which were both gorgeous. We came looking for soup and left very happy indeed. The menu here runs from hot filled rolls, cooked breakfasts to lovely homemade Italian food. The cakes are wonderful.... More 

1 Thank jimglas01

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$13
Italian, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Cash Only, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?