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North Star

108 Queen Margaret Drive, Glasgow G20 8NZ, Scotland
+44 141 946 5365
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Overview
  • Excellent86%
  • Very good12%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (8 reviews)
“french toast” (17 reviews)
“cakes” (24 reviews)
Closes in 19 min
08:00 - 18:00All hours
CUISINES
Italian, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
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LOCATION
108 Queen Margaret Drive, Glasgow G20 8NZ, Scotland
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41 - 50 of 174 reviews

Reviewed 7 November 2015 via mobile

This place is always consistently good - friendly staff and the food is out the world! Delicious and fresh with a French/Spanish twist - if your ever in the Westend take a short walk up Queen Margaret Drive and you'll find this hidden gem

1  Thank Gordon C
Reviewed 2 November 2015 via mobile

The prices of food options at this cafe are very good, especially given the generous portion sizes. Really delicious fresh food, plus the staff are friendly and helpful.

1  Thank Hannah G
Reviewed 22 October 2015

A very good Scots- Italian cafe, the breakfast - bacon & egg morning rolls was excellent, good coffee, newspapers

1  Thank Allan6733
Reviewed 16 October 2015

This summer we spent a week in glasgow and were very close to this small cafe. The staff is amazing, friendly and made each and every visit homely and welcome. Coffee is great - just what we needed to kickstart the day.

1  Thank clareazz2014
Reviewed 1 October 2015 via mobile

Stopped off here on my way home from work for a coffee and a chat with a friend- lovely little place- friendly with a really nice vibe. Delicious mini pastries.

1  Thank Y G
Reviewed 24 September 2015

We had a fantastic breakfast at the North Star. The staff were brilliant, very cheery and smiley, the place was packed, the cafe was buzzing. But, above all, my full English - or Scottish! - breakfast was the best I've ever had.

1  Thank Red726
Reviewed 23 September 2015

We just popped in for a coffee while in the area but decide to have a late lunch instead. We ordered coffees, sandwiches, and frittatta. All were beautifully presented with "real chicken" in the sandwich on lovely thick bread. Portions of frittatta were large and...More

Thank ChemicalD
Reviewed 20 September 2015

Lovely wee place. Friendly, helpful staff. Good selection of beautifully made cakes. Good coffee and lunches smelled amazing!! Only complaint was the lack of toilet facilities and the smallness!! Upsize!!??

Thank Eaica
Reviewed 20 September 2015

Amazing food, service was spot on too. One of the best meals we have had in glasgow coffee was amazing.

1  Thank reena h
Reviewed 5 September 2015 via mobile

Lovely! Great coffee, amazing choice of delicious food, home made cakes to die for! Please don't go to overpriced generic corporate coffee shops, do yourself a favour and immerse yourself in a real experience at the North Star! Thank you to the staff who always...More

1  Thank solglasgowban
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Ian Robert S
are you open January 2nd??
1 January 2017|
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Response from rayraptor | Reviewed this property |
No, re opens 3rd January.
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Gerry G
I was wondering if you had space for prams or highchairs... I've heard great thing but haven't been along yet.
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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Sarah77h
Looks great, I heard you have gluten free french toast, is this correct? And what other gluten free options do you have please? Sarah
25 February 2015|
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Response from Maurizio R | Property representative |
Hello Sarah! Yes we do gluten free French toast, sandwiches,breakfast,pasta and most of our cakes are made with gluten free flour, almond flour or polenta. Look forward to see you, and if you have more question don't... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$13
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Cash Only, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 17:00
Monday
08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 18:00
Thursday
08:00 - 18:00
Friday
08:00 - 18:00
Saturday
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
  • E-mail
Description
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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