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Cafe Source

$$ - $$$European, British,
1 St. Andrews Square, Glasgow G1 5PJ, Scotland
+44 141 548 6020
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cullen skink” (50 reviews)
“haggis pakora” (26 reviews)
“scotch pie” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 St. Andrews Square, Glasgow G1 5PJ, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited last night before a concert, best club sandwich ever 😁 service great , would definately call again

Thank ScotlandLori
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant situated underneath an 18th century church has an ambience all of its own. The service is first class and the staff very attentive and efficient! The menu is very Scottish with starters like Cullen Skink! The food is very well served and the...More

Thank Alistair R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our first visit to this restaurant certainly won't be our last . Booked here as we were attending a Celtic Connections concert in St. Andrew's on the Square and was looking for somewhere nearby to eat -can't get much closer than downstairs ! Fantastic atmosphere...More

Thank visit09
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice room, pleasant service, and ok starters and desserts, but the dish described as FISH AND CHIPS was major let-down. Cafe Source should understand that the unpleasant, unappetising, and unhealthy 'skinny' things they serve are not 'chips'. We wouldn't have ordered iif it had said...More

Thank GreenockLofty
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Booked through 5pm for lunch with my friends in December. Food was nice, I had the Brie tart to start with then the burger. Our deal included a glass of wine. We had ordered another round of drinks however they had forgotten to bring these...More

Thank gradan94
Reviewed 28 December 2017

We had a very enjoyable meal here. The staff were very helpful; the food was excellent quality and the restaurant was not to noisy.

Thank celiatruesdale
Reviewed 17 December 2017

First visit yesterday for a Christmas lunch.It was fairly quiet, with background music, not loud. Really nice modern decor. The menu was fantastic value £15.95 for. 2 courses and a glass of wine.I had the haggis pakora which was amazing, and my friend the cullin...More

Thank kastrogang
Reviewed 9 December 2017

This was booked by a colleague for a small work's night out; I had never been, never even heard of it so wasn't sure what to expect. It was absolutely lovely! A really nice place in a converted church basement, easy to overlook if you're...More

Thank mizliz_uk
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

Visited here for our staff Xmas party. We had pre ordered our food and my intolerances were noted. Food was lovely but I was disappointed not to have gluten free bread for my lentil soup. They did give me oatcakes, however, which made a nice...More

Thank irenemcskimming
Reviewed 12 November 2017

A little outside the city centre, but worth the walk. In the basement of a great architectural building. Not a huge choice, but what there was was outstanding. The black pudding and cheese starter I could have eaten over many times The whole meal and...More

Thank AlanLHols
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 St. Andrews Square, Glasgow G1 5PJ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow
  • Phone Number: +44 141 548 6020
  • E-mail
Cafe Source is located beneath the magnificently restored 18th Century St. Andrew’s Church in the Merchant City, Cafe Source offers a relaxed and informal dining experience for those wanting to sample some gutsy “real” Scottish fare. Traditional favourites such as Haggis, Stovies and the ever popular Cullen Skink figure on the menu, however you will also find a wide range of contemporary dishes. Pre-Theatre and Dinner Menus are also available offering excellent value for money. Specials change on a daily basis and with an extensive choice of Malt Whisky, fine wines, Scottish beers and lagers you will surely find Café Source a truly relaxing place to enjoy a taste of Scotland. 10 Mins from Central Station. 2 Mins from Glasgow Cross/Glasgow Green.
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