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Cafe Source

#135 of 1,915 Restaurants in Glasgow
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1 St. Andrews Square, Glasgow G1 5PJ, Scotland
+44 141 548 6020
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Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Visited here on Friday night with a couple of friends, had never been here before and stumbled upon it on 5pm deals - 3 courses and a glass of wine for £20. It was a lovely wee surprise. The atmosphere was so comfortable and warm and the staff were so welcoming and friendly. I had the haggis Bon bons, the... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Went for dinner on a 5pm deal with a couple of friends, £20 for 3 courses and a glass of wine. We were very pleasantly surprised by the quality of the food and the atmosphere of the place in general. All of us loved every dish we ordered . Particular favourites were the lamb main and the beef bourguignon, the... More 

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Thank hdawg89
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Just ate in Cafe Source for the first time tonight before going to the theatre and it was really good. The service was prompt and attentive, just what you want when you have limited time to get to a show. The menu was varied and had several choices of starter, main and dessert. We had goat's cheese with pear and... More 

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Thank David T
Stirling, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Fist time I'd been down that part of the city in years and it was worth the trip. I had lunch with friends and family and really enjoyed it. The building and history was interesting; lots of traditional Scottish/folk music style pictures. Need to visit at night. The menu was good and they have a separate gluten free one; good... More 

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Thank Kenneth_Smith
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

I often eat in the Source because the food is always of excellent quality and good portions also the staff are very friendly and provide great service. It was a friends 70th birthday and l suggested we held it in the Source. There was 26 of us and we were not at all disappointed the food all arrived together and... More 

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Thank Susanna M
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

I have been here for lunch on a few occasions and have never been disappointed. Today was no different. The lunch menu is reasonably priced and has a good range of options to choose from. The food is good if not exceptional and the service is friendly and relatively quick which can be important at lunch time. Worth a visit... More 

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Thank KDongle
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Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Locally sourced meats (steak, pork, black pudding) and large portions. I had the sirloin (£8 supplement) . Massive in size and cooked as requested - on point. Good selection of foods for vegetarian and gluten free available on all courses Good selection of beers and lagers

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Thank Jamie N
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Really good restaurant. Food was delicious and also very reasonable prices. Service was also very good. Good selection on the menu.

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Thank elizabethshetland
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Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Late lunch on a 5pm menu. Good value for money. Food was outstanding. Cullen skink to die for. Slow cooked lamb was great. A decent bottle of rioja and a pleasant smiley waitress. What's not to like??? 😊😊

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Thank Wee M
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Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Visited Sat 11th Feb 2016. Decent table seating for 4 . Starters pate and oatcakes were fab , girls had soup. Homemade Lentil very tasty and the haggis balls with chilli sauce dip , got the taste buds going . Main meals of burger Chips with fries , Fish and chips in a basket , bit on the greasy side... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$16 - US$40
Cuisine
British, Scottish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
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
Description
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?