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Cafe Source

) #153 of 1,944 Restaurants in Glasgow $$ - $$$ European, British,
1 St. Andrews Square, Glasgow G1 5PJ, Scotland
+44 141 548 6020
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cullen skink” (47 reviews)
“haggis pakora” (23 reviews)
“scotch pie” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1 St. Andrews Square, Glasgow G1 5PJ, Scotland
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171 - 180 of 498 reviews

Reviewed 3 May 2015

First time at café source thought it might be a fair way out from city centre but it was an easy walk from George square.The Scottish themed menu had some great options highlights were the lamb shank and the haggis/beef burger.The restaurant was busy but...More

Thank dookers
Reviewed 2 May 2015 via mobile

Came for birthday meal, the atmosphere and food were 10/10. Fresh, delicious, everything timed great and we loved it. Thank you!

Reviewed 28 April 2015

Visited today for a birthday lunch. There was a decent menu choice on the internet offer of two courses and a glass of wine for £13.95 and the food itself was really tasty but what was outstanding was the standard of service. It is a...More

Thank Alnis
Reviewed 20 April 2015 via mobile

Great wee restaurant. It has a cafe feel as its quite casual decor and simple seating etc but the food is awesome and well presented. Drinks are good value and as I booked via 5pm online I got 2 course meal with a glass of...More

Thank stephaniemacmillan1
Reviewed 12 April 2015

A first time visit here, place which has always been recommended by friends, and we weren't left disappointed. Excellent value on the pre-theatre, for two course, including a glass of wine. We had Cullen skink (very good, maybe too much potato) and a goats cheese...More

Thank oldfogeys
Reviewed 10 April 2015 via mobile

Went with the family midweek and had a most enjoyable 3 courses. Menu was varied and food well cooked. Kids well catered for. Only thing pulling it down from full marks was very slow service, even though the restaurant was practically empty. Like I say,...More

Thank AndyPaulineGreer
Reviewed 5 April 2015

Visited here with friends for early evening meal. 2 courses for £11.95 including a glass of wine. Varied menu with some daily specials added. Food was excellent and staff were friendly and efficient. A little off the beaten track but still very busy with a...More

Thank ANS45
Reviewed 3 April 2015

Well, it was our turn, and we were up to "C". Cafe Source was a definite C, and the menu looked quite nice. On phoning to book, Mrs J was told that it was Big Band night, and tables were limited. We got the choice...More

Thank Iain J
Reviewed 29 March 2015 via mobile

Cosy, busy, and excellent deal obtained via 5pm, which included a delicious bottle of house wine. Locally sourced produce from local companies, cooked to perfection. We live in Glasgow but don't go here often enough - it is great. Highly recommend to visitors to the...More

Thank greeney82
Reviewed 26 March 2015

From the moment we arrived we knew we had made a good choice. The ambiance (on a cold evening) was warming and the welcome very friendly. The service throughout was excellent and the food looked super and tasted even better. We tried some things that...More

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Hi, there is a ramp - not sure if lift, plenty of space and spotless.
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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
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, 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
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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