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Cafe Wander

#105 of 2,069 Places to Eat in Glasgow
Certificate of Excellence
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The Basement | 110a West George St, Glasgow G2 1QJ, Scotland
+44 141 353 3968
07:30 - 17:00
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Mon - Fri 07:30 - 17:00
Sat 09:00 - 17:00
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great place to have breakfast, but you can just go there for coffee too. We often go for breakfast on a Saturday morning. Unfortunately they are closed on Sunday and we would recommend to add Eggs Royal (with salmon) to the menu.

Thank 2M_
Ayr, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for a birthday lunch for my wife with teenage kids. Great food, great service, great atmosphere.

Thank Mark C
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely love this wee gem of a cafe! Food is always delicious, & it's just lovely friendly place to go!! Love the travel vibe too :-)

Thank Fitzroy8
Coatbridge, United Kingdom
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105 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had lunch here on Friday and had on of the specials that we were offered. The food tasted very nice and the only complaint would be that the portion size was a little on the small size. Must be one of the smallest panini's that I have ever had. Having said that it tasted very good. I will return... More 

Thank jdob1963
Scotland, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I always love visiting Cafe Wander. The staff are second to none, always so friendly and attentive, they seem to really have a passion for their work. The food is always delicious and you're never waiting too long for it to come to you. The atmosphere is also really welcoming and homely which is something that is really difficult to... More 

Thank thetartanpassport
London, United Kingdom
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266 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 261 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Blink and you'd miss this this place - it's in a basement although is surprisingly light and airy inside. It has a true cafe vibe going on, with the long list of hot drinks one would expect plus the typically stick-to-your-ribs Scottish fayre which was the reason we were here. It also has artsy aspirations and there are various works... More 

Thank LSO1973
Alcester, United Kingdom
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184 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Having enjoyed our visit here on a previous trip to Glasgow we decided to return and we're happy that we did. Despite being busy the staff were welcoming and we had a very tasty sandwich lunch. We will certainly return.

Thank 221vikkik
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

I discovered this gem of a cafe and thoroughly enjoyed it. It had a wonderful atmosphere to relax in, amazing staff, and delicious food. I had the baguette with tomato, basil, and goat cheese, and it was the best cheese I've had since I was in Spain! Highly recommend :)

Thank Lila B
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358 reviews
244 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Looking for a snack lunch, but not one of the pretentious over priced chains and found this gem. Friendly staff and a varied menu. I chose the Soup and sandwich deal. The sandwich comes the way you want it and the soup is real (lentil) not some weird mix of veg that nobody would make at home. Order quickly taken... More 

Thank MIB-53
London, United Kingdom
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272 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

This little place is a joy! As you enter through its little basement doors, you'll be captivated by everything you see. It's one of these places that isn't trying to be cool, but manages it by accident. Then, on to the service....what a jolly team of people they are on this cold December morning, full of laughs and ready with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$12
Cafe, European, British, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:30 - 17:00
07:30 - 17:00
07:30 - 17:00
07:30 - 17:00
07:30 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Basement | 110a West George St, Glasgow G2 1QJ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow
  • Phone Number: +44 141 353 3968

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?