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Biscuit Cafe

) #50 of 79 Coffee & Tea in Glasgow #1,181 of 2,061 Places to Eat in Glasgow $ Cafe, British,
17 Skirving Street | Shawlands, Glasgow G41 3AB, Scotland
+44 141 632 3466
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Overview
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good35%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (13 reviews)
“sandwich” (2 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 17:00All hours
CUISINES
Cafe, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
17 Skirving Street | Shawlands, Glasgow G41 3AB, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 71 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Picked Biscuit just because there was plenty of seating and it is an absolute sun trap on a sunny afternoon. The girl that served me it very nice! Young, brunette, maybe an English accent or just softly spoken?! I could see that she made a...More

Thank Kitty8704
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

doesnt look so promising but had a lovely warm welcome from chatty waiter . coffee good and very attentive service from Michael. got the balance right between attentive and leaving us alone to relax and chill. sorry i dont live nearby as seems like a...More

Thank happytravellers1953
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I found this place on way to airport on a beautiful sunny day. I enjoyed a lovely salad and very nice coffee in this spacious cafe with a small outdoor area also. Couldn't fault the food and coffee at all. However I did have to...More

Thank Sheila S
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Popped in to meet a friend. Friendly welcome, great coffee and delicious fruit scone that staff offered to warm in the oven for me. Food that others were being served looked good too.

Thank SouthsideFoodie123
Reviewed 9 May 2017

I suspect the new owner hasn't run a cafe before. which is a shame, because this used to be good. Previous front of house staff told me he sacked them all. On my first visit under new ownership one person, I took him to be...More

Thank Iain W
BiscuitCafe, Owner at Biscuit Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2017

We are glad you enjoyed your food and thank you for taking the time to leave your comments. Sorry to had to wait to have your order taken. We try to get to all customers as quickly as we can. All our food is cooked...More

Reviewed 5 May 2017

I have been a regular visitor to this café and know it has been recently taken over. I do understand there can be teething problems. Went in one day recently and realised a change in the atmosphere. The waitress continued the conversation with a friend...More

1  Thank 8859annamaria
BiscuitCafe, Owner at Biscuit Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave your comments. We do have some new staff at Biscuit and some may have still been under training at the time of your visit. Cleanliness of our tables and prompt service are some of our key aims....More

Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Visited with my girlfriend for some brunch and a coffee on a bank holiday so the cafe was reasonably busy. There was only one member of staff working and apparently a new manager didn't turn up on their first day. This meant the waitress was...More

2  Thank ScottishAli3009
BiscuitCafe, Owner at Biscuit Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave your comments. You were unfortunate that we were unexpectedly short staffed on the day you visited. We normally have extra staff on for the weekends and bank holidays. We are glad to hear you found your waitress...More

Reviewed 10 March 2017

Nice friendly atmosphere, the coffee was amazingly good. I was recommended the large 'hobknob' and was not disappointed, it was amazing. Certainly go back.

Thank Brielle5374
BiscuitCafe, Owner at Biscuit Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2017

Thank you for your kind comments. Most of our cakes and biscuits are made in house and on a daily basis. Please come back again and try some of our other tasty treats.

Reviewed 7 March 2017

Visited last week for lunch and was shocked at the dirt of the whole place. Went to the toilet and you can see in to the edge of the kitchen, the floor was filthy. Tables weren't cleaned and the service area was manky. Fronts of...More

2  Thank geraldineinnes11
BiscuitCafe, Owner at Biscuit Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave your comments. Since your visit we have changed many of our staff to improve the quality of our food and the cleanliness and standards of service in our cafe. Hopefully you will come back again and notice...More

Reviewed 6 March 2017

do a great coffee and a nice sunday brunch/breakfast. Pop in often at the weekend. Staff always friendly and attentive, quality of food is consistently very good. Yes it is not speedy but who really wants to rush on a sunday afternoon

Thank stevieblooz
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$4 - US$13
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 17:00
Monday
09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 17:00
Thursday
09:00 - 17:00
Friday
09:00 - 17:00
Saturday
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Skirving Street | Shawlands, Glasgow G41 3AB, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow
  • Phone Number: +44 141 632 3466
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