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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great experience from person on the door right through to food and service once seated (which was an hour wait but worth it!)

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed March 19, 2024

Best brunch I have ever had! Went on a busy Sunday Morning, gave our name and went for a walk for 20 minutes before a table was available, we had the Hebridean stack and pancakes- and were full for the rest of the day

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed March 14, 2024 via mobile

Amazing, amazing, amazing. Small cafe but not too tightly spaced. The service was great and the food was amazing. We had the Stornoway Stacks which were just amazing. Great value!

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed March 9, 2024 via mobile

Beautiful coffee, lovely staff, high quality breakfast that tasted amazing. One of the best brunch spots in Glasgow. Total winner with the kids as they LOVE the pancakes.

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed February 9, 2024

Faultless food,drinks and service. Enjoyed meal. Fresh ingredients, generous portions, well prepared and presented. Friendly staff.

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed January 9, 2024

As always the food was amazing , stornaway stack was cooked to perfection. Coffee was good also. Very freindly staff. Look foward to my next visit.

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed November 22, 2023 via mobile

I ventured here after being recommended the place as the perfect venue to fill you up for the day. And it definitely did that. Situated in the heart of Shawlands it’s well in tune with the vibrant indie scene of the neighbourhood, trendy without being...pretentious. It’s also dog friendly as well. Tables are well spaced out so you don’t get the feeling of being over crowded when it’s busy which it tends to be. Staff are great, showing a genuine interest in the cafes new visitors and regulars. The food is excellent. I went for the Stornoway Stack which consists of black pudding, bacon, tattie scones, poached eggs and chilli jam with sourdough toast. I couldn’t fault it. There was enough to keep me full for most of the day despite having it in the morning. It was all washed down with a flat white coffee which hit the spot. With the perfect mix of style and substance there’s nothing strange about this cafe.More

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed October 18, 2023 via mobile

The staff are really welcoming and made loads of helpful recommendations. The food was brilliant. We had the Stornaway stack and the Nutella pancakes and both were gorgeous.

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed October 14, 2023 via mobile

Believe the hype. A wee wait for a table but it was well worth it. Superb brunch. Lovely coffee. Friendly staff. What more could you ask for?

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed October 7, 2023

Staff couldn't have been more friendly and genuine. Both specials were delicious and portions were huge for the price. Handy to have a text service for table wait too. 10/10!

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed September 13, 2023

Absolutely love this place ! Food is top tier and the prices are so reasonable. The staff are obviously busy but that doesn’t stop them from providing amazing service !! Every time we come we are constantly blown away. Love it here ! Xxxx

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed September 2, 2023 via mobile

Maybe one of the best brunches I’ve had. Great value, incredible service, and delicious food. Will 100% be back when next in Glasgow! Absolutely faultless.

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed August 20, 2023 via mobile

We were visiting Glasgow for the cycling championships and this cafe came highly recommended several times. It’s a busy wee place and that is no accident. Customer base is a mixed bag, and menu items to suit every budget. Food was plentiful and a fair...price point. Staff were very efficient, knowledgeable and friendly. My only complaint is it is quite noisy, but not really a complaint as there is virtually nothing they can do about that, as I said, it’s a very busy place filled with the sounds of happy chatter. Coffee was great and managed to purchase a bag of the coffee they use which upon research is a glasgow ethical roster.More

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed August 20, 2023

Wow what a lovely start to the day. Full of chatter and morning hellos. We were welcomed into the cafe and shown to a free seat. With drinks ordered we were left to digest the menu and specials. I had to have the buffalo mozzarello...peaches and ham in a wonderful salad , every mouthful was delightful. Husband a wonderful Bacon delux with eggs and fried potatoes. Freshly prepared and tastefully presented Looking forward to returningMore

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed August 18, 2023

After the reviews, I was expecting a bit more from this cafe. It was nice but more average than expected. The cafe was quite small and right on the main road so there wasn't a lot of atmosphere. The food was fine but not the...breakfast/lunch in Glasgow.More

Date of visit: August 2023
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Response from AndrewP554 | Reviewed this property |
i'm not 100% sure; I had a side of bacon when there. Give them a call they're really friendly and helpful :)
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Very dog friendly!
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Hey. Nope the baking powder is in a small plastic tub, which we go through at least 2 a week, so not possible it has expired either.
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CAFE STRANGE BREW, Glasgow - South Side - Updated 2024 Restaurant Reviews, Photos & Phone Number - Tripadvisor

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Cafe Strange Brew is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5