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trans-europe cafe

#137 of 1,917 Restaurants in Glasgow
Certificate of Excellence
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City Centre
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parnie street, Glasgow, Scotland
01415527999
Today
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Families with children
Outdoor seating
Dining on a budget

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 117
    Excellent
  • 24
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Fab breakfast

we came here for breakfast two mornings in a row on our weekend away lovely delicious French toast with Banana and cinnamon is to be recommended followed by delicious piping hot coffee the evening menu looks delicious, would like to revisit again of an evening The only down side to this fab trendy... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 16, 2015
Helen S
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Shetland
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Outdoor seating
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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157 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Shetland
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

we came here for breakfast two mornings in a row on our weekend away lovely delicious French toast with Banana and cinnamon is to be recommended followed by delicious piping hot coffee the evening menu looks delicious, would like to revisit again of an evening The only down side to this fab trendy café, with lovely décor, is that it... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

This is my favourite place for breakfast in Glasgow. Although the ventilation might be somwhat better the food is simply amazing. I have never been here for dinner though. Friendly service and relaxed athmosfere.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

I used to eat here regularly a couple years ago. It was always enjoyable, with pleasant staff and unique decor. Since they remodelled and upgraded the hours/menu, the experience has only improved. Now open later to catch the overflow from Tron Theatre, you can swing by in the morning for coffee and an omelet or in the early evening for... More 

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Tarbert, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

I only had scrambled eggs on toast with black pudding and tea but it was just perfect. My better half had fantastic Eggs Florentine, which I managed to grab some of, perfect poached eggs and superb Hollandaise sauce. Good service/staff and music too.

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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

This place is great, we have been in for dinner and loved it but also the breakfast/lunch menu is amazing. Omelettes are filling and a good size, the hollandaise sauce on the eggs benedict was perfection and they know how to make a good cup of coffee. They get the basics right and then the a la carte menu is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Super wee Cafe, almost always busy but very well managed and never waiting long for a table. Great service out front with a smile and a chat. Tony always makes time for his regulars to pass a comment or joke and his front of house team create a relaxed friendly atmosphere. The Chefs are superb, great choice of food and... More 

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north wales
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015 via mobile

sad to say that this previously loved little cafe is taking its eye off the ball.we were in Glasgow for three nights in December and we would normally have breakfast here every day and possibly dinner on at least one of the nights. We went for breakfast on the first day and were the only four people in at around... More 

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Poznan, Poland
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33 reviews 33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 via mobile

Tasty full English breakfast and eggs florentine. Reasonably priced. Friendly service. Nice interior and good music.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

This is the second time that I have eaten here in the last few months. The place really ticks all my boxes; It's in a good location, the food is great, the service is friendly and warm and the prices are reasonable. The place itself is small, resembling more of a European cafe than a restaurant in terms of the... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I enjoyed the food - soup and sandwich combo. Good house red wine, Furstenberg - all reasonably priced. Great service. Read some negative comments about staff singing - music was great, can fully understand why they were singing. Really nice people - happy - great fun. My wife's been here before, she took me to it on Saturday around 4ish.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: parnie street, Glasgow, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow>  > City Centre
  • Neighborhood: City Centre
  • Phone Number: 01415527999

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 20
  • Cuisine: European

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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