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North Star

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Italian, French, Bistro
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108 Queen Margaret Drive, Glasgow g20 8nz, Scotland
+44 141 946 5365
Today
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Cash Only, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Takeout
Description: North star is a little cafe bistro, we offer you a good selection of...
North star is a little cafe bistro, we offer you a good selection of breakfast lunch, sandwiches,panini and also special dishes every day. We are making everything fresh by order ,we also have a good selection of home made cakes and scones. North star is the perfect place to have your breakfast,lunch or coffee break!!!!
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  • 15
    Very good
  • 1
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Fantastic Wee Cafe

Everything here was wonderful. The food and the service. It was like a tiny slice of Italy stuck in the middle of Glasgow!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
jahoolz
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Everything here was wonderful. The food and the service. It was like a tiny slice of Italy stuck in the middle of Glasgow!

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Great small typically Italian cafe, serving great fresh produce and amazing coffee. I had amazing Scottish mackerel Italian risotto, thing about this cafe, you might have to wait a 5 minutes on your food but it's because everything is cooked fresh, magnifico!!! The service is amazing and the nothing is a problem. Always a pleasure to visit this hidden gem.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

this is a fantastic little cafe very welcoming and the food is fantastic lots of pasta dishes with great specials every day

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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 via mobile

Only had time for coffees but wish we could have had a meal there. The place was full, many tables showing off beautifully presented food that made us drool. The wee sweet treats on the counter looked delicious too. Coffee was OK, tasted good but was too thin for my liking. The lady who served it apologised in advance, said... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Lady serving made a mistake with the bill, and indirectly accused us of being thieves. Dealt with extremely poorly, and left us feeling very angry. I hope when she cashed up and found she was not £8.50 short that she felt like as much as an idiot that she made us feel. I will not visit here again. My recommendation... More 

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Maurizio R, Owner at North Star, responded to this review

Dear Graham, I am totally surprised and saddened by the experience you describe. The staff at The North Star always enjoying serving their customers, want them to feel at home here, to be well fed and happily well treated. More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Went to one of the West End of Glasgow's longest existing cafe in Queen Margaret Drive for brunch with the family. While waiting for a table (the place was packed) we watched the owner/chef prepare Sea Bream quiche and other tasty looking dishes. Once allocated a table we ordered breakfast type dishes for three and sat back with the papers.... More 

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Glasgow
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

The food is fresh and very tasty. The North Star Special's are superb. I have no hesitation in recommending. Well worth it.

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Glasgow
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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Excellent wee cafe. Great food, great service and great atmosphere. It is quite small though but you can always try the Smile cafe two doors along if you cannot get a seat; it is also very highly rated.

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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Best French toast ever!! Fluffy and light with plenty maple syrup on the side. Delicious coffee (nice big pot of tea for Karen too!). A cosy welcoming cafe with lovely cheerful staff who always make you feel like a good friend come to visit! The cakes looked so good I bought some to take away! Good value for money. Lots... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

The best food ever eaten in glasgow, special dishes, my favorite one among many is the vegan lasagna. The owners is very nice.... Ther is a family atmosphere!!!!!! :))

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Additional Information about North Star

Address: 108 Queen Margaret Drive, Glasgow g20 8nz, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 141 946 5365
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 8 - 16
Cuisine: Italian, French, Bistro

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 108 Queen Margaret Drive, Glasgow g20 8nz, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow
  • Phone Number: +44 141 946 5365

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 16
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: Italian, French, Bistro

Description

North star is a little cafe bistro, we offer you a good selection of breakfast lunch, sandwiches,panini and also special dishes every day. We are making everything fresh by order ,we also have a good selection of home made cakes and scones. North star is the perfect place to have your breakfast,lunch or coffee break!!!!
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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