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Cafe Source

1 St Andrews Square, Glasgow, Scotland
0141 548 6020
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Ranked #73 of 1,751 Restaurants in Glasgow
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $16 - $40
Cuisines: Scottish
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Cafe Source is located beneath the magnificently restored 18th Century St. Andrew’s Church in the Merchant City, Cafe Source offers a relaxed and informal dining experience for those wanting to sample some gutsy “real” Scottish fare. Traditional favourites such as Haggis, Stovies and the ever popular Cullen Skink figure on the menu, however you will also find a wide range of contemporary dishes. Pre-Theatre and Dinner Menus are also available offering excellent value for money. Specials change on a daily basis and with an extensive choice of Malt Whisky, fine wines, Scottish beers and lagers you will surely find Café Source a truly relaxing place to enjoy a taste of Scotland. 10 Mins from Central Station. 2 Mins from Glasgow Cross/Glasgow Green.
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Cafe Source is located beneath the magnificently restored 18th Century St. Andrew’s Church in the Merchant City, Cafe Source offers a relaxed and informal dining experience for those wanting to sample some gutsy “real” Scottish fare. Traditional favourites such as Haggis, Stovies and the ever popular Cullen Skink figure on the menu, however you will also find a wide range of contemporary dishes. Pre-Theatre and Dinner Menus are also available offering excellent value for money. Specials change on a daily basis and with an extensive choice of Malt Whisky, fine wines, Scottish beers and lagers you will surely find Café Source a truly relaxing place to enjoy a taste of Scotland. 10 Mins from Central Station. 2 Mins from Glasgow Cross/Glasgow Green.
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English first
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

* EXCELLENT Quality Food * Great Portion Sizes * Friendly Staff * Great Relaxed Atmosphere * EXCELLENT Value Midweek Deals * My First Visit & Certainly NOT My Last * Lovely Rose Wine * PROPER Coffee * The Best Tasting Beef I've Ever Had!!! * Chef Clearly Has A Passion For Food!! HIGHLY RECOMMEND!!!!!

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

We were able to take advantage of the 3 courses and bottle of wine deal for £50, which was excellent value for a Saturday night. the place was not that busy and it is really interesting to be in the basement of a church. The staff were pleasant enough, and we had a drink at the bar before moving to... More

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Glasgow
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Went for the 3 courses and bottle of wine for £25 which was excellent. There were two waitresses on who were more involved with talking to themselves than customers. Not once were we asked how our food was and the service was pretty slow between getting seated and getting drink and our starters. The food was great but the restaurant... More

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20 reviews 20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 via mobile

Ate here recently with a group of friends. 3 course meal with glass of wine good value. Starter of goat's cheese tart with caramelised onions tasty main of burger with onions salad and chips a big let down same caramelised onion chutney that was on the tart chips were like McDonalds and burger bland. Meal rescued by the sticky toffee... More

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Montreal
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48 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Went here recently to meet up with friends while on holiday in Glasgow. The decor is very modern but, it is quite dark. We all enjoyed our meals and it was a great place to have a nice meal and catch up. The music wasn't loud and conducive to conversation.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Love it!! Amazing food. 5pm deal was so good value. Defo be back again. Tasty and fresh and lovely friendly staff there A+

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London
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253 reviews 253 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We were introduced to this restaurant by friends who live in Glasgow and this really is a hidden gem. Located under St Andrews Church it's a surprise when you enter to find a modern, well appointed restaurant. The menu is quite extensive and all the dishes chosesn were good and had a Scottish twist to them. There was plenty of... More

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Glasgow
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123 restaurant reviews
234 helpful votes 234 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We had lunch here while doing the open top bus tour. We sat inside initially but while it's quite a nice place, it's also quite oppressively dark, particularly on a sunny day, so we moved outside. We each had a club sandwich which came with unexpected fries and was delicious. My only gripe is that the toilets had clearly not... More

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Strathaven, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

The food here was really good and the service was excellent even although it was very busy during the Commonwealth Games. The menu had good choices and the staff were very friendly.It was my friends birthday and when we arrived a bottle of Champagne appeared on the table which we had not ordered and as we found out was actually... More

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Comberton, England, United Kingdom
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8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We came across Cafe Source while on the open top bus tour...on a wet Saturday. Good quality food and very reasonable prices.... nicely presented in a clean environment... There was a good choice of lunch items and specials... and the wine list was also good. I would recommend this cafe as a great place to eat in the centre of... More

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