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Cafe Wander

#156 of 2,049 Places to Eat in Glasgow
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The Basement | 110a West George St, Glasgow G2 1QJ, Scotland
+44 141 353 3968
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7:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 6
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  • 1
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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
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Morton's roll n square and a mug of tea, absolutely brilliant!! They have other nice breakfast choices too if you want something a bit healthier. Really great service, lovely staff and relaxed atmosphere - thank you!

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Morton's roll n square and a mug of tea, absolutely brilliant!! They have other nice breakfast choices too if you want something a bit healthier. Really great service, lovely staff and relaxed atmosphere - thank you!

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Oxford, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

The friendly staff make you feel welcome but it's the breakfast that blows you away. Friends went to other regarded eateries but cafe wander beat them hands down. Black & white pudding were delicious.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

After a day of shopping we popped in here to meet friends for a coffee. The place is nice and staff friendly. However, I found it very pricey for what you get. A couple of us had cakes, they were what you get from a supermarket for a quarter of the price. I understand overheads and the need for markup,... More 

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59 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Weary and swapping stations en route for Highlands. This was an oasis of calm with the friendliest possible service. I had a thick chicken and mushroom soup followed by a steak sandwich and pot of tea. Great value, good quality good, lovely welcome even on what must have been a busy Saturday towards the tail-end of the day. So much... More 

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UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Great breakfast menu - we had porridge and berries, thick toast and jam washed down by tea. I'd love to go back several times to sample the full Scottish breakfast as they looked fabulous served to others.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

I love Cafe Wander. It is always my first choice for breakfast, lunch, tea, cake, everything! The service is always so friendly and quick and the food is great.

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Glasgow
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Went here for lunch, what can I say.......... Nice environment, friendly staff, ok food, nothing spectacular, expensive for what it is. I did have reason to complain, as I was served an over cooked baked potato, this was deducted from the bill, without argument, can't fault them there. I think there are better cafe's in Glasgow, competition is fierce in... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Popped into this cafe for breakfast. There were 5 of us and the menu was sufficiently varied to please everyone. A couple of us had the full breakfast ....Scottish style! and we were not disappointed. Mugs of tea too!! Great find and certainly would recommend.

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York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Decided against the ubiquitous hotel breakfast and have just finished a very nice full breakfast and have ordered another coffee. Arrived at 8.55 and unlike a lot of places, the doors were not firmly bolted shut until precisely 9 am. Was welcomed in to a very clean and bright basement area. Seven minutes later and my breakfast was in front... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

I went here for breakfast and can recommend it to anyone who likes great coffee and a wide range of breakfast choices. It's a real find and a very relaxed atmosphere

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: The Basement | 110a West George St, Glasgow G2 1QJ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow
  • Phone Number: +44 141 353 3968

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 15
  • Cuisine: European
Open Hours
Monday
7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?