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Cafe Wander

#136 of 2,127 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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9:00 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: Breakfast, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 87
    Excellent
  • 41
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    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
Excellent spot for breakfast

One of the best full English breakfasts I have had! Friendly staff who were happy to advise made it more enjoyable. Healthy options avail too. Very clean toilets a bonus!

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
sweatpea
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Manchester, England
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Manchester, England
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53 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the best full English breakfasts I have had! Friendly staff who were happy to advise made it more enjoyable. Healthy options avail too. Very clean toilets a bonus!

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Thank sweatpea
Newport-on-Tay
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76 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly staff in this independent cafe. A good selection of food and drinks on offer. I had delicious granola with fruit yoghurt and maple syrup to start then scrambled eggs with toast. they did brink it all at the same time but quickly took the eggs away and brought it back after I finished the granola.

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Thank Art M
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent little basement cafe. Really good breakfast for a very reasonable price, we will definitely come back for another dose sometime soon

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Thank liamacampbell
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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174 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Right in Glasgow city centre, this is an excellent cafe for lunch, coffee, tea & cake, etc. Only accessible by stairs (it is in a basement), the quality of all food and drink is excellent and all the staff are great too - really friendly, but polite, professional and great fun. Highly recommended (after several visits to date).

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Thank Jack_Bosworth
Leeds, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were wanting somewhere for breakfast after a nights stay over and we decided to come here after seeing good reviews. This did not disappoint! Very reasonably priced and very friendly and attentive staff. I went for the French toast with bacon and my boyfriend went for a bacon and sausage roll, both very tasty. I wouldn't mind coming back... More 

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Thank Emilie O
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95 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

Our family visited this December for breakfast before exploring Glasgow. The cafe provided not only a wonderful place for our family to dry off from the rain but also fueled us to continue our day. Smoothies are delicious (would highly recommend). Scrambled and fried eggs on toast, filled rolls and french toast were all fabulous. Pricing is extremely reasonable. Would... More 

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Thank Off2seetheworld13
Lancashire
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95 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

This was our second visit - we, too, were disappointed to find it closed on Sundays (esp as we had a poor breakfast in Carluccio's) We had full breakfast, toast, good espresso and decaff tea - these drinks not always available and not always good. Great location, friendly service, good food cooked fresh and quickly - definitely recommended above pricey... More 

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Thank LesleyLark
Manchester, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015 via mobile

Great spot for breakfast close to Buchanan St. Popped in here yesterday and was very impressed. Very tasty and good value. Shame was it is shut on Sunday's as I was going to drop by today!

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Thank Dominic R
Heathfield, United Kingdom
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154 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015

Tucked down in the basement this is a cosy welcoming cafe with excellent food and great coffee. I had the French toast and bacon, which was excellent, and the service was also great.

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Thank purpleTerry
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015 via mobile

Had breakfast here 2 mornings on the trot in preference to the chains. Excellent personal service stands out. Lovely breakfast ingredients and smoothies to die for. Will be back again and again.

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Thank Del G

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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: British, European

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?