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10 King Street | Merchant City, Glasgow G15QP, Scotland (City Centre)
+44 141 553 0733
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Ranked #189 of 1,889 Restaurants in Glasgow
Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Russian, Ukrainian, Latvian
Neighborhood: City Centre
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Opened in 1998 and is Scotland’s first and only authentic Russian Restaurant. This venue aims to keep its Russian roots intact, bringing cuisine, hospitality and culture to the heart of Glasgow’s Merchant City.The kitchen’s allegiance to former Soviet territories - from Russia and Moldavia to Armenia and Georgia - is evident on the menu featuring borscht, country soup made with cabbage, tomato, beetroot, garlic and coriander; Rostovsky platter, a duet of beetroot-raisin and carrot-garlic salads; aubergine ratatouille accompanied by just-baked pancakes.
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  • English first
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  • Russian first
  • Any
English first
Falkirk, Scotland, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

Me and the wife were in Glasgow for a show and thought Russian would be different. Great decision, staff were very friendly and welcoming, bright and nice space to eat, not cramped. Starters were simple but delicious, pickled veg just my thing followed by a very generous portion of lamb goulash, different from others I`ve had but very tasty. My... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

I have been to Cafe Cossachok twice now and plan to go again very soon. The main menu has a large choice of food, all of which was enjoyable and the lunch menu was both affordable and very filling with large portions. We also got recommended a vodka to go with our dessert which was very tasty. Very friendly staff... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Visited early Friday evening before the theatre and immediately felt welcome from the cold in this cosy little eatery. The bright reds and charming scarves which drape over lamps and adorn the ceiling feels authentic and transports you out of glasgow to somewhere enticingly more exotic. January budget so we ate from the 5pm menu which was anything from the... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

The service, food and environment were outstanding! Truly delicious food, just like I had when in Russia. A fantastic experience; I will be sure to return next time I'm in Glasgow!

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Donatas777, Owner at Cafe Cossachok, responded to this review

Dear Customer, Thank you very much for posting your review and for writing nice words about our restaurant. I hope that the next time you visit Glasgow you will choose to dine in cafe "Cossachok" again. Kind Regards, Donatas More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

I have never been to a Russian restaurant before. I am actually a fairly fussy eater as things go, and my girlfriend is a vegan - which made it all the more impressive how good this place was. And we only went there by accident because another place's kitchen had malfunctioned. A very happy accident, as it turned out. This... More 

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Donatas777, Owner at Cafe Cossachok, responded to this review

Dear Customer, I would like to sincerely thank you for writing such a positive review. I am extremely glad that you enjoyed the food and the atmosphere in our restaurant. I will be delighted to see back to cafe 'Cossachok' in the future. Kind Regards, Donatas More 

Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Got a really good groupon deal for cafe cossachok, have always walked past it and wanted to try it. We went on a Monday night so it was really quiet (as in me and my boyfriend were the only folk in there) but the waiter was lovely and there was still a good atmosphere. The food was delicious and our... More 

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Donatas777, Owner at Cafe Cossachok, responded to this review

Dear Customer, Thank you very much for writing your review, I really appreciate it. I am very glad that you find our food delicious and our staff helpful. We always try to make your experience enjoyable in our restaurant. Kind Regards, Donatas More 

Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

We met some friends here for a late lunch/ early dinner and what a little gem, very relaxed atmosphere, friendly staff and the food was delicious. As we waited for more friends to join the group we were offered "nibbles" with our cocktails and were served a shallow fried rye bread with a garlic aioli which helped us over until... More 

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Donatas777, Owner at Cafe Cossachok, responded to this review

Dear Customer, I would like to thank you for writing such a nice review. Our customers opinion and satisfaction is one of the biggest priorities for us. I hope to see you back to Cafe "Cossachok'' in the nearest future. Kind Regards, Donatas More 

Glasgow
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Went for a meal with my wife, son and daughter in law to this restaurant last night and the food and service were absolutely amazing. The waiters were so attentive, polite and friendly and nothing seemed to be too much bother for them. the food is traditional Russian fare and was cooked to perfection, the portions were also very generous... More 

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Donatas777, Owner at Cafe Cossachok, responded to this review

Dear Customer, It is very nice of you to write so many positive things about our restaurant. I am extremely glad that you enjoyed your experience and I hope to see you back to Cafe "Cossachok'' again in the future. Kind Regards, Donatas More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Beautiful restaurant, amazing food and delightful staff. Have been here twice now and the food was just perfect. A great atmosphere, good music and funny Russian TV on a projector made this family meal great. I took my partner here as we love trying new cuisine. I then took my sisters who can be very fussy, but they loved it... More 

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Donatas777, Owner at Cafe Cossachok, responded to this review

Dear Customer, I am very grateful to you for writing your review about Cafe 'Cossachok'. Thank you very much for giving us the highest rating and for choosing our restaurant as a place to dine with your family. Kind Regards, Donatas More 

Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Went to Cafe Cossachok following a tipsy purchase of a 5pm deal! Not knowing what to expect of Russian cusine my boyfriend and myself were sceptical. I must enthuse how much I think everyone should give russian cusine a try! We were shocked and slightly embarrassed at ourselfs for judging it before we tried it the meal was fantastic the... More 

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Donatas777, Owner at Cafe Cossachok, responded to this review

Dear Customer, I want to thank you for writing such a nice review. We all really try our best to make your experience enjoyable at our restaurant. I hope that you will be back to Cafe 'Cossachok' for traditional Russian food in the future. Kind Regards, Donatas More 

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Additional Information about Cafe Cossachok

Address: 10 King Street | Merchant City, Glasgow G15QP, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 141 553 0733
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow>  > City Centre
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Russian, Ukrainian, Latvian

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