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Tinderbox

189 Byres Road, Glasgow G12 8TS, Scotland
+44 141 339 3108
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Overview
  • Excellent20%
  • Very good25%
  • Average19%
  • Poor20%
  • Terrible16%
Travelers talk about
“cannoli” (2 reviews)
“sandwiches” (7 reviews)
“pastry” (3 reviews)
Open Now
7:15 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
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LOCATION
189 Byres Road, Glasgow G12 8TS, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 133 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I enjoy their flat white. That’s it. Every time I visit it is jam packed, it’s hard to get a table on a weekend, finding a tidy table is pure luck, finding a clean table is nearly impossible. Their hospitality seems to end once the...More

Thank RetoS972
Reviewed September 23, 2017

I enjoyed a good caramel iced beverage at the Tinderbox. I visited this location twice (white chocolate cheesecake for my Mom during the other visit). The iced coffee was delicious (albeit not exactly frozen, but more-so cold), whereby the cheesecake left something to be desired....More

Thank Trina110
Reviewed August 31, 2017 via mobile

I think the staff on this day were a bit overstretched - it was busy and they were running out of cutlery, food, ice so it didn't shine as well as it could have done I think. But looking past the uncleared tables and obvious...More

Thank WBeeW
Reviewed August 30, 2017 via mobile

the coffee is pretty good, and the cakes are passable. Service with a smile, which is more than you get from any fellow patrons who seemed like fully fledged Glaswegians of the worst kind on the day we were there. The space is very cramped...More

1  Thank richardb202017
Reviewed August 23, 2017 via mobile

Met up with a good friend today. Had not been here for ages. Great location and nice views from windows, cosy seating near the back of cafe. Just cappuccino, very good, but the Slice of Jaffa cake was fantastic......a first for both my friend and...More

Thank itchyfeet2014
Reviewed July 31, 2017 via mobile

I ordered several coffees for my husband and I and a hot chocolate for our daughter. Everything was served quickly and tasted great. Free wifi was also a bonus

1  Thank rosejackson76
Reviewed July 19, 2017 via mobile

Use this quite a lot (2-3 times p/w)....never get acknowledged, staff seem to change every 5 minutes, tonight young girl with red hair practically threw my drink at me...basically couldn't be bothered . Too many other places to go, sort your customer service out ...give...More

Thank Weegeebhoy
Reviewed July 15, 2017 via mobile

Last minute decision to stop in for lunch as I'd heard good things about it. The two stars are for the food only - our Brie & cranberry toastie was lovely, it's nice you get a wee bag of crisps with it, piece of good...More

Thank Keriza
Reviewed July 12, 2017 via mobile

At last I got a authentic flat white coffee, strong and creamy just the way it should be... Thanks guys!

1  Thank Steve G
Reviewed June 4, 2017 via mobile

Social visit with friends, really disappointed with the coffees we received as it tasted like they had been watered down so much that we couldn't taste the coffee. Compared to other coffee shops, this is by far the worst I've had in a while.

1  Thank Dave N
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$4 - $5
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Open Hours
Sunday
7:45 AM - 11:00 PM
Monday
7:15 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
7:15 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
7:15 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
7:15 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
7:15 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
7:15 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 189 Byres Road, Glasgow G12 8TS, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow>  > West End
  • Neighborhood: West End
  • Phone Number: +44 141 339 3108
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