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The Yarn Cake

148 Queen Margaret Drive, Glasgow G20 8NY, Scotland
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good41%
  • Average0%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
Feb 11, 2017
“Lovely shop and cake”
Sep 13, 2016
“Great cake and great knitting !”
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11:00 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
148 Queen Margaret Drive, Glasgow G20 8NY, Scotland
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Reviewed February 11, 2017

Very friendly owner, nice yarns and delicious cake! The cake made it attractive to my husband as well. Bought some nice sock yarn and got inspired.

Thank Eveline R
Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

My friend who had been to the Yarn Cake before, took me along for coffee/tea and cake as a first timer! The Yarn Cake in Glasgow's West End, sells high end yarns and knitting patterns/needles etc. You can combine your yarn shopping with a coffee...More

Thank reikiros
Reviewed May 4, 2016 via mobile

The shop offers both handmade desserts and locally dyed yarns. We were delighted with the selection and sent pictures to our local knitter for her choices. So, want to sit and knit while enjoying a delicious dessert this is your place to stop and shop....More

Thank Kathie S
Reviewed January 22, 2016

This shop is a gem for knitters. It's unconventional for a wool shop but also has lovely chai latte. Staff friendly and helpful and the other customers were friendly while knitting.

Thank Linda M
Reviewed August 30, 2015

What a fabulous yarn shop. Good all round, lovely cake, lovely yarn and lovely welcoming knowledgable staff. I went with some friends to their Tuesday and Thursday knit nights and we squeezed ourselves in with so many like minded fun strangers, brilliant.

Thank didyoumakeit
Reviewed November 10, 2014

What more could we knitters want. As a seasoned knitter and cake eater I have enjoyed many an hour here. Friendly atmosphere offering assistance if needed.

1  Thank TartanPimpernel2014
Reviewed October 12, 2014

My husband and I -- visiting Glasgow from Canada -- walked up Queen Margaret Drive 'specially to find the Yarn Cake, and I'm so happy we did. This is a tiny shop comprised of two lovely, well-lit rooms, with comfortable tables at which to enjoy...More

2  Thank DMcIntosh64
Reviewed July 26, 2014

This little shop has a great variety of wools, not the "normal" brands but the ones that will tempt very exigent knitters. A lovely wee place where you can also enjoy a good home made cake. Easy to park and very close to the Botanic...More

4  Thank Cecilia C
Reviewed June 5, 2014

Independent wool shops haven't got it easy in times of internet orders. But this one is thriving. Located in a lovely neighbourhood, surrounded by other small, quirky shops, it attracts with the smell of fresh coffee and baking plus the warm colours of beautiful yarns...More

2  Thank BeateDonegalTown
Reviewed April 24, 2014

Tucked away just outside the busy West End this little shop/cafe is a gem for knitters, crocheters and those who appreciate great German baking. They have a great selection of yarns, patterns, friendly service and advice, lots of banter and did I mention the baking?

1  Thank Psychogoogje
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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  • Address: 148 Queen Margaret Drive, Glasgow G20 8NY, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow
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This is a cafe, selling tea, coffee, cakes and knitting yarns. The atmosphere is warm, welcoming and friendly, the tea is delicious. tea is hard to find.
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