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“Great birthday meal”
Review of Cafe Source

Cafe Source
Ranked #157 of 2,473 Restaurants in Glasgow
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $16 - $40
Cuisines: Scottish
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Cafe Source is located beneath the magnificently restored 18th Century St. Andrew’s Church in the Merchant City, Cafe Source offers a relaxed and informal dining experience for those wanting to sample some gutsy “real” Scottish fare. Traditional favourites such as Haggis, Stovies and the ever popular Cullen Skink figure on the menu, however you will also find a wide range of contemporary dishes. Pre-Theatre and Dinner Menus are also available offering excellent value for money. Specials change on a daily basis and with an extensive choice of Malt Whisky, fine wines, Scottish beers and lagers you will surely find Café Source a truly relaxing place to enjoy a taste of Scotland. 10 Mins from Central Station. 2 Mins from Glasgow Cross/Glasgow Green.
Reviewed May 6, 2014

Have. Been here on a few occasions but this time with family for a "big birthday" meal. Excellent service including great cooperation with my family to sort out all sorts of surprises. Food was excellent as always and the young staff excelled ..

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Reviewed May 5, 2014

Visited Cafe Source on a recommendation from a work colleague. The venue is lovely and very spacious. All the facilities were spotlessly clean and the staff were very attentive/helpful.
Food was delicious - piping hot, tasty and generous portions. A nice menu with very well thought out combinations to tantalise the tastebuds...the only gripe we had was that throughout the meal music played on a loop and appeared to be a jazz version of many songs that should just not have been tampered with including a very bad rendition of Comfortably Numb, The Final Countdown and other classics that should have been left well alone. We did not stay to have any drinks for this reason alone so ventured to Maggie Mays and Boteco do Brasil which were very busy and had more upbeat, cheerful music. We stayed there until late in the evening. Would visit again for food. Not so sure about the atmosphere for parties or nights out though based on this experience.

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Reviewed May 5, 2014

I went there with my wife and another couple of friends. We went for a set menu option of 3 courses for £25 including a bottle of wine per couple.

The food is generally traditional Scottish fare with some Mediterranean dishes. The quality of ingredients was superb (obviously well sourced - pun intended). The haggis fritters were excellent and my beef was beautifully tender. The portion sizes good, service and atmosphere likewise. Well worth a visit.

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Reviewed May 4, 2014 via mobile

Came here for an anniversary dinner and it was well worth the occasion. Excellent venue, clean and sleek. Food was out of this world, you don't need a million options on the menu if all your ingredients are locally sourced. Would probably place this in the top 3 restaurants I've ever eaten in. Will definitely be back to this gem of a Scottish restaurant.

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Reviewed April 28, 2014

Booked thru 5pm for pre theatre menu which included 3 courses and glass of wine for £16.95, super value. Warm welcome we were seated with food and drink orders taken swiftly. Great choices to suit all palates. Our starters included homemade tomato soup plus haggis fritters, our mains were two diff types of burgers, beef daube and chicken with barley risotto. All tasty, hot and plentiful. Desserts included sticky toffee pud, berry mess and cheesecake all yummy. Staff were efficient and friendly, will def return.

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Thank Simplymo50
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