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City Cafe

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Finnieston Quay | Hilton Garden Inn Glasgow City Centre, Glasgow G3 8HN, Scotland
+44 141 227 1010
12:00 - 21:30
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81 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Needed a quick bite and was pleasantly surprised by the excellent food and friendly service that we got at the City Cafe. Highly recommended.

Thank Christie9
Alhaurin el Grande, Spain
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Like another reviewer had an early dinner here before Hydro and it was very good. Helpful and friendly staff, good service and nice food.

Thank annieglasgow2016
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117 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went for a meal before a convert at the nearby Hydro. Had a nice drink outside overlooking the river then ate in the restaurant. Service was good and the food excellent. The pulled chicken chirizo burger was really good as was the hot chocolate pudding. Would recommend this if you are going to an event nearby.

Thank dh20281
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

We visited the Hilton Garden Hotel which is ideally situated next to the Hydro. This was our first visit to the City Cafe restaurant to sample afternoon tea. Connor our waiter was very friendly, attentive and provided excellent service. All in all an excellent selection of sandwiches, scones and cakes, and we enjoyed a glass of prosecco. You could also... More 

Thank Parky1Glasgow
Caterham, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Hotel restaurants can be disappointing. This one was pretty good. I had a burger and they customized it to my liking. My partner had the veggie burger and it was good and really had plenty of veg in it. Very friendly staff. Good choice of beers and wines. Just a really good place for a simple meal done well. Prices... More 

Thank CPat50
Ayr, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

We were spending the night in the Hilton Garden Inn so had no reason to look elsewhere for our dinner. I had the deep fried cod, my wife had a chicken curry. We shared a sweet and a bottle white Rioja. All were reasonably priced and most enjoyable and we were served by friendly, sociable staff. No complaints and neither... More 

Thank robertandjessie
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31 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Nicely renevated restaurant. Plenty of seating and booths. Drink prices are slightly steep but you are in a hotel I suppose. Food quality was good and served fairly quickly. Meal selection and pricing was reasonable. I'll certainly use it again. Very close for sse hydro & secc venues.

Thank William H
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252 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

I had dinner at this restaurant while staying at the Hilton Garden Inn. The menu was a bit limited, but the hot pizza (diablo) was quite good and the hot toddy was excellent. It was a great meal and I slept great afterward :-)

Thank baileyno6
Stirling, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Excellent breakfast,full cooked buffet style , waffles😋, various cereals, fruit, juices, toast, pastries, yummy!!!!😊

Thank slow501
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180 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2017

I went for my sparkling afternoon tea with my friend using a Wowcher deal. I love this place and have been several times for dinner. We were given our prosecco once seated and asked if we had any dietary requirements which we didn't. The display of sandwiches and cakes when they arrived were fantastic, and they tasted as good as... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$14 - US$34
British, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Finnieston Quay | Hilton Garden Inn Glasgow City Centre, Glasgow G3 8HN, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow>  > Anderston
  • Neighbourhood: Anderston
  • Phone Number: +44 141 227 1010
Enjoy freshly prepared, made-to-order food in City Café Bar & Grill and take in the stunning views of the River Clyde through floor-to-ceiling windows. City Café Bar & Grill offers a fantastic casual dining experience. Guests can choose to dine indoors or alfresco on the stunning outdoor terrace space. Due to our location beside the SECC, demand can be high and booking a table in advance is strongly recommended.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?