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The Italian Caffe

92 Albion Street | Merchant City, Glasgow G1 1NY, Scotland
+44 141 552 3186
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (66 reviews)
“crab risotto” (16 reviews)
“apple tart” (6 reviews)
Open Now
00:00 - 22:30All hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
92 Albion Street | Merchant City, Glasgow G1 1NY, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The fish soup was absolutely fantastic but we both love the haddock gratinati....also love the sea bream and the steak. It's a lovely restaurant and the staff are very friendly and helpful.

Thank sandralowe028
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had always passed this as I'm in merchant city often but had never really paid it much attention, I was meeting some friends for dinner and one of them suggested coming here. Which I'm so glad she did, Italian tapas were lovely. Everything was so...More

Thank Lora A
Reviewed 1 week ago

No booking,but found a table no problem...very friendly,helpful Italian waiters..Food excellent,seafood all the way for me was delicious...Could not fault our experience and good value for money...

Thank george m
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had booked a table for my b/f Birthday and when we arrived the restaurant was filled to capacity. We had to wait 15 mins passed our booking time at the bar until a table was ready. We went with the tapas option. We asked...More

Thank Wendy T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The greeting at the door was lukewarm and it was some time before we were offered a drinks order. The crab cakes ordered by one of our table were burnt on the outside. The waiter advised that he would report it to the manager but...More

Thank SATraveller
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Initial seating and service was fine, however, before serving a steak one of our froup had ordered, an older man, who appeared to be the Matradee, enquired of the entire table, in a somewhat offhand manner, who had ordered the "... stew ..." and, although...More

Thank Pauline M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Caffe was only 1/2 full so we were able to get a table without a reservation. The waitress was quickly at our table asking for the drinks order whilst handing out the menus. Drinks arrived about 10 minutes later but no one came to...More

Thank inosborne
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, great service in a stylish setting. Manager is Celiac so fully aware of gluten free issues. Cannot recommend highly enough!

Thank Robert A
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Amazing food and very friendly staff well worth a visit.i had lunch here with my daughter we had an itison voucher it was great value for money.

Thank emmakelly1998
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

We visited this restaurant on Saturday. Nice clean restaurant with very friendly staff. Service on the evening was good as was the wine chosen. The was also very good. One of the better Italians in Glasgow!

Thank Food critics g G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$39
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
00:00 - 22:30
00:00 - 22:30
00:00 - 22:30
00:00 - 22:30
00:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 92 Albion Street | Merchant City, Glasgow G1 1NY, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow>  > City Centre
  • Neighbourhood: City Centre
  • Phone Number: +44 141 552 3186
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Glasgow's first enoteca, The Italian Caffe is situated right in the very centre of Merchant City, offering fine dining and fine wines in a sleek and contemporary atmosphere. Intended to be a bit of a home from home, The Italian Caffe may be modern and upmarket but it's nonetheless cosy and welcoming, a place to relax and unwind after a hard day in the office. Take your pick from comfortable deep green banquettes, window side seating or a perch at the bar and settle in for an evening of chilled indulgence courtesy of your choice from The Italian Caffe's fifty-odd excellent and carefully chosen wines, both Italian and international. And though those fantastic wines form the backbone of the enoteca approach don't think for a moment that food has been neglected.
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