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Cafe Source

€€ - €€€European, British,
1 St. Andrews Square, Glasgow G1 5PJ, Scotland
+44 141 548 6020
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“cullen skink” (54 reviews)
“haggis pakora” (27 reviews)
“scotch pie” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1 St. Andrews Square, Glasgow G1 5PJ, Scotland
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Reviewed today

Lovely place, nice, relaxed atmosphere,friendly staff,good service . Food was excellent and great price,well worth a visit, will definitely be back.

Thank lauraloch
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Cafe Source on a voucher deal and were not disappointed. Unfortunately the day we booked for we were unable to go due to family illness but the Cafe were extremely understanding and allowed us to book for the following week. The food was...More

Thank marionweir
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just walking into this place is awesome, as it is in the basement of what I think was an old church. It is decorated in dark contemporary colors, the staff was over the top nice and helpful and the food was perfect...and as a side...More

Thank LoriLogic
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I only ended up here as my usual place in the Merchant City was full and I am so glad it was. The staff are brilliant and could not have been nicer, and the food was unbelievable. Definitely try the Cullen Skink, although take your...More

Thank Mark C
Reviewed 18 August 2018

In the centre of St Andrews Square the old church is a place of fine food and service. fantastic Brie tartlet starter for me & salmon and potato salad for my wife , followed by daube of beef ( ox cheek ) and rumblethumps, and...More

Thank Ben R
Reviewed 13 August 2018

We wanted Scottish food and there seemed little choice in “east” Glasgow but saw this restaurant from the hop on city bus. It’s setting is evocative of all the heritage of a great city yet its design and menu pleased us with a creative dash....More

Thank Jacksparrow21
Reviewed 29 July 2018

After a poor experience as a group of friends in a local Italian restaurant in Glasgow I booked Cafe Source for our next night out. Everyone was delighted - all meals were of a high standard and my friend who is vegetarian had a choice...More

Thank angie26
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

Booked a table at 8pm for the big band night. Food was great as expected, the restaurant was full and there was a great atmosphere. Service was very good considering how busy the restaurant was. Hope to return for the next one. Good value for...More

Thank LoobyLou050
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

Quite excellent food; not one criticism & leaving feeling full to the tonsils!! Most ambient & pleasant surroundings too. Looking forward to our next visit & working our way through your delicious menu!!!

Thank Buchanan T
Reviewed 2 June 2018

This place is quite funky , inside is quite dark however not a huge issue. We sat outside as it was warm n sunny and had our meals out there. The staff were very friendly and chatty. The food was tasty and good size portions...More

Thank Pam K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 St. Andrews Square, Glasgow G1 5PJ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow
  • Phone Number: +44 141 548 6020
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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.
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