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Cafe Source

#116 of 1,925 Restaurants in Glasgow
Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
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1 St. Andrews Square, Glasgow G1 5PJ, Scotland
+44 141 548 6020
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2015

So lovely to find a deal for valentine's day two or three courses with glass of wine. Delicious food, lovely atmosphere and unusual surroundings that were so atmospheric. A party of six, well served, friendly staff, we were having pre theatre deal. Great.

Thank Dianne M
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263 reviews
220 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2015

We went here last week for the first time and I was very impressed by the place. Interesting menu with a lot of different and unusual choices. Service was good ( until they forgot about my friends order)? and the food was lovely. Will go back.

Thank fatbobscotlandAyr
Prestwick, United Kingdom
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318 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2015

We had a super meal here. The ambience is a curious mixture of modern lighting and traditional - and it works! The service was attentive without being intrusive. The choice from the menu is limited but supplemented by the specials board. The food was super, tasty and well presented. I'd go again.

2 Thank Douglas M
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2015

Visited here for my boyfriends birthday, a group of 6 of us. Lovely meal, seen it advertised on 5pm and decided to give it a go as the menu looked lovely and great value for money. It was! We weren't disappointed, thoroughly enjoyed our meal and would definitely return.

Thank Heather C
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83 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2015 via mobile

Had our dinner at Cafe Source before going to a Celtic Connections gig at St Andrews in the Square upstairs. The food was amazing, and I would recommend the pre-theatre deal as being the best value for money anywhere.

Thank Hannah N
Dunblane, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2015

Our visit was pre-concert in St Andrews in the Square. The restaurant is under the church, which is an excellent venue. The food was good Scottish food, well served with details of the origin of the various offerings. The staff were excellent, as is so often the case in Glasgow, efficient, smiling and good humoured. St Andrews in the Square... More 

Thank Dave310551
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90 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2015

Three of us went for dinner tonight on the pre theatre menu. The food and service was pretty good but two of us felt that the food was a bit overly salty although neglected to comment at the time. My burger was great. Won't stop us form going back.

Thank travelnutGlasgow
San Pedro del Pinatar
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106 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2014

Tasty Scottish food, excellent service, good value for a pre theatre meal. We had a gift voucher. Will certainly go back and try the a la carte.

Thank Helen M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2014

I had the responsibility of helping organise out Christmas night out for 170 people-no easy task but must say that St Andrews in the Square could not have been better. I used to work in a 5 Star Hotel and have high expectations which were met and exceeded by the staff at cafe source. Paul and Jackie were helpful and... More 

1 Thank Kathryneglasgow
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27 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2014 via mobile

a works night out at a great venue, lovely food and top grade service. Well organised and gorgeous venue for Scottish dancing and fun. Will be back for dinner during year.

Thank Hearts74

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$16 - US$40
British, Scottish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
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
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?