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Smile Cafe - CLOSED

102 Queen Margaret Drive, Glasgow G20 8NZ, Scotland
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“ciabatta” (15 reviews)
“sandwiches” (34 reviews)
“cannolli” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
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Italian, Cafe, Fast food
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102 Queen Margaret Drive, Glasgow G20 8NZ, Scotland
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21 - 30 of 187 reviews

Reviewed 10 June 2016

Perhaps it was the huge panoramic photo of Florence on the wall taken from what seemed eerily like the roof of a house I had stayed in which got me in the right mood but nothing which happened in Smile cafe altered that feel good...More

Thank Ron E
Reviewed 7 June 2016

Popped in yesterday before reading to Newcastle. I had a double expresso and it was served with a little glass of water. As it should be. I also had a banana and toffee muffin which was out of this world. The girl behind the counter...More

Thank MrLittleElf
Reviewed 1 June 2016

Lovely, real Italian food but the small surroundings are limiting. Great for a quick snack or coffee but hard seats and minimal space mean you don't want to hang around for long. They do take aways though and are usually busy - always a good...More

Thank jinjasnap
Reviewed 17 May 2016

Tiny cafe just on the ground floor of building in which I stayed with my boyfriend. Smell of coffee, wide smiles of all the staff, two wonderful breakfasts. We couldn't ask for more.

Thank Naridena
Reviewed 8 May 2016

We live a stones throw from this cafe. I go fairly regularly and get my cappuccino from here. Really friendly owners, always have a smile and ask how you are - really sound lads. Had the cakes and counter treats before which are delicious. Good...More

Thank EddieRoscoe
Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

Ive been here a few times now, when visiting the West End of Glasgow. Situated on Queen Margaret Drive, just along from the Botanic Gardens, a great place for an afternoon coffee/snack. Excellent coffee, and a variety of Ciabattas and paninnis, a very small cafe,...More

Thank Billy K
Reviewed 25 April 2016

A fantastically Italian coffee shop/cafe/deli, it's tiny but excellent. Any time I've been in, the food is of excellent quality and the coffee is superb. Hoghly recommended.

Thank HotCyclist1
Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

Popped in with my boyfriend for a quick sandwich - the place is a wee Italian gem! Amazing choice of ciabatta/focaccia, great coffee and also a selection of cakes and pastries. Great option to choose between "Italian hot chocolate" or "British hot chocolate" - only...More

Thank erikuccia1989
Reviewed 11 April 2016

If you hanker after the ambiance and flavours of local Italian cafes from that recent holiday, look no further. This little gem is the real McCoy. And the staff are lovely…

2  Thank NeilWallace
Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

The first thing you will notice when you go to Smile Cafe is it's always full of Italians. And that tells you something. The coffee is the real deal, and there are a huge selection of focaccia and ciabatta to choose from, all with traditional...More

1  Thank Hermione T
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  • Address: 102 Queen Margaret Drive, Glasgow G20 8NZ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow
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