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Kelvingrove Cafe

#324 of 1,934 Restaurants in Glasgow}
€€ - €€€, Cafe, British
1161 Argyle Street, Glasgow G3 8TB, Scotland
+44 141 221 8988
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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Bar, Cafe, British, Scottish, Pub, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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1161 Argyle Street, Glasgow G3 8TB, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had the misfortune of popping in here for a pre dinner drink with my partner. It was 5pm when we walked in to be greeted by a member of staff asking if we were there to have food, very friendly but clearly not impressed when...More

Thank Mark170974
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for an early family breakfast and the food and service were both very good. We had quite a range of food - porridge, muesli, croissants, big veggie breakfast, poached eggs - all very good. Perhaps a little on the pricey side but I'd go...More

Thank JanieOH
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for breakfast with my other half this morning. Lovely decor but very cold, everyone had their coats and scarves on inside! Friendly staff, good breakfast options but the wait for our food was really slow. Probably waited about 30minutes from ordering but when...More

Thank Vanessa T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Popped in on Tuesday for lunch, with eldest son and little Matilda ( Minature Dachshund) and welcomed by a lovely server. Sat by the cosy fire, our order was taken and delivered promptly. We had the halloumi chips with bloody mary sauce and crab spaghetti,...More

Thank Suzan M
Reviewed 11 October 2017

My partner and I have visited most places in Finnieston – they all have very pleasant, friendly staff and great service – not here! There were three guys and a girl serving. The place was only half full. It was mid Sunday morning. After we...More

Thank Des_Glasgow
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Great menu options however delivery took 30 mins and service was very poor (not that friendly, one staff member severely hungover, slow to bring the bill etc). When the food did arrive, the dressing was over powering - they did offer to take it off...More

Thank hannahdxb1
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Came to leave a review just for the drinks as we didn't eat here. I also feel that anywhere that makes a good Old Fashioned is worth talking about because it's an easy one to get wrong. The cocktail menu is fairly short but interesting:...More

Thank solitary_cyclist
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

This bar is deliberately old fashioned in style and I like it as an overall look and feel. It's well positioned in the area and prices of drinks are reasonable with a good range. But one member of the serving staff made us feel quite...More

Thank Jordan1964
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Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Ok, I like an arty cocktail as much as the next person, but here they've gone a bit too far - this is 1940's chic...in that rationing has clearly affected both the size of the cocktail and the ingredients they've plopped into them. For a...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

The staff were very friendly and the bar itself has a very 'cool' feel but the cocktails were overpriced and totally underwhelming. My wife and her friend had a champagne cocktail (a mix of champagne and gin served in a champagne flute) which was £13...More

Thank Masboro
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16 November 2015|
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Response from LeeDenmark | Reviewed this property |
Sorry this late reply. I didn't see your request before now. I believe you've got an answer as well? I'm not sure so I can't help you. Good luck :-)
7 October 2015|
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Response from georginar995 | Reviewed this property |
Would definitely give this place a try, gastropub food at its best, but loads of great places in the area if the menu here is not to your liking.. Enjoy your trip to Glasgow
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
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08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1161 Argyle Street, Glasgow G3 8TB, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow
  • Phone Number: +44 141 221 8988
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