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Spitfire Espresso

127 Candleriggs | Merchant City, Glasgow G1 1NP, Scotland
+44 7578 250105
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (7 reviews)
“cakes” (27 reviews)
“brownie” (11 reviews)
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08:00 - 18:00 Hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
127 Candleriggs | Merchant City, Glasgow G1 1NP, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing coffee, lovely gluten free brownies and dog friendly which makes it all better as my dog can come too to hang out which is wonderful and the staff loved her too

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Journey252778
Reviewed 1 December 2018

This place does seriously good coffee! If you're looking for a nice place to chill and have great coffee, this place is worth a visit.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 1989travels
Reviewed 23 November 2018 via mobile

On a recent visit, sadly we found customer service wasnt helpful when a really easy to solve problem was raised and we were met with an attitude that showed disinterrst in customer's thoughts or expectations. I see good reviews in general. Must have been an...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank otimpson80
Reviewed 21 November 2018 via mobile

A great little café. Retro diner decor meets modern and spacious. Full-bodied and generous tall blacks and simple but fresh breakfast options make this place a delight. Add to that a lively crew and a not-too-loud 50’s soundtrack means this spot is ranks highly on...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank MAL99999
Reviewed 18 November 2018

We found this on our walk about and the smell of coffee was to good to pass up. Unknown to us its a vegan/veggie place too. We ordered a brunch option and to be honest guys/girls best option we've made. The vegan options we saw...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Des T
Reviewed 14 November 2018 via mobile

Awesome espresso and great staff! :) Recommend this place just tp chill during your trip around Glasgow.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Tomáš V
Reviewed 30 October 2018

It's not just the breakfast, it's the location, people and the food. We fell out of our apartment into Spitfire - we'd had coffee and cake on our last visit - and we just love it. It's got a really nice feel to it and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank jamiebV4892GE
Reviewed 29 October 2018

We tend to rate the hot drinks from here so thought we would give breakfast a go. Coffee was as usual very good and service is always very friendly. Breakfast however was disappointing, dry eggs on hard bread and very pricey.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank bunnyofdarkness
Emily G, Owner at Spitfire Espresso, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2018

Hi, thanks for your feedback. We're glad you enjoy our coffee and service. We didn't meet your eggspectations with our breakfast. We've taken your comments on board and will discuss with the team!

Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

We stopped by for a bite to eat. Food was great serving staff a delight. Chef a moody so and so, created a bit of an atmosphere. But his eggs were great just be nice mister!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank burnsm
Reviewed 19 August 2018

Came here with my parents in August (second time for parents, first for me). Staff were wonderful. We had to sit on a two person table and the waiter came over and asked the couple on the four person table next to us to switch...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Martha G
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10 October 2016|
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Response from Emily G | Property representative |
Spitfire is dog friendly, as long as you have a friendly dog.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$13
Brunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 127 Candleriggs | Merchant City, Glasgow G1 1NP, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow
  • Phone Number: +44 7578 250105
  • E-mail
Spitfire Espresso is a friendly, laid back, independent coffee spot in the Merchant City area of Glasgow. We serve awesome coffee, excellent all day breakfast, hearty sandwiches, delicious cakes, craft beer and wine all to a bopping rockabilly soundtrack.
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