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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” (6 reviews)
“cakes” (24 reviews)
“brownie” (9 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 22:00 Hours
Cafe, British, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
127 Candleriggs | Merchant City, Glasgow G1 1NP, Scotland
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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

1  Thank Martha G
Reviewed 22 July 2018

The coffee was good and the orange juice was fresh squeezed and delicious. It was sweet and not tart like in some places I have been. What I really enjoyed though were the poached eggs. The yolks were cooked just enough and the whites were...More

1  Thank NevadaSoulTrain
Reviewed 14 July 2018

First time visit, we had carrot cake with coffee, both very nice. Great music playing in the background. We would definitely visit again.very friend staff and great service.

1  Thank Pandabuddie
Reviewed 29 June 2018

Been searching for a decent cup for days. Came into this place by chance and was not disappointed. I didn't try the food but the coffee was heavenly.

1  Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed 28 June 2018

I thoroughly enjoyed their espresso, after having had a horrible approximation to coffee at a nearby university joint. The place is smallish but well presented and the service is good.

1  Thank vmcalo
Reviewed 27 June 2018

I went here for breakfast -the kingfisher (smoked salmon, bagel, poached egg and salad) and an americano. The coffee was very nice, but there was no offer of milk. It took a while for me to get someone's attention as they were busy chatting. When...More

1  Thank JennyB1984
Reviewed 26 June 2018

Extremely welcoming staff willing to recommend other places throughout the city. The ambiance is cheeky, the food tasty, and the coffee rich and smooth.

1  Thank Bruce R
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

My husband and I popped into here last week on a whim. Happy with the lunch and drink menu as well as the dessert options. I had a fruit beer and a cider on the recommendation of a friendly employee behind the till; both were...More

Thank genibre69
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

This place is really good. Cozy coffee shop in the Merchant city. Had the spitfire eggs, espresso and cappuccino. Service was really good and they have really fast WiFi. Very happy with this stop.

1  Thank Fernando Javier A
Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

A fantastic little coffee shop with a warm and friendly welcome matched by a great cup of coffee and a delicious cake.

Thank Peter C
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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
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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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