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Coias Cafe

#84 of 1,927 Restaurants in Glasgow
Certificate of Excellence
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473-477 Duke Street Glasgow, Glasgow G31 1RD, Scotland
+44 141 554 3822
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07:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 - 22:00
Mon - Wed 07:00 - 21:00
Thu - Sat 07:00 - 22:00
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Went for a late lunch on Sunday, as good as ever, Best cannoli outside of New Jersey, and Megs sticky toffee really goood

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place has gone downhill since our last visit. It used to be one of our favourite places. We love the busy atmosphere, and have always liked the food. It is not the place to go for a quiet romantic meal. The service is good and are loads of waiting staff, all buzzing around like an army of ants. They... More 

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Thank David O
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great lunch today in coias pizza and pasta jimmy style between the two of us was a great treat for lunch. Place was really busy as per usual but the service was top notch 👍

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Thank Jamie M
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My recent visit was a bit disappointing. We waited 25 minutes for drinks, our mushrooms were well over cooked on the outside but watery mushroom on the inside. The waiter didn't bring my second drink. Also added an extra meal onto our bill and my mum almost paid without double checking! They never apologised either. It was so busy it... More 

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Thank Nikki M
Coatbridge, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing food! Good variety and a good value for money :) nice place for lunch with couples or family and friends

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Thank Ashley1064
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked a table for 10 as family joined to celebrate my sons 18th birthday. Service was prompt and friendly. Time between order taking and courses arriving sufficient to allow plenty of time for all the family to talk without being excessive. Menu is very extensive and between us we all had trouble settling on our choices. Portions are very generous... More 

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Thank Shaun T
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71 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and the Mrs had time to kill so poped in here for quick bite to eat. We ended up basically having a chipy I had sausage supper and she had curry sauce and chips which is a bit mad but it's just what took our fancy. Decor was amazing one of best iv seen I think it's had a... More 

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Thank glasgowcity67
Glasgow, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Dropped in for a late breakfast/early lunch and had focaccia sandwich with pulled pork and peppers. Really tasty and filling. Good service and great value for money.

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Thank Janet H
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Given vouchers from friends and tried breakfast. Excellent food, staff friendly and efficient and really nice place to go. We will be back.

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Thank David M
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Been going to Coias now for over 4 years and it hasn't disappointed once - now my family and friends regularly go thanks to my recommendation. Best Italians in Glasgow.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:00
Monday
07:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 21:00
Thursday
07:00 - 22:00
Friday
07:00 - 22:00
Saturday
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 473-477 Duke Street Glasgow, Glasgow G31 1RD, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow
  • Phone Number: +44 141 554 3822
Description
The Coia family opened their first cafe in Dennistoun in 1928, and ever since then Coia's Cafe has been a favourite meeting place for local people, both young and old.

The very first Coia's Cafe, originally on the corner of Duke Street, was owned by Carmine and Amalia Coia. Nicky and Ena Coia took over in the 1950's. In that time they took the business to the next level by introducing confectionery and a larger menu. During the 1980's the ownership transferred to the current owners - Alfredo and Antonia Coia, the third generation of the family to run the business.

In 2006, the well known local landmark entered a new era by expanding into the newly built premises next door and by extensively refurbishing the existing cafe. This now includes the new takeaway food section and excellent delicatessen. Coia's Delicatessen is always worth a visit, offering a full off-licence with a large choice of imported wines. The new space also allowed the expansions of the ice cream section, selling Coia's famous homemade Italian ice cream.

Coia's Cafe today provides it's loyal customers with an extensive menu to accommodate every occasion and satisfy every taste. We've worked hard to ensure that every dish on the menu is a dish that we are proud of. To mention the great selection of pastas and pizzas, fresh seafood and mouthwatering meat dishes is to only to scratch the surface. We also takes great pride in offering many fantastic 'chef's specials' every single day for you to try. We also recommend that you take advantage of our extensive and unique range of wines, selected personally by Alfredo.

To this day, we still pride ourselves in four basics:- friendly attitude, politeness, cleanliness and high quality food. We promise an experience the whole family can enjoy.

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