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North Star

#264 of 1,933 Restaurants in Glasgow
Certificate of Excellence
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108 Queen Margaret Drive, Glasgow G20 8NZ, Scotland
+44 141 946 5365
08:00 - 18:00
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Sun 10:00 - 17:00
Mon - Fri 08:00 - 18:00
Sat 09:00 - 18:00
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Tasty, hot soup. Quick, friendly staff and service. Lovely bread. Good value, good atmosphere. Go there.

Thank HonestStag
Perth, Scotland, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017

The food is fantastic: try the cannnoli, the pistachio cake (texture is outrageously good), or any of the daily specials. The cafe is ideal for a coffee and cake/sandwich, but the specials are main dishes of a very high quality, and I've thoroughly enjoyed any time I've gone there for a more substantial meal (spaghetti vongole was particularly nice). Coffee... More 

Thank Euan H
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

The best cafe in our city. Friendly warm Italian hospitality. Maybe avoid peak times as it's small and busy. Great food, superb coffee.

1 Thank jeremy w
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186 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

Had lunch here with friends after hearing good reports. First thing to say it's that the cafe is small, popular and you cannot ring and book a table in advance. We drove past as it was opening for lunch and there was a small queue outside. By the time we'd parked the car round the corner and walked back, the... More 

Thank SuzieS57
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9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Going to the north star is always pleasant and enjoyable. From the moment you walk through the door you are greated by warm and friendly staff a piece of Italy in the heart of Glasgow. This cafe makes the neighbourhood the food is always outstanding and full of flavour and I have yet to taste better coffee. Always an enjoyable... More 

Thank Avingkay
Stirling, United Kingdom
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184 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

What a brilliant little cafe. When it's busy it can be a little bit tight but don't let that put you off. We stopped in for lunch and it was as delicious. Lobster ravioli which was amazing followed by pistachio and almond cake and a latte. Can't wait to go back.

1 Thank Stoveman26
Isle of Muck, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Excellent little cafe, friendly staff serve up a fantastic range of snacks and meals, complemented with a cracking cup of coffee. Highly recommended!

Thank James M
Glasgow, Scotland
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Italian family run business, friendly & helpful staff. Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch & Dinner all on offer. Amazing cakes & coffee too. Small, cosy, nice atmosphere. 3rd time here & just get better. Highly recommend it.

Thank AfoxyK
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Great wee place with fabulous food and warm friendly service!! A great place for brunch or a catch up coffee with a friend, fairly priced too!

Thank psmalik
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

A great wee cafe with a warm welcome guaranteed. Super selection of quick snacks and more leisurely options. Especially good to have a wide choice of vegetarian options.

Thank Sue A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$12
Italian, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Cash Only, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 108 Queen Margaret Drive, Glasgow G20 8NZ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow
  • Phone Number: +44 141 946 5365
North star is a little cafe bistro, we offer you a good selection of breakfast lunch, sandwiches,panini and also special dishes every day. We are making everything fresh by order ,we also have a good selection of home made cakes and scones. North star is the perfect place to have your breakfast,lunch or coffee break!!!!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?