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Tinderbox

189 Byres Road, Glasgow G12 8TS, Scotland
+44 141 339 3108
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Overview
  • Excellent21%
  • Very good24%
  • Average19%
  • Poor19%
  • Terrible17%
Travellers talk about
“custard tart” (2 reviews)
“sandwiches” (7 reviews)
“sushi” (2 reviews)
Open Now
07:15 - 23:00All hours
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LOCATION
189 Byres Road, Glasgow G12 8TS, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 127 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Use this quite a lot (2-3 times p/w)....never get acknowledged, staff seem to change every 5 minutes, tonight young girl with red hair practically threw my drink at me...basically couldn't be bothered . Too many other places to go, sort your customer service out ...give...More

Thank Weegeebhoy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Last minute decision to stop in for lunch as I'd heard good things about it. The two stars are for the food only - our Brie & cranberry toastie was lovely, it's nice you get a wee bag of crisps with it, piece of good...More

Thank Keriza
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

At last I got a authentic flat white coffee, strong and creamy just the way it should be... Thanks guys!

Thank Steve G
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Social visit with friends, really disappointed with the coffees we received as it tasted like they had been watered down so much that we couldn't taste the coffee. Compared to other coffee shops, this is by far the worst I've had in a while.

Thank Dave N
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

My teenage son and I were in the Merchant City and were in need of some light refreshment. I hadn't been in Tinderbox for a year or two but remember it to be very good (both the Byres Road and Merchant City branches), so we...More

Thank DJM1965
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Paid a visit here on my recent visit to Glasgow. The staff is really nice, and they play good music. The food and drink selection is very comprehensive, too.

Thank RfromCA
Reviewed 24 May 2017

I been here hundred times and have tasted almost everything they offer and now I made my permanent selections sushi, cannoli ,custard tart, cheese cake, Latte and smoothies, sandwiches, soups, are fantastic.

Thank gumna96
Reviewed 15 April 2017

This cafe used to be enjoyable to visit with good customer service and food and drinks. Not so now. On entering, the floor needed cleaning as wet and could have been dangerous. No wet floor yellow warning notices. The tables and chairs need to be...More

2  Thank Anthony J
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

This place has really went downhill and it's such a shame given how great it used to be and it's prime location. Came in the other day for some lunch and the place was a shambles. The first thing that greeted me after the dirty...More

Thank CatherineCusak
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Great location, fine for coffee and cakes but food's not great and a bit expensive for what it is. Used to be much better... Shame really.

Thank Judgeatron
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$4 - US$5
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Open Hours
Sunday
07:45 - 23:00
Monday
07:15 - 23:00
Tuesday
07:15 - 23:00
Wednesday
07:15 - 23:00
Thursday
07:15 - 23:00
Friday
07:15 - 23:00
Saturday
07:15 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 189 Byres Road, Glasgow G12 8TS, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow>  > West End
  • Neighbourhood: West End
  • Phone Number: +44 141 339 3108
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