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Once Upon A Tart

45 King Street, Glasgow G1 5RA, Scotland
+44 141 552 0305
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible10%
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“tarts” (33 reviews)
“sandwiches” (15 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
45 King Street, Glasgow G1 5RA, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Soup was divine, sandwiches fine, salad bowl good, all in all nice food. The cake and tart, will melt your heart, soft drinks and coffee, for the weans and me. Just take your sunglasses, it's very PINK for the lassies

Thank John M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This little cafe/ lunch / dessert/ heaven place is just adorable. First of all the food is great, is you don't want sugar or sweet they got you cover, and if you do want sugar you won't be disappointed, there is so many choices, more...More

Thank audrey-victoria s
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

First visit here and not sure if I'd go back. Just wanted a quick bite to eat - sandwich/something easy - so ordered a chicken/chorizo panini. The waitress who took our order and served us later didn't have the greatest customer service skills and as...More

Thank squintyfridge
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Family visit to this lovely little place. Menu is very unique and everyone enjoyed their food especially choosing cakes from the delicious varierty on display! Staff were lovely namely Alice and Robert entertained our 5yr old with a few jokes!

Thank Jax_Flndrs
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

My friend took us here as part of a mini tour around the nice cafes and bars round Glasgow. The cakes and coffee we had were absolutely fantastic, I completely recommend this place for that. I thought the decor was fantastic and the service that...More

Thank Gingeinthecity
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

We went here on a recommendation from a college friend. Just what we'd hoped it would be. The portions were very generous and lush! I needed to be rolled back to our hotel so I could fall into a content cake coma. Can't wait to...More

Thank Niamh K
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Great wee cafe on King Street; serves gorgeous cakes and tasty snacks. Reasonably priced and good choice; I generally opt for soup and a sandwich (huge bowl of various homemade soups and tasty filled sandwiches etc). I think the decor is based around Alice in...More

Thank Pauline A
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Had a fabulous lunch here - soup and sandwiches. We didn't have room for cakes but they looked outstanding. The member of staff we dealt with was a hoot - not sure of his name - an older man, full of chat and such a...More

Thank Foodieglasgow1001
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

First time visiting this cafe. Black floors, garish colours, mismatched furniture. Could have looked kitch but unfortunately it didn't. Vinyl tablecloth was very sticky. Ordered pancakes with bacon and maple syrup. Bacon was over cooked and very hard, pancakes were very sweet and there was...More

Thank happytraveller088
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Went in for coffee and cake on Friday lunchtime. There where maybe about 10 customers, after waiting for about 20 mins (and seeing other customers do the same) we went up to the counter to ask if we could order, we did 1 tea, 1...More

Thank clydemano2
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:30 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
09:30 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 King Street, Glasgow G1 5RA, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow
  • Phone Number: +44 141 552 0305
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