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10 Royal Exchange Square, Glasgow G1 3AB, Scotland
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33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I think that costa is quite over priced just ever so slightly! Although it is a great meeting place for friends and meetings and for stopping for a coffee when shopping. Toasties are good but again over priced!

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Thank Hanna W
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82 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017

The staff were helpful and polite and the bar area was clean. Overall I will return and my overall score for this place will be 7/10

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1 Thank Mustafa V
Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

I come in here first thing in the morning on my way to work, there's queues out the door and the staff are still super friendly and always service with a smile, especially the manager who I have seen working front of house every single day!

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Thank Carina110992
New Jersey
2 reviews
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

I visited the cafe last Sunday. I had asked for the deal. ( buy any festive drink and get any cake for one pound). It was just coming up for 14.00 and after waiting ten minutes in a que I told this to the boy that took my order. When it went through I was told that it was 30... More 

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Thank BrookeEaston
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Twice now in the past two months I've had a bad experience at this Costa. The first time I ordered my coffee and then stood around for ten minutes while everyone behind me received their drinks. Finally someone thought to ask if I had ordered. Today I stood in the queue to order and then was skipped when I finally... More 

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Thank Richard H
Scotland, United Kingdom
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1,124 reviews
508 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,418 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

On my visit, it was very busy but served quite quickly and efficiently. Used tables could have been cleared and cleaned quicker. Coffee great and food typical of all Costa's.

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1 Thank Keith J
Omaha, Nebraska
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265 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Coffee and mid-morning pastry was my goal, and Costa met that nicely in Glasgow as well as in Dublin, London, and a few other places along the way through Europe.

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Thank DEPOmaha
Oxford
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160 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016

The Coffee is ok, fairly standard but the premises is a bit rough, scruffy and the toilet was out of order leaving only the disabled toilet which was dirty and had no toilet paper. A contrast to the busy Costa Coffee at 50 Bothwell Street which I visited earlier in the day.

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Thank Carl P
Grangemouth, United Kingdom
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216 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Costa is a brand that you always know what to expect, and this one doesn't disappoint. Great location, handy outside seating and a friendly, efficient service, this is a good coffee shop experience.

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Thank mizliz_uk
Hudson River Valley, New York
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182 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Stopped in with cousins for a wee hot chocolate. It is so creamy, chocolaty, smooth, rich and the marshmallows are full, fluffy pillows from heaven, the whipped cream is thick and holds up to the hot liquid chocolate and topped off with a sprinkle of cocoa. To die for!! Be careful, it's addictive! Great place, friendly staff, must go to!

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Thank Sue P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, British
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Royal Exchange Square, Glasgow G1 3AB, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow
Description
This is part of a good chain of coffee shops. The coffee is good, the baking excellent and the baristas are obviously recruited and trained to a high standard. I think it is the best of its type - you also get real cups and cutlery!!

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