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Kelvingrove Cafe

1161 Argyle Street, Glasgow G3 8TB, Scotland
+44 141 221 8988
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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Bar, Cafe, British, Scottish, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1161 Argyle Street, Glasgow G3 8TB, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really disappointed, I have heard great things about this cafe. But when we went it was dull dark and dreary upon entering. The Lighting was terrible and decor, well wasn’t up to it. We sat down on a extremely small circular table next to two...More

Thank Paul D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Downstairs restaurant in the Kelvingrove Art Gallery is an excellent place for a light lunch or snack when visiting this tremendous gallery. Never disappoints.

Thank Jay-Amafayat
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tried this cafe out for breakfast at around 9:30am as it was close to our hotel. Has a great trendy look to the interior. Waiting staff were a bit “surly” and we weren’t made to feel that welcome (obviously we weren’t cool enough, lol!) until...More

Thank Sarah7677
Reviewed 10 April 2018

Great location on the main street in Finneston West Glasgow, shabby chic décor, very comfortable bench seats in the window. Good range of coffees and teas, nice rooibos, good Americano. Great breakfast omelette, nice and soft. A welcoming refuge on a rainy day. Good service....More

Thank Moggie1957
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

I was staying in the area and popped in for lunch today.the menu was really varied and cooked to order.the server was super friendly and had a lovely chat!! The food was really flavoursome and served with tasty condiments...such as bloody Mary ketchup. Relaxed rustic...More

Thank Pádraig O
Reviewed 6 April 2018

Kelvingrove Cafe was our first stop in Glasgow after checking into our hotel. The friendly service and warm atmosphere was just what we needed to keep our jet lag at bay! The food was delicious too!

Thank Becky E
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

The fantastic Irish coffee and the warm atmosphere in this bar was perfect on a cold day. The bar was bustling as usual and the team were friendly and the service was great

Thank JBFletch
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

Really lovely place with a great menu and beautiful food. Cool atmosphere and helpful staff. Loved the brunch menu.

Thank Lesley R
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

We came in for mother's Day and had a amazing meal. The goat cheese and pumpkin pate was outstanding! Definitely order these! Our servers where friendly and the atmosphere was great.

Thank Mark V
Reviewed 15 March 2018

We called in here prior to going for a meal elsewhere. This place has real atmosphere and the young lady serving was extremely good at what she does. Served fantastic real ales and the food looked really good too. Maybe try it when we return....More

Thank dbedwell1001
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16 November 2015|
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Response from LeeDenmark | Reviewed this property |
Sorry this late reply. I didn't see your request before now. I believe you've got an answer as well? I'm not sure so I can't help you. Good luck :-)
8 October 2015|
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Response from georginar995 | Reviewed this property |
Would definitely give this place a try, gastropub food at its best, but loads of great places in the area if the menu here is not to your liking.. Enjoy your trip to Glasgow
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1161 Argyle Street, Glasgow G3 8TB, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow
  • Phone Number: +44 141 221 8988
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