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) #1,089 of 1,942 Restaurants in Glasgow $$ - $$$ Cafe
185-221 Buchanan Street | Buchanan Street, Glasgow G1 3JN, Scotland
+44 141 221 5554
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good37%
  • Average16%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible11%
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185-221 Buchanan Street | Buchanan Street, Glasgow G1 3JN, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Good coffee, but no table service, and even inside, the staff seemed reluctant to leave their comfort zone to get items asked for. Cake I had was OK, but a bit dry. Can't say I was ipressed.

Thank crawfie
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Went in for 2 coffees and 2 sandwiches £17.90 which was bad enough but then had to clear a table to get a seat. Sat for 25 minutes and at no point did any of the three staff clear a table or come out to...More

Thank Liam K
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Stopped here for a quick coffee with friends and was not disappointed. I had the skinny late, but should have gone for an iced coffee which my friend ordered as it was delicious! Will return

Thank emor1234
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Not being local, I'm not sure if I have the correct branch, as there seem to be three at least in Glasgow. Taken by a relative for a coffee in the Princess Square shopping centre, we ended up in Tinderbox. Nice place to sit, relax...More

Thank Cecil H
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Visited new tinderbox 0n 14th of Feb catch up coffee hot chocolate and cake carrot cake was lovely and as usual lovely latte and hot chocolate with whipped cream

Thank Dawn M
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Popped in for an early breakfast in Princes Square, and came across Tinderbox. Lovely view from the balcony, and the food and drink is lovely and warm! Perfect place for a hot breakfast!

Thank Catherine D
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Good cup of coffee but pistachio cheesecake requires re-work. Baby changing facilities require more frequent cleaning.

Thank coh8
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for an early lunch, two baguettes and coffees , tasted lovely. Great atmosphere sitting out on the balcony. Will definitely pop in for lunch again.

Thank LHC49
Reviewed 24 November 2016

Had a really nice coffee here with a friend. Staff were friendly, the coffee shop was well kept and clean despite being busy. I would reccomend!

Thank DavidSpoors
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Building houses lots of quirky places to eat and has a lovely feel about it. Tinderbox is a breath of fresh air, as it boasts a very varied menu. Everything looks fresh and tastes that way too. Great value and would have scored 5*, but...More

Thank richard s
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$5 - US$9
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Open Hours
10:00 - 19:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 185-221 Buchanan Street | Buchanan Street, Glasgow G1 3JN, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow
  • Phone Number: +44 141 221 5554
An award winning small Independent Glasgow based coffee shop chain, serving up perfect coffee and a range of fresh cakes, snacks and sandwiches for almost twenty years.
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