Best tea and cake in Glasgow

Best Tea and Cake in Glasgow

Once Upon a Tart

Looking for a nice cuppa and a wee tart on the side? You won't go wrong at these spots


Whether you are going for the full shebang with afternoon tea or just fancy a cuppa and something sweet, there are a number of tearooms and cafés in Glasgow with some impressive home baking. Take a look at our top picks.

Taken from the 2016/17 The List Eating & Drinking Guide – £5.95 (plus p&p)

Avenue Coffee
291 Byres Road, West End, G12 8TL
321 Great Western Road, West End, G4 9HR

The West End coffee specialist, on Byres and Great Western roads, also does a great line in tea and cakes. | read our reviews of Avenue Coffee (Byres Road) and Avenue Coffee (Great Western Road)

Coffee, Chocolate and Tea
944 Argyle Street, G3 8YJ
Small café with 40 teas and over five in-house roasted coffees to choose from, as well as hot food, cakes and confectionary. | read our review of Coffee, Chocolate and Tea

Dandelion Café
Newlands Park Pavilion, 26 Lubnaig Road, Southside, G43 2RY
A Southside park café with locals and regulars standing in line for some of the best home-baking in Glasgow. | read our review of Dandelion Café

The Hidden Lane Tearoom
8 Argyle Court, 1103 Argyle Street, G3 8ND
Nestled in one of Glasgow's artist-inhabited side streets, the distinctive and relaxed Hidden Lane offers a contemporary take on afternoon tea. | read our review of The Hidden Lane Tearoom

Once Upon a Tart
45 King Street, G1 5QP
A zany fantasyland of cakes a-plenty with a bit of rock 'n' roll attitude to boot. | read our review of Once Upon a Tart

The Willow Tea Rooms
97 Buchanan Street, G1 3HF
Timeless design by Mackintosh, appealing afternoon teas and a wide range of savoury dishes – a great choice to show off Glasgow's charm to visitors. | read our review of The Willow Tea Rooms

Eating & Drinking Guide 2015/16

Eating & Drinking Guide 2016/17

23rd Edition published April 2016. Widely recognised as the most reliable, comprehensive and authoritative guide to eating out in more than 950+ restaurants, bistros, cafes and bars in Glasgow and Edinburgh.
A Tchai-Ovna House of Tea
42 Otago Lane, Glasgow, G12 8PB
A transcendent celebration of Slovak tea house culture tucked away in Glasgow’s West End.
B Coffee, Chocolate and Tea
944 Argyle Street, Glasgow, G3 8YJ
Small café serving in-house roasted coffee, 40 teas, hot food, cakes and handmade chocolates.
C The Tearooms @ The Butterfly and the Pig
151 Bath Street, Glasgow, G2 4SQ
A retro-style tearoom offering lunch, afternoon tea, and an extensive selection of tea and cakes.

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