Best cafés south of Glasgow's city centre

Best cafés south of Glasgow's city centre

Martha's / Stephen Robinson

Head south for superfoods, juices and strong coffee


Whether you're out on a shopping trip or office-bound in Glasgow's business district, the southern end of the city centre has some great cafés. Here are our favourites, covering everything from leisurely lunches to quick hunger fixes.

Gordon Street Coffee
79 Gordon Street, Glasgow, G1 3SQ
A welcome commuter café at Central Station, roasting its own coffee and keeping worker bees fuelled on the essentials. | read our review of Gordon Street Coffee

142a St Vincent Street, Glasgow, G2 5LQ
Superfood gets the fast food treatment at this revolutionary Glasgow canteen - everything from porridge pots to rainbow salads. | read our review of Martha's

Primal Roast
278 St Vincent Street, Glasgow, G2 5RL
With a focus on healthier eating and great coffee, Primal Roast's owner-chef brings fine-dining experience to a menu that includes, superfoods, vegan dishes and refined sugar-free cakes. | read our review of Primal Roast

Riverhill Coffee Bar
24 Gordon Street, Glasgow, G1 3PU
A contemporary bar with a bare-brick interior and a smattering of seating, serving up delicious snacks, cakes and coffee. read our review of Riverhill Coffee Bar

Social Bite
103 St Vincent Street, Glasgow, G2 5EA
Two city centre venues for this café with a social conscience, offering sandwiches, soups, salads and more, with all profits going into supporting various charitable projects. | read our review of Social Bite

Where the Monkey Sleeps
340 Argyle Street, Glasgow, G2 8LY
Second venue for rock-minded WTMS, with high ceilings and big windows offering a spacious and contemporary venue to enjoy their range of hardcore sandwiches and more. | read our review of Where the Monkey Sleeps

Eating & Drinking Guide 2017/18

Eating & Drinking Guide 2017/18

24th Edition published April 2017. 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.