Best cafés in Glasgow's West End

Best cafés in Glasgow's West End


The West End is full of excellent cafés, here's our recommendations for the north and south


From park pitstops to hip hangouts, here we recommend our favourite cafés around Great Western Road, Byres Road, Finnieston and Partick.


The Great Western Sandwich Co.
657 Great Western Road, Glasgow, G12 8RE
A café and takeaway that elevates the humble sandwich, with an emphasis on fresh local produce. | read our review of The Great Western Sandwich Co.

Kember & Jones
134 Byres Road, Glasgow, G12 8TD
Undisputedly one of of Glasgow's best cafés, who grind their own coffee, and make their own exceptionally good bread and range of tempting cakes and bakes. | read our review of Kember & Jones

North Star
108 Queen Margaret Drive, Glasgow, G20 8NZ
Step off Queen Margaret Drive and into the authentic taste of a welcoming and bustling Mediterranean canteen. | read our review of North Star

Papercup Coffee Company
603 Great Western Road, Glasgow, G12 8HX
Brilliant coffee and a chirpy atmosphere, delightful baked eggs and a vibrant, veggie-friendly menu at this popular West End hangout at Kelvinbridge. | read our review of Papercup Coffee Company

Roots & Fruits
455–457 Great Western Road, Glasgow, G12 8HH
Deli, shop and small café selling healthy and natural foods, with an emphasis on local produce and catering for special dieters. | read our review of Roots & Fruits


An Clachan
La Belle Place, Glasgow, G3 7LH
A rustic and welcoming café housed in a charming Kelvingrove Park building, with daily specials and luxury cakes. | read our review of An Clachan

70–72 Hyndland Street, Glasgow, G11 5PT
Beautiful home-baked dishes, including an all-day breakfast menu and top-notch pizzas, within a quirky West End interior. | read our review of Delizique

For Fika Sake
7 Keith Street, Glasgow, G11 6QQ
Multi-purpose community-interest venue in Partick serving up a compact menun of Swedish-inspired food. | read our review of For Fika Sake

The Little Café
1361 Argyle Street, Glasgow, G3 8AF
A compact, welcoming café opposite Kelvingrove Art Gallery with an emphasis on quality produce, offering fantastic pizzas, as well as salads, ciabattas and coffee. | read our review of The Little Café

1056 Argyle Street, Glasgow, G3 8LY
A Finnieston resident way before it got trendy, Piece are the original gourmet sandwichmongers, filling bread with invention since 2008. | read our review of Piece

Siempre Bicycle Café
162 Dumbarton Road, Glasgow, G11 6XE
Slick and spacious Partick café with bright colours and a cycling theme, with food that's healthy and hearty in equal measure. | read our review of Siempre Bicycle Café

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.