Down to Earth

Down to Earth
351 Dumbarton Road, Glasgow, G11 6AL
  • Telephone 0141 258 0865
  • Average price £12 (lunch)
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Healthy breakfasts and lunches – with lots for special dieters – plus plenty of juices and smoothies, for sit-in or takeaway.

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Opened originally a couple of years ago before a year-long mothball, this health-minded café is back with all-new management and menu – and a new billing as a ‘flexitarian kitchen’, not the old ‘organic kitchen’. It’s in the right place. Despite Partick’s recent rise in the food districts of note in town, it could still do with a shot in the arm of the natural goodness offered here. The nicely designed and slickly branded spot offers breakfast and all-day menus, with helpful icons for the many dishes that are vegan, veggie, gluten-free or contain oily fish. For brekkie there are various fry-ups that go easy on the fry aspect, as well as eggs many ways, bowls of suped-up porridge and toasted sourdough from local Bavarian Bakehouse. Mightier mains include various meat-free burgers, meaty curries, and, of course, mac and cheese. Juices and smoothies are fresh and enticing – much like this wholesome (re)addition to the Partick scene.

  • High point: Wholesome goodness in deepest Partick
  • Low point: Fast-food ethos not always the most relaxing
  • Average price: £12 (lunch)
  • Open since: 2017, reopened new management 2019