Moyra Jane's

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Moyra Jane's
20 Kildrostan Street, Glasgow, G41 4LU
  • Telephone 0141 423 5628
  • Food served Mon 9am–4.30pm; Tue–Sat 9am–9pm; Sun 10am–4.30pm
  • Average price £9 (lunch); £15 (evening meal)
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Justifiably treasured by sweet-toothed Southsiders as the home of a cake counter groaning with cheesecake, bakewell tarts and chewy meringues fresh from the oven, Moyra Jane’s café transforms into an informal Euro bistro come the evening. The young couples on a midweek date night and older solo clientele add to the relaxed Continental feel here, and the vast menu retains all its day-time favourites alongside a brief seasonal specials blackboard. There’s something pleasing about being able to tuck into an authentic coq au vin with a gutsy, dark gravy while your dining partner tackles a full Scottish fry-up. There’s nods to the contemporary with MJ’s Superfoods salad (artichokes, quinoa, beets and seeds) it’s the like-grandma-used-to-make mince and tatties and Loch Fyne kippers that keep the many regulars returning. They also opened another diner, MJ’s Brasserie on Seres Road in Clarkston, in spring 2016.

  • High point: Those cakes taste just as good at 9pm
  • Low point: Amy Winehouse album on a loop
  • Notable dish: Banoffee Pie
  • Average price: £9 (lunch); £15 (dinner)
  • Provides: Gluten-free options, Children's portions, Children's high chairs, Wheelchair access, Outdoor tables, Live music
  • Capacity: 45
  • Largest group: 45
  • Open since: 1993
  • Number of wines sold by the glass: 9
  • House wine: £15.95 per bottle