Trans-Europe Café

Trans-Europe Café
25 Parnie Street, Glasgow, G1 5RJ
  • Telephone 0141 552 7999
  • Food served Mon–Sun 10am–5pm (Supper club Fri/Sat 6.30–10pm)
  • Average price £7 (lunch); £14 (evening meal)
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Soon to celebrate ten years, but feeling every bit like a much more venerable Glasgow café, Trans-Europe café offers an appealingly quirky, Euro-tinged vibe, with a heavy travel theme (bus seats, map décor, sandwiches named after continental cities) and a good line in sustenance. On offer from the semi-open kitchen are breakfast and brunch options and lunches, mainly sandwich-based options including burgers and steak, although there are salads too, which tend to offer the sandwich fillings without the bread and with extra greenery.

  • High point: Unique stylings
  • Low point: Getting a bit scraggy at the edges
  • Provides: Children's portions, Children's high chairs, Wheelchair access, Outdoor tables
  • Music on stereo: classic hits
  • Capacity: 36
  • Largest group: 36
  • Open since: 2005
  • Number of wines sold by the glass: 7
  • House wine: £14.95 per bottle

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