Riverside Café

Riverside Café
Riverside Museum, 100 Pointhouse Place, Glasgow, G3 8RS
  • Telephone 0141 287 2720
  • Food served Mon–Thu & Sat 10am–4pm; Fri & Sun 11am–4pm.
  • Average price £12.50 (lunch)
  • Email
  • Website www.encorehospitalityservices.co.uk
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Café housed within the Riverside Museum, complete with views on to the Clyde and a large menu catering well to dietary requirements.

Eating & Drinking Guide

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This review is taken from the current (2016) edition.

It's not without reason that the Riverside Museum was named European museum of the year in 2013. The building seems to shift shape as you walk around its parameters, and sits appropriately on the site of former Clydeside shipbuilders A&J Inglis at Glasgow Harbour. Inside the museum, you can either stare upwards and wonder at the architecture and Möbius strip of bicycles above, or wander through the model village and old Glasgow trams. The café sits within the inspired reimagining of the old Museum of Transport, where its soaring ceiling and stunning glass wall frames the Glenlee Tall Ship outside. There’s everything from soups and sandwiches to pies and curry, while the clearly labelled menu conveniently denotes which options are suitable for those with dietary requirements.

  • High point: Setting and views
  • Low point: Food lacklustre at times
  • Notable dish: Chicken and pancetta salad
  • Provides: Vegetarian options (at least ¼ main courses), Halal options, Children's portions, Children's high chairs, Wheelchair access, Outdoor tables, Free wi-fi
  • Music on stereo: Nothing
  • Capacity: 150
  • Largest group: 150
  • Open since: 2011
  • Number of wines sold by the glass: 7
  • House wine: £17.95 per bottle