265 Renfrew Street, Glasgow, G3 6TT
  • Telephone 0141 353 1277
  • Food served Mon–Fri 9am–5pm, Sat–Sun 10 am–5pm
  • Average price £10 (lunch)
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Spacious, bright and quirkily rustic basement café and bakehouse on Garnethill, serving refined all-day breakfasts and lunches.

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Since opening in late 2015, Singl-end has seen a steady growth in popularity which has led to it becoming one of Glasgow’s most talked about cafés – and there’s plenty of justifiably reasons for that. From a glance around the room on first arrival it’s clear to see that everything has been well considered; the interior is rustic and arty without trying too hard, staff are friendly and happy to chat without being over attentive, and the menu – specialising in breakfasts, brunches and an array of top-class cakes and bakes – incorporates dishes that cater to various dietary requirements in a way that ensures no customer is made to feel as though they are being picky or difficult. When the café stops service to the public in the evenings, the space can be hired for events, and is even gaining a reputation as a desirable wedding venue.

  • High point: Speciality homemade breads
  • Low point: Bolder sign-posting needed to direct customers to basement entrance
  • Notable dish: baked eggs
  • Private dining: 100–150 for events hire
  • Provides: Vegetarian options (at least ¼ main courses), Children's portions, Children's high chairs, Wheelchair access, Outdoor tables, Free wi-fi
  • Music on stereo: quiet radio
  • Live entertainment: Some evening events have live music, e.g. wine/jazz nights
  • Capacity: 75(20 outdoors)
  • Largest group: 15
  • Open since: October 2015
  • Number of wines sold by the glass: 3
  • House wine: £14.50 per bottle

Reviews & features

New restaurant opening Singl-end provides Garnethill with some local nostalgia and proper Italian food

24 Jan 2014

The restaurant comes from the folks behind The Butterfly & the Pig

A casual Italian restaurant opening in Glasgow should not be as much of a surprise as this. Yet 2013's explosion of places that make a meal out of sandwiching various meat items between bits of bread means it feels like a real rarity. And in terms of…