- Telephone 0141 353 1277
- Food served Mon–Fri 8am–6pm; Sat 10am–6pm; Sun 10am–6pm
- Average price £8.50 (set lunch)
- Website www.singl-end.co.uk
Spacious, bright and quirkily rustic basement café and bakehouse on Garnethill, serving refined all-day breakfasts and lunches.
This review is taken from the current (2016) edition.
Nestled in a Garnethill basement, Singl-end is enjoying a renaissance. Re-opening in late 2015, this spacious café and bakehouse is open daily for breakfasts, soups, and sandwiches. Glass-topped tables are decorated with postcards, stamps, and polaroids, evoking family histories and holiday memories. From the Pagliocca family who also own the Butterfly and the Pig brand, Singl-end is similarly comfortable but certainly more continental. While portions are large, the larder is influenced by healthy living trends, with plenty of vegan and gluten-free choices – good news because, with a bakery on site, bread is central to most meals. All-day breakfasts include meaty, veggie, and vegan, while spicy baked eggs with home-baked beans and fennel sausages are a zingy alternative to traditional brunch. From the sandwich menu, puy lentils, cherries and gorgonzola are loaded onto sourdough, in a rich and earthy mixture. With a topping of poached quails’ eggs, Singl-end transforms this simple dish from rustic to refined.
- High point: Care and attention to food and surroundings
- Low point: Tricky to find for newbies
- Notable dish: Puy lentils, gorgonzola and cherry warm sandwich
- Provides: Vegetarian options (at least ¼ main courses), Children's portions, Children's high chairs, Wheelchair access, Outdoor tables, Free wi-fi
- Live entertainment: Some evening events have live music, e.g. wine/jazz nights
- Capacity: 60 (20 outdoors)
- Largest group: 100
- Open since: October 2015
- Number of wines sold by the glass: 16
- House wine: £14.50 per bottle
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