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North Star

108 Queen Margaret Drive, Glasgow G20 8NZ, Scotland
+44 141 946 5365
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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good11%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (10 reviews)
“french toast” (20 reviews)
“ciabatta” (9 reviews)
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Italian, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
108 Queen Margaret Drive, Glasgow G20 8NZ, Scotland
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11 - 20 of 197 reviews

Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Thank goodness for places like this that offer a break from the typical cholesterol bomb breakfasts. I quite enjoyed the soy sausage and the mushroom caps and tomatoes were delicious. Fried egg was cooked perfectly - just runny enough. The potato (pancake?) was good. I...More

Thank backpacker31
Reviewed 24 September 2017

The consistently amazing food at reasonable prices and extensive menu makes Northstar my favourite Glasgow cafe. Every time you walk through the door you're greeted with a warm welcome, yes its busy and tables are scarce but if you're lucky enough to get one you're...More

Thank CatherineCusak
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Ordered quite a few rolls - bacon, egg, potato scone and the same rolls but with square sausages on my second visit to the north star last week - we were about to drive back to London and were looking forward to a hearty decent...More

2  Thank Kenneth B
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Lovely and friendly atmosphere, great food and coffee. A bit chaotic but above all charming. Had a late weekday breakfast and the place was almost full.

Thank adyring
Reviewed 10 September 2017

I've been to this place several times over the past few years and it's always been OK. Coffee was good, food was good, but service is always somewhat impersonal. Now, that was OK except today when I was asked to leave as perhaps I was...More

Thank 863kaleenam
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Went in today for some breakfast with my wife. Had the all day breakfast(it must have been lying in the oven all day). Everything that we got including the organic toasted bread was as hard as a rock(hence the title). The service that we received...More

3  Thank Dave N
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

You can see why they have won awards. Run by Italians who take pride in their food. Had a lovely late lunch. Sadly too late for the specials. Soup and ciabatta were nicely filling especially when finished off with home made cake.

Thank TheRovingDiner
Reviewed 27 July 2017

You walk in and you hear a very cheerful "Ciao!" from somewhere amid the small knot of staff in this packed little eatery. Italian is being spoken at the counter, to the diners and you could be anywhere in Italy.... The atmosphere is laid back...More

3  Thank BruceN1952
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Read good reports and called in after yoga as our regular cafe had changed hands and after trying many we feel we have found a new home. Warm and welcoming, great service and lovely food and coffee.

Thank Buddie125
Reviewed 12 July 2017

We visited here for breakfast after leaving our disappointing nearby hotel, and were so glad we had declined the hotel breakfast having seen what people thought. This is a small, cosy café with an extensive menu for breakfasts and drinks. We both had breakfast sandwiches...More

Thank Hacendado
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Questions & Answers
14 November 2017|
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Response from Maurizio R | Property representative |
Hi McCannGlasgow, thanks for being in touch. I’m really sorry this weekend we will be busy organising making food for a big catering Saturday and Sunday! Hope to help you another time in the future. Maurizio Rossini
Ian Robert S
2 January 2017|
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Response from rayraptor | Reviewed this property |
No, re opens 3rd January.
Gerry G
22 October 2016|
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Response from Sue A | Reviewed this property |
Hi. There are a couple of tables outside for better weather but definitely no room inside for prams! Ok if you fold it up,I'd think. You'll be sure of a warm welcome!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 13
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 108 Queen Margaret Drive, Glasgow G20 8NZ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow
  • Phone Number: +44 141 946 5365
  • E-mail
North star is a little cafe bistro, we offer you a good selection of breakfast lunch, sandwiches,panini and also special dishes every day. We are making everything fresh by order ,we also have a good selection of home made cakes and scones. North star is the perfect place to have your breakfast,lunch or coffee break!!!!
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