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North Star

108 Queen Margaret Drive, Glasgow G20 8NZ, Scotland
+44 141 946 5365
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good12%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (9 reviews)
“french toast” (16 reviews)
“cakes” (17 reviews)
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Italian, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
108 Queen Margaret Drive, Glasgow G20 8NZ, Scotland
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Reviewed 16 May 2016

The food, atmosphere, coffee and staff are all amazing. It is often very busy and if you are looking for somewhere quiet this is not always the place. However, all of the above make up for it. If I go to Cafe heaven in the...More

Thank SarahBadmanF
Reviewed 26 April 2016

I've been to North Star a few times, to meet friends. I went there solo for the first time today and found the atmosphere a bit hectic. I felt rushed and hassled when the waitress kept asking me to decide on what to eat, rather...More

Thank nozicnewman
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Had been meaning to get to this highly recommended eatery for quite a while and so was delighted to get there for a meal a couple of weeks ago. Food did not disappoint. Delicious red pepper soup with a goats cheese ciabatta - really hearty...More

Thank CJTGlasgow
Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

Popped in for a coffee with a friend after work, and treated myself to a slice of carrot cake. So glad I did! Quite simply the best carrot cake I've ever had. After speaking to the lovely owners, I learned that all of their cakes...More

1  Thank Scott K
Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

Great cafe for a breakfast roll. We pop in once or twice a month and the food's always great. Staff are lovely. Highly recommended!

2  Thank Ali M
Reviewed 25 March 2016

Having lived around the area for a few years, I decided a while ago to check out North Star, and I've not stopped going back since! Excellent for breakfast, lunch, or even just a Coffee, this little cafe is everything you'd ever want. The service...More

1  Thank Ross I
Reviewed 8 March 2016 via mobile

Fantastic value for money and great food. We have been 3 times and never been disappointed with either the service or the food

1  Thank Jim A
Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

They've tried to work the seating plan to accommodate as many people as possible, but there is no getting away from it.. This is a very small venue. We ordered 1 each of the specials, took ages to get them! We waited for half an...More

Thank Reel M
Reviewed 12 February 2016

Lovely specials and great coffee. Staff are very friendly and attentive. I occasionally pop in for some lunch as I work round the corner.

2  Thank Ashley7777777
Reviewed 24 December 2015 via mobile

I have eaten here regularly with friends and find that it consistently maintains a very high standard. The staff are lovely, the food is great, and the prices are fantastic. Your only problem will be getting a seat as it is becoming so popular with...More

1  Thank Euan W
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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!
26 February 2015|
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Response from Maurizio R | Property representative |
Hello Sarah! Yes we do gluten free French toast, sandwiches,breakfast,pasta and most of our cakes are made with gluten free flour, almond flour or polenta. Look forward to see you, and if you have more question don't... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 13
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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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