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Once Upon A Tart

45 King Street, Glasgow G1 5RA, Scotland
+44 141 552 0305
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible10%
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“cakes” (89 reviews)
“soup” (11 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
45 King Street, Glasgow G1 5RA, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Always walk by here but never go in, so I done just that on Sunday. I really want to embrace the quirkiness of it all but unfortunately it felt really grubby with too much tat going on, a bit like a greasy spoon. The place...More

Thank kat s
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Quirky place, nice lunch and friendly staff. We didn't have any cakes but they looked amazing . Look forward to trying some the next time.

Thank Lorraine_F4
Reviewed 31 March 2017

I've been going around a lot of the cafes recently in Glasgow trying to find a new place to call home. I think I've found it. Once Upon a Tart is heaven. So much tea and so many cakes. The place has a charm that...More

Thank Gary B
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Having eaten here previously, decided to go in for Mother's Day lunch. We waited 15 minutes before we were approached re an order. My cup of tea was far too full and when it was put down was spilled and all I got from the...More

Thank gordonshaw31
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Amazing been here a few times with friends and family my nieces think they are so grown up when they come here for afternoon tea and are treated like Proper little ladies staff are amazingly friendly and the cakes are to die for 👌🏻👌🏻👌🏻

Thank Marie M
Reviewed 5 March 2017

The workers in this establishment were rude to me and my friends. A young woman had just started the job and another worker was rolling her eyes at her. They were very blunt when we came to pay.

Thank Eliza G
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

I've eaten lunch here with colleagues before and it was lovely so returned with my mother and dog. Yes, a dog friendly cafe in the city centre! Such a cool wee place, quirky and kitsch but not super trendy just a nice place to relax,...More

Thank Sarah G
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Smashing service and red Thai soup was beautiful. Lots of cakes to choose from and the decor is unusual and the place is always busy. Good for coffee and a cake and a chat.

Thank Lisa C
Reviewed 6 December 2016

We were looking for somewhere else entirely when we walked past and were intrigued by the decor and cakes. Glad we found it.

Thank chockafromtheblock
Reviewed 28 November 2016

A group of 6 of us booked in this afternoon. Five of us opted for the afternoon tea and one person ordered mac and cheese and a delicious cake. The spread for the afternoon tea was delicious and we probably ate about 50% of the...More

Thank emmadeans46
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Janet A
Friend said you can bring your own bottle. Is this correct? If so do you charge corkage? Thank you.
14 April 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:30 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
09:30 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 King Street, Glasgow G1 5RA, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow
  • Phone Number: +44 141 552 0305
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