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Cafe in the Botanics

Glasgow Botanic Gardens, Glasgow, Scotland
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  • Very good54%
  • Average21%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
3 weeks ago
27 May 2017
“It's 'Tea Room' not cafe”
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
Glasgow Botanic Gardens, Glasgow, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was here last Saturday on one of the few sunny (and comparatively warm) days of the year. The gardens were very busy. My friend and I were visiting the city just for the day and spent a couple of hours in the gardens, needing...More

Thank lillibet12309
Reviewed 21 January 2018

I went with my grandchildren, one of whom has difficulty sitting still for long enough to enjoy eating out. The staff were unbelievably amazing and made our trip such an enjoyable one. The food was fantastic too. The soup was one of the best I've...More

Thank carolyn m
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Been twice before.. Not Good, but not meriting a swearing from Gordon Ramsay. This time all was well. It has its own secluded and quiet are of the Botanic, outdoor and indoor seating. Excellent Service. Nice Menu. Good food serve in a slightly upmarket style....More

Thank Gordon R
Reviewed 26 June 2016

A great stop for a light or more serious treat the staff were friendly and the food great all within the city and garden

Thank bzbaeren
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Good staff very pleasant, reasonably quick service and very comfortable and clean in the cafe. If you do the bus tour you get a 10% off voucher in their booklet for this cafe. We had a lovely pot of tea and excellent scones with butter...More

Thank zenith1
Reviewed 29 April 2016

I have been here several times now and although it is a nice idea, it always just fails to hit the mark. It is let down by staff who are slow to serve customers, in some cases chatting to their colleagues seems to be a...More

Thank CML42
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Went in with grandchildren for cake and coffee and juice. Nice looking tables and chairs but they need some cushions. They take to long to ask what you want and ages to bring it, although apologies given and staff friendly. Possibly not enough staff. Great...More

Thank alfoquia
Reviewed 21 March 2016

Upmarket bar serving a good range of beers (Morretti on draught etc) and food. Relaxed atmosphere and busy on Thursday,. You're gonna be £5 a pint.

Thank j0hnmac1314
Reviewed 7 December 2015

A craft fair was on in the Hopkirk Building nearby so we came here for a coffee and cake, etc beforehand. The lady serving us seemed to be the manager and provided us with exceptional service with coffee top ups and attention to every detail....More

Thank Rossergruffydd
Reviewed 7 August 2015

We dropped in here on a couple of occasions, as we were staying in the area. On each occasion we were able to sit outside and enjoy the views on the gardens We had teas, cakes, sandwiches and soups. All of them were tasty and...More

1  Thank Ciaran B
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  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
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  • Address: Glasgow Botanic Gardens, Glasgow, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow
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