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794 Govan Road | Govan, Glasgow G51 2YL, Scotland
+44 141 440 2006
09:00 - 18:00
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 18:00
Sat 10:00 - 18:00
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Campsie Glen, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 April 2017

This is a very good place to eat with a wide and varied menu has become thee meeting place in the local area meals are very reasonably priced cleanliness is a given and the friendliness of the staff is excellent close proximity to tube and buslinks to city centre and west end one tube stop to partick certainly worth a... More 

1 Thank jimconnorf
Level Contributor
70 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017

I really like Cafe 13. Situated opposite the subway, the cafe is in the heart of Govan. The menu is affordable yet quite adventurous for a 'local' cafe. Some great salads on the menu, as well as burgers and sourdough toasted sandwiches. Vegan and vegetarian offerings too- sweet potato and halloumi curry...mmm. The cafe also have great breakfast offers (2... More 

1 Thank GlasgowLovelife
Barnsley, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Nice traditional Scottish breakfast served accompanied by the occasional rumble of the nearby subway.

2 Thank Emma F
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 March 2017

I used to love this place for its fab salads chicken and chorizo esp but returning after its revamping I'm so disappointed. The decor now looks like a kids nursery, primary coloured non matching tables and chairs. Menu both limited and expensive, only veggie salads on offer, I ordered bbq chicken wings and chips, only got the wings, flavour didn't... More 

1 Thank Eileen D
GayleH2, Owner at Cafe 13, responded to this review

Hi Eileen, thanks for taking the time to make a review. Regarding your complaint about the chips you received which you say were under cooked, it is impossible to comment further as you did not bring this to our attention at the time, i can say if we were made aware of this on your visit we could have rectified... More 

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39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

I really like this place not many cafes in Govan but this is definitely the best one. The coffee is nice and both breakfast and lunch are good. Good value for money too and on a nice day sitting outside is pleasant.

2 Thank jamie1138
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
47 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017

The food here is really lovely, the menu is varied and good options for vegetarians. I just wish it was a bit bigger as it's been full the last couple of times I have visited and table booking isn't allowed.

1 Thank reviewer004
Level Contributor
150 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Have been here 3 times, and can't fault the food! Last couple of times didn't find this particular staff member very friendly. Ordered steak baguette, and cranberry Brie and walnut ciabatta. Food was lovely, but I had asked the waitress if I could have my latte with my sandwich, then she promptly walked over with the coffee.That was acceptable as... More 

1 Thank kastrogang
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Quality food and coffee in a friendly relaxed atmosphere, varied menu with fresh ingredients. Been in here a few times cappuccino and a Cajun grilled chicken salad. Coffee comes with side biscuit and salad crisp leaves and tasty chicken QUALITY. If your going anywhere for a quality customer service this is the place

1 Thank Scott S
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
123 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Beside Govan bus station I had no expectations other than to spend an hour between meetings. This is an honest cafe serving above average food at extremely reasonable prices. Service was efficient, quick and accurate. The menu had something for everyone. Well done to them and if you are in the area I doubt you'll find better. As in the... More 

2 Thank Colin B
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
58 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2016

I met friends there yesterday and tried the hot chocolate. The swirled cream on top was so high that all my friends burst out laughing-and it not only looked great but tasted great too-with added marshmallow which added to the flavour Everyone also ebjoyed the cakes. One of my friends is over from New Zealand and she just loved the... More 

1 Thank Ian M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 10
Cafe, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Open Hours
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 794 Govan Road | Govan, Glasgow G51 2YL, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow
  • Phone Number: +44 141 440 2006
Please note that last food orders are as follows:

Monday 5pm
Tuesday - Friday 5.45pm
Saturday 5pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?