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11 Mitchell Lane | The Lighthouse, Glasgow G1 3NU, Scotland
+44 141 276 5360
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  • Excellent13%
  • Very good21%
  • Average17%
  • Poor21%
  • Terrible28%
14 Oct 2017
“Not worth the climb.”
4 weeks ago
“A pleasant little snack bar if you’re visiting the Lighthouse ”
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11 Mitchell Lane | The Lighthouse, Glasgow G1 3NU, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Doocot is a pleasant little snack bar located in the Lighthouse on Mitchell Lane, Glasgow. It’s light and airy and serves a good selection of snacks, sandwiches and cakes etc in pleasant, relaxed surroundings.

Thank Clive G
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Took an international visitor and the cafe embarrassed me. No one came to the counter, cakes wrapped in clingfilm, disinterested service, and then hammering started in the kitchen and we were glad to get away.

Thank f2s
Reviewed 16 September 2017

A tawdry room in need of a revamp, completely lacking in feeling, with basic food at high prices. Lots of cafes nearby, go there instead.

Thank DocCitron
Reviewed 7 May 2017

A small cafe within the Lighthouse. Feels a little like a canteen. Visited for coffee and a scone. I know its not had great reviews but for a coffee stop, its just fine. Lacks atmosphere but otherwise was perfectly happy.

Thank Joe B
Reviewed 15 April 2017

As with others, the food was poor at best. A small, bought in, hot cross bun,(£2.25!) had to be sent back. Atmosphere non existent, inefficient staff, poor unimaginative, main courses, all lead to us to decide not to return. This used to be one of...More

Thank goodoldron
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

The staff are friendly but the food is poor. This is no surprise as catering is provided by a company called Encore, which is part of Cordia - a huge facilities management company. I ordered a toasted tuna sandwich with arrived untoasted and missing one...More

Thank Jan468
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

I had the 5 bean salad. Big mistake - more like 10 ton of potatoes + lots of red onion. Maybe a different choice would have created a better impression but all I can say is, don't expect too much and check the ingredients before...More

Thank MoiraJGlasgow
Reviewed 28 October 2016

The Doocot is within the Lighthouse (one of the many museums in Glasgow) and is best described as a cafe as opposed to a restaurant. The menu is basic, but the food offerings, while limited in choice, should appeal to many. The service on my...More

Thank Chod_L
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Nice museum cafe with a nice selection of food suitable for lunch time visits. We had carrot and coriander soup which tasted homemade and a fresh chicken sandwich that was perfect for a lunchtime stop. The coffee was decent and service was friendly and helpful....More

Thank Sarah D
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

This cafe is located on the top floor of the Lighthouse building just off Buchanan Street, but approached by a lift or escalators. We stopped off here on a visit to the Lighthouse for a coffee break and use of their free Wi-Fi. There was...More

Thank LauraDaveJames
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  • Address: 11 Mitchell Lane | The Lighthouse, Glasgow G1 3NU, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow
  • Phone Number: +44 141 276 5360
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