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Cafe Alba

19 Main Street | Milngavie, Milngavie G62 6BJ, Scotland
+44 141 956 1163
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (25 reviews)
“toasties” (15 reviews)
“beans” (3 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Scottish, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
19 Main Street | Milngavie, Milngavie G62 6BJ, Scotland
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Very nice toastie that I didnt have to wait too long for. Can get very crowded here occasionally and if it is so i would recommend going somewhere else.

Thank wlaurence98
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

This is a lovely clean fresh wee café, with lots of choice on the menu. I was here for breakfast and can recommend the French Toastie which was very tasty. The coffee is very nice. The staff are very helpful and friendly, and the service...More

Thank Lisa D
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Brownie points to my hubby for finding this lovely cafe. Went for our first visit this morning with our daughter, who is home for a weeks holiday (works down South). Hubby and daughter had the 'Big Breakfast' and I had 'Eggs Vegetarian' (a salsa version...More

Thank Bonnie-Lucky
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Food always great and fresh staff always have a smile for you when you enter and a goodbye when you leave great place.

Thank amccurley2017
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

This has been refurbished quite recently.It looks brighter and modern.At lunch time its very busy and crowded although it does not help that the tables are very close together..The staff are quite friendly.The food is good and plenty.There plenty of choice on the menu for...More

Thank tess c
Reviewed 1 September 2017

great simple café where you can enjoy good food on a good day you can sit outside and enjoy the precinct.

Thank jamesrfraser
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

We went to a cafe that only served cakes (bit too early in the morning for those) and they recommended this busy, slightly cramped, wee place. Pot of tea was lovely. Beans on toast were fine. Service was quick and efficient. On the expensive side...More

Thank Lesleyjoh
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We have been in Alba cafe before but never written the review before we had a lovely lunch it was chicken salad it was delicious and caramel cake and ice cream and Earl Grey Tea we will be back even when near miss Den nut...More

Thank Great Aunt C
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped in today for 2 pulled pork focaccia and coffee. Great food, coffee and service. I'll be back soon for sure !

Thank Nikki D
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

BEWARE! I ate here with my family and the coffee was not good so got a soft drink instead and returned the coffee. When it came to paying the bill I was told the amount then paid. The guy said that they don't issue receipts/bills...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 11
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Main Street | Milngavie, Milngavie G62 6BJ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  East Dunbartonshire  >  Milngavie
  • Phone Number: +44 141 956 1163
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At Cafe Alba we offer a varied menu of quality fresh food that is excellent value for money, served by our friendly welcoming team. To ensure the high standards of dishes of which we are proud, we use as many Scottish products as possible; especially fish from Scottish waters and meat from local farmland. Alongside our extensive breakfast and lunch menu, which is available from 9am - 5pm, we offer our own range of delicious home baking ensuring that there is much to enjoy whatever time of day you choose to visit. We are open 7 days a week, so whether you are looking for one of our famous breakfasts, a lunchtime meal or a freshly baked scone to accompany your cappuccino, Café Alba is for you
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