3 of the Best Cafes in Glasgow, Scotland

Victorian Street Scene, Glasgow, Scotland
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Glasgow boasts an incredible food scene. Whether you’re after some traditional Scottish cuisine, a Vietnamese feast, or some Ethiopian delicacies, you can find it all in Scotland’s second city. In particular, there is an amazing range of cafes and bakeries selling a variety of sweet and savory goods, as well as plenty of quality coffee, of course. Check out three of the finest cafes which are well worth a visit if you’re staying in Glasgow soon.

Deanston Bakery, Southside, Glasgow

This incredible bakery specializes in producing a range of sweet treats including doughnuts, cakes, pastries, and biscuits. It’s worth arriving early, as there is often a queue by 9 am and by 10 am most of the goods have sold out. There is limited seating inside, or alternatively order a takeaway coffee with your sweet treat and enjoy it in one of Glasgow’s many parks.

Short Long Black, Southside, Glasgow

If you’re a true coffee fanatic, then Short Long Black is the place for you. Featuring artisanal coffee produced by local roasters, at Short Long Black the baristas take their coffee very seriously. Why not combine your delicious hot drink with some bread baked in-house, or some of their fantastic buns and cakes which often sell out by lunchtime?

Gordon Street Coffee, Central Glasgow

Situated right beside Glasgow’s central station, this little coffee shop serves up wonders in the form of excellent coffee and an amazing array of cakes and bakes. You can order to eat in or opt for take out and explore the streets of central Glasgow with your coffee in hand.