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Where The Monkey Sleeps

#292 of 1,927 Restaurants in Glasgow
Certificate of Excellence
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City Centre
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182 West Regent Street, Glasgow G2 4RU, Scotland
+44 141 226 3406
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Great little place in a souterrain. Very easy going atmosphere; LP's om the wall, sofa's and easy going seating arrangements. Great for lunch, breakfast or a bite to eat in between. Well priced (there's quite a difference in prices between taking to go or sitting in; approx a pound difference for the stoof). The stew was tasty and filling, the... More 

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Petersfield, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Often go here because they have a wide selection of lunches - soups and stews served with bread, large range of sandwiches, toasties, cakes and coffees.

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Thank KJC55
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food, freshly cooked for a good price. The bagels are so packed with filling you need a knife and fork. Service is quick which is impressive considering its cooked fresh to order. A great lunch time treat - we'll be back!

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Thank Jenny B
Castle Douglas, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Packed with office workers and tourists in the know, this is not only a find but a genuinely great place. Open from 7 till 3, it aims at the breakfast and lunch trade only, Mon through Fri. Good portions, quick(ish) service and friendly banter.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent! Interesting range of sandwiches bagels and paninis! Not your usual standard bog stuff( although I am sure they will be happy to make up a cheese and ham sarni); soups also different and stew!! Something different!

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great new location to go with the good food and their service. Happy to adapt menu for veggie wife despite have various veggie options. Will be back

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Thank gregorious35
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

I had lunch with my classmates at the branch in art school. A blond kitchen lady came to push the chairs into the table behind us. She took our bags then dropped on the ground heavily. My friends and I heard of that, and my friend said there are Macs inside for £2000. She ignored that. After it, we checked... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Early for the train so dropped in for a bacon butty and a rooibos tea, good and cheap, great butty. V basic but more than comfortable and lovely staff.

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Jackson, Mississippi
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

It's a great little place for toasted sandwiches. Had the chicken one and half of a sausage toastie. The little side potatoes are only okay; you could just ask to leave them off. If you want a quick, solid lunch, stop in and grab an Irn-Bru and a toastie. The desserts are really good too.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Googled some where for brunch and this was one of the places that popped up. The menu was varied and unusual so that warranted a visit. Not disappointed at all.. Get yourself to the 'Monkey' you'd be bananas to not.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12
Cuisine
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 182 West Regent Street, Glasgow G2 4RU, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow>  > City Centre
  • Neighbourhood: City Centre
  • Phone Number: +44 141 226 3406

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