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Cafe 13

794 Govan Road | Govan, Glasgow G51 2YL, Scotland
+44 141 440 2006
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“halloumi” (5 reviews)
“chorizo stew” (2 reviews)
“baguette” (4 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
794 Govan Road | Govan, Glasgow G51 2YL, Scotland
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Reviewed 11 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...More

1  Thank jimconnorf
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...More

1  Thank GlasgowLovelife
Reviewed 27 March 2017

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

2  Thank Emma F
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...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...More

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
Reviewed 21 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
Reviewed 27 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...More

1  Thank kastrogang
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...More

1  Thank Scott S
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...More

2  Thank Colin B
Reviewed 30 November 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...More

1  Thank Ian M
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$10
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Highchairs Available
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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
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Please note that last food orders are as follows:

Monday 5pm
Tuesday - Friday 5.45pm
Saturday 5pm