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McCune Smith Cafe

#306 of 1,928 Restaurants in Glasgow
Certificate of Excellence
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3-5 Duke Street, Glasgow G4 0UL, Scotland
+44 141 548 1114
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Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Mon - Fri 08:00 - 16:00
Sat 09:00 - 17:00
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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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103 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

I went there for brunch with my friends. The staffs are friendly and nice. The atmosphere around the cafe is very cosy. There are around 7-8 tables in the cafe. We ordered chocolate banana bread and full breakfast with cappuccino and ginger tea. The food was very nice! But I think that the banana bread is a bit dry. I... More 

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Thank Nichakarn F
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42 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

I'm not vegan but the vegan brunch (veggie haggis, mushrooms, salad and seeds) sounded so good I just went for it and was not disappointed! Also had a vegan chocolate cake which was equally as lovely. Only issue is it was very cold in the cafe!

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Thank Maddy W
Helensburgh, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Great imaginative delicious food. I have been visiting Glasgow Royal infirmary on a regular basis and this is a haven.

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Thank Skye55
Scotland
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485 reviews
324 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

A little bit out of the way (which is some what of a shame, but then, I suppose that allows it to keep it's charm) as it is right on the edge of the city center, but if you happen to be visiting the University of Strathclyde, Tennants Brewery or the Necropolis, then this is the perfect place to stop... More 

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1 Thank wanderer_scotland
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

This place was fantastic! I was travelling with my friend who was vegan and they had an excellent variety of options for her. My food was delicious it was the perfect combination of traditional Scottish food and modern influence. The staff was lovely and it was very clean. Would definitely recommend.

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1 Thank Kira H
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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84 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

I don't know how I missed this place..... soups, salads and sandwiches but with aplomb! Having found this wee gem, I keep going back and look forward to discovering what the soup of the day and specials are.... impossible to predict. Best coffee I've had in ages too. Was too full for cake, but I will be returning so will... More 

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1 Thank Judgeatron
Strathaven, United Kingdom
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188 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Tucked away on Duke St a little away from other cafes. We have had a soup & sandwich lunch here a few times & it is always very good. Good value & friendly staff. We like the fact that the rolls & sandwiches are away from run of the mill e.g. pastrami on rye with cheese & garnish & always... More 

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1 Thank 44AlanS
Melbourne, Australia
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106 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2017

The staff are really friendly here, wifi was great. I was a bit disappointed since my coffee was a bit burnt. In retrospect, I should have taken it back but it was busy and I didn't bother.

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Thank PriyankaSacha
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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2016

Wow, Glasgow was busy and our luncheon partner suggested that the Riverhill Cafe was out of bounds because it would be rammed and their were too many beards anyway. Little did he know that I had been sculpting my facial hair especially for the visit. However, I didn't need to much convincing to head away from the hoards and to... More 

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2 Thank Andy K
Tampa, Florida
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34 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Stopped here our first day in Glasgow for lunch after reading that this was a must, and it did not disappoint. Tiny little cafe but very friendly and well worth a visit.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$13
Cuisine
Cafe, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
08:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 16:00
Thursday
08:00 - 16:00
Friday
08:00 - 16:00
Saturday
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3-5 Duke Street, Glasgow G4 0UL, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow
  • Phone Number: +44 141 548 1114
Description
McCune Smith Cafe offers a range of enlightenment deli sandwiches and other tasty treats...Think NYC meets Glesga! We enjoy sourcing our supplies as locally and ethically as possible, the sandwich combinations on the menu are designed with nutrition in mind...Some food for thought!

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