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The Italian Caffè

92 Albion Street, Merchant City, Glasgow, United Kingdom, G1 1NY
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Opening Information

Open daily for Lunch and Dinner

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Bar
  • Easy Access
  • Gluten Free Available
  • Families and Children Welcome
  • Outside Seating Area
  • Free WiFi
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About The Italian Caffè

The Italian Caffe is the first enoteca restaurant in Glasgow. It's a place to come and enjoy fine wine by the glass accompanied by mangiare al forno – food straight from the oven. And it's right in the heart of the Merchant City.

Cuisine: Italian, Tapas
Dress Code: Smart Casual,Dressed for Dining
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Visited On Saturday, 19 May 2018

Lovely atmosphere, excellent food as always - freshly prepared and served hot. Will be back again and again.

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Visited On Friday, 18 May 2018

Food was terrific. Better than last visit which was several years ago. It was surprisingly very quiet for a Friday evening which did affect the atmosphere but I couldn’t fault the service which was first class. Will be back agai soon and will definitely recommend it.

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Visited On Friday, 11 May 2018

Lovely service, food was amazing, we will absolutely return.

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Visited On Monday, 07 May 2018

First class service again. Superb food and tiramisu to die for.....only minor flaw was flat white coffee only had one shot of espresso in it....should have two...won’t stop me coming back though....many thanks again to all the staff.

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Visited On Saturday, 28 April 2018

Had a wonderful time, catching up with friends. Food and wine were excellent. The service was fantastic. Would highly recommend.

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Visited On Saturday, 21 April 2018

Lovely atmosphere in the restaurant, good menu choices and helpful staff.

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Visited On Saturday, 21 April 2018

Really enjoyed the meal and the atmosphere of the restaurant. Will definitely be back!

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Visited On Saturday, 21 April 2018

Ok but not great

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Visited On Tuesday, 10 April 2018

Lovely lunch with old friends. Staff could not have been more attentive or pleasant. Good food and wine - Great value. Will be back. Thank you .

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Visited On Friday, 06 April 2018

Lovely meal as always - freshly cooked and hot. Service was excellent. Will definitely be back soon.

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Visited On Wednesday, 04 April 2018

Once again, a fabulous evening. One of our favourite restaurants in Glasgow.

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Visited On Sunday, 01 April 2018

Staff welcoming and food delicious.

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Visited On Tuesday, 27 March 2018

Top notch 😉

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Visited On Wednesday, 21 March 2018

Always good

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Visited On Saturday, 17 March 2018

Food was gorgeous, lovely lunch and atmosphere on a Saturday afternoon

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Visited On Friday, 16 March 2018

Great food and service!

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Visited On Saturday, 03 March 2018

Didn’t enjoy our visit at all. The restaurant was very quiet with only 4 couples in including us. Despite there being 3 waiters we were continually left waiting an inordinate amount of time to order food and to reorder drinks etc. We’d ordered fresh bread as a starter. This didn’t come. We told the waiter & he apologised saying he would check on it. It never came. When we reminded the waiter & he said “oh I’m sorry about that” and left it at that. The main meals came and were disappointing. The food has always been very tasty at the Italian cafe. This time it missed the mark. The meatballs were bland and the parma ham pizza had no sauce and very little cheese. At the end of the night we paid our bill (no fresh bread starter was on the bill thankfully) and waited for our jackets that had been taken when we were seated. Again the 4 tables must have kept the 3 waiters far too busy as we ended up having to get them ourselves. Disappointing.

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Visited On Saturday, 03 March 2018

Another fantastic lunch, food was delicious as usual and the service was excellent. Can’t wait to visit again.

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Visited On Thursday, 22 February 2018

Excellent lunch

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Visited On Saturday, 24 February 2018

Only small gripe was the chicken & risotto dish (small plate)-overdone. All else was lovely, including friendly service!

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Visited On Friday, 23 February 2018

Consistently absolutely fantastic Italian restaurant.

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Visited On Friday, 23 February 2018

No complaints at all!!

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Visited On Sunday, 18 February 2018

The staff were exceptionally welcoming, helpful and cheery.

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Visited On Saturday, 17 February 2018

Lovely anniversary meal. Food was great, as always. Could maybe have done with having a bigger table but that was probably our fault for ordering so much tapas! 😋

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Visited On Saturday, 17 February 2018

Very good food that was tasty and fresh. Service was very efficient and prompt. I am not sure the Eastern European workers serving tables is a good idea - either go authentic or employee locals- frustrating when trying to be fooled.

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