The Italian Caffè

92 Albion Street, Merchant City, Glasgow, United Kingdom, G1 1NY
Critics Review 8.5/10
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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
  • Outdoor Seating
  • 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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Critics Review
Italian Cafe review
8.5/10
Gathering a squad of twenty five women together for a birthday celebration can be tough. But not when you have the help of the team at the Italian Caffe on hand. We were looking for a lively casual place that would cater to most, and that’s exactly what we got. Our interaction with the staff started before the day of the meal, with multiple calls to organise decorations and a cake that was to be delivered before hand. The initial calls through to the reception on the night were friendly and welcoming and the staff were superefficient. During our meal we were entertained by a few colourful characters who waited our table. The staff were only too happy to add banter to the evening’s proceedings, while orchestrating a smooth service that helped us have a great time...
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Visited On Sunday, 15 March 2020

Very enjoyable meal on Sunday evening although the restaurant was fairly busy when we arrived, service was still good.

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Visited On Saturday, 14 March 2020

Never visit Glasgow without having either lunch or dinner with you guys, first time we have been disappointed, service was really slow food well below your usual. Gents toilet was dirty, the floor incredibly slippy. Not a great experience.

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Visited On Saturday, 14 March 2020

Lovely food and friendly staff but service a bit slow between being shown to table and orders taken down. Place wasn’t full but staff seemed a bit “frantic” at times!

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Visited On Friday, 13 March 2020

Nothing too much trouble... Fabulous food and friendly attentive service.

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Visited On Tuesday, 10 March 2020

Always delighted with food and service.

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Visited On Saturday, 07 March 2020

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Visited On Saturday, 07 March 2020

Lovely food and great service. Child friendly and great if you like seafood

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Visited On Saturday, 07 March 2020

Brilliant - as usual!

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Visited On Monday, 02 March 2020

Our server was lovely, she couldn’t do enough for us. The tapas were huge and really tasty, we will definitely be back!

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Visited On Sunday, 01 March 2020

Food was amazing as always

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Visited On Saturday, 29 February 2020

Great time

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Visited On Saturday, 29 February 2020

Good quality food

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Visited On Friday, 28 February 2020

A great experience. The staff are great, the food is wonderful and nothing is too much trouble. they even pander to my wife's garlic allergy as everything is made fresh.

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Visited On Friday, 21 February 2020

Bread at the beginning of the meal could be better. I'd expect to see a selection of bread to dip but all we got was a sliced bloomer. Mains were excellent and wine was good. Also very good service.

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Visited On Sunday, 16 February 2020

Food was alright. Service not great, didn’t feel really looked after well and didn’t even thank me for the tip that was kind of undeserved in the first place. Place was pretty empty and no real restaurant experience overall. Definitely not worth the price overall.

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Visited On Saturday, 15 February 2020

Lovely staff and fab food. Have been here a few times and will be back.

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Visited On Saturday, 15 February 2020

Staff were great, great wine selection.

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Visited On Friday, 14 February 2020

Quickly seated and served, amazing prices for top quality food!

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Visited On Friday, 14 February 2020

Once again another wonderful meal at the Italian Caffe. We have visited this restaurants many times and we always go there for Valentines Day. We have travelled round most of Italy and eaten the best Italian food. This restaurant I think is one of the best in Glasgow. It can compare with the best in Italy especially the food from Naples.

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Visited On Friday, 14 February 2020

Very enjoyable lunch

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Visited On Sunday, 02 February 2020

Lovely food in a lovely setting with very nice staff . Had an itison deal which was amazing value, will definitely be back

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Visited On Sunday, 02 February 2020

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Visited On Saturday, 01 February 2020

Food was good service left a bit to be desired coffee was cold only because it was left at the bar until we prompted the waiter not liable to come again

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Visited On Friday, 24 January 2020

The staff are so friendly and helpful. Service is great and not rushed so recommended for a relaxing lunch. If you are in a hurry and its a short lunch. The staff are very efficient. The food is great. Love the tapas style small plates.

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Visited On Saturday, 25 January 2020

Far to many supplements on the itison deal . Lovley place tho not sure I'll be rushing back with so many other nice places to eat .

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