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
  • 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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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, 16 June 2019

We enjoyed the Father’s Day special menu. However service was slow and I didn’t receive the correct dessert.

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Visited On Saturday, 15 June 2019

I’m really sorry but we actually left as no one came to our table to take an order from us and the restaurant was quiet so it was not that the servers were overly busy. It just gave us a really bad impression so we left. No one even noticed us leaving and that was servers who were just standing near the till and the bar

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Visited On Saturday, 08 June 2019

Lovely food and great atmosphere for my birthday dinner with friends, will definately be back.

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Visited On Saturday, 08 June 2019

Superb as usual.

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Visited On Saturday, 08 June 2019

Lovely food and great service will definitely go back.

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Visited On Saturday, 08 June 2019

There are lots of Italian restaurant in Glasgow, however I love Italian Cafe best. Because each dish is small portion, so we can select many types of dish and enjoy.

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Visited On Saturday, 08 June 2019

Outstanding! Food was delicious. Tapas portions generous and great service.

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Visited On Saturday, 01 June 2019

Quality food, great service. Just a bit noisy and background music does not help if you want to have a conversation. Very handy for City Halls. I am sure that we will be back.

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Visited On Saturday, 01 June 2019

Fantastic food and great service as always. The staff are so friendly and welcoming.

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Visited On Saturday, 01 June 2019

First timer to the Italian Caffe, although long time fan of Italian kitchen. It was universally liked by everyone in my part of four and I would definitely go back. The langoustines were excellent!

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Visited On Friday, 31 May 2019

Food & service excellent

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Visited On Saturday, 25 May 2019

Very good meal, great staff!

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Visited On Saturday, 25 May 2019

A good tapas selection, making an ideal pre-concert meal.

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Visited On Monday, 20 May 2019

Great wee place for lunch. Music too loud at lunch time. Food amazing.

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Visited On Saturday, 18 May 2019

Good food and attentive staff - visit spoiled by very loud rap music being blasted out - this could not have been for customers as when track changed everyone was shouting to hold any conversation at tables

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Visited On Saturday, 18 May 2019

We had a wonderful evening. The wine list was very good and the staff were very knowledgeable and attentive. The food was beautifully presented and full of flavour. We would highly recommend the Italian caffe and we will definitely be back next time we visit Glasgow.

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Visited On Monday, 13 May 2019

Super food. Friendly and efficient service and great VFM.

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Visited On Friday, 10 May 2019

Very pleasant, attrntive staff. Nicely set out restaurant. The choices of food were more than satisfactory. The flavours and smells were beautiful. Thanks for a great meal.

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Visited On Friday, 10 May 2019

Food was great.

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Visited On Friday, 03 May 2019

I found the tiramisu a bit sickly (too much cream for my taste) but all four of us agreed the other courses excellent.

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Visited On Saturday, 04 May 2019

Service very slow - waited 45 minutes before order taken and another 15 minutes for bread and olives. Food delicious when it eventually arrived.

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Visited On Friday, 03 May 2019

Excellent experience

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Visited On Friday, 26 April 2019

Amazing food and great service!

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Visited On Sunday, 21 April 2019

Nice meal was bit noisy but food was very good

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Visited On Saturday, 20 April 2019

Fabulous service, amazing food and reasonable pricing. Recommend *****

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