The best cafes for mums in Glasgow

Whether you want a change of scenery or have a hankering for coffee or cake, a good cafe can be a relaxing home away from home

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The Willow Tea Rooms
The world famous Willow Tea Rooms were designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh in 1904 and remains open today to welcome visitors keen to experience the splendour of a bygone era and take tea just as they did 100 years ago. With locations onBuchanan Street andSauchiehall Street, The Willow Tea Rooms is aGlasgow institution, serving hot meals and snacks along with the deliciously relaxing hot milk with honey and nutmeg. 

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The Cupping Salon
Situated in the Fifi & Ally fashion and lifestyle store, The Cupping Salon is a cafe and patisserie with, apparently, the best cupcakes this side ofNew York! 

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An Clachan Cafe
This family-run cafe in Kelvingrove Park has a children’s playpark outside, so you can enjoy your coffee or lunch whilst your children play safely nearby. All food – from salads to soups to scones – is made on the premises, along with healthy snacks for the kids. All meat is free range and the coffee is fair trade and Rainforest Alliance, so your indulgent visit can be guilt free. 

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Beanscene
Inspired by the coffee houses of 60s Soho, Greenwich Village and the Italian quarter ofSan Francisco, this growing Scottish chain of ‘coffee and music houses’ caters well for small children. There are boxes of toys and games, and colouring sheets and crayons come as part of children’s snack and lunch boxes. Great big squishy sofas are usually a hit with little ones too. Plus it’s completely non-smoking – even the outside tables.

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Tramway: Cafe Bar
Recently fully refurbished, Tramway’s Café Bar has become one of the most popular places to visit inGlasgow’s Southside. With views of The Hidden Gardens and a menu of tasty, freshly prepared food, it’s perfect for all the family, whether you want a light snack, evening meal, or just a fresh fairtrade coffee and homemade pastry. Plus there’s free Wi-Fi if you really can’t tear yourself away from the internet. 

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Miss Cranston’s Tearoom
Miss Cranstons Tearooms today offer afternoon teas, light snacks or just a tea or coffee in elegant and relaxing surroundings. Miss Cranston’s have also been making handmade chocolates since 1924, so you may want to try one (or more) of those too. 

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Trans-Europe Cafe
Since the cafe opened in November 2005 it has built its reputation on serving gourmet sandwiches, coffee in a continental style and excellent Sunday brunches. They also provide a selection of newspapers and board games so you can catch up on current affairs, while the children hone their competitive natures. 

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Tinderbox
Tinderbox remains one of the city’s most popular destinations for coffee and cake. Stylishly designed with friendly staff, the cakes and sandwiches are brought in from independent suppliers

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Coffee, Chocolate and Tea
With coffee freshly roasted on the premises, artisan chocolate in the pipeline, and a range of over 40 loose leaf teas, Coffee, Chocolate and Tea is the place for parents who really know their stuff (or want to learn). 

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Tapa Organic
Tapa Organic Freshly roasted and expertly brewed coffee along with vegetarian/vegan food organic bread and a selection of toys makes Tapa a consistently popular family destination. 

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