Image by Michelle Barløse

The Steamie – A café or someone’s living room?

On those rainy days where I have nothing better to do than sip coffee and eat carrot cake, I go straight to The Steamie. Through its interior, this café creates a low key vibe. Everything is completely and deliberately mismatched (I hope), and essentially, this spot looks like a furniture flea market. The Steamie has no counter, and this really underpins its cozy atmosphere. Your coffee is prepared on an old tool bench by the side of the room, and it practically feels like the barista has invited you in to his home for an afternoon chat.

While this fearless quirkiness could excuse low quality food and coffee, that certainly is not the case for The Steamie! Baristas in this café are coffee experts (just look at the decorative coffee drink overview on their wall), and will happily cut you a piece of their freshly baked chocolate cherry brownie or serve you a nice bowl of porridge for breakfast.

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1024 Argyle Street, Glasgow

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Opening Times

Mon - Fri 08:00 - 20:00, Sat 09:00 - 18:00, Sun 10:00 - 17:00


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Last Changed Date: 2016-05-19 11:45:13 +0200 (Thu, 19 May 2016)