Cafe Andaluz West End

Gluten free Glasgow Cafe Andaluz

GLASGOW WEST END

Cafe Andaluz is located on the corner of Cresswell Street and Cresswell Lane in the heart Glasgow’s vibrant and fashionable West End Close to Hillhead SPT subway station on Byres Road, Cafe Andaluz is tucked away in one of the West End’s famous ‘lanes’. We love it here. Just Step through the door and down the stairs and you are transported straight into sundrenched Andalucía with their Spanish Tapaz, treats. A feast awaits you!

At GFG we love sharing plates! Although at the moment my pregnancy cravings are making me not want to share so much! After a rougher start to our pregnancy hyperemis has been persistent. But at x16 weeks I am now finally ready to make up the lost calories of my first trimester. Give me food, is the war cry atm!

So Cafe Andaluz was the perfect introduction to gf mini dishes I was comfortable to try, without over indulging and making my sickness worse. Their sharing starter plate was amazing. I was limited due to not having a gf tortilla, but enjoyed the salsa & Serrano ham. Here’s a GF friendly list to look at pre visit also of u live locally and fancy a takeout here’s how. https://deliveroo.co.uk/menu/glasgow/byres-road/cafe-andaluz-glasgow

We had PLATO COMBINADO ESPAÑOL

A mixed platter of Spanish treats including  Spanish tortilla served with pixto salsa, tostada di Sobrassada, ensalada Andaluza, Manchego cheese and Serrano ham.

Next up was MENU DEL DIA

This specially created set menu is available all day and at all times and provides you and your friends and family with a great fixed-price option. This option is for 2 persons or more and is perfect for larger bookings. We

Started off with a sharing platter of cold cuts and other Spanish treats accompanied with a basket of bread for Michael , olives and olive oil with balsamic vinegar you then move onto a carefully chosen selection of 5 tapas dishes between two. A great deal with 2 options to choose from: Menu Del Dia | £22.95 or Menu Del Dia Reserva | £25.95, priced person and served to share. Or they have a pre theatre lunch menu to choose from with three tapas dishes. From £16.95 which is great!

Our chosen Meat Dishes were

Michael had Spiced pork and beef meatballs in a rich tomato sauce. I chose chorizo al vino GF. Michael had Tortilla Española (v)

Albóndigas Chorizo Al Vino & a Pollo Marinado which is Pan fried, sliced chicken breast marinated in paprika, lemon and coriander, served with chilli yoghurt.

I loved the Patatas Gratinadas (v)

Layers of sliced potato baked with garlic cream and mozzarella cheese

Patatas Bravas (v)

Skin-on halved new potatoes in a spicy tomato sauce and alioli

Solomillo Con Setas GF

Tender strips of beef marinated in garlic and paprika, sautéed with mushrooms and finished off with cream

I couldn’t eat all of the dishes due to my allergies but tried a few & loved the steak strips and especially the patatas gratinadas. An allergens guide for all our dishes we ate is available.

A gluten free menu is available on request. For desserts I wasn’t as hungry as Michael but we still choose two. A gorgeous sticky toffee cheesecake arrived, as did a perfect meringue and fruit for me which was perfect. Although was definitely so jealous of the cheesecake! It looked incredible and I can say the smile on Michael’s face was worth the two extra helpings of desserts. Only problem is I thought I was meant to be eating for two?!

All in all was a superb day for a visit to a very summery and tropical west end that day! Cheers to Cafe Andaluz we hope to go back and visit really soon! Here’s a sneak peak of the food.

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