ACROSS Glasgow, artisan roasters and super-skilled baristas are serving up carefully crafted brews.

Here are the Evening Times’ top coffee shops.


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Willow Grove Coffee on Sauchiehall Street is serious about a good brew, with a regular rotation of diverse beans and different approaches to filtration. With a wide range of sandwiches, soups and pastries on offer, it’s an ideal place to take a break


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Kember & Jones on Byres Road was set up in 2004 by owners Phil Kember and Claire Jones.

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As well as the Fine Food Emporium, providing a destination for people to enjoy high quality items to eat and buy, the café also has its own coffee roastery where small batches of green beans are roasted to a specific profile every few days. The coffee is then aged before served freshly ground within the café.


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The Steamie on Argyle Street is a speciality coffee shop and small batch roastery.

Using seasonally harvested coffees from around the world, The Steamie team work hard to ensure the natural flavours and quality of every bean is there to taste in your cup.


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Primal Roast on St Vincent Street is the creation of health-food enthusiast and former sous chef at the Ubiquitous Chip, Iain Walker. It’s a family-run affair with Iain’s brother, Ross, managing the shop as head barista.

As well as a warm and friendly atmosphere, you can also expect expertly made coffee from Glasgow’s own Dear Green roasters alongside guest coffees from across the UK.


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Spitfire Espresso on Candleriggs is all about awesome coffee, excellent food, friendly folk and a welcoming place to relax.

The exclusive Gunnerbean coffee is a delicious blend of Columbian and Brazilian beans. Roasted to bring out the chocolate and nutty notes, the coffee is great to drink as a simple espresso or with milk in a flat white or latte.