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30 Days To Go Until Scotland’s Top Coffee Festival Arrives Back in Glasgow

Glasgow Coffee Festival Returns for 2023

COFFEE lovers, mark your calendars! Glasgow Coffee Festival is just around the corner with a brand new coffee trail as part of the two-day event. With 30 days to go tomorrow (Thursday, 13th) until the festival kicks off, it’s time to get ready for a caffeine-fueled celebration of all things coffee.

Scotland’s biggest coffee extravaganza promises to be bigger and better than ever before, with more than a 100 vendors showcasing their best and most unique coffee creations. From specialty roasts to artisanal beans, brews and baristas, there’s something for every coffee lover at the Glasgow Coffee Festival.  This year’s vendors include Steampunk, Good Coffee Cartel, Thomson Coffee and Dear Green. 

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To mark the 2023 countdown, organisers have just announced that all attendees will receive an exclusive preview of a soon-to-be released Glasgow Coffee Trail, developed by Walking Tours in Glasgow in partnership with the Glasgow Coffee Festival.  The new trail will be launched exclusively at the Coffee Festival in May and celebrate the thriving independent coffee community in the city.

This exciting new way to discover Glasgow will take coffee enthusiasts on a journey to the best roasters and coffee shops across Glasgow, highlighting some of the most exciting and innovative coffee creations the city has to offer.   

Commissioned by Experience Glasgow Food & Drink as part of the Regional Food Group’s aim to create new city experiences and promote the sector.  The trail has been designed specifically to champion independent Glasgow coffee and the people behind the cup. 

Speaking about the upcoming Glasgow Coffee Festival, festival founder and owner of Dear Green Coffee,  Lisa Lawson, said: 

“We can’t wait to welcome coffee lovers from all over the city to the 2023 Glasgow Coffee Festival, and also partner with Experience Glasgow Food & Drink on an exciting new coffee trail for the city.

“With such a top lineup of independent vendors and activities, this will be the best coffee festival yet.”

“Whether you’re a coffee beginner or an enthusiast, everyone is welcome to the party. Come along, try some incredible coffees and enjoy our extensive weekend lineup.”

Experience Glasgow Food & Drink Lead, Anh Nguyen said: 

“Coffee culture in Glasgow is bustling and there’s a great community of independent businesses that’s driving it forward. There are so many fantastic artisan coffee shops and coffee roasters in the city. We’re delighted to be partnering with Glasgow Coffee Festival on the launch of our new Glasgow Coffee Trail.” 

“Our new trail is going to provide both visitors and locals a new way of exploring Glasgow through its fantastic coffee, and we can’t wait to reveal what we’ve been working on next month.”

The Glasgow Coffee Festival takes place on May 13th and 14th at the Briggait. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit 

Tickets to Glasgow Coffee Festival are £14 per person and include presentations, film screenings, and unlimited coffee tastings. 

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