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House for an Art Lover - Art Lovers Cafe

#214 of 1,865 Restaurants in Glasgow
#231 of 2,021 Places to Eat in Glasgow
Certificate of Excellence
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10 Dumbreck Road | Bellahouston Park, Paisley Road West, Glasgow G41 5BW, Scotland
+44 141 353 4770
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Private Dining, Reservations
Description: Designed by the famous Scottish architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh, it's...
Designed by the famous Scottish architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh, it's one of the city's finest wedding and events venues also home to the popular Art Lovers Cafe and Art Lovers Shop.In the Art Lovers Café, we have a passion for good food and friendly service. Open daily 10am to 5pm, lunch served between 12pm and 4pm, it is the perfect location to ‘do lunch’.We have a great team of Chefs sourcing ingredients from local suppliers.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
short visit for coffee

i used to visit this restaurant yearsago when I worked in Glasgow, but the restaurant seemed just as welcoming and excellent on a recent visit for coffee and scone with cream and jam. Excellent service and good food. One nice extra was a walk in the walled garden. Highly reccomended.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
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Alabama
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93 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

i used to visit this restaurant yearsago when I worked in Glasgow, but the restaurant seemed just as welcoming and excellent on a recent visit for coffee and scone with cream and jam. Excellent service and good food. One nice extra was a walk in the walled garden. Highly reccomended.

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houseforanartlover, Manager at House for an Art Lover - Art Lovers Cafe, responded to this review

Many thanks for your comments, it was lovely to see you back at the venue we are glad you had a warm welcome. Our pastry chef Kim will be delighted to hear that you enjoyed your scone, she bakes them fresh every day! Many Thanks, Lynn More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Popped in for coffee and cakes and have to say most unimpressed. They were reasonably busy but not chockablock it took about 5 minutes waiting before we were acknowledged we were then seated and placed our order 2 cappuccinos, 1 coffee, 1 hot chocolate a brownie and a Danish pastry. It took 20 minutes for them to arrive and when... More 

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Bergen, Norway
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

We chose the House of an Art Lover because we’ve been here before and liked the atmosphere and the food. However, this time we left disappointed. The food was so-so and the service was the same. Trying to catch a waiter in order to pay for our meal proved to be frustratingly difficult, even though it wasn’t particularly busy at... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015 NEW

Food lovely and staff very courteous and in beautiful surroundings.Varied menu to suit most people. Lovely calm atmosphere.

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houseforanartlover, Manager at House for an Art Lover - Art Lovers Cafe, responded to this review

Many thanks for your comments, it great to hear that you enjoy both the ambiance and service when visiting the venue. Hopefully we will see you here again! Many Thanks, Lynn More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

As soon as we saw House for an Art Lover we just knew this was the place we wanted to get married and hold our reception in. The building itself is stunning and the interior certainly does not disappoint. However, for my bride and I the staff really made our wedding day – and boy did we end up throwing... More 

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houseforanartlover, Manager at House for an Art Lover - Art Lovers Cafe, responded to this review

Gordon & Isabel, Many Thanks for taking the time to post your feedback. We are delighted to hear that your special day was everything that you hoped it would be, and that our team looked after you to the best of their ability at all times in the lead up and on the day itself, Your comments will certainly be... More 

Glasgow
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124 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

I can't believe I haven't reviewed this lovely café before - I've been here often enough. In fact I've eaten here twice in the last couple of weeks. Of course the setting is great, attached to the House for an Art Lover and with park and gardens nearby. There's a terrace to sit outside if the weather ever allows! Tables... More 

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houseforanartlover, Manager at House for an Art Lover - Art Lovers Cafe, responded to this review

Many thanks for your lovely comments, its good of you to take the time to post your feedback. We are pleased to hear that you have enjoyed the venue and cafe over multiple visits, and in particular that you found the service as well as the variety and value of the menus on offer to be good. We love to... More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Excellent location inside Bellahouston park, great food at reasonable prices. Can be busy at times, booking would be a good idea

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houseforanartlover, Manager at House for an Art Lover - Art Lovers Cafe, responded to this review

Hi Alex, Thanks for your comments, its fantastic to hear you enjoyed the venue - we certainly would recommend to book in advance for the cafe as it can be very busy. Thanks, Lynn More 

glasgow
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Finding a restaurant to accommodate a wheelchair diner can be difficult in Glasgow but that wasn't the case in HFAAL ... we had lunch in the Art Lover's Café and it was hassle free. There was disabled parking very close to the entrance, but sadly a few potholes and a kerb made it uncomfortable and bumpy! There was a ramp... More 

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Oban, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

I missed the sign about waiting to be seated nut there was no-one at the entrance so sat at an empty table and was ignored for 15 minutes even though there were at least 4 staff about . After getting a menu - cakes and coffee only. - notant offered a lunch menu even though it was 1150 - received... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Well, this was an Amazon/Wow/5pm Deal for a one course lunch, for two with a glass of 125cl wine. So it was terrific value, and, the food was produced piping hot, very promptly, and it tasted superb. We each had a different main. Quantities were again excellent. No question about any doubts re.returning here. We would have to reserve, as... More 

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Additional Information about House for an Art Lover - Art Lovers Cafe

Address: 10 Dumbreck Road | Bellahouston Park, Paisley Road West, Glasgow G41 5BW, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 141 353 4770
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 11 - 19
Cuisine: Scottish

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 10 Dumbreck Road | Bellahouston Park, Paisley Road West, Glasgow G41 5BW, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow
  • Phone Number: +44 141 353 4770

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 11 - 19
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: Scottish

Description

Designed by the famous Scottish architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh, it's one of the city's finest wedding and events venues also home to the popular Art Lovers Cafe and Art Lovers Shop.In the Art Lovers Café, we have a passion for good food and friendly service. Open daily 10am to 5pm, lunch served between 12pm and 4pm, it is the perfect location to ‘do lunch’.We have a great team of Chefs sourcing ingredients from local suppliers.
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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