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House for an Art Lover - Art Lovers Cafe

10 Dumbreck Road | Bellahouston Park, Paisley Road West, Glasgow G41 5BW, Scotland
0141 353 4770
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Ranked #80 of 1,876 Restaurants in Glasgow
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $11 - $19
Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cuisines: Scottish
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Private Dining
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.
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English first
Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Had lunch here today. We chose turkey & trimmings...bad choice!!! Food reminiscent of school dining hall only less tasty & smaller portions. ..the latter being a blessing!!! I have enjoyed several lunches in this beautiful place...sadly not today. The service was excellent unlike the food!!! Overcooked turkey, undercooked potatoes & tasteless jus/gravy could not be redeemed by the well cooked... More 

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

Dear Linda H, Many thanks for your review on trip advisor. I am extremely sorry that your lunch at House for an Art Lover did not match previous experiences at the café. If you could contact my directly on 0141 353 4775 or info@houseforanartlover.co.uk I would be delighted to speak to you about your disappointing main course. Kind regards Shona... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I enjoyed my visit to HFAAL, the whole place is an oasis of taste, the food in the restaurant is excellent for a council run operation, the ambiance is nice and the silver service is a nice change. I liked it so much there we decided to host our wedding here, the staff were very helpful in planning that.

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Hamilton, United Kingdom
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15 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Food, service & surroundings cannot be faulted in any way. Excellent menu, very reasonably priced. Booking advised if you have definite plan to visit, to avoid disappointment, as been very busy on both occasions I have visited. Staff in both the lovely shop and restaurant are friendly and efficient, other venues should take note!! Not too easy to find if... More 

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Bo'ness
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Visited recently with a friend for lunch. I had never been before so it was a very pleasant surprise after having found it. I say after having found it because it wasn't on my satnav but I'm glad I persevered and just put in Bellahouston Park and then it was signposted. I'm not prone to eating a large meal at... More 

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glasgow
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53 reviews 53 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Who would have thought a council-managed free museum could harbour such a great restaurant?! Seriously, the cafe in the HFAAL is more of a restaurant and more than most restaurants. The food quality is splendid and the prices are reasonable (though not cheap). All the meals everyone had at the lunch setting were splendid. Each was novel, colourful, expertly presented... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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184 helpful votes 184 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 via mobile

A work colleague gave me an unused gift voucher they had and I tried this for lunch one Saturday. Amazing quality of food with nice table settings and views over the garden. Service was attentive and the choice of options were good. Cafe is open throughout the day and is also available for coffees and cakes. We enjoyed every ing... More 

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Erskine, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
212 helpful votes 212 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

My family and I visited the House for an Art Lover cafe for a special birthday lunch. We had pre-booked our table and I certainly recommend that you do, as the cafe was very busy. The food (and drink) was delicious, just the right size portions and very reasonably priced! The staff were attentive and friendly. The grounds around the... More 

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11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

My mum and I visited here for lunch, having heard a lot of good things about it from others. We were not disappointed! We hadn't booked (I would next time), but while it was very busy, we were able to get a table after a few minutes wait. The restaurant is beautifully decorated, clean, and has a nice ambiance. The... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

After a morning touring this impressive estate we popped into the cafe for lunch. Very friendly staff, very nice menu and lovely surroundings. The meals were simple, fresh and tasty. Would definitely come back to visit.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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58 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 via mobile

We were looking for somewhere to have a wedding so we thought we would try the food first, the place itself has a very clean, friendly atmosphere, for lunch and we went for the chicken and the beef, the portion size is a little smaller, but in my view, is just about right, the food makes it all worth while,... 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: 0141 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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