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The Arches

253 Argyle Street, Glasgow G2 8DL, Scotland
+44 141 565 1000
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Awesome

Had many a great night here. Great location, the building has cool interior and has many diverse... read more

Reviewed January 18, 2013
D S
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Paisley, United Kingdom
BTTF presents GBX NYE

Amazing place... had loads of great nights and usually go to a lot of the Colours nights... the... read more

Reviewed January 1, 2013
Samantha M
,
GLASGOW
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One of Europe's leading cultural venues, the Arches is both an arts receiving and production house with an international reputation as an exciting hub of ground-breaking creativity. Housed within seven Grade A listed Victorian railway arches in Glasgow city centre, the venue presents a year-round programme of theatre, performance, dance, visual art, live music, club nights and creative learning.
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good41%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible9%
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“great venue” (8 reviews)
“great nights” (3 reviews)
“arts” (4 reviews)
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253 Argyle Street, Glasgow G2 8DL, Scotland
City Centre
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+44 141 565 1000
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Reviewed January 18, 2013

Had many a great night here. Great location, the building has cool interior and has many diverse shows, ranging from music, arts, theatre, clubs nights etc etc

Thank D S
Reviewed January 1, 2013

Amazing place... had loads of great nights and usually go to a lot of the Colours nights... the bove 1 on NYE was 1 of the best... staff are grt and the stewards are always on hand if needed

Thank Samantha M
Reviewed December 26, 2012

As an arts venue, I find the arches particularly interesting. Their theatrical productions and visual arts are often thought provoking and eclectic. And there's always a variety of acts on their gig list. I often meet friends here either for drinks, or a bite to...More

Thank g4yle2000
Reviewed December 11, 2012 via mobile

It's great inexpensive place to drink and dine. The food is nothing special but you usually end with a bill of 20 quid for 2. The venues are great - death disco is smashing and pressure is pure bliss!

Thank 223Lee223
Reviewed November 30, 2012

Had lunch here with a friend on a weekend trip to Glasgow at the start of November. The food was really excellent (a steak baguette and a burger followed two chocolate brownies), portions were a decent size and prices were very reasonable for what we...More

Thank Kirsten N
Reviewed November 18, 2012

This was my first visit to this venue (To see Matraca Berg). An excellent night added to by the unique atmosphere of a small room under the streets of Glasgow. The added sound effects of Trains trundling out of Central Station strangely added to the...More

Thank Robbie G
Reviewed November 14, 2012

Visited The Arches for the second time (last time was many many years ago) to see Laidback Luke on 9th Nov. Club was really busy and had a good, err, atmosphere shall we say but it was way too warm that night. Convinced there was...More

Thank Graeme2812
Reviewed October 18, 2012

One of the best clubs in glasgow by far. Always something banging going on in the arches and the prices for tickets are quite reasonable and easy to get ahold of in the ticket office under the bridge at central station. Drinks are pricey inside...More

Thank Marine-Spud
Reviewed September 17, 2012

Good service and great atmosphere, just the place i love to sit and relax eating and drinking with the other half or friends. Visited for lunch and enjoyed the beef burger and my partner the pork burger. Food was really tasty and good portion size....More

Thank Scott F
Reviewed August 24, 2012

My friend and I went in for a 3 course meal last week and although the service could have been better, the food was fantastic. Lots of choice on the menu and the food was beautifully presented! Definitely be back :)

Thank CharlieCu
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