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House for an Art Lover

10 Dumbrek Road | Bellahouston Park, Glasgow G41 5BW, Scotland
+44 141 353 4770
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Best Day in Glasgow!

This is out of the way but really worth a taxi ride to spend the day there. Lovely Gardens... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Patricia L
Arlington Heights, IL USA

Following a lunch in the cafe, we headed upstairs to wander and wonder. This is a great example of... read more

Reviewed yesterday
James T
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Designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh in 1901 and built in the attractive setting of Bellahouston Park in the 1990s, House for an Art Lover allows the visitor an insight into Mackintosh's renowned talent not just as an architect, but as a an artist, designer and pioneer of the Modern Movement. The venue runs regular arts themed events and is home to the popular Art Lover's Cafe.
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good22%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“music room” (75 reviews)
“walled garden” (41 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
10 Dumbrek Road | Bellahouston Park, Glasgow G41 5BW, Scotland
+44 141 353 4770
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Reviewed yesterday

This is out of the way but really worth a taxi ride to spend the day there. Lovely Gardens, beautiful Mackintosh realized rooms, a nice gift shop and wonderful restaurant! Make a reservation to eat there!

Thank Patricia L
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Following a lunch in the cafe, we headed upstairs to wander and wonder. This is a great example of C R MacIntosh's work and individualistic style. The dimensions, use of dark and light and subtle use of colour are typical of the designer. It is...More

Thank James T
Reviewed yesterday

Stunningly beautiful CRM building in gorgeous grounds, rooms have to be seen to be believed - contrast between the dark wood of the dining room & the almost stark white of the music room is something to see. Natural light throughout the whole house is...More

Thank Carolyn M
Reviewed 4 days ago

Set in the suburbs of the city centre, this venue offers good facilities for a day or afternoon out in fabulous Rennie Mackintosh splendour. There is plenty of parking and facilities for those with disabilities. A well stocked gift shop and an excellent waitress-served restaurant,...More

Thank Dorothy C
Reviewed 5 days ago

Surprising place! The restaurant at this venue is large, busy and enjoyable. Service is quick and friendly and the food was excellent. Probably best as a lunch time venue. Enjoyed it and will return.

Thank Zeb911
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The Hope of an Art Lover rarely disappoints. Tasty imaginative dishes which are appealing to the eye. Friendly service. The restaurant is always full so booking essential

Thank Norma C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful house set in Bellahouston Park. You can also dine n the restuarant but would advise booking in advance.

Thank IslandWanderer_11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I enjoyed a lovely day here last week and couldn't recommend it more! Lovely display of artwork and very easy to navigate! The tearoom at the end is to be highly recommended!

Thank 362paulmott
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The house is glorious (particularly if you have an inkling you might like Mackintosh/McDonald). On the warm, slightly showery, late summer day that we visited there were few people wandering around the house so it was reasonably peaceful. At £5.50 for entry and the (very...More

Thank TimCDwyer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The house that was biult decdes after Mackintosh's death but is the main attraction of Glasgow for me. Standing in the middle of a huge park, the walk to the house is pleasant and nice. The house and the exhibition is amazing, giving you a...More

1  Thank gszekely
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finesia r
29 August 2016|
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Response from Leishmanallan | Reviewed this property |
Check their website as it does weddings also and the exhibition changes its opening times upto a week at a time. The cafe has separate opening times and is open to the public more frequent.
2 June 2016|
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Response from kvportlandoregon | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I can answer your question. I was leading a tour, which means the bus driver got us there, with the help of a local who served as a private guide. I bet it's really beautiful there now that summer has arrived. Enjoy!
23 June 2015|
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Response from HFAAL | Property representative |
Hello suecheet, can you please email us info (at) houseforanartlover. co. uk (all joined up) and I will be delighted to send links. Trip Advisor dosent allow website links or email addresses. Thanks Shona