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We have all seen designs by Charles Rennie Mackintosh (CRM), haven't we. Well, here is a gem - a... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Peter S
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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
If you appreciate art and/or architecture you will enjoy this house unlike any other

The house was designed by Mackintosh in early 1900s as a submission to a competition. However, the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
ShelleyM96
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Chicago, Illinois
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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...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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10 Dumbreck Road | Bellahouston Park, Glasgow G41 5BW, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We have all seen designs by Charles Rennie Mackintosh (CRM), haven't we. Well, here is a gem - a house built fairly recently using the plans drawn up by CRM and Margaret Macdonald. This house is not only a living museum and tribute to CRM...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Peter S
houseforanartlover, Manager at House for an Art Lover, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank-you for visiting Peter, and for your kind comments - we appreciate you taking the time to let others know about your experience. Many Thanks, Lynn

Reviewed 6 days ago

The house was designed by Mackintosh in early 1900s as a submission to a competition. However, the house wasn't actually built...... until the 1980s, finished in the 1990s. The build stayed true to the exact original design from Mackintosh. It is amazing to see such...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ShelleyM96
houseforanartlover, Manager at House for an Art Lover, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

We are grateful to you for visiting and for your lovely comments, its wonderful to hear how much you enjoyed your time at House for an Art Lover! Thanks, Lynn

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

6 ladies who lunched and shared reading glasses to read the menu. I had chicken liver parfait , roast cod and then sticky toffee pud . Still full from three course lunch for £21.50 in lovely surroundings . Great venue

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Joanna S
houseforanartlover, Manager at House for an Art Lover, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank-you for choosing the Art Lovers cafe for your girls lunch, its fantastic to hear that you enjoyed it and were well looked after. Many Thanks, Lynn

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were disappointed when planning our trip to Glasgow to find that Hill House in Helensbrough was closed for major renovations. Also the Glasgow School of Arts building was gutted to a major fire in June, so as fans of Rennie MacIntosh's designs and architecture...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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houseforanartlover, Manager at House for an Art Lover, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank-you so much for visiting, we are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your time at the House and were well looked after by our staff! Many Thanks, Lynn

Reviewed 7 November 2018

I had only seen photos of this House for an Art Lover. In August visited it I felt visiting Charle Rennie Mackintosh! I loved it. I want to see it again!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jorma A
houseforanartlover, Manager at House for an Art Lover, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks very much for visiting Jorma, it fantastic to hear how much you enjoyed your time at the venue! Many Thanks, Lynn

Reviewed 6 November 2018

Terrific evening meal which was a murder mystery experience. Interior setting was gorgeous. Menu was very nice with good presentation of all the courses which were ample. All staff on duty very professional and friendly. Actors were very good throughout and made the evening really...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Gary H
houseforanartlover, Manager at House for an Art Lover, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Gary, Many thanks for coming along to our recent Murder Mystery evening. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed the event as well as the food ans service on the evening! Many Thanks, Lynn

Reviewed 28 October 2018

Lovely home baking, special cakes and good coffee. The house of the art lover is a treat for the senses and sits in one of Glasgows best parks. Usually busy at any time of year it is a favour venue for weddings. but the Tearoom...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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houseforanartlover, Manager at House for an Art Lover, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2018

Thank-you for your lovely comments Andrew, we are so happy to hear that you enjoy visiting us at House for an Art Lover and are grateful to you for letting others know about your experience. Many Thanks, Lynn

Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

We have visited this location on a number of occasions but last night we were there for a 25th wedding anniversary. We were in the View, I think on the top floor. I must say this was a great place for a celebration, the venue...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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houseforanartlover, Manager at House for an Art Lover, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2018

Many thanks for your lovely comments, it is wonderful to hear how well you enjoyed your time as a guest attending an event held in the View. Your recommendation is very much appreciated Kind Regards, Lynn

Reviewed 23 October 2018

For very many years I have been longing to visit this house. On a trip to Glasgow last week I finally got the chance and my husband and I took a taxi out to Bellahouston Park and the House. Oh my goodness how beautiful the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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houseforanartlover, Manager at House for an Art Lover, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2018

Thank-you for your comments and for taking the time to visit. I am very sorry to hear that you felt you were not treated appropriately by the team and given the nature of your comments would like to discuss this with you first hand. If...More

Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

Quiet and gorgeous - ring before going in case it is closed for a wedding party. Quiet and gorgeous - ring before going...

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Travel-Case-asdf
houseforanartlover, Manager at House for an Art Lover, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2018

Many thanks for taking the time to pop in and visit, we appreciate your rating and comments! Thanks, Lynn

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hurleynancy
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Response from Margaret C | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I can't remember as I was a local visitor.
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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.
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Response from Kathleen V | 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!
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