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The Arches

253 Argyle Street, Glasgow G2 8DL, Scotland
+44 141 565 1000
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Shame it's closed

Excellent nyts in there.. Always a good atmosphere,... Dj's were awesome.Sad it's still closed... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2017
tracy-anne M
via mobile
great night out, shame its closed

great night out, shame its closed. came very far to watch laidback luke play a couple years back... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2017
Shona B
via mobile
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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.
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good38%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible9%
21 Jul 2017
“Shame it's closed ”
17 Apr 2017
“great night out, shame its closed”
253 Argyle Street, Glasgow G2 8DL, Scotland
City Centre
+44 141 565 1000
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Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Excellent nyts in there.. Always a good atmosphere,... Dj's were awesome.Sad it's still closed... What's the chances it wil be reopened in the near future?

Thank tracy-anne M
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

great night out, shame its closed. came very far to watch laidback luke play a couple years back & it was well worth the travelling. friendly staff, great music & lights

1  Thank Shona B
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Currently closed as this great music / arts/ cafe venue had become synonymous for late night raves and drugs with young revellers for late night events. Club nights aside this was a great venue with amazing acoustics, unique atmosphere, great art shows both traditional and...More

Thank Sarah D
Reviewed 12 April 2016 via mobile

Best nightclub in Glasgow. Just a shame it was closed down had many great nights in here such as alesso and many more djs hopefully opens back up again.

Thank matthewmccutcheon21
Reviewed 3 February 2016

I'd been going to pressure (techno) nights here for years. It was one of my favourite venues. The sound was good and it was spacious. Everybody was friendly and were there to have a good time and see the djs. I never had any hassles...More

Thank reflux
Reviewed 12 September 2015 via mobile

Now closed but good times spent at the Arches. The architecture made it a unique location for various events.

Thank Kittles30
Reviewed 4 July 2015

I've only visited this place as a restaurant, so cannot comment on the public bar or club aspect of it. The restaurant is downstairs although there is a lift for disabled customers. Plenty of choices on the menu but on the night we visited as...More

Thank mizliz_uk
Reviewed 1 July 2015

Will miss it..........been going for years now n just went to the cancelled gig at the O2 nor vo n wasn't a patch on the arches xxxxxxx

Thank Billy B
Reviewed 30 June 2015

This venue has been closed down by Glasgow city council and Police Scotland due to criminal drug dealing and clients abusing illegal drugs

Thank ToroBoro_12
Reviewed 23 June 2015 via mobile

Great venue! Have been to the arches a few times and always had a great night. Although it can be pricey to get in depending on who you are going to see and is pricey for drink as well, but it will be missed.

Thank SaraLouiseButt
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