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The Arches

253 Argyle Street, Glasgow G2 8DL, Scotland
+44 141 565 1000
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this place is awsome

we went here to see Boyce avenue and it was the first time i had been. The venue is awesome... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2013
Lynz A
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Good food

When we arrived it was not clear where to go as looked as though it was getting set up for a DJ... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2013
Weekrankie
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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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.
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“Unique find - Dog friendly underground food market!”
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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 10 October 2013

we went here to see Boyce avenue and it was the first time i had been. The venue is awesome. Perfect size for gigs and it had a nice bar and seating area if you wanted a brake from the crowed. Only thing i could...More

Thank Lynz A
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Reviewed 13 September 2013

When we arrived it was not clear where to go as looked as though it was getting set up for a DJ, then seen the stairs to the restaurant and bar, was made very welcome by the staff. ordered the fish and chips, £9 each....More

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Reviewed 28 August 2013

I went here with a friend on advice from someone else and I was pleasantly surprised. The Arches is a fairly unique venue located under Central Station and the restaurant makes good use of the space. The service was very good throughout and the cheap...More

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Reviewed 25 June 2013

Have been here on two previous occasions - both satisfactory, but bog-standard fayre - fahitas, burgers etc. This time, I don't know whether the menu is changed frequently, or if they have a new chef, but wow! What a difference in the food! Still great...More

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Reviewed 18 June 2013

I paid £80 for a conference dinner held at the Arches. The idea of the conference was for medics from all over Europe to meet, discuss, get to know each other, make links and work together. The dinner venue was packed and the noise was...More

Thank AmadeusBristol
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Sam H, Public Relations Manager at The Arches, responded to this reviewResponded 24 June 2013

Hi AmadeusBristol. I am so sorry you had a bad experience. The Arches is one of Europe’s largest multi Arts venue and is well known and popular in Glasgow for holding large corporate and conference dinners. We are one of Glasgow’s largest unusual venues situated...More

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Reviewed 13 June 2013

Visited here to see Scott Ian on his speaking words tour. We got there a bit early so decided to eat in the restaurant. Scott Ian happened to be eating there too. Anyway the food was very good and came to the table steaming hot....More

Thank Adrian D
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Reviewed 11 June 2013

Over the years I've been to the Arches countless times, usually to see a live act, or being dragged along by friends. My average experience of the Arches: Wait in the gender-segregated queue (classy) for a while, get felt up like an inmate by a...More

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Reviewed 16 May 2013

my wife and i last visited te arches over 20 years ago, it has changed a little, we had a great evening meal, the staff were friendly. there were not many eating the evening we were there so there was not much of an atmosphere,...More

Thank mandr268
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Reviewed 9 April 2013

One of my favourite places for a quick lunch or evening meal when in Glasgow. The Burgers never, ever disappoint. The standard beef, (the haggis and pork seems to have disappeared to be replaced with a newie, honey and paprika pork...), the patties are always...More

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Reviewed 3 April 2013

I went there with some friends on Saturday night to see Robert Hood. The venue is great, the music was brilliant, the prices for the drinks are reasonable! Great night!!!

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