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Address: 163 Buchanan Street, Glasgow G1 2JX, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 141 772 3571
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Excellent cafe

Tried here for lunch. What a lovely surprise. It is still a working church, and the building is also a Glasgow landmark, but with a modern cafe. It is truly lovely inside... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
elizabeth c
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Tried here for lunch. What a lovely surprise. It is still a working church, and the building is also a Glasgow landmark, but with a modern cafe. It is truly lovely inside. Cafe serves a host of cakes, light meals and large bowls of tasty soup. It also does take away. Really nice atmosphere. It was positively buzzing when I... More 

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Cairo, Egypt
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Right there on the main shopping high street in Glasgow is this beautiful church. An architectural beauty but what's more interesting is that there's a wonderful contemporary cafe inside this is in spite of it being a functional church where service is still help. Lovely sanctuary!

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Thank Amin G
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Peaceful venue in he heart of the shopping area. The olive tree insider is a lively cafe which has a good range of food and friendly staff. As a functional church it seems lively and contemporary but I have only heard and not attended a service. Architecturally it's a nice looking church with lot of character and details.

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Thank Sarah D
Adelaide
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2016

Found this place by accident, In here is a café called The Olive Tree which had a take away section as well. The place you sit has the altar. For meals there is a separate area with tables and chairs and a lounge chair area as well/

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East Kilbride, Scotland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2015

While in Glasgow for the day we popped in and were truly surprised by the sanctuary area of this beautiful building. A modern and very clean cafe so decided to have a quick bite to eat and were not disappointed by what was on the menu or the staffs enthusiasm. The good thing was that everything had a story and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

So much lovely ancient looking buildings to see in glasgow . This is just another lovely structure. Lovely picture to take.

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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2015

This is the first thing that caught my attention as I walked out of the bus at the Queens Station. The Church actually splits the street in two with a one way road on each side. The architecture is unique and beautiful with a clock on top of it. This was one the highlights of my trip and a little... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2015 via mobile

Had a look at this building today. Has some interesting history behind it. I used it as a reference point/land mark. The building looks good during the day but even better lit up at night time

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2014

Looked interesting inside, but an activity was going on so we couldn't get in. The outside of the building is impressive.

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