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

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Great on the outside.

This is a pretty impressive church from the outside but inside it's been largely gutted to give it a more modern ambience. Cafe looked nice but I didn't stop.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Durham, United Kingdom
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Durham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a pretty impressive church from the outside but inside it's been largely gutted to give it a more modern ambience. Cafe looked nice but I didn't stop.

Thank durham05
Northampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

'The Tron' as it's known by Glaswegians is a 19th Century Scottish church (opened in 1808) that sits as a landmark along Glasgow's popular Buchanan shopping street. It has an attractive architecture and inside it has a pleasant cafe that sells ethical produce. Worth a look for sure if walking in the area.

Thank Roberts69
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

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 

Thank elizabeth c
Cairo, Egypt
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 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!

Thank Amin A
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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.

Thank Sarah D
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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/

Thank RORY99
East Kilbride, Scotland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 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.

1 Thank Coryy20
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 

1 Thank Steve R
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

Thank BelfastFoodTravelMan

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