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St George's Tron

163 Buchanan Street, Glasgow G1 2JX, Scotland
+44 141 772 3571
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Such an oasis of calm in a busy city

I cannot tell you how moved I was when I came across this wee church near Nelson Mandela place... read more

Reviewed 28 February 2018
Lisboeta56
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
A Church and a Cafe

We have seen a lot of churches that have different function such as bookstore, food court, concert... read more

Reviewed 11 February 2018
Solodam J
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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30 Nov 2017
“LOVELY GLASGOW CHURCH”
28 Feb 2018
“Such an oasis of calm in a busy city”
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163 Buchanan Street, Glasgow G1 2JX, Scotland
Merchant City
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+44 141 772 3571
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Reviewed 28 February 2018

I cannot tell you how moved I was when I came across this wee church near Nelson Mandela place. I've walked by it for years en route to shopping or coffee. Ramp on 1 side, 3 steps on the other. amazing peace and calm inside....More

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Reviewed 11 February 2018

We have seen a lot of churches that have different function such as bookstore, food court, concert hall or restaurant. This place is quite unique. From outside you see a church and when you get inside, there is a cafe but.... in the middle of...More

Thank Solodam J
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Reviewed 1 December 2017

Was in Glasgow travelling between two railway stations Buchanan street and Central station. Like to look at land marks this visit it was the St George church. It is a lovely 18th century church just of Buchanan Street it is a worthwhile place to view....More

Thank Alan D
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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Working church, with a modern interior, that serves food with a homemade feel. Once we got a table (busy midweek lunch time), the lovely soup and scones were served by friendly staff. My pasta salad was a little too dry, but tasty nonetheless. The smell...More

Thank Philip I
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Reviewed 21 February 2017

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
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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...More

Thank Roberts69
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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...More

Thank elizabeth c
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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...More

Thank Amin A
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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...More

Thank Sarah D
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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...More

Thank RORY99
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