The Art School

22 reviews

GSA Student's Association, G3 6PE

City Centre, Glasgow

Cuisine: Eclectic, International

About The Art School

  • Food: 5

    Ambience: 4

    Service: 4

    Value: 5

    Pleasing to the palate

    Interesting, quirky food in student cafe setting.
    - dined in restaurant 10/09/2015
  • Food: 4

    Ambience: 4

    Service: 5

    Value: 5

    Interesting venue.......fantastic service!!

    Had the best service in a long time in a very interesting venue with fab street food......
    - dined in restaurant 22/08/2015

Lively café bar in city centre

The Art School is a lively music and events centre on Scott Street. It sits opposite the historic Mackintosh building, just behind Sauchiehall Street. Affectionately known as The Vic, it was first built in 1928 and extensively refurbished in 2013. Part of Glasgow School of Art Students’ Association, it has long been at the heart of Glasgow’s dynamic music, arts and clubbing scenes. It is open to all.

International cuisine

As well as a very popular Saturday brunch, The Art School serves a wide range of street food from around the globe. Smoked brisket sandwiches rub shoulders with eggs in a coconut masala, burgers, pizzas, crisp Vietnamese salads and South African bunny chow curries.

Vegetarians are well catered for with everything from a veggie cooked breakfast to tandoori halloumi burgers, veggie steamed yum buns and pickled vegetable salads.

An international spirits selection; good cocktail choice and beers from local breweries such as West and William Brothers add to The Vic’s appeal.

City centre transport and attractions

The Art School is accessed via Scott Street. Central and Queen Street stations are a fifteen minute walk. The nearest train station is at Charing Cross while the nearest subway is Cowcaddens. There is limited street parking in the area. Nearby attractions include the King’s Theatre plus the clubs and live music venues of Sauchiehall Street. The Vic often plays host to bands, club nights and exhibitions.

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