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217 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow, G2 3EX

Mackintosh at the Willow

Please note the Willow Tea Rooms on Sauchiehall St is currently closed due to extensive refurbishment in order to restore the building to its original grandeur. It is intended to reopen in 2018 in time for Mackintosh’s 150th Anniversary.

The original Willow Tea Rooms in Sauchiehall Street was designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh for Kate Cranston in 1903. Not only did he design the exterior and interior he also designed the cutlery and waitresses dresses.

The Room de Luxe is one of the most precious interiors which Mackintosh ever designed. the room today still has the original pair of stained glass doors along with the leaded mirror frieze with purple pannelling below and windows with panels of leaded mirror, the furniture is silver with high back chairs with nine inserts of purple glass.

The Gallery on the mezzanine floor overlooking the back salon has a fireplace on the back south wall. The ceiling has open beams allowing the light to flow through. The walls have a painted black trellis pattern with two stylised roses.


Mackintosh at the Willow
217 Sauchiehall Street
G2 3EX

T: 0141 332 7696

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The Willow Tea Rooms on Sauchiehall St is currently closed until 2018.

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The Willow Tea Rooms on Sauchiehall St is currently closed until 2018.

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Currently closed till 2018

Travel Information
Next to McLellan Galleries and 5 minutes walk from Glasgow School of Art.
By Subway: 5 minutes' walk from Cowcaddens Subway.
By rail: 10 minutes walk from Charing Cross and Queen Street rail Stations.

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