Glasgow Mackintosh

The only surviving Tea Rooms designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh for local tea entrepreneur Miss Kate Cranston, this is the original Willow Tea Rooms Building which first opened in 1903. The Tea Rooms at 217 Sauchiehall Street have reopened from July 2018 after a 4 year restoration to return them to their former glory. The restored Tea Rooms and a new Visitor Centre are now open under their new name ‘Mackintosh at the Willow’.

Mackintosh at the Willow

This A listed building is internationally recognised as the only surviving Tea Rooms designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh and where he had complete control over both the interior and exterior design. It is also regarded as one of the finest examples in the world of a complete Art Nouveau scheme.

The building has undergone extensive restoration to return it to its former glory and to create a new integrated Visitor Centre including Retail, Conference, Exhibition and Learning and Education facilities in the adjacent building at 215 Sauchiehall Street.

Reopened from July 2018, there is a phased opening throughout summer 2018 with all areas fully open from September 2018. The Tea Rooms and Retail Store are currently open. The Exhibition Centre will open from August 2018.

Mackintosh at the Willow includes a 200 seat tea room and restaurant, across three floors of this beautiful heritage building. You’ll be able to enjoy a variety of beautiful spaces each with their own character and unique design, including the Front and Back Saloons on the ground floor, the Gallery, the Billiard Room and the famous Salon de Luxe.

The menu includes a selection of delicious breakfasts, elevenses, light lunches, afternoon teas and high teas, using locally sourced produce and all freshly prepared by chefs.

As a unique venue in the heart of the city, we offer a range of exciting and flexible spaces and options available to book for special events and celebrations, from weddings to birthdays and anniversaries, conferences, meetings, networking events or just a good get together with family and friends.

Visit the Retail Store on the ground floor of 215 Sauchiehall Street to browse our range of carefully selected souvenirs and gift options.

Within the Retail Store, the Charles Rennie Mackintosh Society provide an information and tours desk where you’ll be able to book tours of the Tea Rooms and find out more about other Mackintosh venues.

Plan your visit


Mackintosh at the Willow
217 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow G2 3EX

Opening Times

9am - 5pm


To Tea Rooms (when dining) and Retail Store – FREE

Guided Tours – Adult £7.50/Conc. £5.50


+44 (0) 141 204 1903

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