Beautiful tearooms, lovely afternoon tea
This review is especially helpful for those who have or use the following: Wheelchair
These are tea rooms situated at 217 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow. They were designed by the Scottish architect Charles Ronnie Mackintosh & opened in 1903. The building was restored to the original designs between 2014 and 2018. The lower part of the tearooms with the attached shop and visitor centre is very accessible with a ramp & level flooring throughout apart from an area that is up one step (see photo). There is plenty of seating on the level. The Room Deluxe is on the first floor though so is not accessible.
Transport & Parking
We had parked in a nearby car park so do not know about roadside parking. Sauchiehall Street is one of the
The tea rooms are directly off Sauchiehall Street which is pedestrianised in a lot of areas. There are no steps into the tea rooms and there is a ramp into the shop are then a ramp into the tea rooms
The accessible toilet is in the basement but is easy to get to via lift. The toilet is big enough to easily manoeuvre a wheelchair. There are plenty of grab rails and a suitable emergency cord. They were clean and tidy.
The staff were very welcoming & helpful finding us suitable seating.
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A beautiful place to have an excellent afternoon tea.