Vic Café & Bar

The Vic Café & Bar is situated opposite the historic Mackintosh building, and is affectionately know as the Vic. The building opened in 1927 as a textile studio for the Glasgow School or Art, before being converted into a café using the remnants of the original Victoria Café in Glasgow Southside, including the old wood-panels for the interior, the seating and the original stained-glass windows. The vitreous marble signage was reinstated at the café in 2014.

We aim to offer a varied and affordable menu with plenty of vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options, and the menu is complemented by a list of daily specials.  We buy locally grown fruit & veg from Locavore, bread from Freedom Bakery as well as Greencity Wholefoods and other suppliers.

Cafe Opening Times*
mon to fri 10:00 – 22:00
sat 10:00 – 22:00

*bar open ’til late

“The Vic Café Bar is a hubbub of creative activity that specialises in reinventing classic comforting dishes.”

“Atmosphere is of a quirky cantina with a budget vegan and veg friendly (but not exclusively) menu. Host of eclectic dishes that changes regularly from around the world always good quality and flavourful”

“Astonishingly reasonable prices. Non-students are always welcome here and you’ll find plenty of them, particularly in the evenings sharing cheap plates of street food and several of the punchy house cocktails.”