Tearoom studyTea Room

Open Monday - Thursday 11am-2pm

Mackintosh Tearoom, Ruchill Church Hall is open daily throughout the week to provide a safe, welcoming place for everyone to relax, sit down and get something to eat or drink.

Our customers are a very mixed bunch; local people from the community, members of Ruchill church, and tourists who come to appreciate the Mackintosh designed hall.

The hall’s location beside the canal means that we are a perfect stopping place for anyone walking along its pretty banks, just look out for our large banner on the side of the church. We see a wide variety of ages come into the Tearoom; mothers with young babies and toddlers, students, older people meeting up with friends or coming in for some company. Everyone and anyone is welcome!

Look out from February 2013 for our great new menu featuring home-made soups!



Tuesdays, 10.30am-12noon: Really Wee Buzz Club

Wednesdays, 12.30-2pm: Midwives' Feeding Support Group

Thursdays, 10-11.30am: North West Carers group (for those caring for a child/ren with additional needs)

Thursdays, 12-3pm: Community Lifestyles (a group for adults with additional needs)

Fridays, 10.30am-12noon: Really Wee Buzz Club


The Tearoom offers a simple menu of reasonably priced food that should suit the humblest budget. Freshly prepared homemade soup is the most popular item on the menu: with cold and hot filled rolls, sandwiches, toasties and baked potatoes also on offer, our full all day breakfast is also a firm favorite. 

We always have a selection of cakes, biscuits and fruit, but if you’re lucky, you may come in on a day when we have freshly baked cakes, either prepared in our café kitchen, or expertly baked by the talented ladies of the church. Our customers are welcome to come in for a simple snack, a full lunch or just a cup of tea.

Take away

The Tearoom also serves food to take away, so whether you are simply passing by on your way home or popping in for a quick lunch break we can cater for you too.

A friendly welcome for all

We aim to make everyone feel at home, and are always ready to chat with whoever comes in to join us. The Tearoom is supported by Ruchill Church; we believe in the power of prayer and can testify to the difference a relationship with God can make in people’s life.

If there is any situation or problem that you would like to confidentially discuss we will be happy to sit down to talk it over, and more importantly, listen. While some people are happy to talk, some would rather sit quietly, and we hope to make everyone feel comfortable.

For those who simply want to enjoy the surroundings we have some local artwork on the walls, information about different events and services within the community, and the hall itself, which was designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh. Whether you’re in for a blether or some peace, we look forward to meeting the different people each day brings; no two days are ever the same in the Tearoom.

The Really Wee Buzz Club - Baby and toddler group

On Tuesday and Friday mornings the Really Wee Buzz Club, our baby and toddler group, meet in the Tearoom. This gives many parents from the Church, Ruchill and the surrounding community a chance to relax with a cup of tea, while their children run around the hall and play with our toys. This group also allows parents the opportunity to share some of the struggles of parenthood. Any questions and issues raised are often answered with advice about toys, feeding and development from the people who know best – those who have just worked through them.

Questions about the Christian faith?

As part of Ruchill Church’s outreach work, we welcome any enquiries into the Christian faith. We use Jesus as a role model, and look to his example for ways to serve the community. This involves welcoming whoever wants to comes along, being ready to answer questions about our faith, and serving and loving the many different people we meet. If you would like to know more about what we believe please just ask. If you are interested in a more in-depth study, like an Alpha course or more regular Bible study, let us know.



Tearoom Manager and Support Worker
[email protected]


Updated 14/02/13

tea served in the tearoom.Enjoying the after service coffee