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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Templetons Carpet Factory isn’t your everyday traditional factory building. The architectures very ornate and wonderful to see. I’m not sure that it is still producing carpets

Thank albeback1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This used to be a carpet factory now part brewery. The building is very photogenic looking like a moorish type palace.

Thank IAN D
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Here is a splendid building with a great history. Amazingly well conserved, so unusual and beautiful on the eye. Great views of it from Peoples Palace and winter gardens. Unable to go in but a very nice pub and restaurant sits underneath one corner of...More

Thank itchyfeet2014
Reviewed 26 February 2018

I absolutely loved this building when I saw it for the first time yesterday! I actually thought at first it looked Moroccan or Moorish but later discovered it was actually modelled on the Doges Palace in Venice! I would dearly like to walk around the...More

Thank casswife
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Fabulous example of Victorian polychromatic brickwork. Worth seeing for those interested in Victorian architecture and industrial heritage. Fabulous.

Thank Frances1966
Reviewed 24 May 2017

No carpets on show here but a thriving pub/restaurant which I suspect may have started out as a niche student haunt but which was quickly discovered by a wide public who now enjoy the atmosphere and good value food and drink. Young and friendly staff....More

Thank Major Colin R
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Templeton's Carpet Factory was designed in the style of grand Italian palazzos. It did make carpets but nowadays it is home to various businesses. It is close to Glasgow Green and is worth a visit to admire its architecture.

Thank April0304
Reviewed 14 October 2016

This is well worth seeing - the Italian design is wonderful and this is easily seen from the People's Palace - so is not really a destination in its own right - like the wonderful fountain outside of the People's Palace - a must see....More

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Reviewed 30 September 2016

Well worth going to see this building, although no longer a carpet factory it is amazing to see that someone wanted to make their factory look as it does.

Thank lizzie4916
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Interesting building that looks like a Venetian palace. Victorian carpet factory that has been converted into flats and offices and has an onsite micro brewery (west beer) which is very popular with locals and visitors. Located near Glasgow green it's a very pleasant setting. The...More

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