The Glorious Art House was opened in 2014 by Mother & Son team, it's about bringing excitement to the everyday experience of having a cup of coffee, or eating lunch, adding colour in abundance to the centre of a grey city.
We wanted to create an environment that people would sit in and feel they have travelled abroad, somewhere they get lost in colour, delight and joy!
In a constantly evolving cafe, where we are always looking for new ways to inspire our customers (and audience!) one thing remains certain.. Our service, and our dedication to make each customer feel truly valued.
The cafe is located at the heart of Exeter's independent west quarter, Fore Street, and occupies a 16th century building, you can explore across four floors, or hideaway in our secret courtyard garden, but wherever you look you will find art..
On the second floor of The Glorious Art House is our gallery, exhibiting different artist's every fortnight, we wanted to create a space that would be accessible to new artists as well as established, and we've done just that. With more than 30 artists having already exhibited with us in the last year and much of the 2016 already getting booked up, it's an incredibly exciting space!
The Crow's Nest is the latest edition to The Glorious, high on the third floor, it offers a unique space for meetings, private lunches, workshops or language & music lessons. It seats 8, but with fold away furnishings it can be used for a variety of purposes!
It's hard to put into words how The Glorious has captured the hearts of many of Exeter's residents, so we'll let them speak for themselves....
" What a delight to discover The Glorious! In a city full of coffee shops, this quirky new cafe stands out for its colourful interior, sweet outside terrace and the warm, friendly service. The different rooms lend a wonderful, intimate atmosphere that's perfect for whiling away an afternoon in conversation "
Emily H, Exeter
"My daughter took me for lunch here as a Mothers' Day treat, and it really was! The interior is a delightful multitude of colours and shapes to wow the senses, and the walls peppered with fantastical recycled art. It's not a large place, although it's on two floors, yet the tables are spaced carefully so you aren't listening to other's conversations"