Enjoyed a good pint or 2 in the mercat. Quite small for the numbers that jam in upstairs and downstairs where they have a big viewing screen but generally a good buzz when you go. Very handy for haymarket trains etc.
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The Mercat is a great wee bar in the heart of Edinburgh's West End. I'm often up here on business and have made numerous visits to it, on each visit I've found the staff fantastic and the service exemplary. The food is to a very...More
First visit to this great place we came across. The welcome was really friendly and nothing was too much trouble. The place was really nice and bright. The choice on the menu was great. We went for the excellent value soup, sandwich, which was just...More
We were provided with our drinks and placed our order promptly. Then the service ended until our starters arrived after 30 minutes. Our main meals followed 40 minutes later minus one meal. This meal arrived so late it was taken off our bill. Service was...More
Hello Phil, I am really very sorry to hear that you have had such an awful experience with us. I can assure you that this is in no way reflective of the normal service & food feedback we receive. Would you please give me some...More
Disinterested - verging on surly - staff made this a thoroughly unpleasant experience. The notion of hospitality seems to have entirely escaped the management. Almost seemed to go out of their way to make clear customers are less than welcome.
Dear 385Thomas, I am extremely annoyed to hear you have had such a negative experience, could you please give me some more information in order that I can take action? Regards Lee
Great selection of food on the menu including dishes with mull of kintyre cheddar! Very reasonable prices and quick and attentive service. Really enjoyed my visit here and would definitely recommend. Nice selection of drinks and the place is immaculate and clean.
Dear erintrump8195, thank you so much for your very kind review. I'm delighted to hear that you liked our selection of food & drinks as well as finding the prices reasonable! I'm also very happy to hear that you received attentive service. Best wishes
Not somewhere we would have walked into usually (due to its frontage) but we were pleasantly surprised with the quality of food (humble, unassuming, hearty and all around tasty) as well as with the warmth of their staff! We both had a starter, a main...More
Dear LetmarElliel, thank you very much for your very encouraging review! I'm very pleased that you enjoyed a warm welcome and quality, value for money food! The mussels we use are from the very clear cold waters of the Orkney islands, we love them too!...More
Excellent find and a more than impressive menu. A great selection of beers go with this outstanding menu, good staff and very friendly.More
Dear marymary, many thanks for your 5 star review, it is very much appreciated & motivating to hear that you found our menu impressive and found the staff good & very friendly. We are very proud of our selection of beers, thank you for noticing!...More
We tried this place on advice from friend. Had their fish & chips! Excellent food & atmosphere. Returned another time & same result, great! Bartender helped us with picking out what to drink and was very friendly. Highly recommend.More
Dear MarkandCindy75, first of all please thank your friend for reccomending us, word of mouth is the best form of advertising for any business! Thank you for visiting us twice & for your very positive review. I'm delighted to hear you really enjoyed the fish...More
At the Mercat bar we had a fantastic evening, the food, service and venue absolutely wonderful, the Owner, management, and staff couldn't have done enough for us. This was my elderly mums birthday party and the whole thing was made special because of the quality...More
Dear Frank, I'm very very pleased to hear you enjoyed a fantastic family gathering here at the Mercat. It's very encouraging to hear that you appreciated our efforts and that your event was made special because of the quality we provided, that's exactly what we...More