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72 Candleriggs | Merchant city, Glasgow G1 1LE, Scotland
+44 141 553 1488
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible11%
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“pate” (13 reviews)
“scallops” (13 reviews)
“merchant square” (68 reviews)
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10:00 - 00:00 Hours
Bar, European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
72 Candleriggs | Merchant city, Glasgow G1 1LE, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went here for a works Christmas night out. Lovely decor. First of all we were told the table wouldn’t be ready for half an hour when we’d already booked it months advance but they still wanted it back after the 2 hours. A lot of...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank rachael1880
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had booked the large private dining area at the top floor of this place and it was well laid out. What really let this place down was the Xmas meal its the worst I've experienced by far for quality and value for money. We...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Steve S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The room was nicely set out .. we decorated it ourselves.. the service was ok .. some staff members were more friendlier than others .. the food arrived .. starters were nice. Main meal was shocking .. the veg was undercooked sprouts were like bullets...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank emondo40
Reviewed 1 week ago

Left to sit while others who came in after us got served promptly. Had to ask to be served. No apology or explanation. Poorest afternoon tea I have ever had. Selection poor only choc brownies & fruit tartlets but other tables beside us much better...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank colettemacfadyen68
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for afternoon tea for my Mum's Birthday. Travelled up from Ayr to make a day of it with my 5year old too. Nice inside and service good on arrival. Waiter took the time to speak to my little boy offering to make him a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank xKirsty
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had my 40th birthday party here on 16/11. Staff met with me beforehand to go over my requirements and helped me carry everything in as well as set up on the day. The private dining room is gorgeous and is a great size for any...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank vanity_kills666
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I came here with a friend and we enjoyed a few cocktails. Fantastic choices available, great atmosphere and the guys behind the bar do an excellent job of preparing the cocktails all from scratch. Situated in the heart of Merchant City. We will definitely be...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Vazbo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

All staff were fantastic to us!!! From Management (Keri and Craig) to the bar staff (Megan and Victor) all were knowledgeable and extremely helpful. Great Cocktails and the food was also nice, would definitely recommend!!!!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank MartinM4457
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Fast efficient service and gorgeous gin cocktail with juniper berries/ coriander/ lemon- great to people watch at the marketplace with all the handcrafted art and craft- nice way to finish an evening

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank MmacMmac
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

Went after bonfire fireworks display on Glasgow green. I’m 7 months pregnant so outings are rare and picked wisely. Just under £5 for a pint (my boyfriend not me) and to stand and wait for 20 minutes to be served on a very quiet night....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Stay17263321930
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andrew w
27 November 2016|
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Response from tedjrobinson | Reviewed this property |
yes. I had better service as well within merchant square
27 September 2016|
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Response from AliC1690 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, to be honest I didn't notice
13 May 2015|
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Response from Stephanie V | Reviewed this property |
I think the cocktail bar would be nicer for a hen do xxx
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 03:00
10:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 72 Candleriggs | Merchant city, Glasgow G1 1LE, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow
  • Phone Number: +44 141 553 1488
  • E-mail
The award-winning Metropolitan cocktail bar, late night style bar, piano lounge and Scottish a la carte restaurant is situated within the Merchant Square, which is at the heart of the Merchant City, Glasgow’s cultural, fashion and food quarter. You can chose to enjoy a cocktail in our cosmopolitan bar, relax in the courtyard, dine on one of the balconies, admire the surroundings of the champagne booths or enjoy live music in our decadent piano lounge.
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