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) #390 of 1,946 Restaurants in Glasgow ££ - £££ , European, British
72 Candleriggs | Merchant city, Glasgow G1 1LE, Scotland
+44 141 553 1488
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible10%
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Bar, European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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72 Candleriggs | Merchant city, Glasgow G1 1LE, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Really nice bar, seating upstairs as well as the ground floor. Staff are really friendly, orders taken from the table. We only visited for cocktails/drinks, which were not too badly priced as they are of good quality. Visited with a large group of friends. We...More

Thank doraexplora13
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked afternoon tea, with 9 work colleagues, two for £19 deal. Service was very slow. First we were given glass of prosecco which was palatable. Then our tea was poured from a thermal pot. I expected to have our own teapot. Tea was cold by...More

Thank les37
Reviewed 1 week ago

With 4 friends last night, groupon deal. Seated at 3 different tables before they got right one. First course lovely. Second course was lovely for 3 meat eaters but the 2 veg pasta were very small portions. You'd think when chef was plating food for...More

Thank ronaannkelly
Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked this restaurant through an ITISON deal, two course lunch or dinner. First thing was the waiter said I will bring you water for your table, it never arrived, we had to ask for it. No wine was included in this deal so we ordered...More

Thank sheils52
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great space for a private event. My friend hired the top floor. Feels like a piano bar. Pianist was nice and discreet with song selection. Venue allowed outside catering and their food was good to.

Thank martynsnook
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have previously had some great nights here but our most recent mid week visit was very disappointing. When we went to the bar to order some drinks we were told to sit down and the waiter would come and take our order. Ten minutes...More

Thank Chelsea84
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice place in Merchant square to spend some time with friends and some drinks, busy location and inside seating as well as in the square, service was good

Thank stuart w
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here last night with my friend, had a bite to eat with some wine and finished with cocktails. The two waitresses were fab, great service the whole night. Great cocktails 🍹 I would definitely recommend the 'porn star martini'

Thank Jckhaugh2013
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was delicious as was the house wine which came as part of the deal. Great atmosphere in the restaurant although service was a little slow. The upside of that is that it gave us time to digest our food and did not leave with...More

Thank junieclooney
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely meal in the Metropolitan washed down with a lovely bottle of wine. Great setting will be back 👍

Thank itsmemrsmcg
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andrew w
27 November 2016|
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Response from Paul T | Reviewed this property |
Yes drinks are relatively expensive..In saying that reasonable for cocktails plus they can be extremely potent. But you are paying for a really nice venue and experience.
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
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
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
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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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