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Bar, European, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
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72 Candleriggs | Merchant city, Glasgow G1 1LE, Scotland
+44 141 553 1488
10:00 - 00:00
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Fri - Sat 10:00 - 03:00
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55 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

Nice cocktail downstairs (salted caramel martini) before going up to the terrace for two course meal. Food good, very attentive service, fast delivery. Enjoyed it very much.

Thank dexter05
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37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

My daughter took me here for belated Mother's Day meal . She had discount voucher. We had two sirloin steaks and bottle of wine plus granddaughter had kids meal. Food and service excellent. We were upstairs so had great outlook looking over merchant city

Thank Jean D
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

Booked Metropolitan for a corporate event followed by lunch and drinks and had a fab time! The staff were all friendly and in particular Wilma who worked tirelessly from 9am providing great customer service as she went!

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

Visited this bar on a deal and it is in such a good location. The terrace makes you feel you are eating outside but still under cover so no weather problem. The food is average, my fish was overcooked but the chips were good. Included in the deal was a glass of wine which was Spanish and very drinkable but... More 

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72 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

Great venue, very vibrant with a great selection of cocktails and drinks. Good seating both inside and out with loads of opportunities for people watching. Regular on-line meal deals

Thank Cairne Q
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016

Staff were friendly and very efficient which was the best thing about this pub/restaurant ! Surroundings were cold and drab ! Food was average ... I had a two course meal, I choose soup to start which came with a good lump of bread and butter, it was well presented, piping hot and tasty, it was my best dish, I... More 

Thank stuart p
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

Visited with my friend & we had the £30 deal which included 2 courses & a bottle of wine. Ample food over 2 courses. The staff where friendly & helpful & returned often 2 table 2 fill water glasses & top up wine. There is a real buzz & I would recommend you ask for a balcony seat as it... More 

Thank Margaret I
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

Great value deal for pre theatre actually on til 8pm which is good a bit later 2 courses and a bottle of wine for two roughly £30 very good service, friendly staff and lovely setting.

Thank Kimdodds
Castle Douglas, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016

Went here with family, two of us had never eaten here and we were not disappointed. For a Wednesday night is was still very busy and the busiest place in the Merchant Square by the looks of it. We had cocktails/drinks downstairs and then went upstairs for food. There was an offer on two course and a glass of wine... More 

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12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

Had 2 courses & 2 wine for £15. Couldn't ask for anymore, food was more than adequate, service was good and the surroundings are tip top. This is a great deal, one that I hope to repeat. Would definitely recommend.

Thank Brian D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Bar, European, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, 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, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, 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
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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