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City Merchant

97-99 Candleriggs | Merchant City, Glasgow G1 1NP, Scotland
+44 141 553 1577
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“mussels” (96 reviews)
“seafood” (76 reviews)
“venison” (49 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 22:00 Hours
Seafood, European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
97-99 Candleriggs | Merchant City, Glasgow G1 1NP, Scotland
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited for dinner with our 3 year old. The kids menu was the usual battered chicken and fish. I asked that instead they pan fry a small piece of fish for her. They were more than happy to do so, and came out with...More

Thank Rebecca H
Maria N, Owner at City Merchant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your lovely comments. We will always try to accommodate where possible. We look forward to welcoming you again.

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I visited City merchant on a recent visit to Glasgow. After many recommendations I decided to give it a go.. I so wish I had gone sooner! The food was absolutely amazing. The staff were very understanding and educated on food allergies & coeliac diseased....More

Thank Trudy F
Maria N, Owner at City Merchant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your lovely comments, here at the City Merchant we take all allergies seriously including coeliac it is lovely to hear you were 'at ease and comfortable' eating with us. All our ingredients are delivered fresh daily and our locally sourced, this shows...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The restaurant caught my eye on the street with the brighty decorated exterior, the food was amazing and i could not find a single fault. The people there were a pleasure to be with and it had a homely atmosphere.nice high quality food and service...More

Thank 325billybob
Maria N, Owner at City Merchant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you

Reviewed 1 week ago

There were 6 of us from Texas, no reservation but got right in. We tried haggis and loved it! Everything was delish!

Thank mydonna
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have eaten here quite a few times over the last few weeks and feel I should take the time to write a review. The service was spot on, never pushy and always attentive when needed. The fish dishes have been the freshest I have...More

Thank cine48
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Two covers for lunch. Initially offered an “old” lunch menu that had rump steak on it, but then this was taken back. New lunch menu selection was fine; we had chilli marinated prawns and a beet salad to start. Both were excellent. Dish of the...More

Thank Dave S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absoloutely delicious meal! Great service and absolutely lovely people, I would definitely recommend to anyone looking for a great fresh made meal that is top quality. Will come here again for sure!

Thank louisabsteel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My mother and I visited from the US and LOVE this restaurant. The waitstaff is excellent and food is delicious. Definitely a do-over!

Thank Corinne M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hadn't been to the City Merchant for some time and wasn't 'wowed' as we had previously been. 'Thin' Cullen Skink, tough-ish venison and average service despite the place being empty when we arrived. Not a bad experience however, definitely doesn't warrant a very good rating....More

Thank Peter C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had lemon sole and beef medallions with haggis. Very well-prepared food and attentive service in a beautiful historical location. Stained glass even in the doors to the kitchen!

Thank rarecat
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Natalie C
18 March 2018|
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Response from Hardygirl | Reviewed this property |
Hmm I don't see a question!
8 January 2017|
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Response from Mariemcvie | Reviewed this property |
Yes! When I was there last week my husband and I ate from an itison lunch menu deal. The chap next to us had the a la carte menu. So no problems here!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$48
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 97-99 Candleriggs | Merchant City, Glasgow G1 1NP, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow>  > City Centre
  • Neighbourhood: City Centre
  • Phone Number: +44 141 553 1577
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