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“Friendly service, excellent food”
Review of City Merchant

City Merchant
Ranked #215 of 2,600 Restaurants in Glasgow
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$16 - US$48
Cuisines: Seafood, Steakhouse, Scottish
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Dining options: After-hours, Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Neighbourhood: City Centre
Reviewed 3 April 2015

A friend and I went to this restaurant for the early evening offer and were really impressed, good range of dishes to suit every taste for a very affordable price. Waiting staff were excellent and did not rush us as they do in some places just to get the table back. The food was excellent with the crab bon bons especially nice.

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Reviewed 1 April 2015

This was our first visit to City Merchant - we accidentally stumbled across it after being turned away from Cafe Gandolfi because it was busy - and were actually quite glad of this in the end!

The staff were friendly and attentive. Waiting times between courses was just right - food excellent quality and tasty. We had three courses from the pre-theatre menu which is incredible value for money.

The A la carte menu looked amazing and we will definitely be back to sample this next time!

Would recommend this place to anyone who loves seafood - crab bon bons are delicious!

Thank blair_omnibus
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Jennifer A, General Manager at City Merchant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2015

Thanks for your review of your recent meal at City Merchant, your kind comments are greatly appreciated.

Look forward to your next visit, Cafe Gandolfi's loss is our Gain!

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Reviewed 29 March 2015

Our annual reunion meal was made exceptional by the friendly staff, excellent food, great service and atmosphere. Two of us had the fish from the set lunch menu and the other had lamb and commented on how delicious it was. It is rare to find a restaurant happy to leave friends chatting over leisurely coffees and copious wine with no pressure to clear the table for evening covers. We are already planning our next visit!

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Jennifer A, General Manager at City Merchant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2015

Many thanks for your great 5 star review.

I am delighted to read that you all enjoyed your recent reunion lunch at City Merchant and enjoyed the "excellent food, great service and atmosphere"

Look forward to your next visit, hopefully before next years reunion?

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Reviewed 27 March 2015

We ate from the early evening menu and it was really excellent. The fish was some of the best we have had and both service (thank you, Steven) and atmosphere were just right. This menu is incredibly good value for money. We also loved the music! We recommend City Merchant - particularly if you go before 7pm - as it is hard to beat at this price.

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Thank trish_m74
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Jennifer A, General Manager at City Merchant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2015

Wow! Best Fish In Glasgow! That is a fantastic endorsement of what we do at City Merchant, thanks very much.

I appreciate your comments, in particular highlighting the great value pre theatre menu and Steven's excellent service!

I look forward to your next visit.

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Reviewed 27 March 2015

Really lovely set lunch menu with excellent food and lovely service. Would definitely recommend this for business lunch or family afternoon.

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Thank arklet
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Jennifer A, General Manager at City Merchant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2015

Many thanks for you review after you recent lunch visit.

It is great to read that you are happy to recommend the City Merchant to others.

Hope you'll dine with us again soon.

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