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Merchant City

Glasgow, Scotland
+44 141 552 3138
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Self-guided walking tour maps are available from George Square Tourist Office of Merchant City, now a vibrant historic cafe quarter and designer-shopping mecca. Highlights of this tour, which dates back to medieval times, include the grand neo-classical halls and Georgian townhouses built for Glasgow's rich tobacco barons and shipping merchants.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Glasgow, Scotland
City Centre
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+44 141 552 3138
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"fruit market"
in 16 reviews
"great atmosphere"
in 43 reviews
"great bars and restaurants"
in 10 reviews
"italian centre"
in 7 reviews
"george square"
in 24 reviews
"designer shops"
in 9 reviews
"eating places"
in 7 reviews
"something for everyone"
in 17 reviews
"visiting glasgow"
in 12 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 16 reviews
"west end"
in 11 reviews
"great night"
in 9 reviews
"stalls"
in 21 reviews
"architecture"
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"browse"
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"venues"
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Reviewed yesterday

You must visit this interest 'corner' of Glasgow whilst you are in the city. It has some of the finest building in the area. It was recommended to us by a guide on a tour we did earlier in the day and we were so...More

Thank Furbit
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Plenty of bars and restaurants around, also some nice little cafes. Lots of history too reflected around. Will be visiting again soon for the 'Cat cafe' which is a new cafe that has cats for customers to hang around...it's to the right of the Tolbooth...More

Thank Kimmybear2013
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You ae spoilt for choice with the restaurants and bars here. I especiallly ike the sausage & mash a tthe Irish pub

Thank Karl J
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Reviewed 20 January 2018

Very nice place to eat and lots of choices staff very polite and helpful clean tiolets not too busy so was served verh quickly only fault felt it was a bit expensive for what you got

Thank gillangrace
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Reviewed 1 January 2018

Bit dreary. Could do with some brightening up. Generic Irish bar and not much else to write home about.

Thank Mack806
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Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Having visited Merchant City earlier in the year whilst on a day out, i was suitably impressed to visit with my wife whilst on a pre Christmas break. The place is nicely enclosed in an old fruit market and just far enough away from the...More

Thank Glyn R
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Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

Loved my visit here. Lots of eateries and pretty market also. The Christmas lights are stunning and it has a great atmosphere too. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank lucyyeah
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Reviewed 13 December 2017

If the weather is good it’s great to have a wonder through the various shops and restraunts , worth a visit if in Glasgow

Thank callumoden
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Reviewed 13 December 2017

I like the Merchant City. The pubs and restaurants are all quite up-market, and the lights are beautiful at Christmas time. There's lots of nice places to eat, especially for couples.

Thank xWackix
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Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

Great place to hang out and have a drink. Loads of places to eat, drink and chill. Amazing with the Christmas lights

Thank Nick N
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