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Metropolitan-bar

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72 Candleriggs | Merchant city, Glasgow G1 1LE, Scotland
+44 141 553 1488
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10:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Thu 10:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 03:00
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1 review
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had our Christmas meal at the Metropolitan-Bar on Saturday 3rd and we would like to personally thank Therza for her excellent service and attitude. She was a great laugh, made us all feel welcome and made our meal really enjoyable. The food and wine was great, and we will be back. :) Only reason for the 4, is because... More 

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1 Thank amberbaxter
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188 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I have not yet ate here, but the bar is fantastic. There is a large amount of different drinks on offer and although pricey, the cocktails are amazing! The atmosphere is great, the bar is trendy and cool looking and the seating in the merchant square is definately a winner as you can sit and watch the world go by... More 

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Thank Cazju
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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103 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Managed to get a table on a week day without a reservation, however would recommend booking for weekends. The service was fine, if a bit over attentive! The seating on the balcony is perfect for people watching also. The Steaks were served promptly and cooked perfectly even to my fussy 'blue' standards - compliments to the chef first time I've... More 

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1 Thank hotelworkerfoodlover
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Spoilt for choice in this area but all the bars around were full and buzzing. We just about managed to grab a seat here and glad we did as it was full with people out for a good time with friendly efficient bar staff. A good choice of beers and a great atmosphere to go with it. Well worth a... More 

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Thank afcb-rossco
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been out for a dinner with my family and I was surprised how cool the Metropolitan is from the inside. Main and starter were brilliant however, staff did not do the best impression. It was mistake in the final bill, and we did not have the right drinks for the start. However manager sorted mistakes out quickly. I will... More 

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Thank Małgorzata P
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful private dining room, impressive service and food was delicious. Was impressed with the vibe in the bar and restaurants and DJ downstairs was great.

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Thank 915rosie
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My colleagues and myself, were on a four day trip to Glasgow. We looked around for a nice spot for lunch and all agreed Metropolitan looked the most aesthetically pleasing. We were greeted by a lovely waitress with a great sense of humour who delivered not just great service but also amazing food; The chicken and haggis dish is highly... More 

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Thank Shane Louis M
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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81 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited this restaurant for the first time using an ITISON deal and wasn't disappointed. I phoned in advance to book at short notice and Paul who dealt with me on the phone was extremely helpful and polite. The value for money was also very good and quality an d presentation also very good. All in all would recommend this restaurant... More 

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Thank aileen m
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There was 16 of us at the dinner,everyone was raving about the food.on arrival we were shown to our table which was on the balcony .the waitress therza was very attentive and was an absolute star,her enthusiasm about the restaurant and the food was first class.therza is very attentive and her patter was enertaining.I would definitely recommend a visit

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1 Thank Alister M
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Met up in this place countless times for a night out then moved on. Staff are good and it is a nice place to have a drink

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$33
Cuisine
Bar, European, British, Scottish
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, 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
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 00:00
Monday
10:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 00:00
Thursday
10:00 - 00:00
Friday
10:00 - 03:00
Saturday
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
Description
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?