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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%
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“mussels” (93 reviews)
“seafood” (71 reviews)
“venison” (50 reviews)
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Seafood, European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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97-99 Candleriggs | Merchant City, Glasgow G1 1NP, Scotland
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Took my HUSBAND here for his Birthday .we both had the trio starter which was lovely a little piece of salmon,scallops,and King prawn. all tasty then we had the seabream with veg and our extras were mash potatoes and chips .I also had desserts and...More

Thank Caroline G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was very pleased by the fact that using a voucher, had no negative effect on the quality of the seafood platter or on the professional and friendly service we received from our waitress, Gabriella. I have never been disappointed by this restaurant and yesterday was...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our first visit here & will be back. I had the tasty soup of the day which was carrot, celeriac & potato piping hot & delicious, my daughter had the blue cheese tart with salad equally great food. Mains of salmon, thyme potatoes...More

Thank kathylivy
Reviewed 1 week ago

Attended twice. The first time on my wedding day. A gamble - but, amazing food, good beer and wine, lovely staff. Good deals if you are looking for one. Last visit was on a rainy, busy Saturday afternoon. Seen to quickly, waited on by excellent...More

Thank Christopher D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went her today,8th Match,Bought an itison voucher for a seafood platter for 2 plus a glass of house wine each. Fabulous food!,we love seafood....fresh hot and so tasty. We ordered a bottle of pinot grigio also,which was chilled and reasonabbly priced. Nice surroundings and ambience....although...More

Thank Mariemcvie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was given a voucher as gift. I ordered a platter didn't even have fish promised in menu. Waiter very dismissive. Restaurant freezing. Not value for money, probably worst fish restaurant I ever been in.

Thank LaurielooScotland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was a member of large group who attended the City Merchant restaurant and was very impressed how easily we fitted in with the eat of their customers. I had the steak and it was beautiful however I had no starter due to the poor...More

Thank Denis L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The quality of food was good enough, however the portions of rainbow trout 3 of our party of 4 were served, to put it plainly were "measly" for a restaurant in this price range. We spoke to the manager, who after a discussion with the...More

Thank Mackymarie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been with a few people and we've always enjoyed the food here. Twice, we used the sea food platter offer or voucher and it was lovely both times. The scallops are the best that I've had in Glasgow and they're cooked very well. Dining...More

Thank awayoverthere
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant used to be exceptional ....but that was a long time ago! The welcome simply was not there.....it came with "What do you want" as if we were intruding. There was nothing wrong with the Cullen skink starter but the Haggis story is simply...More

Thank borden25
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Natalie C
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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
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine
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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