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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...more
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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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Lots of shops and interesting architecture not difficult to find just off the main shopping street would return in future

Thank Tinytimtown
Reviewed 1 week ago

In the middle of the Merchant City Fest combined with the European Championships this area of Glasgow was heaving with so many different European nationalities who came to the city to support their competitors in Golf, Rowing, Cycling, Gymnastics and Swimming. The food of so...More

Thank Dennis P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A hive of pubs, clubs and entertainment. Everybody is welcome. No need to were a coat, a warm welcome offered to everyone

Thank Ian M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the area to go to eat. Many good eateries for all budgets. Everything from deep fried mars bars to fine eating.

Thank Alan P
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Had super lunch and drinks. Welcoming staff, nothing to much trouble. Catered for Diabetic, gluten free and veggie. Food excellent and staff marvellous.

Thank lynw297
Reviewed 7 July 2018

would recommend the atmosphere as well as many restaurants in this area, i have eaten in quite a few and most have good vegetarian options

Thank VGAqa12
Reviewed 4 July 2018

Recent modernisation has brought a new vibe to Glasgows Merchant City, making it a popular spot for the trendy set of an evening. Lots of nice restaurants and bars to sample as well as some choice designer stores.

Thank Mia H
Reviewed 27 June 2018

This is a great part of the city and we went a few times while we were there. Lots of great eateries here.

Thank JennyB1984
Reviewed 19 June 2018

With a plethora of eateries of all styles, Merchant City is definitely the place to eat when you are trying to impress.

Thank gentlemancrafter
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

The Merchant City is a City within a City, once the home to Tobacco Merchant's and, even Slave Traders it's now on a par with the best the West End has to offer. Lots of up market cafes, restaurants and, coffee shops as well as...More

Thank andy h
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