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Merchant Chippie

#466 of 1,931 Restaurants in Glasgow
Certificate of Excellence
Seafood, Fast food, British, Scottish
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155 High Street | City Centre, Glasgow G1 1PH, Scotland
+44 141 552 5789
11:30 - 23:00
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Sun - Wed 11:30 - 23:00
Thu 11:30 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 01:00
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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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253 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fish, chips and mushy peas all excellent. I had a lovely fresh piece of haddock fried in excellent batter. I sat in to eat - decor as you'd expect in a predominantly takeaway joint and not licenced, but definitely worth trying their fare - far superior to most chippies.

2 Thank UKbadiabranca
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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178 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Just sampled my first fritters from here. Off the scale good. Can't wait for an excuse to tuck into the fish. Spotlessly clean, quiet place to eat and convenient place to pop into.

3 Thank Catherine M
Bathgate, United Kingdom
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413 reviews
364 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 261 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Been going here for years off & on & it's still the best in Glasgow. OK - Glasgow chippies are generally bog standard at best but here you get freshly cooked to order fish & chips - the only way in my opinion - stockpiling fish not an option in my book - it's just ruins any flavour it might... More 

4 Thank John H
Boston, MA
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122 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2017

This is a cute looking little place that is immaculately clean. The haddock is a thing of beauty, so fresh looking, but it is served in an average, if non greasy, batter with average chips and no extras (lemon, tarter sauce) save malt vinegar. Do not order something like a hamburger unless you like them deep fried with little in... More 

Thank BostonElsie
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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108 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017

As good as it gets for fish & chips and that's really saying something given how fussy I am about chippies. Located just east of Glasgow city centre on the edge of the merchant city at junction of Ingram and High Streets. Basically a take away chip shop with a few tables and chairs but that all adds to the... More 

4 Thank Arthur T
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Grabbed a fish supper from the Merchant Chippie on the way home. Chips were made from very tasty potatoes and not too soggy at all. Haddock was cooked in a very consistent smooth batter, not like the grease trap you can often get when the batter is irregular. Staff were pleasant and attentive. Recommended.

3 Thank Alan B
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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127 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2016

Been in here many times. Food is great, really fresh. Staff are efficient and very pleasant. One of the best chippies in Glasgow.

4 Thank Paloma0111
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2016

As chip shops go, this is one of the better ones I've been to recently. Freshly coiked delisious food, at a reasonable price, meant we weren't disappointed. Recommended.

2 Thank Walnut-Whips
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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1,065 reviews
566 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 272 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2016

Saturday night out and found to my horror there were no eating places still open in town after 12 midnight! Found this place open til 1pm, great wee chipped and you can sit in, food was good, staff were pleasant and all round a good experience

2 Thank stuart w
Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Popped in for a sit down lunch. Had the Haddock and Chips. Both cooked to order and cooked to perfection. Very delicious indeed! Will be back for more.

3 Thank Sue B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Fast food, British, Scottish
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 155 High Street | City Centre, Glasgow G1 1PH, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow
  • Phone Number: +44 141 552 5789

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?