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City Merchant

97-99 Candleriggs | Merchant City, Glasgow G1 1NP, Scotland
+44 141 553 1577
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“mussels” (86 reviews)
“seafood” (70 reviews)
“venison” (42 reviews)
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Seafood, European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
97-99 Candleriggs | Merchant City, Glasgow G1 1NP, Scotland
Neighbourhood: City Centre
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited as part of a large group (30) and the food was really good standard. I had the spicy cauliflower starter which I actually hated and was fearful of my main being the same. Glad to say that the salmon was incredible 😊followed by cheese...More

Thank 60wattsmax
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My wife and I went for dinner tonight and had a lovely meal. We both had the fillet steak special, which was a lovely cut of meat and was cooked perfectly. Service was great too. Will defo be back!

Thank Rosco997
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a charming little place that offers a pre-theater menu which my husband opted for. It had a varied list to choose from. Mussels were great, as was that night's dinner of hake. I had the salmon dish and wish I could go back...More

Thank marytspecs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I have visited this restaurant many times over the years, mainly for pre-theatre dinners (it is opposite the concert hall). Over that time it has always been at least good, and occasionally great. On a recent visit it was quickly apparent that...More

Thank Gorbscot
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have visited this restaurant twice recently with different groups of friends. The decor is traditional and the staff are welcoming, attentive and friendly. Both visits I chose Set Lunch menu. It looked interesting but failed to live up to the description. Everything was a...More

Thank Jintymac2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed a very good pre theatre meal with my wife and friends . The fish soup went down well as did the mussels and the smoked mackerel salad . Three of us had the battered smoked haddock for our main course , or posh fish...More

1  Thank Neillglasgow
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went here after buying a groupon voucher. When we arrived we were made very welcome by staff and shown our table. Our voucher was for two courses a main and a dessert. We had like a tasting platter with different types of seafood including...More

Thank ruthf633
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service and beautiful food. Seabass gorgeous and lamb melted in your mouth. Convivial atmosphere

Thank Chelsea84
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friend and I had a wonderful meal. We were disappointed that macaroni choice was not available and chose the battered haddock instead. We were so pleased we did as it was simply delicious! Great value for money and it's a lovely restaurant. Hadn't been...More

Thank ccrw77
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We picked this restaurant to try some Scottish style food. My wife had the venison which is basically seared, which is the way it should be. I had the special which was a bouillabaisse which was delicious. Great food and wonderful staff made for a...More

Thank Curtis O
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Can one companion eat off a la carte if the other dinners are on set menu?
9 January 2017|
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Response from SATraveller07 | Reviewed this property |
Yes I think that would be ok. They always offer both menus on arrival.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$48
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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