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City Merchant

97-99 Candleriggs St. | Merchant City, Glasgow G1 1NP, Scotland (City Centre)
0141-553-1577
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Ranked #151 of 1,885 Restaurants in Glasgow
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $16 - $48
Hours:
Sun 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Seafood, Steakhouse, Scottish
Neighborhood: City Centre
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Grangemouth, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

My fiancé had haggis starter from pre theatre menu, it was good I had the hot salmon terrine, it was cold, stone cold. So not what I expected. Main. Course was beef which was lovely but portions small. Teh table I had want great and for the price I was very underwhelmed. Which is a shame as it was recommended... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Have visited this restaurant twice in the last month with both friends and family and on both occasions it was delightful both the meal and the service were fantastic .We ate of the Saturday special menu that was great value .Will most certainly be back soon

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Jennifer A, General Manager at City Merchant, responded to this review

Thanks very much for your great review and for dining with us on 2 occasions this month, hope to see you again soon. More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

One of my favourite restaurants in Glasgow, and didn't disappoint on my recent visit with my wife. We hadn't booked, and with a busy awards night across the road we expected to be turned away, but they managed to find a table for the two of us. Enjoyed an excellent Oyster starter, washed down with a Vodka shot which coupled... More 

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Jennifer A, General Manager at City Merchant, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to post your 5 star review of your recent pre theatre meal with us, your comments are greatly appreciated. Look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

Airdrie, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Another excellent meal with excellent service. We visited Saturday 13th December for lunch. Along with the usual first class choice of food the restaurant also had a Christmas lunch menu for £12.95 for two courses. We dined off this menu,options were very good. Food as usual was lovely and piping hot. This is one of our favourite restaurants whenever we... More 

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Jennifer A, General Manager at City Merchant, responded to this review

Many thanks for your fantastic review. Your comments are very much appreciated, especially about us being one of your favourite restaurants. Hope to see you again soon. More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

This week was my 7th time visiting City Merchant. I cannot fault any visit, the food is excellent, fresh, tasty. The fish and shellfish are to die for and the staff are friendly and attentive. There is an option of pre-theatre of À la Carte. The pre-theatre is perfect for lunch or if you have a night out and don't... More 

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Jennifer A, General Manager at City Merchant, responded to this review

Your 5 star review is very much appreciated, extremely pleased to note that you thought the fish & shellfish were to die for and staff friendly and attentive. Hope to see you again soon for your 8th visit More 

Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Having passed the restaurant on previous short visits to Glasgow, we decided to go for a meal last night, a very quiet Monday night. Without exception, the staff were very friendly and attentive but unobtrusive. We both had the duck breast, beautifully flavoured and succulently pink, just how it should be followed by the venison cooked two ways. Not knowing... More 

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Jennifer A, General Manager at City Merchant, responded to this review

Many thanks for your great review and highlighting the dishes you enjoyed on your recent visit. Hope to see you again the next time your in Glasgow. More 

Motherwell, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Myself and the good lady had a table for Friday night (06/12/2014) pre theatre booked via 5pm.com which entitled us to 2 courses and a glass of wine. As soon as we entered we were attended to in the fashion one would expect. Polite and welcoming. Having been seated we were served by a male, Steven?, ably assisted by the... More 

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Jennifer A, General Manager at City Merchant, responded to this review

Thank you for your great 5 star review. Glad you enjoyed your recent pre - theatre meal with us and the service provided by Steven and "his girls!" Hope you'll dine with us again soon. More 

Aberdeen
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

went on a 5pm deal - tip look up the 5pm.co.uk website and you will get a better deal than is on offer at the door. e.g. we got a glass of wine each as well as the pre-theatre 2 courses for £16.95 deal on the door. anyway, the food was tasty and the service good but it wasn't anywhere... More 

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glasgow
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Was one of my favourites until my last visit. Decided to arrange my works christmas meal because I haf been twice before and loved this lovely wee restaurant. Totally disappointed when I realised we were jammed into a featurless area probably only place suitable for our party of 15. Food was pretty average but the most disappointment came from the... More 

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Jennifer A, General Manager at City Merchant, responded to this review

I am dismayed that you were disappointed with you table for your recent Christmas dinner. I thought you would have appreciated the fact that your table was in the VIP semi private dining space on a large square table rather than 2 tables back to back in the main restaurant. If we had been advised beforehand that there would only... More 

Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

My partner and I chose from the Saturday special menu and I have to say we both thought the Cullen Skink was the best we had ever tasted. We followed up by both having the Sea Bass and it was fantastic also; very succulent and well presented. The portion sizes were just right and given sufficient space between courses we... More 

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Jennifer A, General Manager at City Merchant, responded to this review

Many thanks for your great review, I am glad to hear that you had a "Fantastic meal" with us. Hope to see you again the next time your in Glasgow. More 

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Additional Information about City Merchant

Address: 97-99 Candleriggs St. | Merchant City, Glasgow G1 1NP, Scotland
Phone Number: 0141-553-1577
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow>  > City Centre
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 16 - 48
Cuisine: Seafood, Steakhouse, Scottish

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