City Merchant


City Merchant, 97/99 Candleriggs, Glasgow, G1 1NP

    This long established and popular Glasgow restaurant continues to present a menu specialising in fresh Scottish produce, majoring in seafood. Staff are professional and friendly and the restaurant exudes a relaxed ambiance

    The City Merchant is a family run restaurant in the heart of Glasgow’s Merchant City area.  The Almiento family have been operating the Seafood restaurant since 2009 and focus on great food, great service and always a friendly smile.  The rustic restaurant along with the fresh local produce make this restaurant very popular.

    As well as the main restaurant area, City Merchant also offers private dining options. The VIP loft area is ideal for small intimate gatherings or business meetings between 12-16 people. The Cellar Function Suite is available for up to 45 people, self contained with its own bar, the ideal rendevous for informal gatherings.

    For starters choose from West Coast  Mussels, Oysters, Scallops, Langoustines and Seared Wood Pigeon Breast to name a few! Signature main courses are The Scottish Seafood Platter, Collops of Fillet Steak with Oatmeal Crusted Haggis Mousse and a Whisky Jus and Duo of Scottish Venison with Butternut Squash Puree, Puy Lentils and Maderia Jus. Sweets feature Steamed Marmalade Pudding with Glayva & Orange Ice Cream, Chocolate & Caramel Mousse, Pistachio Sponge & Slow Cooked Plums or you may choose the fine Cheese Selection.

    Menu's Available:

    - Lunch (£11.50 for 2 courses)
    - Pre-theatre ( 2 courses £12.50 Mon - Thurs & £14.50 Fri & Sat)
    - Gourmet Dinner menu for 2 including bottle of house wine ( Mon - Fri £49.50 per couple)
    - Flavours of Scotland Menu  (3 courses £29 Mon - Fri & £32.50 Saturdays)

    An enduring favourite in Glasgow's dining out scene, the City Merchant continues to present a menu packed with fresh Scottish produce, with seafood headlining. Staff are professional and friendly and the restaurant exudes a relaxed ambience.

    City Merchant Boulliabase:  A Modern interpretation on a classic dish. It is a fish and seafood broth using a variety of the freshest fish and shellfish available. It is flavoured with garlic, white wine, vegetables, orange and tomato all slowly cooked together and served with toasted garlic bread.


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    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    Opening Times
    1 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2016
    Day Times
    Monday 12:00 22:30
    Tuesday 12:00 22:30
    Wednesday 12:00 22:30
    Thursday 12:00 22:30
    Friday 12:00 22:30
    Saturday 12:00 22:30
    Sunday Closed

    Best for

    • Business Lunches
    • Group Dining
    • Lunches
    • Pre/Post-Theatre Dining
    • Romantic Meals
    • Special Occasion

    Cuisine Types

    • Fish & Seafood
    • Scottish
    • Vegetarian/Vegan


    • City Centre


    • Paid Parking within easy distance


    • Gluten Free
    • Pre-theatre menu available
    • Private Room (s) available


    • Disabled toilets
    • Level Access

    Payment Methods

    • American Express Card
    • Debit Card
    • Electron
    • Maestro Card
    • Mastercard
    • Switch Card
    • VISA Card

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