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.


    For starters choose from Loch Etive Mussels, Oysters, Scallops, Langoustines and Game Terrine to name a few! Signature main courses are The Scottish Seafood Platter, Collops or Fillet Steak with Oatmeal Crusted Haggis Mousse and a Whisky Jus and Venison Haunch with Goats Cheese Dauphinoise Potatoes, Juniper and Rosemary Jus. Sweets feature Steamed Marmalade Pudding with Drambuie Custard, Deep Fried Coconut Rice Pudding with Mango Puree and Lime Sorbet or you may choose the fine Cheese Selection.

    Menu's Available:

    - Saturday Special (£26 for 3 courses)
    - Lunch (£9.50 for 2 courses)
    - Pre-theatre ( 2 courses £12.50 Sun - Thurs & £14.50 Fri & Sat)
    - Taste of Scotland Menu  (3 courses £29 Sun - Fri & £32.50 Saturdays)

    EatScotland Says:
    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 2015 - 31 Dec 2015
    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 16:30 21:30

    Best for

    • Group Dining
    • Lunches
    • Pre/Post-Theatre Dining

    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 Access
    • Disabled toilets

    Payment Methods

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

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