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Self-guided walking tour maps are available from George Square Tourist Office of Merchant City, now a vibrant historic cafe quarter and designer-shopping mecca. Highlights of this tour, which dates back to medieval times, include the grand...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Glasgow, Scotland
City Centre
+44 141 552 3138
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Reviewed 1 week ago

would recommend the atmosphere as well as many restaurants in this area, i have eaten in quite a few and most have good vegetarian options

Thank VGAqa12
Reviewed 1 week ago

Recent modernisation has brought a new vibe to Glasgows Merchant City, making it a popular spot for the trendy set of an evening. Lots of nice restaurants and bars to sample as well as some choice designer stores.

Thank Mia H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great part of the city and we went a few times while we were there. Lots of great eateries here.

Thank JennyB1984
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

With a plethora of eateries of all styles, Merchant City is definitely the place to eat when you are trying to impress.

Thank gentlemancrafter
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Merchant City is a City within a City, once the home to Tobacco Merchant's and, even Slave Traders it's now on a par with the best the West End has to offer. Lots of up market cafes, restaurants and, coffee shops as well as...More

Thank andy h
Reviewed 6 June 2018

Some great pubs and places to eat. You are indoors but has a feel of outdoors. Worth a visit. Some nice bars round it with live music. A great day or evening out.

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Reviewed 28 May 2018

Well worth a visit especially when the music festival is on. Good selection of nice pubs and eatery’s good vibe. Nice area of town with busy but relaxed feel. Good area for socialising and watch out for craft fairs and arts fairs. Only a short...More

Thank Mgt17
Reviewed 3 May 2018

Merchant City is the upmarket part of Glasgow City Centre. Lots of expensive shops to look at including The Italian Centre. Plenty of lively bars and restaurants too. Merchant Square is undercover and well worth a look around.

Thank macnab99
Reviewed 29 April 2018

Great spot for a few drinks and food, and only a 10min walk to the Barrowlands if you're off to a gig

Thank Savage4Turnips
Reviewed 12 April 2018

Just capture the feel of it, walking along browsing the shops and people watching. Friendly people in Glasgow

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