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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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All reviews fruit market great atmosphere great bars and restaurants italian centre george square designer shops something for everyone visiting glasgow worth a visit west end stalls architecture venues
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Merchant Square is a fabulous place full of bars and restaurants. The architecture is as you’d expect from this historic site.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank albeback1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Always head to this area when in glasgow for a night out. Food amazing and lots of entertainment around, just look for it....

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank tartansnowflake
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Merchant city is a great area full of splendid buildings restaurants bars and as a great vibe. Love the converted fruit market.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank IAN D
Reviewed 30 October 2018

I had heard that Glasgow Centre was a dreary, grim, non-cultural place and to avoid it. Glad I didn't! Merchant City is a wonderful area - just full of vibrant shops, restaurants, bars, and coffee houses. Such a great job was done here. Nice place...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank pasowine
Reviewed 26 September 2018

Well worth a little wonder around and grab a drink or something to eat and to discover more of Glasgow

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Eastendyid
Reviewed 22 September 2018

A ivisit to Glasgow would not be complete without a visit to The Merchant City. Some of the finest examples of Glasgows' magnificent buildings are on display. A selection of bars and eateries to whet any appetite or quench any thirst, outside seating gives a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Steven C
Reviewed 19 September 2018

We'd been told that Glasgow was a sterile city with little cultural flair. We were told wrong. We stayed in Merchant City near George's Square and loved it. In fact, we wished that we'd ignored other people's advice and spent more time in the area....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Daryl C
Reviewed 5 September 2018

A happening place to be in. too many peoples, having drinks and food, someone being helped by others on his/her way, someone being taken care of after he/she tumble down the street..

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 3 September 2018

One of the best areas of Glasgow city centre with a multitude of excellent bars, restaurants and other entertainment venues to suit all tastes and budgets. Very lively at the weekend. And Merchant Square (a building within Merchant City) is really cool. All within minutes...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Eyerite
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Terible food, terible drunk peopple,not people Not recomending to anyone coming to scotland !!!! Do not go to Uk

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Sven V
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