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72 Candleriggs | Merchant city, Glasgow G1 1LE, Scotland
+44 141 553 1488
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible11%
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“merchant square” (66 reviews)
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Bar, European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
72 Candleriggs | Merchant city, Glasgow G1 1LE, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Would not recommend! We paid £15 each for 4 tiny cut sandwiches with little filling! Some of the girls felt the bread was stale. The scone was small and tasted like it was from a batch of frozen produce, not baked on premises as suggested!...More

Thank Jan S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Managed to grab an outside table on one of our few sunny Glasgow day’s when outside space in the sun is at a premium. The table service was prompt and efficient and our drinks arrived quickly after ordering. We asked for the menu and ordered...More

Thank Gary n
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Overall to start even for Glasgow and the area it is way too overpriced, almost £10 for a cocktail that you are lucky if you get a shot in a glass. The food i got the 'ultimate veggie burger' with halloumi, sweet potato and mushrooms,...More

Thank 1,508,821
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sandwiches were ordered -toasted cold bread came , Ayrshire ham was not what my friend said it tasted like , he said "packet ham" .My sandwich was lovely , salmon and cream cheese, lovely lemon posset, Service a bit slow and it wasnt busy.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My work were hosting a dance exchange with a Spanish group, on the night we had 25 participants who turned up. The table was set up nicely on their balcony area and had enough room for everyone to be relaxed and chat with each other....More

Thank 480jessica
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on a Sunday with a friend to try out the new brunch menu which is being advertised on social media. We both ordered the French toast with berries. After a 25 minute wait we received the most basic plate of food I have ever...More

Thank karinamblack
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Went with friends on a Saturday afternoon for drinks. Haven’t been for a while and the decor has changed to black. Everything is black - ceiling, floor, walls and furniture with really bad dull orange lighting. By the time it was due to leave around...More

Thank Susanne M
Reviewed 2 April 2018

As a solo dinner you often do not get the same attention as couples and groups but this is not how I was treated at this establishment. The staff were friendly and talkative. The service and environment was high class and the food excellent. The...More

Thank CarineP53
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

One of my absolute favourite places for cocktails. Good vibe, delicious cocktails - worth the money. Will continue to return.

Thank naburke95
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

Metropolitan is my favourite bar in Glasgow for good cocktails, good music and lovely staff that’s why I chose to have my 40th party here. The private area upstairs is a great size for the guests, everyone enjoyed the night however it could have been...More

Thank emmskELB
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andrew w
28 November 2016|
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Response from Tom R | Reviewed this property |
yes. I had better service as well within merchant square
27 September 2016|
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Response from AliC1690 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, to be honest I didn't notice
14 May 2015|
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Response from Stephanie V | Reviewed this property |
I think the cocktail bar would be nicer for a hen do xxx
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 33
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 3:00 am
10:00 am - 3:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 72 Candleriggs | Merchant city, Glasgow G1 1LE, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow
  • Phone Number: +44 141 553 1488
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The award-winning Metropolitan cocktail bar, late night style bar, piano lounge and Scottish a la carte restaurant is situated within the Merchant Square, which is at the heart of the Merchant City, Glasgow’s cultural, fashion and food quarter. You can chose to enjoy a cocktail in our cosmopolitan bar, relax in the courtyard, dine on one of the balconies, admire the surroundings of the champagne booths or enjoy live music in our decadent piano lounge.
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