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72 Candleriggs | Merchant city, Glasgow G1 1LE, Scotland
+44 141 553 1488
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  • Excellent30%
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  • Average14%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible11%
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Bar, European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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72 Candleriggs | Merchant city, Glasgow G1 1LE, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My hubby and I visited Metropolitan on an Itison lunch with wine deal. The menu was pretty poor - really struggled to pick anything. Wine was okay - neither good nor bad. I had a trio of crostini - three crostini with different toppings. Pretty...More

Thank Vrl_84
Reviewed 2 days ago

We recently booked with a voucher that was given to us a a gift. We knew in advance that the menu would be limited and if needed would have paid for alternative but this was not required. Staff were attentive and friendly. Our 2 course...More

Thank GR1UK
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Used an itison voucher we received as a gift - 2 courses from the set menu for 2. Menu was limited and only had one veggie option which was a mushroom pizza. I asked the waiter if I could perhaps choose something from the bar...More

Thank Lora L
Reviewed 5 days ago

Was not good the last couple of times but I keep trying. Same because it's a great looking restaurant. I've had some nice meals in the past.

Thank Bobagans
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been here a few times for drinks , lunch in the courtyard & recently upstairs for dinner, meals have been itison great deals. The food has always been great & good value, usually the service & staff are lovely, I was a little...More

Thank Carmarita26
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice place, good food and prices are absolutely reasonable. Staff are great, really looked after us, kept the drinks coming all evening. Handy for trains, buses, taxis etc.

Thank Colin M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Booked this as a deal on itison website an afternoon Tea for 2 with fizz for £24 and what a huge let down. Between 2 we had 4 small triangle sandwich’s, 2 scones and 4 tiny pieces of cake. We got 1 small teapot of...More

1  Thank gail130882
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

I have written over 130 reviews in over 50 places and this is definitely the worst experience and it's our home city. Two weeks ago, my wife booked a table, on the balcony, for 5.30. Was the a set menu with a bottle of wine....More

1  Thank Tom R
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

Called in here for cocktails and they had a great range. A little bit expensive but a lovely setting and cocktails were beautiful.

Thank 29jan15
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

What I've managed to eat so far is okay but hardly difficult to prepare chicken terrine in advance. Just short of 2 hours and waiting for the turkey to arrive as the main. Probably be sat here till Christmas at this rate.

1  Thank Dave G
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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
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, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
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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