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Summary

A “brilliant longstanding cafe in Merchant City – you will love the furniture and decor, especially the iconic stained-glass window” (decorated with fish) but also the “great-sized portions” of local food.

£52
   ££
3
Good
3
Good
5
Exceptional
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“Great, solid” Scottish food (“locally sourced, where possible”) has long been the calling card of this Merchant City old-timer – now with numerous spin-offs; despite being born in a pivotal year for punk (1979) its woody interior is imbued with a more bohemian vibe.

£47
   ££
3
Good
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

This Merchant City veteran (est. 1979) is something of a local institution, with a “relaxed”, vaguely bohemian woody interior; it turns out dependable, straightforward Scottish scoff (haggis, neeps, tatties etc.), and has also spawned a number of spin-offs nearby.

£45
   ££
3
Good
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

The very characterful, “slightly Bohemian” setting is the winning feature of this Merchant City institution (which has spawned a number of spin-offs nearby). “Straightforward Scottish food is very competently cooked”; “if your heart warms to neeps and tatties, haggis, and black pudding, you can't do better than this”.

£44
    £
3
Good
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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Restaurant details

Highchair, Portions
100
64 Albion St, Glasgow, G1 1NY
Opening hours
Monday8 am-10:30 pm
Tuesday8 am-10:30 pm
Wednesday8 am-10:30 pm
Thursday8 am-10:30 pm
Friday8 am-10:30 pm
Saturday8 am-10:30 pm
Sunday9 am-10:30 pm

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