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£54
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

This Merchant City legend, with its custom-made furniture and stained-glass window, still wins a good number of nominations, particularly for brunch, and it’s often held out as a “casual and relaxed” landmark of local life with “always reliable” cooking and a “good, somewhat unusual wine list”. One sceptical report, though, has some ring of truth to it: “Long held up as a Glasgow highlight, it can now seem a bit dull. The food is absolutely fine, but without any particular interest. But the room, with its wooden furniture seemingly made from driftwood and fallen trees, is great!”

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

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.

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

“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.

Summary

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

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.

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Restaurant details

Highchair, Portions
100

Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£7.50 £15.50 £4.00 £6.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £20.00
Filter Coffee £2.50
Extras  
Bread £4.00
Service 10.00%
64 Albion St, Glasgow, G1 1NY
Opening hours
Monday8 am‑10 pm
Tuesday8 am‑10 pm
Wednesday8 am‑10 pm
Thursday8 am‑10 pm
Friday8 am‑10 pm
Saturday8 am‑10 pm
Sunday9 am‑10 pm

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