About City Merchant Turkiye
From a warm welcome till the chat when we left we were very well looked after. The food was excellent, helpings were generous (my wife got her baklava in a bag to take home!) and overall an excellent experience.
Very good Turkish food
Used this restaurant twice now and both times have really enjoyed it. Good food, staff were efficient and friendly and a really nice atmosphere. They gave us complimentary Turkish pitta bread with garlic butter which was lovely. Reminds me of Turkish holidays.
Turkish and Mediterranean cuisine in the Merchant City
Formerly a Glasgow institution serving up Scottish dishes, the City Merchant has transformed itself into City Merchant Turkiye. Turning its focus from Scotland to sunnier climes, it now specialises in offering the taste of Turkey and the Mediterranean to city centre diners.
Seafood, shish and sarma
At City Merchant Turkiye, you can enjoy Levantine favourites in a cosy and casual setting.
Starters include fried calamari rings in batter; chicken wings cooked on a charcoal grill, and pan-fried king prawns with halep sauce. Veggies can sample vine leaves stuffed with mixed rice and vegetables.
Main courses feature charcoal grilled salmon fillet; grilled lamb shish with fries, and vegetarian moussaka.
If you have room for dessert, then expect Turkish classics such as baklava and sultac rice pudding jostling for your attention alongside treats like chocolate fudge cake.
Merchant City attractions
Based centrally on Candleriggs, City Merchant Turkiye is an easy walk from the City Halls & Old Fruitmarket, Tron Theatre, and Gallery of Modern Art. Both Queen Street and Central stations are around 10 minutes away by foot.