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Usually £59
Discount 57%
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What’s Included

Starter and main for 2

Glass of wine

Great reviews on 5pm Dining

Gorgeous decor

This year, City Merchant will celebrate its 30th birthday.

That is an incredible achievement when most restaurants don’t see their fifth anniversary.

See what they are getting right with today’s Big Deal on a two course meal for two with wine.

Since opening in 1988 on Candleriggs, City Merchant has built a loyal following who love the restaurant’s rustic ambience, polished service and superb food.

Locally sourced food

Available noon to 8pm, Monday to Friday and from 4pm to 8pm on Sunday evenings, today’s Big Deal is for two people to each have a starter and main course from the menu below plus a glass of house wine.

If you prefer, you can have a bottle of beer or soft drink instead of wine.


Cullen skink
Smoked haddock, leek, potato cream broth

Haggis, neeps & tatties
City Merchant style

Mussels of the moment
Please ask your server

Loch Fyne Smoked salmon scotch egg
Lemon mayonnaise, asparagus soldiers

Salad of tomato
Basil & mozzarella


Seared fillet of Shetland salmon
Seafood broth & sea pesto

Braised chicken
Black olives & white bean cassoulet

North sea battered haddock
Hand cut chips, minted peas & tartar sauce

Scottish fillet of beef & mushroom ragout
Wild garlic scented rice

Seasonal vegetarian option available
Please ask your server

The Big Deal menu is a sample menu, and dishes may vary.

Happy diners

City Merchant restaurant is extremely popular with 5pm dining customers. More than 1300 reviews have given the restaurant a combined rating of 4.4/5. This is what recent diners thought of their experiences at the City Merchant:

‘Fresh innovative food. Great value 5pm deal. Pleasant staff and good food. Will be back soon.’ Rating 4.5/5

‘Very good restaurant. Service good, food good, what else do you need?’ Rating 4.75/5

‘Very good food, quality was excellent. Lovely staff, great service and beautiful building. We will be back.’ Rating 4.5/6

Romantic dinner

Today’s Big Deal would be perfect for a romantic dinner, a mighty fine lunch or a very satisfying pre-theatre meal.

Located on Candleriggs, City Merchant is incredibly handy for shows at the City Halls and Old Fruitmarket, not to mention the Tron Theatre.

If you have been before, this Big Deal is a great excuse to revisit City Merchant.

And if you haven’t been before, this offer is a great introduction to this much loved Merchant City gem.

What other 5pm bookers like about this deal...

Sounds good value

Graham K.

Seems a good deal.

Jane I.

Great value for money

William M.

From £25
Usually £59
Discount 57%
Saving £34

Important Information

Valid from 10.05.18 until 31.07.18.

Bookings must be made by 12.07.18 at latest or risk forfeit of purchase.

Available at the following times:
Sun 4pm-8pm;
Mon-Fri noon-8pm.

The Big Deal is for 2 people to each have a starter & main course from Big Deal Menu shown + choice of 125ml glass of house red, white or rosé, half pint of beer or soft drink.

The Big Deal menu is a sample menu and dishes may vary.

Advance booking of at least 24 hours via telephone required. Must quote ‘5pm Big Deal’ at the time of booking.

24 hour cancellation policy applies. Failure to provide sufficient notice may forfeit purchase.

Multiple purchases permitted. Max 3 purchases (6 people) may be used per table.

Tables to be returned after 2 hours.

Wheelchair access.

Sorry, children cannot be accommodated with this offer.

Subject to availability. The beginning and end of validity period is often busiest. Please book early to avoid disappointment.

Images used for illustrative purposes only.

Please refer to our T&Cs for full information.


City Merchant
97-99 Candleriggs
Merchant City
G1 1NP

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