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, 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.
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
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.
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
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.