Bars in Merchant City

Merchant City is a great pocket of Glasgow. From George Square to Merchant Square, cobbled streets to stunning architecture, it's a chic area with some awesome nightlife. There's stylish cafe bars for street side people watching and glam party bars to dance until dawn, with gay bars, cocktail bars and restaurants too, if you're looking for a drinking den in Merchant City, you won't have far to wander. 

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Beer Cafe

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Do you love pubs? Do you have a special affection for beer? Well, your boxes are ticked at the Beer Café, the place to go in Merchant City for all your hoppy needs. They boast over 93 beers on their taps and in their fridges, meaning even the biggest beer connoisseur can find something new, and they serve hearty pies to fill the stomach as well.

The Corinthian Club is one of the most stunning buildings in Glasgow. With Teller's Bar opening up to a heavenly dome roof, the bar is an inviting space of sheer opulence. If you're looking for a luxe cocktail or stylish bite in Merchant City, or a post-club comedown in the casino, The Corinthian Club is a chic venue for a Glasgow night out. 


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A sleek hang out on Merchant Square, Metropolitan is the place to go if you're looking for a fun bar in Merchant City with a touch of class. A variety of spaces in which to eat, drink, dance and mingle, it's a multi-faceted venue with real style and the perfect place to people watch over Merchant Square. 

The Social

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By day, this place is one of the best bars in Glasgow for al fresco drinking with a plethora of street side tables perched on Royal Exchange Square. By night, under a canopy of fairylights, The Social turns into a party bar in Merchant City, with tasty bites and great drink promos. Featuring a stylish decor and fun chart tunes, this is a choice bar for after work drinks or an easy-going night out. 

Riding Room

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If you're looking to be entertained in Merchant City, then roll up and join the circus at The Riding Room. With everyone from cabaret performers to magicians taking to the stage each night, as well as one of the most potently stocked bars in Glasgow, the Riding Room is a late-night bar promising entertainment and lots of raucous fun in Merchant City.

Rab Ha's

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Rab Ha's is a cosy pub in Merchant City that takes its name from a 19th Century citizen known as the Glasgow Glutton. Taking this heritage to heart, they pride themselves on delicious, locally sourced Scottish food and a wonderful selection of drinks on offer, making it an ideal place to hide yourself away on those rainy Glasgow days.

Committee Room No.9

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A stylish pub on John Street, Committee Room No.9 is a great spot for after work drinks or weekend tipples. With live sports and good eats, it's the perfect place to spend a Saturday watching the footie or rest your feet with a cocktail after a tough day in the shops. Outdoor tables on John Street make this a chilled hangout to watch the world go by.