Oysters (640x480)
ALC Cauli fritter 2
Cullen Skink (732x603)
ALC Seabass
venison (640x478)

A La Carte Menu

Basket of Fresh Crusty Bread (V) – £2.95
served with butter or dipping oils


Chef’s Homemade soup of the Day (V) (G) – £5.50
please ask your server

Cullen Skink (G) – £6.5o
smoked haddock, leek, potato, cream broth

West Coast Mussels (G) – £7.50
smoked salmon with white wine & garlic sauce

Seared Shetland Scallops (3) – £10.85 (6) – £21.70
crispy breaded ham hough, celeriac puree, truffled Madeira jus

Duo of ballotine of Scottish poached & smoked Salmon – £9.50
truffled potato salad

Confit Duck Roulade (G)– £6.95
mango puree & chilli salad

Haggis, Neeps & Tatties – £6.95
City Merchant style

Langoustines Scottish Prawns (G) – (3) £12.95 – (6) £25.70
creel caught off the Scottish coast. Grilled with garlic butter

Spicy Cauliflower Fritters (V) – £6.50
beetroot & watercress salad, basil pesto


Cultivated Cumbrae Oysters

Served Natural (6) – £13.50
Hot with Whisky butter & skirlie crumb (6) £15.25


NB Public health services have determined eating uncooked fish and shellfish may increase your risk of food-bourne illness, especially if you have certain medical conditions.


Seared Escalope Shetland Salmon – £17.50
crab potato cake, baby leeks, seared scallop & citrus butter sauce

Roast Fillet of Cod (G)– £18.50
fennel puree, chorizo & seafood braised rice, roast red pepper dressing

Seared Fillets of Seabass (G)– £17.95
shallot & thyme stovies, wilted spinach, Shetland mussels & garlic cream

Roast Haunch Scottish Venison (served pink) (G)– £21.50
pomme Anna, celeriac puree, wild mushrooms, pancetta,
shallot & red wine jus

Roast Rump of Scottish Lamb (served pink) – £18.95
mini shepherd’s pie & rosemary jus

Roast Breast of Chicken – £17.95
haggis croquette, clapshot & Arran mustard sauce

Whole Scottish Lobster (per lb) (G) – Market Price
with garlic butter

 Homemade Potato Gnocchi (V) – £12.95
roast butternut squash & spinach with a parmesan cream
& toasted skirlie

 Butternut Squash and Dunsyre Blue Croquettes(V) – £14.95
roast courgettes, charred baby leeks, lemon & thyme cream


All our steaks come from Scottish grass fed produce which is hung on the bone and aged for up to 35 days (Member of Scottish Beef Club)

8 oz Fillet (227g) – £26.50
8 oz Sirloin (227g) – £22.95
Fillet with Langoustines – £35.00
Fillet with Half Lobster – £39.50
steaks are served with flat cap mushrooms, confit tomato, battered onion ring, rooster chips


Peppercorn – £2.20
Arran Mustard – £2.20
Bernaise – £2.20

Side Orders

Hand Cut Rooster Chips – £2.50
Steamed New Potatoes – £2.50
Mixed or Green Salad – £3.50
Market Vegetables – £3.50
Cauliflower Mornay – £2.95
Sauteed potatoes – £2.50

all potatoes and vegetables are locally sourced where possible


Selection of Ice Cream (Equi’s) – £4.25
ask your server for details

Steamed Marmalade Pudding – £6.25
Glayva  ice cream

Homemade Chocolate Brownie – £6.25
City Merchant style with Ferrero Rocher ice cream

Caramel Pannacotta – £5.95
apple compote, blackberries & vanilla streusel

Poached Pear and Whisky Cake – £6.25
raspberry sorbet

Selection of Scottish & British Isle Cheeses – £8.50
choice of 5 cheeses with biscuits, celery, grapes & merchant’s chutney ot

Hot Beverages

Coffee (various) – from £2.50
Tea (various) – £2.50
Special Coffee (liqueur) – from £5.95

NB: Unfortunately we do not cater for children under 7 years of age

City Merchant Specialities

Langoustines (640x480)


Grilled with garlic butter

Coquilles Saint Jacques (480x640)

DISH OF THE DAY (sample)

Coquilles Saint Jacques

Grand dessert 2 (640x480)


Can’t decide? Try a bit of everything

“Excellent seafood”

My friend and I ate here on a weekday evening and were very happy with the meal. The seafood was perfectly cooked and spanking fresh. Service was friendly and efficient. I would definitely visit again.

Genuine comment from Choocom on Trip Advisor. See more here.