Pre-Theatre Menu



Starter & Main Course £14.50 (Fri & Sat £15.50)

Basket of fresh crusty bread with oil or butter £2.25


Soup of the day (please ask your server) (gf)
City Merchant fish soup (gf)
Mussels of the moment (gf)
Gambas Pil Pil
Bajan Crab cakes with langoustine mayonnaise and charred pineapple salsa
Brioche Scottish rarebit with crispy hen’s egg and arran mustard dressing (v)


Dish of the Day (please ask your server).
North Sea battered haddock, hand cut chips, minted peas & tartar sauce
Herring with crushed new pots, trio of beetroot, braised fennel and green oil
Rolled feather blade of beef with mustard scented polenta, burnt onion puree, glazed carrots and wilted greens
Crispy pork belly with black pudding bubble and squeak croquet, apple puree, sprouting broccoli and jus
Truffle gnocchi, creamy chestnut mushroom sauce, walnut pesto, rocket and pecorino


Desserts…. (£4.50)

Selection of Ice Creams (please ask your server) (gf)
Brioche bread and butter pudding with Glayva ice cream
Lemon meringue pie with blueberry cream and coulis
Cranachan cheese cake with honey and whiskey syrup
Duo of Scottish cheeses with biscuits & merchant’s chutney

10% service charge is added to the bill for tables of 6 people or more

City Merchant Specialities

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Smoked haddock, leek and potato cream broth

Dish of the Day- Seared Fillet of Bream with red pepper crust

DISH OF THE DAY (sample)

Seared fillet of bream with red pepper crust

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Butternut squash puree, puy lentils, roast shallot & Madeira jus

“Knockout pre-theatre eatery - you gotta go!”

First timers but not dissappointed! Served by friendly smiley Danni, we had a lovely meal - faultless! Great sea bream dish, wonderful lamb... yummy! We'll definitely be back...

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