Wedgwood The Restaurant

267 Canongate, The Royal Mile, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH8 8BQ
Critics Review 10/10
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Opening Information

Post Covid opening hours

DINNER ONLY
Thursday - Sunday 5pm-10pm

Facilities
  • Private Dining
  • Families and Children Welcome
  • Dietary Needs Catered For
  • Free WiFi
  • No Disabled Access

About Wedgwood The Restaurant

Wedgwood the Restaurant is the eponymous restaurant from one of Scotland’s best loved and well respected chefs, Paul Wedgwood. Together with his wife Lisa they have created an award winning restaurant which is popular with locals and visitors to the city. Set in the heart of Edinburgh’s historical old town on the famous Royal Mile the restaurant rightly deserves its reputation as one of the best in the city & has a whole host of accolades to show for it.
In 2016 it was named “Best restaurant outside London” in the Food & Travel Reader awards beating a host of Michelin starred establishments to take the title. Add to that a listing in The Sunday Times’ Top 100 UK Restaurants, SLTN’s “Wine List of the Year” and  more than a handful of accolades & commendations from the UK’s top restaurant critics and guides and you can be guaranteed that a meal here is a very special culinary experience indeed.
Diners who indulge in the unique “deciding time” option upon arrival will be treated to a glass of Champagne and canapes while they take their time to peruse the menu. Paul’s seasonally changing menus never cease to amaze and delight; whether it is the two or three course lunch menu or the full a la carte, the innovation, skill and high quality ingredients shine right through all the dishes from Lobster thermidor crème brulee, bloody mary sorbet, parmesan shortbread to Venison, red cabbage, apple and black pudding bon bon, smoked beetroot, rowan to the final flourish of dessert which just might include the Very sticky toffee pudding, Caol ila butterscotch and vanilla ice cream.
Refurbished at the start of 2016 the restaurant is Paul and Lisa’s vision of their “perfect night out”: The chic dining room is light, bright, stylish and inviting featuring comfortable banquette seating and low lighting making the atmosphere both relaxing and intimate – the perfect setting in which to enjoy Paul’s outstanding menu and Lisa’s immaculately paired wines.

Cuisine: Scottish, British, Fine Dining, Tasting Menu
Dress Code: Smart Casual
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Critics Review
Wedgwood Restaurant review
10/10
It was a cold October evening in Edinburgh and we were excited about where we were going to warm our cockles and soothe our rumbling bellies. We were wondering down the Royal Mile, on the way to Holyrood, towards Wedgwood, the restaurant. Wedgwood is owned by Paul and Lisa Wedgwood. Paul has worked everywhere from pubs and leisure parks to fine dining Michelin-starred restaurants. It’s an award-winning restaurant, having previously been included in The Sunday Times Top 100 restaurants in the UK in 2015, based purely on guest reviews. Plus, their wine list was announced as the best in Scotland...
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Visited On Thursday, 24 December 2020

Excellent meal, and lovely restaurant. We went on Christmas eve and it was the perfect last meal out for the year. Looking forward to returning next year.

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Visited On Thursday, 24 December 2020

It was a great pity that Coronavirus prevented us from enjoying “real” wine!

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Visited On Sunday, 20 December 2020

Fabulous lunch and so helpful when booking, thank you

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Visited On Saturday, 19 December 2020

Amazing value food and the service was impeccable!

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Visited On Friday, 18 December 2020

The waitress was v friendly. The gf bread v tasty - as was the veggie option.

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Visited On Friday, 18 December 2020

We have used the home delivery service and enjoyed the food so going to the restaurant was a real treat in these covid times. The german lady serving us was brilliant and the food incredibly well priced. The non-alcoholic prosecco was lovely as well as the other soft drinks. The 3 of us had a lovely relaxing lunch. Restaurants and hospitality businesses are having a ridiculously tough time and Wedgewood is one restaurant worth supporting. If we dont use it we will lose it.

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Visited On Saturday, 12 December 2020

Fantastic food, nice atmosphere and really nice, friendly staff. Excellent night, highly recommended.

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Visited On Saturday, 05 December 2020

Very nice food at affordable price with good service

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Visited On Sunday, 06 December 2020

Delicious - and amazing value - three course lunch and fabulous staff who even allowed us to go "off menu" for dessert. Well, you can't go to Wedgwood and not have the sticky toffee pud!

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Visited On Saturday, 05 December 2020

Lunch was great,family enjoyed.Lemon posset was the favourite.Small place but a cosy atmosphere.

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Visited On Saturday, 05 December 2020

Lovely

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Visited On Friday, 04 December 2020

The only reason for a 3 for atmosphere is due to the current restrictions. Reduced diners making the place cool. Other than that, we will definitely be back and continue to order at home during COVID. Lovely meal.

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Visited On Sunday, 29 November 2020

We were really please with the whole dining experience. The food was very good, the service great and the staff very accomodating.

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Visited On Sunday, 29 November 2020

menu had changed from what we had initially thought it would be.Food was ok, not blown away though. Service was great and they gave my younger son a different choice from the set lunch menu. Will go back at some point.

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Visited On Sunday, 29 November 2020

Lovely relaxed Sunday lunch. Beautifully prepared and cooked Scottish ingredients using French techniques. Even enjoyed the rhubarb soda and sparkling water!! Great value.

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Visited On Saturday, 28 November 2020

Food and service is outstanding

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Visited On Saturday, 21 November 2020

Superb food and service during these difficult times. Thanks Lisa.

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Visited On Friday, 20 November 2020

Great first tasting menu experience! Really grateful you could alter the menu to accommodate a vegan diet, I don’t think many other tasting restaurants have that option. Will definitely be back.

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Visited On Friday, 20 November 2020

Been several times and never disappointed

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Visited On Saturday, 14 November 2020

The place was lovely, food was delicious and staff were very attentive. Considering covid circumstances, the restaurant did everything to make our visit pleasant.

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Visited On Sunday, 15 November 2020

We had a fantastic meal, food was perfectly cooked and bursting with flavour. The staff were friendly and attentive, and didn't seem remotely phased in spite of the awful restrictions they've been placed under. Really impressed and am looking forward to returning for dinner and drinks once the pandemic is over! Jordan

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Visited On Sunday, 15 November 2020

Amazing! Can’t wait to visit again.

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Visited On Sunday, 15 November 2020

You have been a highlight for us in 2020. Thank you for the the lunch yesterday and for the takeaway service. Justs fab!

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Visited On Saturday, 14 November 2020

Even with the Tier 3 restrictions in place going on a lunch date to Wedgwood was an absolute treat. The food was delicious and the staff were great.

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Visited On Sunday, 08 November 2020

We took my mother in law for her 80th birthday lunch. I expected the price for a three course set lunch would be more and so Was slightly concerned that it wasn’t what we were looking for. However, the food was excellent, the staff were friendly and the dining room is comfortable and ambient. The only thing that was missing was a glass of wine. I will definitely be back.

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