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 Sunday, 09 August 2020

This was simply a delicious meal.All four of us thought the food was excellent,the lamb and venison were both absolutely perfect.

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Visited On Sunday, 09 August 2020

Absolutely delightful from start to finish!

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Visited On Sunday, 09 August 2020

Always a fantastic experience at Wedgewood, great atmosphere, service is 1st class, food is spectacular. We will be back.

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Visited On Saturday, 08 August 2020

As always a fantastic experience , staff are very knowledgeable and are happy to guide you through the menu and wine list , we would and do always highly recommend this little treasure to anyone when friends visit from overseas they always want to go to the Wedgwood...Thanks guys

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Visited On Saturday, 08 August 2020

Fabulous restaurant with amazing food. We have been here a few times & each visit is as good as the last. 5 star Would highly recommended

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Visited On Saturday, 08 August 2020

What a fabulous restaurant wedgwood the restaurant is. I could not fault the food,service, ambience etc. I had read the reviews before booking and they were spot on. If you are looking for a fine dining experience without the pomposity and the expense, wedgwood is the place to go. The food was delicious and our waitress- not sure if waitress is the right terminology- was knowledgeable, friendly and overall spot on. I think her name was natalie- apologies if I have misremembered. I can't rate this restaurant highly enough. 😃👌

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Visited On Saturday, 08 August 2020

Great food - highly recommend tasting menu with wine pairings Service is the best

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Visited On Saturday, 08 August 2020

2nd time visiting from Glasgow and 1st meal put since lockdown, we were very comfortable in your restaurant the service was superb. Thanks

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Visited On Saturday, 08 August 2020

We had a lovely evening, everything was cooked to perfection with amazing taste combinations. I would highly recommend a visit to this restaurant.

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Visited On Friday, 07 August 2020

This was a family outing for a special occasion and the food and service were amazing throughout. The only reason I have taken one star off for atmosphere was because of your understandable precautions for Civic 19. Sarah looked after us extremely well and everyone enjoyed their night. .

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Visited On Friday, 07 August 2020

The Wee Tour of Scotland was a delightful tasting menu, accompanied by friendly service and a relaxed atmosphere. Great to finally dine out after lockdown. Thank you Wedgwood for a great experience.

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Visited On Thursday, 06 August 2020

A truly wonderful experience. This is high-end dining at its best. The food is top quality. The restaurant is generous with little extras that are very welcome between courses. The service is excellent: friendly and very attentive.

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Visited On Friday, 07 August 2020

First time trying... it won’t be our last!

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Visited On Thursday, 06 August 2020

Really good food and fantastic service. Will definitely return.

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Visited On Sunday, 02 August 2020

Great food and great service in spite of the Covid measures keeping diners and staff safe.

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Visited On Sunday, 02 August 2020

Service was wonderful, waitress was clearly very well informed as to the food and wine pairings - catered very well for allergy needs too, big plus!

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Visited On Saturday, 01 August 2020

Fabulous food and service and felt very safe in these challenging times.

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Visited On Friday, 31 July 2020

I can’t fault any aspect of our evening at Wedgwood.It has been a while since our last visit and I’m delighted that the food continues to be exciting, coupled with a relaxed atmosphere, with the girls serving being professional yet friendly and welcoming.

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Visited On Friday, 31 July 2020

The scallops, cod and venison courses on the tasting menu were outstanding!

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Visited On Friday, 31 July 2020

Fabulous tasting menu.... we eat a lot of tasting menus and this was a refreshing and surprising take on fresh Scottish produce. I would return to Edinburgh just to dine here again.

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Visited On Friday, 31 July 2020

Had a delicious meal with beautiful wines. Very friendly staff in a nice relaxed atmosphere. Will definitely be back!

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Visited On Sunday, 26 July 2020

Fantastic food and a lovely evening

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Visited On Sunday, 26 July 2020

Great service as always, we thoroughly enjoyed our Wee Taste of Scotland yesterday evening. The pre-dessert with fennel flavoured ice cream was delightful! Already booked for a return trip in a few weeks' time!

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Visited On Wednesday, 18 March 2020

Every time we travel to Edinburgh we make a reservation for Wedgewood. We are always guaranteed the best food with a great choice and great service. Would recommend.

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Visited On Friday, 20 March 2020

Fantastic as always! Great food and attentive service, really enjoyed it. Will be back!

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