Wedgwood The Restaurant

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

Open 7 days a week

LUNCH
Monday - Saturday 12:00pm-3:00pm
Sunday 12:30pm-3:00pm

DINNER
Monday - Sunday 6:00pm-10:00pm

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 Tuesday, 17 December 2019

The food was excellent, and the service good. We came to celebrate my husband's 50th birthday, which I had informed you of when I made the booking. However, no mention was made of this when we came, a simple 'Happy birthday' acknowledgement at the very least would have made the occasion even more special.

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Visited On Tuesday, 31 December 2019

We absolutely loved our two consecutive nights of meals; this really is our favourite Edinburgh restaurant. When we learned that the restaurant was closed for a couple of weeks in January we actually changed our holiday plans to make sure we could dine here. The wine pairings superbly complemented the delicious food and the service was outstanding. We will most certainly be back.

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Visited On Thursday, 19 December 2019

We had a wonderful christmas lunch, from the moment we arrived at the restaurant, the position of our table downstairs, the service and good great, certainly on my recommendation list and well worth a return visit.

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Visited On Friday, 27 December 2019

Food and service first class, attentive but not rushed and some great dishes; downstairs maybe a wee bit claustrophobic but all in all a very enjoyable evening

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Visited On Tuesday, 31 December 2019

very good experience .

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Visited On Monday, 30 December 2019

Wedgewood is a lovely experience. Very friendly and helpful staff and really amazingly delicious food.

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Visited On Tuesday, 31 December 2019

We were booked for 21.00, unfortunately our table was not ready had to return about 20 minutes later. The service was slow to start so it was nearly 22.00 before we started our meal, this meant that we had to rush at the end of the meal to leave the restaurant to see the fireworks. We did receive a complimentary port and cheese board and it did not really impact on the rest of our night.

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Visited On Monday, 30 December 2019

We were very late for our reservation because of the “torch parade” on the Royal Mile. As visitors, we had no idea that streets would be blocked. Nonetheless, when we finally arrived, we were warmly greeted and welcomed with a delicious glass of champagne. The food was outstanding, the service calm and the evening was one of the best restaurant experiences we have had in quite sometime. Many thanks for the pampered service and fabulous food with excellent wine pairings.

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Visited On Monday, 30 December 2019

Varm, vänlig atmosfär. Spännande meny, vällagade rätter och imponerande vinlista.

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Visited On Monday, 30 December 2019

Su.ch an enjoyable dining experience from start to finish. Many thanks to all the staff who made it so welcoming for us

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Visited On Sunday, 29 December 2019

The food, drinks and service were outstanding. It was a bit and if not careful could join into others conversations.

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Visited On Saturday, 28 December 2019

Only issue was at the end of the meal when the waitress asked if we wanted a taxi which arrived almost immediately resulting in us having to rush our coffee and petite fours. Otherwise an excellent evening overall.

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Visited On Saturday, 28 December 2019

Lovely meal and great service

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Visited On Sunday, 29 December 2019

Great location with food and service to match all at a relatively modest cost

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Visited On Sunday, 29 December 2019

We really enjoyed our visit to Wedgewood to celebrate our wedding anniversary! A relaxed and welcoming atmosphere and fine food. Hopefully we’ll be there again next year.

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Visited On Sunday, 29 December 2019

Just an incredible team both kitchen and front of house.

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Visited On Monday, 23 December 2019

Excellent meal. Excellent wine. Wine servings perhaps a little on the large side for a tasting menu. Not that I minded though.....

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Visited On Friday, 27 December 2019

Extraordinary food and service!!!

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Visited On Friday, 27 December 2019

A great dining experience, will visit again.

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Visited On Friday, 27 December 2019

Meal was delecious. Defenetly a good experience

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Visited On Tuesday, 24 December 2019

Food was simply fantastic and the staff were lovely. Only downside was our table was crammed into a corner making it difficult to get in and out. Noise level was high in such a small space but the food made up for it. Great choice!

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Visited On Monday, 23 December 2019

Grest food and service.

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Visited On Monday, 23 December 2019

Attentive service. Flavors of food outstanding.

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Visited On Tuesday, 17 December 2019

We had an excellent Anniversary dinner at Wedgewood. The food, service and timing were spot on. We really appreciated the personal attention from Lisa and the entire team. It made for a special evening. The next time we are in Edinburgh, we'll be back!

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Visited On Sunday, 22 December 2019

An all round fantastic visit as always. Both the food and service was superb.

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