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Summary

“Halfway down the Royal Mile – a charming little restaurant” (much of it in the cellar), which is many locals “go-to destination for a celebration meal” thanks to its “charming” style, “faultless service” and “excellent value and original Scottish fare”: “it’s so hard deciding what NOT to have for dinner!”

£62
Very Good
Exceptional
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

Paul Wedgwood’s small contemporary basement, just off the Royal Mile, has a name for its highly accomplished cuisine, and again won solid ratings this year. Top tip – “excellent value lunch, with some dishes that are remarkable at the price”.

£58
Very Good
Very Good
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

Paul Wedgwood's “very special” spot, just off the Royal Mile, provides “faultless cuisine, with service to match”; the “only quibble is related to the size of the restaurant (small)” and its basement setting (“slightly sterile”). Top Tip – “the incredibly low-price lunch menu is Edinburgh’s special treat”.

£58
Exceptional
Exceptional
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“A little gem, just off the tourist trap which is the Royal Mile”; thanks to the “unusual combinations of ingredients” and “ridiculously good-value lunch menus”, Paul Wedgwood’s cuisine attracts nothing but praise, even if it is slightly “let down by being served in a cramped and slightly sterile basement”.

£57
Exceptional
Exceptional
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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Owner's description

Wedgwood the Restaurant is the vision of owners Paul and Lisa Wedgwood’s perfect night out. It is this concept that has inspired every aspect of the beautifully intimate restaurant, nestled in an historic building on Edinburgh’s Royal Mile. From the carefully curated wine list to the innovative menu, the warm and friendly service offered by their team to their extensive whisky collection. Diners are invited to relax, indulge in a glass of something bubbly and some canapes before enjoying the laid back gourmet experience offered by Paul and Lisa. Diners can be safe in the knowledge that they won’t be rushed or hurried along as the table is theirs for the whole night.

Regular travels around the world inspire both the food and award-winning wine list. Wedgwood is renowned for its eclectic menu, peppered with foraged wild herbs and leaves and some more innovative dishes always reflecting the seasons and what can be locally sourced. Diners can expect to see dishes such as Paul’s signature Scottish lobster crème Brulee, Isle of Mull Cheddar bread and butter pudding and Venison with its own haggis bon bons on the menu.

Recently refurbished, the light and bright restaurant pays homage to the history of the Royal Mile building blending original features with modern design and comfort and a Scottish twist.

In 2015 Wedgwood the Restaurant won SLTN’s Wine Award and also featured in the Sunday Times Top 100 Restaurants list of 2015 with them commenting:
“The dynamic young chef Paul Wedgwood and his wife, Lisa, have created something very special among the tartan gonks of Edinburgh’s touristland, to show visitors the joys of Scottish food.”

Restaurant details

Highchair, Portions
18/30
10 pm
48

Wedgwood Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Wedgwood Restaurant in EH8, Edinburgh by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Wedgwood restaurant.
Steven B
Great find for lunch (thanks Harden's!) wit...
Reviewed 1 months, 28 days ago

"Great find for lunch (thanks Harden's!) with excellent food from the off. Good value even though bread is extra (stops us gorging). Very good presentation and sauces come out of a tiny kitchen. Staff super friendly and sharing recipes."

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Victoria J
Lunch was exceptional value for money. 3 co...
Reviewed 2 months, 1 day ago

"Lunch was exceptional value for money. 3 course lunch £20. This was just below Michelin Star standard but at a bistro price. Very well executed locally sourced ingredients. Will definitely go back."

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267 Canongate, Edinburgh, EH8 8BQ
Opening hours

Mon - Sat Lunch 12pm-3pm, Dinner 6.00pm Sun Lunch 12.30pm-3pm Dinner 6.00pm
Last orders: 10 pm

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