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Wedgwood The Restaurant

267 Canongate | Royal Mile, Edinburgh EH8 8BQ, Scotland (Castle / Royal Mile / High St)
0131 558 8737
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Ranked #57 of 1,824 restaurants in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $87
Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 pm - 11:59 pm
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Neighborhood: Castle / Royal Mile / High St
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 NEW via mobile

Seating both upstairs and downstairs so don't be put off if it looks full on street level. The food is very varied with lots of good choices and the dishes we had were very well cooked. Nice staff too. Looking forward to returning.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 NEW

Visited for lunch on a busy day, seated downstairs in the quieter section. Great menu choice, opted for the specials which vary often, and the flavouring was fantastic, very well seasoned and cooked. Staff were very friendly and accommodating. Would definitely come back.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 NEW

The fact that we arrived early for our booking then had to wait for one of the party was no problem. The service was excellent and so was the food. A gentleman at a table near the speaker asked for the music to be turned down and it was done instantly.

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Edinburgh
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 NEW via mobile

A hugely varied menu, with many parts beautifully cooked! The venison and the lamb three ways were particular highlights! The service was great we were never left with glasses unfilled, we felt very welcome. The pallet cleanser was an interesting addition! Overall a great dining experience.

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Blowing Rock, NC
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71 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014 NEW

A somewhat disappointing day in my week of Edinburgh set lunch dining. Given the rave reviews, I thought it would be better. (I'd give a 3.5 stars, not just a 3). Atmosphere was fine, service was kind and attentive. I'm pretty sure there were 4 choices for each course (rather than 3), but none really grabbed me. The fish cake... More

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Penrith, United Kingdom
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27 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014 NEW

We were given a table downstairs with a few other diners. It quickly became apparent we were not valued. Had we been we would have seen a waitress more often. Two tables didn't have deserts. Our wait was dreadful. No apologies just rudeness from one waitress.The food when it came was wonderful.

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Toronto, Canada
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7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014 NEW

We had dinner at the Wedgwood on June 22nd. We were initially shown to a table for 2 by the entrance which did not suit us, the waitress without any issue, showed us to a better table in the lower level, which was more comfortable however, this level is lacking atmosphere. The food and service were very good and we... More

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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014 via mobile

After 7 days of typical Scottish food, the Wedgewood was a delightful treat. The gazpacho was fresh and brightly seasoned. The gnocchi dish included beets and wild mushrooms and fennel. The venison meatballs were tender and bursting with flavor. The price was reasonable at 12.95. If you are a foodie in Scotland, give this a try.

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Scotland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We were first diners on a Saturday lunchtime but by time we left more than two hours later some tables were on second sitting. The food was exquisite with the three course set menu excellent value. The staff were attentive without being too intrusive but there knowledge of the menu was most informative when we were trying to decide. There... More

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Castro Valley, California
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20 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

At the start of our trip to Edinburgh we had a wonderful lunch at Wedgwood, so on our last night we decided to try it for dinner. The menu is a little quirky, but please don't let it turn you off. Anything you order will surprise and delight you. Give it a try. I'll be back.

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