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King's Wark

££ - £££, British,
36 Shore, Edinburgh EH6 6QU, Scotland
+44 131 554 9260
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“chowder” (21 reviews)
“fish and chips” (44 reviews)
“burger” (41 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Soups, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
36 Shore, Edinburgh EH6 6QU, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 days ago

There are many many places to eat and drink in Leith. No shortage of watering holes so it would seem logical that competition should keep prices in check. Not so, we were forgetting that Leith is trendy. We decided on this pub for no particular...More

Thank SaintsForTheCup
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great Thursday lunch set menu reasonable price for two courses. Room clean & warm candles & fire on upon arrival. Pigeon& black pudding + salmon pate to start & beef stroganoff & reasonable priced wine very good & pleasant staff

Thank Labradoodl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Family went there for an evening drink and meal, 5 of us. Food wide choice and very tasty. Service was excellent. Wait staff had good knowledge of menu. Beautiful old building with that historic feel about it. Enables a nice walk along the shore area...More

Thank mike3612016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We always call in here when we visit Leith and have at least one meal, none of which have been disappointing. This time starters were haggis in filo pastry (excellent) and smoked salmon pate. Mains were lamb rump and beef stroganoff. Couldn't fault any of...More

Thank Tomo2112
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

After touring the Britannia we hopped a bus and found the Kings Wark at the Leith waterfront area. This historic pub made the perfect ending to the day with its cozy atmosphere and pub food. Service was excellent. Food was very good.

Thank havaneserule
Reviewed 4 December 2017

The King’s Wark is always welcoming, candles, cosy atmosphere ans smiling staff. On a cold day in Leith the fish chowder and Thai fish curry were cracking. Tasty, substantial and looking every bit the food you were waiting for. There are places that never let...More

Thank Robert W
Reviewed 4 December 2017

This is a great Restaurant, very welcoming, great atmosphere, great food, nothing can be faulted. From the time we entered we were all impressed by the friendliness of the staff and atmosphere within. They have an excellent menu, which is reasonably priced. Every course we...More

Thank dferguson
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely birthday meal food delicious, staff excellent, I had the venison and the Eton mess clean plates all round thank you .

Thank Anne M
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

We had brunch here today. The food was amazing, I had the Fish&Chips and my friend the Vegetarian Chili. Both tasted absolutely amazing! The staff was really friendly and all by all was a great experience!

Thank Simone v
Reviewed 17 November 2017

Before I go any further, this place would have got top marks, except that I got a starter that is still a mystery to me, I ordered a Potted Rabbit With Piccalilli and toasted bread starter, it was apparent when it was delivered to the...More

2  Thank ERIC B
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Questions & Answers
27 December 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Nigel B | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Kid friendly
6 April 2015|
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Response from keith g | Property representative |
So on that day we were fully booked, even if there were four tables free there's no guarantee they were actually available, being asked if you have a reservation doesn't mean someone has taken a disliking to you?! As for the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 Shore, Edinburgh EH6 6QU, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 131 554 9260
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