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King's Wark

££ - £££, British,
36 Shore, Edinburgh EH6 6QU, Scotland
+44 131 554 9260
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (28 reviews)
“seafood chowder” (28 reviews)
“fish” (55 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00 Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Soups, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
36 Shore, Edinburgh EH6 6QU, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 721 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the battered fish and chips. Nice pint of local beer but chips clearly done from frozen and undercooked, inside of fish a bit soggy. Not been here for years and wont come again for another few years.

1  Thank Gert R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

including tip it was £ 29 .. this was a pint of very nice czech lager , haddock and chips (15) and granola crumble (7) .. the food was very good and the staff very very helpful and friendly ..so gastro pub prices

Thank Tony S
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Would highly recommend, we had seabass witch was lovely will be having again next time also the sticky toffee pudding was amazing the staff was fantastic aswell such a nice atmosphere I can't wait for the next trip so I can go back :)

1  Thank ChloeA456
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

This was a lovely restaurant with what seemed a seamless welcoming service. We had a meal early evening stroganoff and mt friend had the mussels.Food was delicious and serving time was not excessive. Intimate feel to certain areas of the room and staff very welcoming...More

Thank karen k
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Had dinner with friends here and made the mistake of ordering the pork. While delicious the portion was very small with a few cubes of roast veg on the side. Friends ordered fish dishes which were almost mammoth portions next to mine. Waitress (originally from...More

Thank Joanna I
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

We found the restaurant cosy, the staff friendly and efficient and the menu choices appetising and well priced. The service was quick and the food tasty and portion size good. Overall a good place to visit in the Leith shore area.

Thank ihammie
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Our first choice for breakfast. Great choice including the drinks. Also good for a late night drink.

Thank Rachel H
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

The menu is small bit excellent. Pitched just right for this small place. Well presented, big portions & so tasty. If you want a good meal with a different twist on traditional fayre then this is the place. Not cheap but not too expensive but...More

Thank Judi C
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

Good location for this historic pub. Right on the waterfront in Leith. Good real ales and reasonable wine list. The food is very good standard pub grub. See menu. I enjoyed the haggis, neeps and tatties starter. My daughter had the seafood chowder. Quite a...More

Thank TubaJohn
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

Overpriced! We went here as we were heading out of Edinburgh and wanted a quick pub lunch. The menu is very limited and when the ciabattas come it was only one bit of the bread, similar to an open sandwich which for the price is...More

1  Thank Secret1987
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27 December 2017|
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Response from AGF909 | Reviewed this property |
I think so.
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
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
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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