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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
“brunch” (19 reviews)
“fish” (49 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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1 - 10 of 646 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Roast beef was served as a thick slab of beef, like a steak. The Yorkshire pudding was dry and probably reheated. Tasteless. The 'roast potatoes' were more like chips, again they appeared to have been reheated. Gravy came in a little handleless jug. It was...More

2  Thank betty_hotpot
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this pub early in September 2017 and the place was quiet considering it was a Friday night and everywhere else was bouncing. We have been on numerous occasions and never seen it so dead. We had food and ordered drinks as we went....More

2  Thank skeabost10
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dropped in for an evening meal and it was very good. Food was to a good standard. Vary tasty and the service friendly and welcoming. The beer on draft was also good and overall well worth the price and visit

Thank andyjb_64
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My niece and I decided to go for lunch and it was a toss up between here and Cafe Tartine so we did the mature thing and tossed a coin! Obviously King's Wark won and it was really rather good. To start I had the...More

Thank moronic68
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had lunch here today with a friend ,was very disappointed , I ordered chowder followed by roast beef for my main , I didn't ever see the chowder as the waitress forgot to put the order in ,so it was straight to the main course...More

2  Thank scott f
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

The Jungle used to do a really excellent breakfast but this has become mediocre now. Sausage burnt and the eggs were broken and had to be sent back - you can't serve broken eggs and certainly not at this price!!

Thank Whizzjet
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

First things first, I think that the King's Warm does probably the best fish and chips in Edinburgh. That being said last night's meal was disappointing. I ordered the warm seafood platter and the seafood was bland and uninviting. My wife ordered the fish and...More

Thank SilkNZ
Reviewed 8 August 2017

It wouldn't have been a poor experience if the attitude of the staff hadn't been so bad after we claimed that the mussels were slightly smelly. The were probably edible, but I can tell you they were not fresh from the day. The rest of...More

3  Thank AntonioG238
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

I've lived in Leith for over 10 years and have been a fairly regular customer for their wonderful Sunday breakfast. We hadn't visited in a while but we decided to go for breakfast with my husband today. I don't know if the place has changed...More

3  Thank sushiroll83
Reviewed 3 August 2017

What a great place and within easy walking of the hotel we were staying at. Great atmosphere & the food so fresh and very good quality

Thank LordsofYorkshire
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6 April 2015|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
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, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
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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