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Restaurant Martin Wishart

54 Shore, Edinburgh EH6 6RA, Scotland
+44 131 553 3557
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good12%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“amuse bouche” (127 reviews)
“tasting menu” (266 reviews)
“petit fours” (48 reviews)
French, European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
54 Shore, Edinburgh EH6 6RA, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Saturday lunch, tasting menu. Macaron very very good, Chipotle a suprising filling. Mushroom veloute sublime, outstanding. Halibut ceviche, underwhelming, oddly tasteless, no zing or vigour. Foie, wonderful Ollo Rosso jelly, foie itself could have taken a touch more seasoning Partridge raviole, unquestionably Michelin, a jewel...More

Thank BelperLazarus
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I came here for lunch on September 18 to celebrate my birthday. It was not crowded only 3 tables were occupied throughout the lunch period. All 4 of us ordered the set lunch which was very good value. Service was attentive and excellent. We started...More

Thank DebFoo2014
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It had been a while since we had dined at here and agreed we wouldn’t wait too long to be back. The extensive wine list and option of taster menu or a la carte means everyone’s needs are catered to. The ambiance was perfect, all...More

Thank FamilyFunEdinburgh
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for a weekday lunch which is incredible value for a Michelin star restaurant. The meal starts with canapés including a beetroot macaron that disappears in your mouth with a taste explosion. Followed by delicious amuse bouche and as much amazing bread and seaweed butter...More

Thank LK-Ed1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a dinner in Restaurant Martin Wishart... the food was good.. loved the wine the manager recommended... loved the foie gras with langouistine... But the deal breaker is, we were seated beside the kitchen door... there was seats in front near the entrance.. but...More

3  Thank David Burton A
Reviewed 1 week ago

We snapped up a spare table at the last minute so hadn't had time to fully check-out what we were in for. A lot of fun! We took the 7 course tasting menu at around £70 each, I think. We didn't take the paired wines...More

1  Thank DrLes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant provides a pleasant but not very remarkable atmosphere with the tables a little too close together. The service is excellent as one would expect. We went for lunch and, like most people there ,went for the well priced set lunch which was enjoyable...More

1  Thank Ulysses_Footprint
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One night in Edinburgh and booked this restaurant in advance of our stay. We had the 6 course tasting menu. Excellent food. The service was superb - a great interaction by all members of the team. Also, what was impressive was that good quality wine...More

Thank watsta
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My partner and I dined here in late October 2017 as part of a bit of a 'foodie' weekend birthday celebration (apologies for the extremely late review) and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. We opted for the set Autumn menu, of which the duck ravioli in...More

Thank kirstywoodhouse
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is our second visit here after visiting Edinburgh 2 years ago. We had an exquisite meal here back then and this second visit was just as marvelous. First class service, lovely surroundings and unbelievably wonderful food. A real privilege to eat here.

Thank FoodloverKaren
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Questions & Answers
25 February 2017|
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Response from Heather J | Reviewed this property |
No but it is very relaxed and you can enjoy an aperitif at your table and stay the whole night long if you want to.
4 July 2016|
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Response from RMWLeith | Property representative |
Dear Debbie, Thank you for your question. At Restaurant Martin Wishart, we cater for all dietary requirements. As Martin uses seasonal ingredients all our menus including online versions are subject to changes. If you... More
16 October 2015|
Response from RMWLeith | Property representative |
Good afternoon Tracy, Thank you for your question. Our prices start from £28.50 for our three course lunch menu - this price includes, canapes, amuse bouche and a three course menu. This menu is available Tuesday to... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$37 - US$105
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 13:30
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 13:30
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 13:30
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 13:30
18:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 13:30
18:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 54 Shore, Edinburgh EH6 6RA, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 131 553 3557
  • E-mail
Martin Wishart, an Edinburgh-born chef, has firmly established himself as one of the UK’s most highly respected chefs. Trained under such renowned chefs as Albert Roux, Michel Roux Jr, Marco Pierre White and John Burton-Race, taking a little bit of inspiration from each mentor over the time he worked with them and distilling it to create his own culinary magic. Amongst some of the many attributes they imparted to him over the years of working together, it was the importance of discipline in the kitchen, a passion for food and a deep understanding of classic French cooking techniques that have continued to be the backbone of his style. Whilst never having planned to become a chef, he started working in kitchens from the age of fifteen, fell in love with the industry and now has more than thirty years’ experience in the business. He is now an established and multi-awarded chef and restaurateur.
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