Wedgewood is an Edinburgh restaurant with a growing reputation and every time we walked past it on the Royal Mile we said we’d have to try it. My daughter Ali fancied a birthday lunch but our first choices (La Garrigue and Castle Terrace) were closed on Sundays so this was an opportunity. We had tried Wedgewood’s dishes at the Taste of Edinburgh event the day before and we were impressed.
The lunch menu is a short fixed price menu £14 for 3 courses.
I started with fishcakes with a beetroot puree, which were light with a delicate fish flavour complemented by the earthy beetroot. They were excellent – so good that I started before I remembered to photograph them.
Main course was venison with a rocket and tomato salad. I’d never had venison served in this way before and it worked well. The venison was perfectly cooked – just pink and complemented the spicy rocket.
Finally, the pudding. I often skip pudding but was tempted by seeing another diner’s berries and sour apple sorbet so I went for that. For me, this was the outstanding dish of the meal – a hint of sweetness which did not mask in any way the flavour of the berries or the sorbet.
With a bottle on New Zealnd Sauvignon Blanc and coffees, we were about £25/each. Good value for the quality of food. We plan to come back for an evening experience.