Paul Wedgwood launches his summer service, Wedgwood Alfresco

Paul Wedgwood launches his summer service, Wedgwood Alfresco

Edinburgh’s Wedgwood the Restaurant is now offering a new “at home” al fresco restaurant experience.

Edinburgh’s Wedgwood the Restaurant was one of the first dining establishments in the city to offer a Covid-19 friendly delivery dining service and now, with summer here, chef patron Paul Wedgwood has announced a new “at home” al fresco restaurant experience.

With restrictions easing on gatherings and more people socialising in their gardens at home Paul wanted to offer more than a takeaway meal. He explains:

“There is something a little bit special about al fresco dining, whether it is a picnic in the park or just eating dinner in your back garden. I think it’s a bit of a novelty factor here in Scotland and definitely signifies summer. The fresh air increases your appetite, and everybody feels more relaxed. As a chef, you cook to give people enjoyment, so I have missed the connection you get when cooking in the restaurant for customers. If they can’t come to me, then I shall go to them! I am looking forward to bringing a little bit of the restaurant to the gardens of Edinburgh!”

Known for his nose-to-tail cooking approach and use of seasonal Scottish ingredients, Paul will be providing the same quality of food that is usually served in his award-winning restaurant. All dishes will be freshly prepared and designed to be cooked out of doors using accessible power points.

Paul Wedgwood added:

"The service is completely bespoke, I will liaise with customers and they can choose whatever they like from our selection of dishes and ingredients, whether it be a two course menu or seven course tasting menu. We have been planning this for a while to ensure that not only government advice, but health and safety guidelines are safely adhered to, to allow for the best possible experience.”

The Wedgwood Alfresco experience starts from £200 with a maximum of eight people per booking in accordance with the Scottish government guidelines. The outdoor space must be large enough to ensure a two-metre distance between Paul and guests. Guests must provide their own plates and cutlery. Once the dishes have been plated, Paul will set aside for guests to collect. The outdoor space must have its own entrance and access to a power point.

From the 17th March, Wedgwood the restaurant has been operating a successful collection and delivery service. The menu changes on a weekly basis and is designed to reheat at home. Recently, delivery areas have been extended to include West and East Lothian.

To enquire about Wedgwood Alfresco experience email info@wedgwoodtherestaurant.co.uk

wedgwoodtherestaurant.co.uk
267 Canongate, Royal Mile, Edinburgh EH8 8BQ
0131 558 8737
@wedgwoodtherestaurant

Last Updated: 24 June 2020 13:28

Latest Local News

Traverse Theatre announces Breakfast Plays will go ahead as a series of podcast episodes

Traverse Theatre announces Breakfast Plays will go ahead as a series of podcast episodes

The Traverse is delighted to announce that one of the most-loved elements of its annual Traverse Festival programme, the Breakfast Plays, will be produced this year as a series of podcast episodes.
Last Updated: 6th August 2020
Edinburgh nurseries welcome community for open days

Edinburgh nurseries welcome community for open days

Busy Bees nurseries in Edinburgh are welcoming the community through the doors for an open day for the first time since lockdown was announced.
Last Updated: 6th August 2020
Baby monkey at Edinburgh Zoo named by keepers

Baby monkey at Edinburgh Zoo named by keepers

A three-month-old L’Hoest’s monkey born at Edinburgh Zoo in May has been named 'Butembo' in tribute to the species’ native home in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Last Updated: 6th August 2020
Forth Bridge Lego

Forth Bridge Lego

The quest to have Scotland's very first ever LEGO set endorsed by the LEGO Ideas Group took one step closer to becoming a reality last week.
Last Updated: 6th August 2020
Mercat Tours Relaunch

Mercat Tours Relaunch

Mercat Tours, a family-run Edinburgh-based tourism business, will relaunch on Thursday 27th August!
Last Updated: 5th August 2020
National Trust for Scotland reopens more facilities

National Trust for Scotland reopens more facilities

National Trust for Scotland has reopened play parks, cafes and visitor centres at several properties across the country.
Last Updated: 4th August 2020
 Butterfly and Insect World welcomes back customers

Butterfly and Insect World welcomes back customers

Following updated guidance from Scottish Government that visitor attractions may reopen, Edinburgh Butterfly and Insect World is now welcoming back visitors.
Last Updated: 4th August 2020
Harvey Nichols Edinburgh Joins Eat Out to Help Out Scheme

Harvey Nichols Edinburgh Joins Eat Out to Help Out Scheme

Harvey Nichols Edinburgh has joined the Eat Out to Help Out scheme, which runs Mondays – Wednesdays during August 2020.
Last Updated: 4th August 2020
Drive in tour to host first live audience sporting event since lockdown

Drive in tour to host first live audience sporting event since lockdown

The Parking Lot Social, Scotland's biggest ever drive-in tour, has announced that it will be hosting the first live audience sporting event since the start of lockdown!
Last Updated: 4th August 2020
Edinburgh International Festival Lights Up the City

Edinburgh International Festival Lights Up the City

Edinburgh International Festival unveils My Light Shines On, a series of video works and light installations across Scotland’s capital, and reveals digital line-up of Scottish Artists!
Last Updated: 4th August 2020
Traverse Theatre announces Declan, the first event of their Digital Festival 2020

Traverse Theatre announces Declan, the first event of their Digital Festival 2020

The Traverse Theatre today announces Declan, a brand new take on their 2019 Traverse Festival hit Mouthpiece about class, culture and appropriation.
Last Updated: 3rd August 2020
Noto on Thistle Street reopens with a new menu

Noto on Thistle Street reopens with a new menu

Edinburgh chef, Stuart Ralston’s Thistle Street restaurant, Noto has re-opened with a brand new menu.
Last Updated: 3rd August 2020
Scottish artists pick their all time favourite Scottish albums for SAY Award

Scottish artists pick their all time favourite Scottish albums for SAY Award

Deacon Blue, Declan Welsh, Sacred Paws, The Snuts, Tide Lines, Vukovi and more pick their all time favourite Scottish albums for the SAY Award, with two days left until submissions close.
Last Updated: 29th July 2020
Eat Out To Help Out at Dobbies

Eat Out To Help Out at Dobbies

Dobbies, the UK's leading garden centre retailer, is taking part in the UK Government's Eat Out To Help Out scheme which gives diners 50% off their restaurant bill up to the value of £10.
Last Updated: 28th July 2020
Hard Rock Cafe Edinburgh Extend Eat Out To Help Out Offer in August

Hard Rock Cafe Edinburgh Extend Eat Out To Help Out Offer in August

Diners at Hard Rock Cafe Edinburgh can take advantage of the ‘Eat Out To Help Out’ 50% off extended offer available from Monday to Friday throughout August.
Last Updated: 28th July 2020
The Little Chartroom launches Portobello street food pop up

The Little Chartroom launches Portobello street food pop up

The Little Chartroom has just announced it will be launching a street food pop up on the Prom at Portobello from 1 August.
Last Updated: 27th July 2020
New look, new website for Love Loch Lomond

New look, new website for Love Loch Lomond

Love Loch Lomond, the official destination organisation for the Loch Lomond, Trossachs and Clyde Sea Lochs area has launched a new website alongside their new brand.
Last Updated: 27th July 2020
Say Yes to the Sustainable Wedding Dress

Say Yes to the Sustainable Wedding Dress

Rachel Scott Couture reveals new eco-friendly, ethically produced, vegan friendly bridal collection from designer, Rolling In Roses.
Last Updated: 27th July 2020
Drive in event dates extended as Scotland gets the green light

Drive in event dates extended as Scotland gets the green light

The Parking Lot Social, Scotland's biggest ever drive-in tour, has announced extra dates to its Edinburgh and Glasgow stops!
Last Updated: 23rd July 2020
BIAZA Photography Competition

BIAZA Photography Competition

RZSS is thrilled to say that one of their Highland Wildlife Park team was Highly Commended in the annual BIAZA photography competition.
Last Updated: 23rd July 2020
Proposals for gradual reopening of Libraries and Community Centres announced

Proposals for gradual reopening of Libraries and Community Centres announced

Edinburgh Council has begun a three-stage phased plan for the reopening of its libraries and community centres, with the second and third stages being subject to committee approval.
Last Updated: 23rd July 2020
Tickets now on sale for some of top visitor attractions in Scotland

Tickets now on sale for some of top visitor attractions in Scotland

Online booking opens today (Wednesday 22 July) for three of Scotland’s most iconic castles - Edinburgh Castle, Stirling Castle and Urquhart Castle.
Last Updated: 22nd July 2020
Harvey Nichols Edinburgh announces Forth Floor Dining will reopen 29th July

Harvey Nichols Edinburgh announces Forth Floor Dining will reopen 29th July

Harvey Nichols, Edinburgh is delighted to announce that Forth Floor dining will return on Wednesday 29th July.
Last Updated: 22nd July 2020
Decision on Winter Festivals 2020 expected in August

Decision on Winter Festivals 2020 expected in August

Initial discussions exploring potential revised plans for how both Edinburgh's Christmas and Hogmanay could be celebrated in 2020 are underway with the Council All Party Oversight Group.
Last Updated: 22nd July 2020
Double international award success for Scottish heather honey

Double international award success for Scottish heather honey

Edinburgh’s The Scottish Bee Company is celebrating this week after receiving two top industry accolades at the London International Honey Awards (LIHA).
Last Updated: 21st July 2020
Green light for live drive in events

Green light for live drive in events

Scotland's live event sector will be given the green light to hold drive-in entertainment from Wednesday 22nd July.
Last Updated: 20th July 2020
Historic floral clock in West Princes Street Gardens pays tribute to NHS and key workers

Historic floral clock in West Princes Street Gardens pays tribute to NHS and key workers

Work has finished to complete this year's design on the world's oldest Floral Clock in Edinburgh's West Princes Street Gardens.
Last Updated: 20th July 2020
One of the most unique visitor attractions in Edinburgh is set to reopen tomorrow!

One of the most unique visitor attractions in Edinburgh is set to reopen tomorrow!

The Real Mary King's Close located underneath the famous Royal Mile in Edinburgh has announced it will re-open to the public this Saturday, 18th July!
Last Updated: 17th July 2020
Edinburgh Summer Sessions announces rescheduled shows

Edinburgh Summer Sessions announces rescheduled shows

Edinburgh Summer Sessions today announce that huge stars including Lionel Richie, Michael Kiwanuka, Simple Minds, Tom Jones and Travis will return for rescheduled shows for 2021’s festival.
Last Updated: 17th July 2020
Hard Rock Cafe Edinburgh to say Thank You to Frontline Workers

Hard Rock Cafe Edinburgh to say Thank You to Frontline Workers

Hard Rock Cafe Edinburgh is saying a big thank-you to the city’s frontline health workers with a free Legendary® Burger from Monday 20th July.
Last Updated: 17th July 2020

Sponsored Links

Popular Events

At The Drive In: Edinburgh
@TheDriveIn is a fully loaded drive in cinema experience that is bringing a whole host of drive in activities to Edinburgh in August!
William Shatner and Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan
Set your phasers to fun! Prepare to be beamed up for an unforgettable night with the original ‘Captain James T. Kirk’, award-winning actor William Shatner.
EIFF and Unique Events present: Drive In Movies
Edinburgh International Film Festival and Unique Events have teamed up with Edinburgh Airport to produce a new monthly event for cinema fans throughout the rest of 2020!
Music in the open air
Enjoy the sound of traditional Scottish fiddle music in solo performances as you stroll through the gardens of the Palace of Holyroodhouse!
Edinburgh Zoo After Hours
This summer, Edinburgh Zoo is opening the zoo gates after hours, giving you more opportunity to see your favourite animals!

Popular Venues

Edinburgh Playhouse Festival Theatre Edinburgh Kings Theatre Edinburgh National Museum of Scotland Traverse Theatre