Wildfire Scottish Steak & Seafood Bistro

Wildfire Scottish Steak & Seafood Bistro
192 Rose Street, Edinburgh, EH2 4AZ
  • Telephone 0131 225 3636
  • Food served Mon 5.15–10pm; Tue–Fri noon–2.30pm, 5.15–10pm; Sat–Sun noon–3pm, 5.15–10pm.
  • Average price £14 (steak £3 supplement); £27 (evening meal)
  • Email
  • Website www.wildfirerestaurant.co.uk

Intimate, inviting steak house and seafood restaurant serving quality local produce.

Eating & Drinking Guide

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Based in the centre of town near the west end of Rose Street, Wildfire attracts a mix of tourists and locals in the know. The interior is petite but warm and incredibly welcoming; managing to secure a table here does feel a bit like winning a golden ticket, so book ahead. To start there’s a range of tempting options from creamy Cullen skink to haggis with a Drambuie sauce, while for mains there's a focus on 21-day matured Aberdeen Angus steak available in fillet, sirloin and ribeye along with a choice of peppercorn or blue cheese sauce. The succulent steak comes with a wealth of fries or delightfully thick-cut chips and a well-dressed salad. There's also an array of specials on the mobile blackboard to peruse. To finish take advantage of the cheese board from I J Mellis or the superb sweet selection – an impressively light chocolate and almond cake served with zingy compote is particularly worth saving space for. There's also a generous whisky selection and interesting wine range.

  • High point: Warm, friendly welcome
  • Low point: Not a huge amount of space between tables
  • Notable dish: Sirloin steak with blue cheese sauce
  • Provides: Children's portions, Outdoor tables, Free wi-fi
  • Music on stereo: Easy listening
  • Capacity: 30 (15 outdoors)
  • Largest group: 8
  • Open since: 2003
  • Number of wines sold by the glass: 12
  • House wine: £16.95 per bottle