Maki & Ramen
Well-run and welcoming Japanese restaurant serving good fast food to an eclectic crowd.
Maki & Ramen is a well-loved local chain providing consistently high standards and individual character in each of its four locations. While all are worth a visit, Fountainbridge is the largest and only one that takes reservations, essential at weekends. Entering the cheerfully bustling atmosphere you are instantly hit with a bit of theatre as sushi chefs shout greetings to passing diners and friendly staff whizz round delivering plates of first-rate sushi and steaming bowls of exceptional ramen. The sushi bar takes centre stage where experienced hands dexterously slice and roll well-sourced, mainly Scottish fish. The menu has everything you want from a Japanese restaurant with each dish exuding quality and freshness. Tantan ramen imparts subtle sesame flavours to its silken texture and chilli infused shredded chicken. For the indecisive, there are sushi and sashimi sets starring bright red surf clams, translucent tender squid, and thick cuts of exceptionally lean tuna. It is all so, so good but be sure to try the mackerel sashimi lightly marinated in rice vinegar creating a salty, sweet, slightly acidic medley of well-balanced marine flavours.
- Delivery: https://deliveroo.co.uk/menu/edinburgh/merchiston/maki-and-ramen
- Provides: Vegetarian options (at least ¼ main courses), Halal options, Children's high chairs, Wheelchair access, Free wi-fi
- Music on stereo: Can't hear it for the chatter
- Capacity: 80
- Largest group: 30
- Open since: 2017
- Number of wines sold by the glass: 2
- House wine: £16.50 per bottle
- BYOB: £3.00 wine, £1.00 beer. corkage
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