Maki & Ramen

Maki & Ramen
97–101 Fountainbridge, Edinburgh, EH3 9QG
  • Telephone 0131 228 5069
  • Food served Mon–Fri noon–3pm, 5–10pm; Sat/Sun noon–10pm.
  • Average price £12 (set lunch); £15 (evening meal)
  • Email
  • Website www.makimaki-restaurant.co.uk
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Opened in May 2017, this omakase sushi bar boasts a large contemporary space, with both classic dishes, outstanding specials and BYOB.

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With a blackboard full of tempting daily specials like refreshing slithers of fiery stonebass carpaccio, or beef tataki with black truffle butter blowtorched at the table, Maki & Ramen's menu is extensive. The pig bone broth is rich and comforting whilst all the sushi classics come laden with vibrant fresh fish. If deciding is tough then go omakase – translated as 'I'll leave it to you', this is a 12-course, chef-selected, tasting menu, complete with sake. Don't forget to save room for homemade sesame mochi too. Unlike their original venue, this second Maki & Ramen is a large contemporary space with Japanese style seating (shoes off, legs crossed) and a sushi bar if you want to pick up some maki-making tips. Post It notes doodled with fond memories add a splash of colour to the walls and with a BYOB policy the atmosphere is sure to be vibrant in the evening.

  • High point: Meaty Scottish salmon sashimi
  • Low point: Not everyone is a fan of communal bench dining
  • Notable dish: beef tataki with black truffle
  • 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: jazz/ contemporary acoustic/ love songs
  • Capacity: 70
  • Largest group: 70
  • Open since: 2017
  • Number of wines sold by the glass: 2
  • House wine: £13 per bottle
  • BYOB: £3 corkage

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