36 Shore,
Leith, Edinburgh, EH6 6QU

The Kings Wark is a beautiful bar & restaurant situated on the Shore area in Leith, Edinburgh. The charming building is steeped in history and dates back to the 1400’s, providing a relaxing and cosy environment, whilst the exceptional team serve up some of the best gastro-pub food in the capital. From cask ales to cocktails and fine wines to coffees, there is a wide variety of quality drinks on offer along with amazing cheeseboards, weekday lunches and the outstanding weekend brunch menu.

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A little history

Royal residency and armory of King James I

The building would be restored by Queen Mary in her reign & later becomes a plague hospital

Granted to Bernhard Lindsay in 1613 by King James VI, bestowing upon him the right to reconstruct the building and keep four taverns on the site

Complete with ghostly presence in the basement this building has stood in the heart of Leith for almost 600 years