Woodwork

Woodwork

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://woodworkyeg.com/
  • Phone: 7807574100x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Dinner Service:
    Mon, Tue, Thu, Sun: 5pm - 10pm
    Fri, Sat: 5pm - 11pm

    Bar:
    Mon, Tue, Thu, Sun: 5pm - 12am
    Fri, Sat: 5pm - 1am
  • Payment Options: AMEX,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Southern, French, Canadian
  • Executive Chef: Mike Scorgie
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes

Getting there

  • Parking: Street Parking
A word from Woodwork
WOODWORK is a collaboration between Chef Mike Scorgie and Barman Andrew Borley.


The name WOODWORK pays homage to the intersection of our passions for wood-fired cooking and barrel-aged spirits.


Located in Edmonton's historic McLeod Building at 10132-100 Street, WOODWORK is currently under construction and will be open fall 2013.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerFit for Foodies
  • Diners' Choice WinnerHot Spot
  • Diners' Choice WinnerMost Booked
Woodwork reviews from OpenTable diners
198 reviews since June 23, 2014
Overall Rating4.1
  • Food4.2
    Service4.2
  • Ambiance4.1
    Noise LevelModerate
92% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
fit for foodies (141)hot spot (95)special occasion (69)neighborhood gem (61)vibrant bar scene (61)late-night find (52)romantic (45)good for groups (35)notable wine list (33)great for lunch (33)great for brunch (5)great for outdoor dining (4)scenic view (2)kid-friendly (1)Show More
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    Dining experience was great, from the excellent service to the food and ambiance. The only negative, if there was to be one, was the noise level. Made it a bit difficult to carry on a conversation with the group of 6 ppl that we were with. Other than that, it was an excellent evening in an awesome restaurant.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • teresa
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    The seats are very close together, up could strike a conversation with the other people beside you. The Brussel sprouts were excellent, meatballs were very taste. Wine is expensive and you only get a 5 oz glass. Pricey.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, late-night find, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Best tapas great values
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    Flavours and food portions were amazing . Highly recommend the wings. Also the salad and tartar were tasty. Wish this resto was in Calgary so I could try all the dishes! Can't wait to come back
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, late-night find, notable wine list, romantic, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food poor service
    Salesgirl86
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    We spent our anniversary at Woodwork on Saturday which was recommended by a close friend. We decided to skip out on dinner and instead order the small plates to share- great idea. Our server was aggressive & rude when ordering a drink telling me, “it’s not about what your friend likes & recommends, what do you want,What do you want tell me so I can help you!” then she argued about the sweatiness of a cosmopolitan! I wanted to leave. I have never ever had someone be so rude to me in a restaurant, she didn’t fit! Let’s just say we had one drink and spent the remainder over at Hundred with good dessert and great red wine. Overall, I regret sending my anniversary there but I would go back for a late night snack. Fiona Wessel
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, late-night find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 10/9/2014
    Food is great but venue is very noisy and tables are very close together. Not suitable for business dinners where you have talk business as you end up leaning forward to hear the other people at your table which is a bit uncomfortable.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 10/9/2014
    Our server was very good at filling water glasses. And that was it. We were never offered another drink, or even coffee after dinner and our food was over an hour from ordering, so we definitely could have used some refills. Then when we paid, another server took our credit card. We were then chased down the street by our server to make sure we paid. Not impressed with that one.
    Special Features:
    hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Could have been better
    Familyof5
    Dined on 10/9/2014
    The bright points: Steak Tartar was delicately seasoned and served with the thinnest of waffle potato crisps. Delicious! Not so good: our Mains took over 45 minutes to arrive after we finished our starter. The "crispy" brussel sprouts we're charred, bitter and ruined the delicate nature of the Cod. Left an awful taste in my mouth for hours after.
    Special Features:
    hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Fu#kin Awesome
    justInYEG1day
    Dined on 10/5/2014
    Food was absolutely great. Fresh and local. Service was amazing and I have already told the people I met in Edmonton that they should get out here ASAP.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Trendy but food fails to deliver
    XmasdinerVIP
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    Woodwork specializes in preparing everything on site from the smoked salmon to the sausages to the charcuterie. Their food is then wood grilled or smoked. Lots of beef and pork on the menu. My order of smoked salmon was way too salty and my husband's short rib which he felt was very fatty also suffered from too much salt. While it's a fun place to dine if you don't mind the noise, the food was disappointing.
    Special Features:
    hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Brassica- rec a little tweaking
    Maui
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    Really love Woodwork-concept, cocktails, food. Server was good. One of our fav items- Brassica Salad -has been disappointing for all of us last two visits. A creative, flavorful salad greatly diminished because it was floating in vinaigrette. No one could finish it. Will try it one more time and hope it's changed or at least ask for vinaigrette on the side. Otherwise-excellent as always.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Simply Amazing
    nomnomnom
    Dined on 9/30/2014
    One of the best meals I've had in a very long time. Everything was just perfect and I can't wait to go back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • I'll be back!
    SquidVIP
    Dined on 9/28/2014
    Went here recently for the first time and was impressed with food and service. I wonder what took me so long to finally make it. Lives up to reputation for quality and service.
    Special Features:
    hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • consistently fantastic
    foodgirl
    Dined on 9/28/2014
    if you haven't been, you really must. this is one of edmonton's best restaurants and they consistently perform... great food, interesting drinks, local fare and knowledgable service.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • New fav restaurant
    edmonton654
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    Only sad part is they kicked us out for another table. We wanted to stay all night.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, late-night find, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • "Nailed it"
    4Theatregoers
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    The wine list was extensive and thoughtful. Of course we had to try the infamous kale salad, and it lived up to all our expectations. The seafood and meat dishes were both very well executed, with many subtle flavor combinations. Even the coffee was great. As one of the guys said, "They nailed it!"
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, notable wine list, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Woodwork
    Darling2U
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    This bistro helps take the place of Moriety's that is a place for couples and friends. I would not take my young children there, or anyone who is hearing sensitive, as the high, open ceiling makes for noise level to be enhanced. Food had interesting tones. The chacuteirrre platter was very good with the variety of their own meats. I had clams which were good, but a little too much smoke-flavour for me. My companion had the dill sausage, was was also good, but a little too much dill flavour coming through over-powering what should be the subtle back to it. The rice pudding was rich with a wonderful vanilla. I would go back and try other plates. I would like to see more of a variety of wines, with 1\2 litre and 1 litre options.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, late-night find, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Dinner before the Citadel
    Audi2010
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    First time out, friends and I ate at Woodwork. I started with the house sour & one of my friends has the dill Collins. Both excellent. The atmosphere is very lively & the service was quite attentive & professional. My friends had the smoked salmon & I had the dill sausage with mustard & potato salad with arugula salad & buttermilk ricotta. Both selections were exceptional. For dessert two of us had the peanut butter chocolate raspberry thang. The top half tasted just like a PB&J sandwich & the bottom creamy chocolate mousse. The other dessert at the table was the rice pudding with smoked caramel & peaches. The portions were the perfect size. It was a lively crowd and clearly others were also enjoying themselves. I highly recommend Woodwork.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • After the hype, it was just ok
    HprunnerVIP
    Dined on 9/25/2014
    I had heard so many good things about this place. Seen it lined up out the door. Had friends in from Toronto and though it was a great opportunity to showcase Edmonton's growing food scene. It was just ok. Bar is beautiful, frites are amazing. I should have had the flatsteak salad because the smoked brisket was just ok. With so many choices downtown it will be awhile before I give it a try for lunch again. Maybe dinner next time when I can try a cocktail.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fabulous
    GoodFoodGoodFun
    Dined on 9/25/2014
    Woodwork is another true gem in Edmonton's restaurant scene. The food is fabulous and unique with, of course, local suppliers. The fact that they make their own sausage and carve their own cuts of meat is testament to the commitment Woodwork has to fantastic, flavourful food. The Montreal Smoked Meat sandwich was the best our Vancouver diner said he'd ever had and the Brassica salad was also fabulous. There are no commercial sodas on the menu - rather all the homemade colas, celery sodas and pomegranate sodas are wonderful. Can't say enough about Woodwork - the service, food and setting are fabulous. Added bonus - the prices are extremely reasonable!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Uneven
    Willreturn
    Dined on 9/22/2014
    The kale salad lived up to its reputation, but the brussel sprouts included with the cod main course were overcooked. The clams appetizer was somewhat disappointing because the sauce was so heavy that I could taste little else. The desserts we ordered were both fabulous. I think there is a lot of potential here based on the exciting menu, but the chef/kitchen needs to reconsider a couple of preparations and make sure the timing is scrutinized with proper care. In addition, the restaurant was completely full by the time we left, but there seemed to be very few servers. I sensed that my server was over-burdened. I will come back at some point -- at the very least to eat the kale salad again.
    Special Features:
    hot spot, romantic
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • katt
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    smoked meat wasn't great. Cod was good but very expensive. They didn't charge me for the sweet tea (it was terrible), but we got charged for plain water.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • good overall, but pretty salty
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010VIP
    Dined on 9/16/2014
    The food was all pretty salty. Not bad at all, but very salty, and it wore me down by the end, dish after dish. This was generally true of all 4 dishes we ordered (2 appys, 2 mains), and it was true of dessert (rice pudding) which had a dollop of burnt caramel in the centre, which was salty.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great lunch
    SnappyMuttMutt
    Dined on 9/16/2014
    Went with coworkers for a modest celebratory lunch. Hickory fries and celery soda were really unique and good.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, hot spot, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fun!
    Outandabout
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    Great spot and amazing cocktails! Limited vegetarian food choices
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Must really like salt
    Murv
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    The cocktails were the best in the city. Fantastic. Our wine was phenomenal. The charcuterie was lovely, but not a generous serving. Our mains had potential - but were over seasoned - too salty. The space is beautiful - reminiscent of a bistro in a European city. With a few tweaks of the main dishes, this would be a favourite haunt.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, late-night find, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Highly Recommend
    HappyVIP
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    I have been to Woodwork twice - once for dinner and once for lunch. The food was excellent, presentation imaginative and service standards very high. My only comment is that both times I have been they have run out of tonic after my first drink.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, hot spot, late-night find, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Not as good as I'd heard
    luv2eat
    Dined on 9/8/2014
    Dined with 6 colleagues and we ordered the flank steak, the pork dish and the brisket. The brisket was the best in terms of flavor and texture - it was quite tender. The pork dish and the flank steak were tough. The pork dish was quite salty too. The flank steak lacked flavor.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Lunch/ Client Fave
    Fantastic
    Dined on 9/8/2014
    Keep going back for lunch, always great service and new exciting menu to choose from. Recently had the Cod this time and it was to die for!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • KMshaw
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    Good food, excellent cocktails but ambiance was lacking and room noise levels were very high
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Could do better
    Londoner
    Dined on 9/4/2014
    Heard great things about the restaraunt. Had to make a reservation, however, the time we wanted (1400) was not available, therefore, we made it at 1345. We arrived, and no one was inside except a table of 3. The place was not full for a Thursday lunch rush and had a max of 3 tables during our stay (1330-1630). The drinks were overpriced for the quality, as well as the food. The place itself was very nice and neat inside, and could do better geared towards a different clientel in a different location.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Excellent
    GlutenSans
    Dined on 9/2/2014
    Shared a number of delicious small plates and some rather inventive, tasty cocktails. Lots of options for gluten-free folks.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great addition to YEG dining scene
    DTDiner
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    Came by Sunday night with reservation. Table by kitchen was rather hot so moved up to the bar which was more atmospheric and interesting. I had the brisket (which was done to perfection--but didn't care much for the sides) while my dining companion had the cod which was also done extremely well, tasty and cooked to perfection. Waiting staff are good and professional but can see why others might find them a bit pretentious. Will be back. Great wine list!
    Special Features:
    late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Night out with friends
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Perfect place for a Saturday night out with friends. Great cocktail menu, and if its not on there, they'll know it and make it, probably better than you remember. Food is great for sharing, the chacuterie plate is a winner. Second time there, had the brisket the first time, its a winner, this time it was the port shoulder, another winner. Will be going back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Woodwork! So fresh!!
    happydinerVIP
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    Really enjoyed the vibrant atmosphere and friendly service. Food was presented well. Freshness and flavor in both our choices. Our waiter made excellent recommendations. Drinks and lattes were great! We will return.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, hot spot, late-night find, notable wine list, romantic, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Delicious food, great atmosphere
    EricY
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    Most of the food is cooked over wood coals so there are lots of wonderful caramelized crunches. Great mostly for meat-eaters, the veg options are good, but it's a small menu to start with. I ate there every night for a week. So... it's pretty awesome.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Woodwork
    Lilbee
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    Incredible!!! Best food I had in a long time. So fresh and so flavorful! The atmosphere is cool and laid back. The service was top notch! Would go back any day!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Mom loved it
    KristyJoyChai
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    I took my mom for her birthday and she really enjoyed herself. The food was amazing and the complimentary dessert was a nice surprise. Mom is pretty particular and would definitely let you know if she didn't like something but she had all good things to say!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great find!
    foodforlife
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    I found this restaurant while doing a quick search on Urbanspoon! The atmosphere was great and the food was excellent! The kale salad is a must!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Hidden Gem
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    This place is the perfect place for foodies alike! You will not be disappointed in the least. Starting with a great drink made by one of the very talented bartenders or a perfect meal served up by the kind wait staff made by the wonderful chiefs!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Enterprising
    tomiboi
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    Interesting to see what could be done to make an Edmonton city centre meal exciting even to carmelise the humble brussel sprout. Lead to lively discussion between the senior cooks at our table as to the novel treatment of meats and fish and the unique sauces presented.
    Special Features:
    late-night find, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic