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China Town Restaurant - Edinburgh

3 Atholl Place, Edinburgh EH3 8HP, Scotland
+44 131 228 3333
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“chow mein” (7 reviews)
“spare ribs” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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3 Atholl Place, Edinburgh EH3 8HP, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Quite possibly the nicest decor and presentation I have seen in Scotland. With decor arguably superior to that of Andrew Fairlies Michelin restaurant at Gleneagles hotel and excellent presentation and cuisine at a fraction of the price, I can recommend this Edinburgh restaurant ten times...More

Thank alan m
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The restaurant is great:elegant and modern The service is sooooo unbelievable,really love the attention for the clients! Really nice food and good prices! Tommaso.

Thank Tommaso M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This was our third visit and to be honest not so good. Too rushed and food and atmosphere not up to the last two times. Had salt and chilli ribs which were far too salty with no chilli. No taste but salt. Shared the shredded...More

Thank scottishtravellers96
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great Cantonese Restaurant which we found on the way Back from Murrayfield .... luckily they managed to find us A table as it was packed! Superb choice of home cooked Food - served by very friendly staff. Reasonably priced - central position. Would recommend -...More

Thank Clinky123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely staff very pleasant dinner food fresh and tasty would recommend a visit.The decor is stunning clean restaurant good atmosphere with nice background music

Thank Lesley S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited with a group of friends. We are from the set menu. The food was tasty and fresh but it took a very long time to arrive. The restaurant was far from busy, in fact half empty. Overall very happy with the food but...More

Thank kenzie3110
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Having passed here lots of times I think the lit up signage on the outside puts you off , was very nicely surprised by how well decorated the restaurant is inside when some friends recommended it. The service was good and we had lemon chicken...More

Thank family52
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

We visited on our wedding anniversary and had a thoroughly lovely night. Great food and great service. I would highly recommend a visit, if only for the chilli salted ribs.

Thank Davidpierrepont
Reviewed 11 September 2017

We tried this restaurant on the recommendation of friends, and found it really good. The dishes appeared to be cooked to order without generic sauces from a bottle, a welcome change to many Chinese Restaurants these days. This did mean that we had to wait...More

Thank hilarymunro
Reviewed 10 September 2017

We have been regular customers over several years both for nights out and to celebrate special occasions and the food is always excellent. However, there have been more than a few occasions when service was extremely slow or the wrong dishes brought to us. On...More

Thank rfcoleman
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West End
Prevailing winds meant that most cities that grew in
industrial Britain had their most desirable
neighbourhoods to the west – upwind of factory fumes.
Edinburgh was no exception, with its wealthiest
citizens settling in its West End and leaving behind
grand Georgian townhouses, private gardens and genteel
crescents. These backstreets remain as dignified and
sleepy as ever, and most of the action here lies along
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Response from porridge4 | Reviewed this property |
I looked into taking a party of a similar size, and they were happy to accommodate us. They asked us to choose a banquet menu as this helps to plan and time the volume of food. I think you will enjoy your visit if you... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$33 - US$46
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Monday
5:30 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Friday
12:30 PM - 12:30 AM
Saturday
5:30 PM - 12:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Atholl Place, Edinburgh EH3 8HP, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > West End
  • Neighbourhood: West End
  • Phone Number: +44 131 228 3333
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Description
This award-winning Cantonese restaurant on Atholl Place stands out on the Edinburgh restaurant scene for its chic dining room and contemporary cuisine. China Town is renowned for its sleek interior – which features chocolate brown walls decorated with antique Chinese musical instruments, silk curtains and LED lights. Popular for stylish parties, formal family get-togethers and special celebrations, China Town has earned an excellent reputation for its innovative cuisine. Seafood dishes are the kitchen's specialty, and you can order scallops, sea bass and halibut steamed with garlic and spring onions or stir-fried with black bean sauce. Head Chef Thomas Chan is happy to create bespoke dishes on request, and his acclaimed menu is complimented by a diverse wine list.
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