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Karen's Unicorn

8B Abercromby Place | New Town, Edinburgh EH3 6LB, Scotland
+44 131 556 6333
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“prawn crackers” (37 reviews)
“lemon chicken” (30 reviews)
“monkfish” (37 reviews)
Closed Now
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM Hours
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8B Abercromby Place | New Town, Edinburgh EH3 6LB, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ate here while on a trip to Edinburgh with my parents we throughly enjoyed our meal here. We loved all our food and will be back next time we are in Edinburgh

Thank Kat W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The last time we had such a good Chinese meal was in Liverpool’s Chinatown - where, surrounded by fierce competition, educated palettes and high expectations - restauranteurs need to be very good. So, to find an authentic and high quality Chinese restaurant in Edinburgh’s New...More

Thank Jonathan B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I went for dinner to this restaurant and were blown away with how amazing the food was! We had the crispy shredded chicken and crispy shredded beef and both tasted amazing! The staff were so attentive to our every need taking our...More

Thank Rachel B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant is lovely, staff are incredible - friendly and professional. The food is delicious and we have eaten in and had takeaway, and the standard is the same. Really impressed, slightly higher price than other places but you are getting the service/food that justifies...More

Thank Kirsty M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a meal here for my sister and brother in laws anniversary. The staff were very welcoming and the food was excellent. I would go as far as saying that this was the best Chinese meal I have ever had. Thank you.

Thank karen190862
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I ate here last night with my boyfriend. Firstly, they had limited selection of meals that contained no MSG (seafood dishes were only option). The atmosphere in the restaurant can only be described as strange. All of the waiting staff appeared on edge, as if...More

2  Thank SineadONeill95
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great atmosphere it a really good part of Edinburgh. Really close to the good bars on George Street. Service is also amazing with a very friendly atmosphere.

Thank Dave B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a restaurant that does Chinese food not a Chinese restaurant. The atmosphere was not Chinese in terms of the decor or the waiting staff. The portions were quite large but two of the dishes we had (monkfish and chilli chicken) were too over...More

2  Thank Ron I
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Fabulous food after Super Saturday rugby. Lazy night in so thanks for having our food ready when you said it would be; fast & fresh.Thank you guys - great quality.

Thank Leslie W
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Everything in the meal was lightly and delicately cooked. We had sweet and sour and chicken with cashew nuts and found them just right. Dim sum as a starter set us off just right.

Thank John A
New Town
Suits and shopping bags rule the streets of New Town,
until after dark when strappy dresses come out to
play. This is the city’s central business district
with its smaller offices, clothes boutiques, and many
of the city’s flashiest restaurants and ritziest
clubs. The architecture along roads like George Street
helps give it a swank and formal feel: it’s a planned
Georgian development of regal townhouses, geometric
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Questions & Answers
Laura A
28 March 2017|
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Response from L3947DXmichaeld | Reviewed this property |
Definitely gluten free.
16 November 2016|
Response from polly45 | Reviewed this property |
It seems they used to do a two course meal for around ten pounds at lunchtime.
13 November 2016|
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Response from Fibi1034 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, missed this question, I would say yes they would welcome children
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
3:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8B Abercromby Place | New Town, Edinburgh EH3 6LB, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > New Town
  • Neighbourhood: New Town
  • Phone Number: +44 131 556 6333
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