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Red Box Noodle Bar

51 West Nicolson Street, Edinburgh EH8 9DB, Scotland
+44 131 662 0828
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good43%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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“noodles” (105 reviews)
“noodle boxes” (7 reviews)
“ramen” (6 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Chinese, Fast food, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
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51 West Nicolson Street, Edinburgh EH8 9DB, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 156 reviews

Reviewed 2 November 2017

A simple idea, choose your noodles, meat, veg and sauce. The nice man gets it together and cooks it there and then. So your food's freshly prepared before your eyes. It's also tasty and filling. Beware the noodle boxes look small, they're not. Two starters,...More

Thank Firu T
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

quality was very poor.everything was pre cooked and there is a lack of fresh ingredients every part was pre fabricated.sauce was disgusting and food was so hot i was sure it was in the microwave for 10 min.vegetables was cold and looked like it was...More

1  Thank S34me
Reviewed 20 September 2017

My wife and I went all the way across from new town just to check out this place. It did not disappoint. We're still talking about our food there even though we're back in the US. The noodles are really delicious and the sauce they...More

Thank Matthew S
Reviewed 30 August 2017

My daughter (just back from studying in China) took me here ..I paid! She was correct that it is the nearest I'd find to the soupy, noodle dishes I loved when in China.....good food, great value and I couldn't finish what I ordered (unusual!) Not...More

Thank Andrew2152
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Went a few years ago and had a great lunch so decided to order again. I ordered the noodle box with singapore powder as it used to be my favourite but when I tasted it, it was bland and tasteless and it didn't end there....More

1  Thank rachelking914
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Fearing Festival crowds, we arrived before one o'clock to find it busy (with locals) but not impossibly so; an efficient ordering and cooking system meant we ordered at the counter and were seated in five minutes; food arrived after another five, and I must say...More

Thank Duncan W
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Red Box is ideal for a quick (healthier) bite to eat out and about in the city centre. Prices are on the rise but it's still cheap considering two of you can get starters, main and a drink for £20 (might be £17 again after...More

Thank Amy F
Reviewed 15 August 2017

I had a takeaway crispy noodle, vegetarian with szechuan sauce and all toppings ....very sorry to say it was awful! The vegetables were few, the sauce indistinguishable, just salt. Could have been a knorr cube if you ask me. VERY disappointing. Noodles far too salty...More

1  Thank fiercefleming
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

This is a very good place for noodles. Dry or soup we can choose the noodle type, main ingredient and three vegetables plus the sauce. The service is good and they are really quick to cook your meal. It can be for takeaway or sit...More

Thank Joao V
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Went to RedBox with a friend and had a lovely bowl of noodles but the aftermath of my friend consuming the chicken noodle box has resulted in what i can only describe as nuclear waste seeping menacingly and aggressively out of her and into the...More

1  Thank lilbabyhelen
Nearby
Southside & Holyrood
Many of Edinburgh’s student hangouts gather around
university buildings in Southside, the sort of
neighbourhood that supports a long string of
second-hand shops and eateries serving ethnic food for
just a few pounds. In August the student population is
replaced by vast numbers of boisterous visitors here
for the Fringe, Edinburgh’s world-class comedy and
arts festival which headquarters itself here. Flanking
...More
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Susancara
2 September 2017|
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Response from Amy F | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are soup options as well as the usual noodle boxes.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 51 West Nicolson Street, Edinburgh EH8 9DB, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Southside & Holyrood
  • Neighbourhood: Southside & Holyrood
  • Phone Number: +44 131 662 0828
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