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3-5 Lister Square | Unit 1, Edinburgh EH3 9GL, Scotland
+44 131 629 1797
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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Restaurant Hours
Asian, Malaysian, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3-5 Lister Square | Unit 1, Edinburgh EH3 9GL, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My guess is the place is only good enough for quick food. I don't see it as a place for business discussion. The table for two just enough to put your food and drinks for two. If you order more then just no more space....More

Thank drfauzims
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited with my family on Sunday evening. The restaurant was not busy and looked warm and inviting. My brother had roti canal which looked and tasted like the top of a soggy fray bentos steak pie. It was memories of my childhood except fray...More

Thank Steven L
Reviewed 7 November 2017

If you like oriental food, you probably won't be disappointed. With a wide range of Malaysian and Chinese dishes on the menu, there is plenty of choice. The night we went there were more clients from the far east than westerners which I think is...More

Thank Ewingston
Reviewed 23 October 2017

They are the true definition of don't judge a book by its cover. The food is pale at best, their customer service is absolutely terrible and you're better suited going to the many other Chinese, Japanese, Korean establishments in Edinburgh. They don't seem to have...More

1  Thank Peter W
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

A lovely restaurant near our apartment. Staff were knowledgeable re the contents of dishes for someone on a restricted diet & if they weren't sure they very quickly enquired from the chef. The dishes we chose were similar to those served in a high quality...More

Thank Elaine W
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Went with friends for a meal and it was very nice, the menu has plenty of good choices and did not disappoint and the staff were lovely too.

Thank Susan A
Reviewed 14 September 2017

We ate here on the recommendation of the hotel desk clerk. She told us that the food was similar to Thai, which we love. Trust me, there is no comparison between good Thai food, and the Malaysian glop we had here. Both of us had...More

Thank sailor1101
Reviewed 12 September 2017

The restaurant is right next to our hotel and we had lunch there on our second day and dinner on our last night. Seems they close between 2:30 PM and 5:00 PM so when we came in around 1:30 PM they explained this and were...More

1  Thank MariaVictoria0918
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

This was our second visit to Nanyang and once again it didn't disappoint! We had a great selection of dishes from Chicken Satay, Roast Duck to Mussels with ginger. Everything cooked to perfection and served efficiently on warm plates. It's hard to pick one dish...More

1  Thank munaausat
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

What a wonderful place to eat. The restaurant is well decorated and the staff polite. The food had great flavour and cooked beautifully. All the spices and flavours were light and well judged. The desert of sticky black rice was fantastic. We ate all the...More

Thank 1RDavido
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3-5 Lister Square | Unit 1, Edinburgh EH3 9GL, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Southside & Holyrood
  • Neighbourhood: Southside & Holyrood
  • Phone Number: +44 131 629 1797
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Nanyang Restaurant is an original Malaysian Restaurant in Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland. We are not only providing the best and original Malaysian flavor but also making you feel very comfortable by our top class services.
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