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62 Ratcliffe Terrace, Edinburgh EH9 1ST, Scotland
+44 131 667 9988
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17:00 - 23:00
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Wirksworth, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Having come to Edinburgh for a long weekend and walking over 10 miles today we returned to our guest house and looked for a local restaurant on trip advisor. This little place which only has around 7 tables came up just around the corner. I called and managed to book a table for around 2 hours later. We were greeted... More 

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Thank Karon69
Baldock, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

As a student, I used to regularly eat at this simple restaurant over 30 years ago. It provided sit-in dining of takeaway type dishes (with no corkage bring your own bottle). And guess what - it still offers the same excellent food and service. Management has changed from the original family owners but it ticked all the boxes. A few... More 

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Thank Euan B
Kirkwall, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Restaurant is small but pleasant, The main meals was very nice, through if you want spicy you need to ask for it to be made extra spicy. The only issue was the Rib starter. Quite fatty and gristly small bones . The Beijing sauce wasn't brilliant I would have rated this 9/10 except we felt it only rated a 7/10... More 

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Thank Imradlis V
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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94 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Another lovely meal here . 5 of us this time celebrating our daughters birthday , great starters and Mains . Loved the chilli beef my son in law had . In general all was lovely . Nice wee setting with lovely family who are always kind and chatty . It's bring your own bottle and no corkage , great !!!... More 

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Thank pinkeyEdinburgh
Wollongong, Australia
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112 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

This restaurant is within walking distance of many B & B's situated in East Mayfield,(street) Newington (Edinburgh). Whilst it is very small in size, I found the meals freshly cooked and very tasty. The furnishing of the restaurant is not modern, it is very busy during most evenings. Beer and Wine is NOT AVAILABLE however 80 metres away is a... More 

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Thank Harro4
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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94 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Can't praise food , service , setting enough . Great food served piping hot , I'm very fussy when it comes to food temperatures , you won't be disappointed .. What I ask for is what I get .. . No fuss !!! I love the mini veggie spring rolls . And recently I have been mostly opting for the... More 

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Thank pinkeyEdinburgh
Alnwick, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2016 via mobile

Have been a few times to sit in but this was my first take away. Either their standards have dropped massively in 6 months or the take away menu is completely different. Anyway I had a special fried rice which was inedible. the chicken slices on the top smelled off, it was full of tiny frozen shrimp (the veined kind)... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2015 via mobile

Ok, over the years I have visited this restaurant a number of times and never got round to reviewing. Amazing.........fresh, hot, reasonable and consistently good. King prawn and tomato, much lushishness, char sui pork with pickled ginger and pineapple, fresh and light, old boring chicken fried rice and curry sauce lifted to a new level of flavoursomeness. Kung Po chicken... More 

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Thank Bathbudgie
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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113 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2015

Excellent Chinese restaurant. Can highly recommend for a sit down meal or a take away. Probably the best Chinese restaurant in Newington.

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Thank Craig G
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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50 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2015

as a fairly regular customer here we cannot emphasis how much we enjoy our visits here , we just love the atmosphere and not to forget the food , it is managed by lovely wee family and excellent waiting staff ,, we are never disappointed by the food , my husband always has the spicy chicken wings as a starter... More 

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KelvinLow, Manager at Good Year, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your generous comment. We will continue to perform our best! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 23:00
Monday
17:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 23:00
Thursday
17:00 - 23:00
Friday
17:00 - 00:00
Saturday
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 62 Ratcliffe Terrace, Edinburgh EH9 1ST, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 131 667 9988
Description
The Good Year Chinese Restaurant is situated between the prestigious Grange and Newington area, Edinburgh south. Utilising the finest and freshest local produce, every dish is prepared to order by the chef, in order to preserve the flavour and nutrition of these ingredients. The restaurant does not believe in charging ridiculous prices for alcohol so diners are most welcome to bring their own bottle, CORKAGE FREE!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?