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Kweilin Cantonese Restaurant

19-21 Dundas Street, Edinburgh EH3 6QG, Scotland
+44 131 557 1875
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“crispy duck” (14 reviews)
“jumbo prawns” (4 reviews)
“pancakes” (10 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
19-21 Dundas Street, Edinburgh EH3 6QG, Scotland
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Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Ate here tonight with my husband. Not terribly impressed. Both had hot and sour soup for starters which was the saving grace of the whole meal. We had shredded chilli chicken, which was dry and very chewy, kung po chicken which again was very dry....More

Thank sheena a
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

We love this restaurant as the food is excellent. Not too far from the centre of Town it is well worth a visit. The menu is extensive and provides a good choice for all tastes and ages. Staff are friendly and very much like to...More

Thank neilrossd
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

We enough supper here recently. An extensive menu offers variety, and everything hit the spot (although the Chow Mein would have benefited from punching up the flavour). Best dish? Aubergine in black bean sauce. Service was very attentive and the venue strives to attain a...More

Thank Don M
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Quite simply one of my favourite Chinese Restaurants in Edinburgh - quality food and not over-priced. The service and attitude of staff is good as well.

Thank Richard F
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

We visited with friends and arrived at 6.30pm - restaurant quiet but became busy from 7.30 onwards so best to book in advance. Nice atmosphere and surroundings- range of people- couples, families, all ages. Our party of four had the crispy duck set meal for...More

Thank Patricia Y
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Standard old-school Chinese food in a pleasant dining room, Food was all okay but nothing was above average. I'd been meaning to eat here for yonks - in fact, ever since AA Gill wrote a rave review of the place in the Sunday Times once....More

Thank iantovecta
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

We went here just before 5pm last week for as we don't have bookings. It's quite at first then slowly getting busier as it neared dinner time. We have shared starters and it's a bit on greasy side bcoz of fried green veg and wrap...More

Thank Al N
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Visited on the basis the sign outside showed Japanese and Chinese. It was only once we had the menus we were told there was no Japanese food available. The menu was fairly standard Chinese, we chose the crispy duck menu which at £24.50 per head...More

Thank grwpl
Reviewed 10 August 2017

We enjoyed our dinner here, with good service and good food. My husband had the sweet and sour chicken which he enjoyed. It's a popular spot.

Thank Laura F
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Met by friendly staff and seated straight away many locals there so food must be good ,I had sweet and sour king prawn £15 plus then rice extra wife had chilli beef prawn cracker veggie rolls nearly 50 quid oh yeah 2 tonic waters will...More

Thank alan w
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19-21 Dundas Street, Edinburgh EH3 6QG, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > New Town
  • Neighbourhood: New Town
  • Phone Number: +44 131 557 1875
  • E-mail
At ‘Kweilin Cantonese Restaurant’, we serve a selection of Cantonese dishes that uses the finest local produce, with an emphasis on showcasing Scotland’s great, variety of fresh seafood. Since opening our doors in 1984 we have continued to build upon our reputation for serving exquisite and authentic Chinese food.We always aim to please our customers, striving to ensure that we provide a relaxed and enjoyable dining experience for every occasion. Should you require any assistance, please do not hesitate to ask a member of staff who would be glad to assist.
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