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Yocoko Noodle Bar

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45 South Bridge, Edinburgh EH1 1LL, Scotland
+44 131 558 3889
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I ordered coke seafood soup and soy sauce beef rice. Coke is coke, soup is alright and beef rice...wow most disgusting thing that I have ever had

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Thank Darkwind C
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For the fourth time back at Yocoko in Edinburgh. And again great food.😀 The fine noodles.. Nice meat and chicken Great soup. Satay.. Good green tea 😎 Schrimps.. To much to tell 😂 Tell next time.....

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Thank wookey57
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82 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Popped in here as close to National Museum of Scotland. It was very busy. Quite a few Chinese people eating there so assumed it must be good! I ordered satay yam-mein, a Malaysian dish of chicken, fishball, king prawn and veg (apparently). What arrived was a dish with lots of king prawns and, strangely, pineapple. Needless to say, it was... More 

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Thank casandal
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Busy place, took my son for lunch. We were served pre-fried stuff within 4 minutes, clearly from a refrigerator which was slopped on a plate and served absolutely stone cold. Given the lack of care, I couldn't trust this place to deal in any way professionally with a replacement request and was never asked to comment. Glad to leave. Absolutely... More 

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Thank deeplyreluctant
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 April 2017

No frills, no bells and whistles. Cheap food, large portions. Some dishes were better than others. Noodles were good- though vegetables were too al dente for my liking. Also avoid the soft drinks they come from a large bottle meaning they are flat.

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Thank kittyivan
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

We always wanted to try food here & decided to go on a Saturday evening. We ordered Singapore noodles with tofu+chicken, Malaysian noodles & chicken satay. The chicken satay was served with some worst tasting sauce & the chicken itself was very dry & chewy. The Singapore noodles was not fresh and was cold when served & without the tofu... More 

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Thank Sanmala18
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Big portions, tasty food, fast service, value for money, decoration was traditional or exotic. We were lucky that it was open at 22:30 in the night (others were closed)

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Thank kwnstantinaag
Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

We found this place by chance and saw locals eating there - always a good sign 😉 The food was indeed very good and cheap. Great for a budget meal.

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Thank Patricia T
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Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Not much of a noodle bar connoisseur, but enjoyed food, the portion sizes were generous and it all came pretty quickly - within 5-10 mins. The price was reasonable too.

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Thank Craig L
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017

I visited here with my boyfriend. We had deep fried chilli beef to start which was nice and fresh! He had a duck dish for main, and I had a fish/chicken/pork dish. Both were served hot and with a LOT of egg fried rice. Its costs no more than a takeaway, and the portions are certainly big. I also enjoyed... More 

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Restaurant Details

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Cuisine
Chinese, Fast food, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations
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Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 South Bridge, Edinburgh EH1 1LL, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +44 131 558 3889

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Old Town
Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly visitors, tartan-flavoured souvenir shops, and pipers that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the royal palace – two of Edinburgh’s great set-piece attractions. But there’s lots more exploring to do here down dozens of little alleys, or wynds, while at night the city’s busiest clubs erupt along the Cowgate which is closed to traffic for this purpose.
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