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Kweilin Cantonese Restaurant

19-21 Dundas Street, Edinburgh EH3 6QG, Scotland
+44 131 557 1875
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“crispy duck” (12 reviews)
“jumbo prawns” (4 reviews)
“prawn toast” (3 reviews)
Closes in 9 min
12:00 - 14:00All hours
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
19-21 Dundas Street, Edinburgh EH3 6QG, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 215 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely service in a lovely setting, the quality of the food was excellent. Especially beef in black been sauce, very tender. And prawn dumplings were very light and fresh.

Thank Charlotte E
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Looking for dinner in Edinburgh, I remembered this place which I last visited around 15 years ago. TripAdvisor reviews suggested it was still good, so I paid a belated return visit. The starters were good, but the main courses were excellent. Fillet steak in a...More

Thank blairk2
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

This place is a favourite of ours and never lets us down despite high expectations. Scrumptious food and brilliant service. Portions sizes are good too and the price is reasonable. As the title suggests, easily the best Chinese/Cantonese restaurant in Edinburgh!

Thank John_D3274
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Had a fab meal here. Very traditional restaurant. Reasonably priced. Food was excellent. Will be back

Thank Carol A
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Ate here with friends on 4 March 2017. A lunch for five. Had been highly recommended by other friends. They weren't wrong. Food was superb. Service was efficient and friendly. Prices very reasonable. Cleanliness of dining area and loos was faultless. Hope to be back...More

Thank Andrew G
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Love this place, haven't been in so long as I am never at this side of town. Chilled atmosphere and great food. great for large families too. The dumplings and the duck are my favourite!

Thank joejoeske
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Yet another visit to the always brilliant 'Kweilin' The staff and the food are ALWAYS amazing at this restaurant. You will NEVER be disappointed!

Thank Kenny F
Reviewed 17 February 2017

We hadn't had the chance to go there for a long time but we weren't disappointed. Great food and great service. Not a budget meal but you get what you pay for

Thank andrew s
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

We had a family member's special 80th birthday meal in here last night. 17 of us in the private dining room with two young children too. The staff were lovely, attentive and super efficient. Food was fantastic. 2nd time we've used this private dining room...More

Thank Lhilljones
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Attentive staff but not intrusive. Large menu. Tried 15 different dishes between our party. All were tasty. Were not rushed with our meal. Would be happy to go back again.

Thank Frances M
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
USD 20 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
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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