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China Red

6 New Market 30 Grindlay Street, Edinburgh EH3 9AP, Scotland
+44 131 443 8887
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible9%
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“sushi” (41 reviews)
“hotpot” (4 reviews)
“noodles” (11 reviews)
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Chinese, Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
6 New Market 30 Grindlay Street, Edinburgh EH3 9AP, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited for a treat, as we always enjoy visiting here. We were a bit shocked the conveyor belt was gone!! It's now a buffet. But we ended up very happy. There was the usual excellent selection of food, which was all delicious. Staff were...More

Thank Abi S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went for a change got told we do not accept card cash only why? Then the price the kids was £7.99 and only had a plate of noodles and £14.99 for a adult so its expensive when I can pay half that at my...More

Thank Jck25064999
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was one of the better Chinese buffets I have tried. Huge selection and food seemed fresh, although not nearly warm enough (a problem with most buffets, though, to be fair). So many choices for appetisers, mains, and desserts, I was very pleased with the...More

Thank fiona07
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was nearby and decided to nip in. Didn't realise they had taken the conveyor belt out. All in all the food was of a decent quality and warm enough. The staff were polite and efficient, taking the finished plates away quickly. The chef cooking the...More

Thank fatdrummer
Reviewed 1 week ago

First lunchtime visit since they took out the conveyor and converted to a srandard buffet. No dim sum at lunchtime, very few starters,poor choice of mains and limited desserts. Quality of the food was poor with many dishes overcooked and dry noodle dishes. Parking very...More

Thank Tom W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of people I know go here so I decided to give it a shot. I was a bit wary given the recent negative reviews but thoroughly enjoyed it. Food was tasty and warm. Having never experienced the conveyor belt, I didn’t miss it. Maybe...More

Thank oakvalebandit
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

best chinese buffet in Edinburgh. lots of orthentic chinese food. hand made pancakes and chinese buns made upon order very good dont miss this!

Thank L. S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Such a shame, our favourite buffet is now just another bog standard buffet with trays of food being kept warm and diners paddling through the trays. We use to love the individual bowls of fresh Chinese food on the conveyor system. Delicious. Was a brilliant...More

1  Thank Familyof4Edinburgh
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

The food very disappointing lacking of taste. Dessert was ok. Most disappointing part of dinner is the staff were cleaning up whiles we were eating and the Chinese boss(?)with a black uniform kept shouting to the girls to clean faster and talking to them in...More

Thank MariaTma
Reviewed 6 December 2017

So disappointing that they've done away with the conveyor belt at the New Market Road venue. We loved going there, but it's just a bog standard buffet now and simply not the same experience. Place was empty when we were there and the food was...More

Thank edinburgheurohiker
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8 October 2017|
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Response from Clan_Nisbet | Reviewed this property |
I would check with them.
1 May 2017|
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Response from a_suthers | Reviewed this property |
I'd never eat sushi if I was pregnant, and perhaps never again - especially considering the possibility of being infected with parasitic worms that can be found in uncooked fish...😮
2 December 2016|
Response from jwhaf1968 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I have no idea. Phone the restaurant. One thing you won't be disappointed with the food.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 22
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 New Market 30 Grindlay Street, Edinburgh EH3 9AP, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 131 443 8887
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