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The Dining Room

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11-13 Crails Lane, St Andrews KY16 9NR, Scotland
+44 1334 467822
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12:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Salou, Spain
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When 6 of the ten customers are Chinese people, you know that you have stumbled upon a good Chinese restaurant. This out of the way, but well signposted small eatery is a gem. Squeezed into an old low ceilinged Scottish building up a narrow lane it has few of the usual trappings of a Cantonese food house apart from excellent... More 

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We use this restaurant regularly. Travelling nearly 60 miles from Dunfermline. We telephoned on Saturday to enquire as to whether they were open and we're informed they were open all day.We set off looking forward to our meal out.On arrival we went in as the door was open.Asked for a table for two,only to be told they were closed.I explained... More 

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Thank maddie2258
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to St. Andrews with our lovely baby , baby's grandpa and auntie for a nice weekend. Everyone we encountered in St. Andrews were so nice except one of the waitress of this restaurant. So our 5-months old son is always gentle and happy, never really scream or cry loud in public. But the short-haired waitress felt annoyed/upset right... More 

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Thank Franklin C
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

excellent staff extensive menu and the food was great , tasty and well presented. price was fair and the restaurant was clean and tidy

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Thank steveandr0sie
Anstruther
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202 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

We are now regular diners here, again, having stayed away when it 'went off the boil' a few months ago. It is now pretty much back yo its best, which is very good, indeed. The service has improved and the food has returned to its best……….with the exception of the vegetarian won ton soup which, my wife reports, is slightly... More 

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Thank Stuart K
St Andrews, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

Nice place for a Chinese meal, the food is fresh and tasty, but I would say the portions are on the smaller side for the price paid

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Thank Craig M
Anstruther
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202 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

We returned to the Dining Room, having stayed away for a time. It had been a regular 'haunt' of ours, but we had found that the service had slipped quite badly and that some of the food was not quite as good as previously. In any case, we tried it again, more in hope than expectation, but were pleasantly surprised.... More 

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Thank Stuart K
Homburg, Germany
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

What a beautiful nice Asian restaurant. The dishes are very delicious and not expensive. They also have some good wines. The Staff is friendly and helpfully. We felt comfortable. The "Dining Room" looks nice and everything is nice arranged. We enjoyed our dinner at the"Dining Room"

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Thank Phones-17
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

I'll not dwell on our unbelievably bad experience. Suffice it to say our group of five left after one hour, without paying, after receiving only three of twelve dishes ordered. A monumental screw up.

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Thank Rickart N
Brighton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

A catalogue of errors Totally understand popular restaurants get busy but almost everything we ordered came out as something else. The food that did arrive was ok but nothing to write home about. Could try harder

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11-13 Crails Lane, St Andrews KY16 9NR, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Fife  >  St Andrews
  • Phone Number: +44 1334 467822

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?