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Tang's

€€ - €€€Japanese, Sushi, Asian
44 Candlemaker Row, Edinburgh EH1 2QE, Scotland
+44 131 220 5000
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good31%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible9%
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“ramen” (39 reviews)
“noodles” (19 reviews)
“katsu” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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Value
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LOCATION
44 Candlemaker Row, Edinburgh EH1 2QE, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 237 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

We stopped in here as we were passing and looking for somewhere for dinner. We ordered vegetable tempura (5 pieces, 4 of which were pepper), gyoza which didn't taste very fresh and also teriyaki sirloin (tough and fatty) The rice we got wasn't particularly well...More

Thank Andrew G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We looked at reviews before booking this place to celebrate my daughter’s birthday ( she loves Japanese food ) The place is admittedly a little shabby looking and the ladies toilet wasn’t very clean but the food and service is excellent We had very good...More

Thank Carol-Anne C
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

We arrived here extremely excited to try out a new place and were, instead, extremely disappointed. The place was freezing. Drinks came and I ordered an orange juice, glass was barely half full but still decided to order. The dumplings were nice though I suspect...More

Thank Whymore
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

Loved the food but we only ordered started as it was so cold in the restaurant. Waitress seems to be staring at us as we stopped for an early dinner and we were the only ones there.. please please turn the heating on so I...More

Thank MaruPa1411
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

Having checked out Japanese restaurants on Trip Advisor we decided to come to Tangs. There was a very warm welcome by the waiter. However the speed of service of just our drinks should have been a warning. We ordered our food. Everything was so slow...More

Thank lahaise12
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

We had an appalling experience- not the waiters fault - not enough staff -we walked out - paid for the little we had . After 1:15 hr we had only got 1/2 a main course for 1 person out 4 - no starters had arrived...More

Thank Deborah L
Reviewed 14 December 2017

We revisited tang's after a great first visit & weren't disappointed. There was a bit of a wait (40 mins) after ordering for our food to arrive but it was worth the wait. Delicious, freshly cooked food, tasty and yummy. We will be back

Thank Jane L
Reviewed 16 November 2017

this is the only Japanese I ever tried after several visits to Edinburgh, but hey we always came back because of the food which remains delicious after years. Especially love the ramen which is warm and quite fulfilling, love the pork. During the second visit...More

Thank Jeslyne
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Went here for a friends birthday and was pleasantly surprised, fantastic service, delicious food and a different but welcome ambience from most restaurants in Edinburgh.

Thank Interail2014
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

We've eaten at Tang's for years and had some lovely meals. 1st time in at least a year and probably the most disappointing Japanese meal we've ever had. Off-tasting tuna sashimi, chicken teriyaki made from sliced supermarket frozen-style, tough fillets, thin sauce. Nothing like meals...More

1  Thank Jo C
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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
...More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 16:00
18:00 - 21:00
Monday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44 Candlemaker Row, Edinburgh EH1 2QE, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +44 131 220 5000
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