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Chaophraya Edinburgh

4th Floor 33 Castle Street, Edinburgh EH2 3DN, Scotland
+44 131 226 7614
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good19%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“thai food” (183 reviews)
“weeping tiger” (48 reviews)
“tempura prawns” (31 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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4th Floor 33 Castle Street, Edinburgh EH2 3DN, Scotland
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Reviewed today

Myself and a group of friends from Ireland visited Edinburgh for a birthday, and booked Chaophraya for dinner on the Sunday night. They were very accommodating when we changed our booking from 8pm to 9pm. The restaurant was very quiet as it was late on...More

Thank soulakelly
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

View from balcony is fantastic. Location of restaurant couldn’t be any better in Edinburgh. Staff were incredibly friendly and warm. The manager, who I think is called Kate, looked after us well with her attentive manner, making the whole experience even better. Chicken Pad Thai...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed yesterday

The restaurant looks really nice and is quite large the service was good the food was average and over rated from the reviews I have read. Wouldn't revisit.

1  Thank Nigelghampton
Reviewed 2 days ago

Four of us had booked a couple of months ago as it was a special occasion and were originally seated next to a table of very noisy people. We asked if we could move and thankfully it was possible. The food and service was excellent...More

2  Thank NorthwestGirl
LM232013, Manager at Chaophraya Edinburgh, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello NorthwestGirl, Thank you very much for leaving us your kind review. I'm pleased to hear that you had a great evening with us and we were able to make your daughters birthday that little bit more special. Thank you for dining with us and...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

I’ve been to Chaophraya on two occasions, both were very pleasant. 1st occasion was a small family gathering, and although my booking was short notice, the staff were kind enough to allocate me a table with a decent view. The 2nd time I Was there...More

2  Thank Dr_FaisalAS
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Waiting 20 mins before being given menus and a drink while 5 members of staff stand looking into the clouds , set menu of £40! A head to what we received was a cold mix of marks and spencer microwave Asian meals in fact they...More

2  Thank Mike P
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very slow service. Food mediocre and one dish had to be sent back because it was cold. Expensive. Fabulous setting but there are far better Thai restaurants in Edinburgh. Overall poor value. We were not the only customers complaining. It surged forward with excellence when...More

2  Thank Shirley P
Reviewed 5 days ago

My friend booked Chaophraya first thing on the same day so we could have a relaxing catch up. The service on arrival was friendly and attentive, our starters took a little long to arrive, but the wait for our mains was completely unacceptable. None of...More

2  Thank swallowtail79
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

First impressions were great - fantastic setting, great decor. Our server was very friendly. Our starters were a bit slow to arrive but not too bad. And then we waited. And waited. An hour and a half after we arrived our main course still hadn’t...More

3  Thank hujdrh
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great Thia restraunt in heart of edinburgh food was extremly tasty infusion of flavours great staff and wonderful view of Edinburgh castle the first time and beaufiful fish tank inside we sat across from on second i highly recommend this restraunt.

2  Thank JenniLockhart
LM232013, Public Relations Manager at Chaophraya Edinburgh, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Sawasdee kha (Helo) JenniLockhart, Thank you for taking the time to review us, we really appreciate it. So glad you enjoyed the view and your food, we're really excited about our new menu and hope we can welcome you back again soon. Chaophraya Edinburgh Team

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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Rob A
14 February 2018|
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Response from shazplus4 | Reviewed this property |
there is no dress code
Joanne M
8 December 2017|
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Response from janysbanany | Reviewed this property |
Yes cocktails are lovely
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Response from Topsyturvey2014 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are - not sure why they do that
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$42
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, View
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4th Floor 33 Castle Street, Edinburgh EH2 3DN, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > New Town
  • Neighbourhood: New Town
  • Phone Number: +44 131 226 7614
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Showcasing a rooftop restaurant with stunning views of the landmarks of Scotland's capital city, Chaophraya Edinburgh brings flavour to George Street. Presenting a fusion of delicious authentic Thai cuisine, luxurious surroundings and sensational drinks menu is the ideal place to impress your guests.
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