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Kweilin Cantonese Restaurant

19-21 Dundas Street, Edinburgh EH3 6QG, Scotland
+44 131 557 1875
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“crispy duck” (13 reviews)
“jumbo prawns” (4 reviews)
“prawn toast” (3 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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19-21 Dundas Street, Edinburgh EH3 6QG, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visited with friends and arrived at 6.30pm - restaurant quiet but became busy from 7.30 onwards so best to book in advance. Nice atmosphere and surroundings- range of people- couples, families, all ages. Our party of four had the crispy duck set meal for...More

Thank Patricia Y
Reviewed 6 days ago

Standard old-school Chinese food in a pleasant dining room, Food was all okay but nothing was above average. I'd been meaning to eat here for yonks - in fact, ever since AA Gill wrote a rave review of the place in the Sunday Times once....More

Thank iantovecta
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went here just before 5pm last week for as we don't have bookings. It's quite at first then slowly getting busier as it neared dinner time. We have shared starters and it's a bit on greasy side bcoz of fried green veg and wrap...More

Thank Al N
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Visited on the basis the sign outside showed Japanese and Chinese. It was only once we had the menus we were told there was no Japanese food available. The menu was fairly standard Chinese, we chose the crispy duck menu which at £24.50 per head...More

Thank grwpl
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We enjoyed our dinner here, with good service and good food. My husband had the sweet and sour chicken which he enjoyed. It's a popular spot.

Thank Laura F
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Met by friendly staff and seated straight away many locals there so food must be good ,I had sweet and sour king prawn £15 plus then rice extra wife had chilli beef prawn cracker veggie rolls nearly 50 quid oh yeah 2 tonic waters will...More

Thank alan w
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Called in with my wife while on a break in Edinburgh ,The place itself seemed nice and clean and the staff were welcoming and friendly. I ordered Sui Mia and roast duck my wife had spring rolls and vegetable stir fry all with fried rice...More

Thank GHalewood
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We have eaten in a lot of nice places recently, but Kweilin tops the lot. Great food and friendly service.

2  Thank InigoQuesta
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Charged £14 for a totally insipid hot & sour soup, totally devoid flavour or of ANY chicken, ham or prawns, plus "special" chicken fried rice which was 99% plain boiled rice. This used to be a great restaurant. Now, on the basis of this carry-out...More

1  Thank SeatroutItaly
Reviewed 7 July 2017

We went here for a takeaway this evening because our favourite Karen's Unicorn was closed for refurbishment. Had Vegetarian soft fried noodles which were undercooked and tasteless (Still dry and crispy in the middle, with some lightly fried vegetables tossed on top, flavourless). Also King...More

Thank liza55
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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9 September 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, 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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