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The Imperial Palace

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14 Marrfield Terrace, Uphall EH54 5PY, Scotland
+44 1506 438656
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
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Mon - Sat 12:00 - 14:00
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230 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 197 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What can you say, it's a help yourself Chinese Buffet - plenty of selection of starters, salad bar, mains and desserts. The starters were hot and tasty. Noticed that there was also crispy duck and pancakes when we went up to get our mains. A lovely selection of mains and it's nice to try things that you wouldn't normally. Place... More 

Thank ScotchMissed
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Not impressed. Went yesterday at 1.30. Food on buffet was coldonly hot item was the soup. Lemon chix. Chix balls and chix on skewer. At buffet. All should be hot during service. Thought i would give it a go after it teopening. Will think twice before returning. Not imptressed

Thank kaza46
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Love this place, we purposely travel from Edinburgh to here when ever we fancy a Chinese buffet, as the price and quality and quantity of the dishes is superb value for money and simply delicious. As always with buffets you need to stir the food before eating it otherwise you can end up with warm/cold food but this is a... More 

2 Thank Stuartd27
Livingston, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
Reviewed 2 September 2016

My son and myself had a really good meal with very good service last Friday. The staff were friendly and helpful?

Thank lizmacky
West Lothian, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Brill food ,lovely staff fantastic prices ,let down by the toilet doors which are ingrained with filth ,come on imperial palace a cloth and some bleach will sort it ,letting it yourselfs down .

Thank katiebrand2016
Uphall, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

We had been a regular many years ago and have went back two or three times over the last couple of years and have to say surprised how quickly a restaurant can go down hill. The place is ok, clean and hasn't changed much over the years. The food selection was poor and expected a larger and better choice of... More 

1 Thank beebs74
Sheffield, UK
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Visiting Scotland and a family member said they'd take us out to eat. I love all you can eat Chinese restaurants but was a little disappointed when we pulled up outside. The place looked like it could do with a bit of TLC. inside, the disappointment vanished... the staff were so friendly and accommodating. Food wise, there was great variety,... More 

Thank JanetteAndAndrew
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

What a waste of time. Our wedding anniversary dinner consisted of congealed soup, tough meat too hard to even chew. The chicken in batter was so hard it shot off my plate. Fresh satay, was so raw I could literally taste the raw flesh was pink and oozing. £36.00 for nothing. Wont recommend wont be back. Half the food trays... More 

3 Thank seansgranny
Livingston, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Good choice of food and the buffet is very good and had plenty to choose from. Staff very helpful and pleasant. Take away is also good. Have been both times at lunch and dinner both buffets been good. We always try and go at least once a month.

1 Thank katcarer
Livingston, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2016

Very disappointed since this used to be one of our favourite places to eat. This is our first visit since it re-opened and it will be our last. I think the chips were actually oven chips, and the food had been sitting out for a while when we arrived, so the sauces were forming a skin on some of the... More 

1 Thank Sheila_ek

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Marrfield Terrace, Uphall EH54 5PY, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  West Lothian  >  Uphall
  • Phone Number: +44 1506 438656

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