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Kampong Ah Lee Malaysian Delight

28 Clerk Street, Edinburgh EH8 9HX, Scotland
+44 131 662 9050
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good36%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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Malaysian, Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
28 Clerk Street, Edinburgh EH8 9HX, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had been to the Kampong Ali in Fountainbridge which alas is no longer there so a group of us decided to book a table at the sister (and original I believe) on Clerk st. I would describe this eatery as a Malaysian Cafe as it...More

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a no-frills little restaurant; you could be eating in a cafe in Malaysia. Aromas of the orient fill the air. People come here for one reason only - to eat delicious authentic Malaysian cuisine. We had lunch here and the clientele consisted mainly...More

Thank Jacqui M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I wanted to go to Kampung Ali on Fountainbridge as i had been three times before and had enjoyed a dish called rendang chicken, but sadly it was closed, so went to this, their sister restaurant on Clerk street, which had the same menu. The...More

Thank Reiver346
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Delicious food and very reasonable prices, informal and very friendly staff. I have been to this restaurant at least 4 times and it has been great every time. The big bowl soups are huge. Highly recommended.

Thank Jack R
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Came here for dinner in May; the service was ok, bit lacklustre, but pleasant - there was just one waitress serving the full restaurant, and she did the best she could (it took quite a while for us to be served water though). We ordered...More

Thank KittyG-Auckland
Reviewed 7 June 2017

I'm afraid to say, having been to this restaurant before and enjoyed it, that the food on this occasion was terrible. I had a starter of mixed satay (£8) which was lukewarm and chewy. I ordered duck with noodles (£7.80) as my main. The duck...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Have been a loyal customer since first year of my uni. The food quality is above average and the price is reasonable.

Thank Darkwind C
Reviewed 23 April 2017

I've been to this place so many times, ordered so many different things, and every time I have left with so much happiness and difficult to walk out. This place is fantastic, and I've made it a weekly institution hard to quit. You should just...More

Thank Luis Fernando M
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Tried a good range of different malaysian food there, both malay malaysian and chinese malaysian. The only dish thay we thoroughly enjoyed was prawn soup noodle. The rest ie. nasi goreng, hokkien noodles, hakka claypot rice, curry noodles, char koay tiao, etc are average. Not...More

Thank Edmund T
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

We have been here a few times and perhaps it was the dishes we opted for this occasion - felt it was standard fare on this occasion. However good value for lunch - £6.20 for rice /pork dish.

Thank chepaddy
Southside & Holyrood
Many of Edinburgh’s student hangouts gather around
university buildings in Southside, the sort of
neighbourhood that supports a long string of
second-hand shops and eateries serving ethnic food for
just a few pounds. In August the student population is
replaced by vast numbers of boisterous visitors here
for the Fringe, Edinburgh’s world-class comedy and
arts festival which headquarters itself here. Flanking
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$17
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 Clerk Street, Edinburgh EH8 9HX, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Southside & Holyrood
  • Neighbourhood: Southside & Holyrood
  • Phone Number: +44 131 662 9050
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