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Xanadu Chinese Restaurant

13 / 14 Dalziel Place | Meadowbank, Edinburgh EH7 5TP, Scotland
+44 131 661 8981
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible8%
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“lobster” (7 reviews)
“roast pork” (2 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 11:59 PMAll hours
Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
13 / 14 Dalziel Place | Meadowbank, Edinburgh EH7 5TP, Scotland
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Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

We had a very enjoyable evening at this restaurant at the beginning of September. The staff were very welcoming and knowledgable about their dishes. The service was excellent, the menu extensive and the price very competitive. We will certainly go back again the next time...More

Thank Liz D
Reviewed 9 August 2017

If we can, when we're visiting Edinburgh, we try to include a visit to this restaurant for a first-class Chinese meal. But note that Xanadu is not open on Wednesdays (who would grudge the hard-working staff a well-deserved break?). The welcome we get is genuine...More

Thank Edward O
Reviewed 9 August 2017

before I begin, I have to apologise that we could not resist the food and had served ourselves before the picture was taken. Let me begin by saying, I gave no idea where the comment on 'half a kilo of salt' came from' - the...More

Thank JLim2015
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Having arrived late in Edinburgh around the corner, the only option nearby was Xanadu. It certainly didn't look much from outside and stepping inside was a blast from the past, that I started to laugh. Have to say the staff were more than accommodating saying...More

Thank sterwuv
Reviewed 20 July 2017

I can't say much on the quality of the food. Just "good chinese". But it was a positive point that they had a "tea-time menu" (until 9PM) with sufficient choice that all of us chose fro it. A little bit cheaper than a la carte....More

Thank AlanPaterson
Reviewed 27 May 2017

This used to be my favourite Chinese in Edinburgh for 3 years. Would drive in to take away just to get it from here. I believe they changed chef or recipes. Partner and I both got noodle dishes, one beef and one prawn, and they...More

Thank Milena B
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

My sister and her partner Michael are regulars and speak so highly of the restaurant, that when visiting this Easter we asked if they would meet us for a meal there. What can I say, it was everything and more, fantastic food and service from...More

Thank Samantha C
Reviewed 24 March 2017

we had a lovely chinese meal here tonight for an early mother's day celebration. i had the prawn toast for a starter and for our main course, we shared two dishes; sweet and sour chicken and king prawns in oyster sauce - all of which...More

Thank Samantha B
Reviewed 5 March 2017

checked the web for lobster edinburgh so glad we did one of the best chinese meal we have had dont go by the decor go in and try the food the service is great and the staff make you very much at ease we will...More

Thank john c
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Xanadu has become a regular when we are visiting our daughter in Edinburgh. We have always been made so welcome and the quality of food is first-class. Always freshly prepared and very tasty. A favourite starter of ours is the Aromatic Crispy Duck with pancakes...More

Thank Edward O
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Dougie K
24 January 2017|
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Response from IreneXanadu | Property representative |
Hello. Wheelchair can access into the restaurant, but we do not have disabled toilets.
9 April 2016|
Response from Benjamin H | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Google them, their menu is online.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$40
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 11:59 PM
5:00 PM - 11:59 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 / 14 Dalziel Place | Meadowbank, Edinburgh EH7 5TP, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 131 661 8981
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Xanadu Chinese Restaurant is located in Edinburgh's Dalziel place, and offers delicious and authentic Cantonese cuisine. The dining room – with sky blue walls, crisp white linen tablecloths and dark wooden Oriental furniture – has a happy and vibrant atmosphere and is always busy with a young, sophisticated crowd. Xanadu's menu, created by experienced chef and restaurateur Colin Chiu, features classic Chinese dishes such as deep fried fillet of fish served with pears, pine seeds and sweet and sour sauce; fillet of beef Cantonese style served on a sizzling platter; and Xanadu's signature traditional Peking duck and Lobster Noodles with ginger and spring onions.
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