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Karen's Unicorn

8B Abercromby Place | New Town, Edinburgh EH3 6LB, Scotland
+44 131 556 6333
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“prawn crackers” (37 reviews)
“lemon chicken” (30 reviews)
“monkfish” (37 reviews)
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
8B Abercromby Place | New Town, Edinburgh EH3 6LB, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved this restaurant, and not just because it shares my name! The food and service were excellent, and the atmosphere chilled. Not cheap, but worth it in my opinion.

Thank Kpaul68
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was really good, the place clean and service excellent but it was far too expensive. There is no way the price was justified for the meals we had. Sorry but we won't be eating in here again.

Thank TheMortons001
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here on a short visit to Edinburgh as it was highly recommended. We were not disappointed. The service was very friendly and professional along with the quality of food. After a lovely Crispy Duck starter my wife had Lemon Chicken while I chose...More

Thank Brackloona
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As per title..totally unreasonable. Place is very expensive anyway. Crazy they can as a charge aswell.

Thank trm1989
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I like that this, in my opinion, is the only really lovely sit down Chinese in edinburgh with a proper restaurant feel and smart staff. Ok, it is a little pricy - £17 for a chicken chow mien BUT it was the tastiest I’ve ever...More

Thank Ladydunedin
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Ate here while on a trip to Edinburgh with my parents we throughly enjoyed our meal here. We loved all our food and will be back next time we are in Edinburgh

Thank Kat W
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

The last time we had such a good Chinese meal was in Liverpool’s Chinatown - where, surrounded by fierce competition, educated palettes and high expectations - restauranteurs need to be very good. So, to find an authentic and high quality Chinese restaurant in Edinburgh’s New...More

1  Thank Jonathan B
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

My boyfriend and I went for dinner to this restaurant and were blown away with how amazing the food was! We had the crispy shredded chicken and crispy shredded beef and both tasted amazing! The staff were so attentive to our every need taking our...More

Thank Rachel B
Reviewed 1 April 2018

The restaurant is lovely, staff are incredible - friendly and professional. The food is delicious and we have eaten in and had takeaway, and the standard is the same. Really impressed, slightly higher price than other places but you are getting the service/food that justifies...More

Thank Kirsty M
Reviewed 29 March 2018

We had a meal here for my sister and brother in laws anniversary. The staff were very welcoming and the food was excellent. I would go as far as saying that this was the best Chinese meal I have ever had. Thank you.

Thank karen190862
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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Questions & Answers
Laura A
28 March 2017|
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Response from L3947DXmichaeld | Reviewed this property |
Definitely gluten free.
16 November 2016|
Response from polly45 | Reviewed this property |
It seems they used to do a two course meal for around ten pounds at lunchtime.
13 November 2016|
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Response from Fibi1034 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, missed this question, I would say yes they would welcome children
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
3:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8B Abercromby Place | New Town, Edinburgh EH3 6LB, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > New Town
  • Neighbourhood: New Town
  • Phone Number: +44 131 556 6333
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