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3-5 Lister Square | Unit 1, Edinburgh EH3 9GL, Scotland
+44 131 629 1797
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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Asian, Malaysian, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3-5 Lister Square | Unit 1, Edinburgh EH3 9GL, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A lovely restaurant near our apartment. Staff were knowledgeable re the contents of dishes for someone on a restricted diet & if they weren't sure they very quickly enquired from the chef. The dishes we chose were similar to those served in a high quality...More

Thank Elaine W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went with friends for a meal and it was very nice, the menu has plenty of good choices and did not disappoint and the staff were lovely too.

Thank Susan A
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We ate here on the recommendation of the hotel desk clerk. She told us that the food was similar to Thai, which we love. Trust me, there is no comparison between good Thai food, and the Malaysian glop we had here. Both of us had...More

Thank sailor1101
Reviewed 12 September 2017

The restaurant is right next to our hotel and we had lunch there on our second day and dinner on our last night. Seems they close between 2:30 PM and 5:00 PM so when we came in around 1:30 PM they explained this and were...More

1  Thank MariaVictoria0918
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

This was our second visit to Nanyang and once again it didn't disappoint! We had a great selection of dishes from Chicken Satay, Roast Duck to Mussels with ginger. Everything cooked to perfection and served efficiently on warm plates. It's hard to pick one dish...More

1  Thank munaausat
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

What a wonderful place to eat. The restaurant is well decorated and the staff polite. The food had great flavour and cooked beautifully. All the spices and flavours were light and well judged. The desert of sticky black rice was fantastic. We ate all the...More

Thank 1RDavido
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

I ate here with a friend for lunch, we hadn't booked but managed to get a table even though it was the festival, we had the Indian bread and chicken satay for starters, the bread was divine! We then had salt and chilli prawns and...More

Thank kerrytcm
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

We had the Malaysian curry and shredded beef. Both were exceptionally good quality beef and very nice sauces. Also ordered rice on the side which was very good. Both were very generous portions. However, the service was very poor! No attention was given to us...More

Thank Atilla K
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

We have used this restaurant a number of times for take away. Last night will be the last time though. Very disappointing standard of meal. The chicken in the fried rice dish was very over done and tough. For the price paid the quality extremely...More

Thank Bruntsf
Reviewed 24 August 2017

A lover of Asian cuisine, I stopped off for Dinner later than usual one evening. The welcome was polite and efficient and I was soon sat with a glass of wine perusing the extensive menu. I had the Nasi Goreng which I have tried in...More

Thank travellerocity
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

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3-5 Lister Square | Unit 1, Edinburgh EH3 9GL, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Southside & Holyrood
  • Neighbourhood: Southside & Holyrood
  • Phone Number: +44 131 629 1797
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Nanyang Restaurant is an original Malaysian Restaurant in Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland. We are not only providing the best and original Malaysian flavor but also making you feel very comfortable by our top class services.
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