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New Lee On

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4-5 Bruntsfield Place, Edinburgh EH10 4HN, Scotland
+44 131 229 7732
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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694 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 198 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Have not been to Lee On in ages and am pleased to say it is still good. Always many Chinese in the restaurant, the tour buses stop here. Always good and authentic food just like you get in China and Hong Kong.

Thank Patrick H
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Nice location but restaurant looks a bit tired. Food was very average. Curry seems to have been warmed up in the microwave.

Thank Jamie R
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

In need of a refurbishment, damp and drab! The food and the price are amazing, not changed in all the years I've been going. Worth a visit

Thank kann1981
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53 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016

Great food but not great first impression. The food is tasty and well priced. The ambience and the scruffy reception leave a lot to be desired but the quality of the food should overcome this

Thank Juice453
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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176 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016

25 Years ago this restaurant had been our local when we lived in Bruntsfield and we came here often. So after a long absence (having moved to West Edinburgh) and because we were going to the Kings Theatre I suggested we went there first. First things first it is true as others point out that the outside is definitely in... More 

1 Thank DaveMatt7
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016

I went to this restaurant for a meal which was a lovely experience. The food was great as was the choice at a reasonable price.

Thank Maggie M
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

Have been a few times with my partner and also as a group with teenage kids with their friends. The atmosphere is relaxed and decor is simple. The food is fresh and sublime and you can feast put with drinks for £20 per head!

Thank AlixMay
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

Have been visiting this restaurant for nearly 40 years, when it was Mr Lee's. It certainly isn't the trendiest restaurant in the area, but who cares? The best Chinese food in Edinburgh and surrounds. Friendly efficient service, superb food and a relaxed atmosphere.

1 Thank Gavin C
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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122 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2016

I've been here several times for dinners big and small, and have enjoyed it thus far! The food is pretty decent (will never taste exactly like home, but it's close enough). Service can be a little slow at times, especially if there are many people. However if the food is all you go for, it's worth a try!

1 Thank Xiao Yi Y
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2016

A close friend of mine has strolled past Lee On on many an occasion. One nippy night in late January (2016), he convinced myself and some guy who hasn't seen Star Wars (we learnt this during our meal) to join him for dinner. Upon entry, the restaurant seemed pretty quiet, but that's my kind of scene. We were served by... More 

Thank Steve D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4-5 Bruntsfield Place, Edinburgh EH10 4HN, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 131 229 7732

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?