Best Asian restaurants in Edinburgh

Best Asian restaurants in Edinburgh

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Top spots in the city for Chinese hot pot, Thai street food and more


The exciting variety that makes up Far Eastern cuisine is now more accessible in Edinburgh. Where there were once only a couple of options for authentic South-East Asian flavours, you'll now find a plethora of choices. From fine dining Thai to bustling hotpot joints, there are a host of flavours and atmospheres to explore.

Elegant, refined Thai cuisine based on family recipes all the way from Bangkok.

Saiko Kitchen
Popular joint for pan-Asian street food which is always busy, always bustling, and always fun.

Ting Thai Caravan
Vibrant and popular city centre treasure serving inexpensive and tasty Thai street food.

Xiangbala Hot Pot
Eating is frenetic and fun at this outpost for Chinese hot pot, which is rarely found in the city.

Eating & Drinking Guide 2018/19

Eating & Drinking Guide 2018/19

25th Edition published April 2018. Widely recognised as the most reliable, comprehensive and authoritative guide to eating out in more than 950+ restaurants, bistros, cafes and bars in Glasgow and Edinburgh.
A Xiangbala Hot Pot
63 Dalry Road, Edinburgh, EH11 2BZ
Steaming bowls make for steamy windows at this Dalry outpost for traditional Chinese hotpot.
B Passorn
23–23a Brougham Place, Edinburgh, EH3 9JU
Elegant Thai successfully placing a new spin on traditional favourites.
C Saiko Kitchen
15 Roseneath Street, Edinburgh, EH9 1JH
Neighbourhood hot spot serving pan-Asian street food.
D Ting Thai Caravan
8–9 Teviot Place, Edinburgh, EH1 2QZ
Delicious, no-frills, street food-style Thai restaurant that’s easy on your budget but big on fun and flavour.

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