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Imperial Palace

36 Inglis Green Road, Edinburgh EH14 2ER, Scotland
+44 131 443 6898
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“dim sum” (80 reviews)
“dumplings” (12 reviews)
“cheung fun” (2 reviews)
Opens in 25 min
All hours
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
36 Inglis Green Road, Edinburgh EH14 2ER, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Feeling lazy and hungry whose turn is it to choose? It's been 6 months or so we agreed, the Imperial Longstone. I stayed with the set menu that had everything I wanted. My husband went off piste and had A la carte, he loves the...More

Thank edinburgheateries
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was important to find a good restaurant for Mother's Day. There were various requirements: Mother had to like the food, that excluded Indian, Italian and Mexican restaurants, so Chinese it is. The restaurant had to allow wheel chair access: that ruled out restaurants Kwellin,...More

Thank Val P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Innovative building in Chinese style and equally superior food on the extensive menu. This restaurant is especially well know for their Dim Sum dishes - served from 12 noon until 17.30, but also from the main menu for the rest of the day. Staff are...More

Thank Douglas W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First visit and place was buzzing with locals. Had a great meal and good service. And a great Chinese supermarket hidden underneth.

Thank Christopher F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been visiting this restaurant for 3 years and this was the first time I left disappointed. I feel that the standard of food has definitely declined signficantly. The prawn chung fun has gotten smaller, the shallow fried meat buns used to be my...More

Thank Erin C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I come to Imperial Palace often and this would always be my choice of restaurant for dim sum as the quality was the best in Edinburgh in my opinion. My most recent visit was unfortunately disappointing as I noticed a huge dip in quality. The...More

1  Thank Johnny L
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

I've been here twice and this restaurant's reputation is deservedly good. The portions are good and most importantly the quality of the ingredients is good and much better than the average Chinese restaurant in central Scotland. The deep fried beef was delicious and best I've...More

Thank J1gsj
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Went to imperial Chinese at 4:30pm on a Friday night, we needed to eat early before going down town and most restaurants didn't open until 5pm. Although the place was open there were only a few tables occupied. However we were quickly served and enjoyed...More

Thank hickmagp
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Good service, great food, wonderful vegetarian and vegan options. We were all delighted with the menu choices. As a vegetarian family so often we end up looking at a menu and having no choice. This place was fantastic. We all had different dishes and we...More

Thank kerry h
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Without doubt The Imperial Palace is the best in Edinburgh for dim sum. You just need to look around the faces at lunchtimes at the weekend, it seems that half of the Chinese Community is eating there, why? Well you know the answer. My family...More

Thank Hamish99
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 Inglis Green Road, Edinburgh EH14 2ER, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 131 443 6898
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