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Kampong Ah Lee Malaysian Delight

28 Clerk Street, Edinburgh EH8 9HX, Scotland (South Side)
0131 662 9050
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Ranked #867 of 1,901 Restaurants in Edinburgh
Price range: $7 - $17
Cuisines: Chinese, Malaysian
Neighborhood: South Side
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Good for: Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night
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English first
Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Had a take-away due to sudden changes and this restaurant was chosen for it's Asian dishes. Staff, despite being friendly, may need to be spoken to in simple English (odd). Ordered the mixed fried rice and asked if the adding of prawns could be omitted and was answered with a yes. Cards are only accepted with a minimum purchase of... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

I've been to this restaurant many times and it has always been great until last weekend. The staff are always very helpful and friendly but the food this time was not great. We decided not to have the set lunch which would have been a good deal because we wanted to order the beef rendang and spicy chicken dishes. The... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

I ordered a vegetarian dish and was served the dish but with mince meat. As a vegetarian, I couldn't eat it but I thought 'mistakes happen' so i reported the error to the staff who indeed are very friendly. They took away the wrong dish and asked me to wait. When they brought out the'right' one i began eating it... More 

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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Went with friends in Edinburgh. Really welcoming staff, I also went with a Malaysian who said himself that it was great food! Loved it! I have been back many times since-my favourite restaurant in Edinburgh!

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Extremely busy even for an early evening dinner, albeit in the midst of the festival but understandably so. Excellent service, delightful food (although you may need to be an aficionado of Malaysian food to fully appreciate the range of dishes on offer) and a pleasant "bistro" ambience.

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Yokohama
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60 reviews 60 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Having sampled the delightful main restaurant in Fountainbridge, we booked a table for 7 PM on a Friday night during festival time. The food is the thing, and we were very happy with what we had. The roti sauce was aromatic and not too spicy for the kids. The deep fried tofu salad was as good as anything we have... More 

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Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Fantastic food - truly delicious. Generous portions and good value too. Very basic, even ramshackle surroundings but just dress-down and enjoy the experience for what it is. Efficient and friendly service.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

We had dinner there today before an evening show of the festival. The curry dishes are fine but the wan ton noodle soup we had tonight was truly disgusting. The dumplings seem to be made from the worst pork and powdery almost texture. Definitely worst dumplings ever. The environment was noisy and not ideal for a night out. We told... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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22 reviews 22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

If you are looking for an authentic Malaysian without sophistication but authenticity => This is the place! Even the decor will help you for the journey of your palate (pleasantly kitch). The beef Rendang was tasty, the roti pancake with its curry succulent, my pad choi with garlic sauce fresh and I adored the chicken satay skewer. Nice kick for... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Pleasently suprised how good the Squid was it was so tender and not over cooked rice was fantastic and fluffy and very prompt service.

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Additional Information about Kampong Ah Lee Malaysian Delight

Address: 28 Clerk Street, Edinburgh EH8 9HX, Scotland
Phone Number: 0131 662 9050
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > South Side
Average Prices: USD 7 - 17
Cuisine: Chinese, Malaysian

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