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Yum Yum HK Diner

13 West Richmond St, Edinburgh EH8 9EF, Scotland (South Side)
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Ranked #1,350 of 1,788 restaurants in Edinburgh
Price range: $10 - $21
Cuisines: Chinese
Neighborhood: South Side
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Neighborhood: South Side
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English first
Sandy Springs, Georgia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

We stopped in here as it was one of the closest things to the hotel and we'd been travelling for 36 hours. It was fine for that, but don't go out of your way to eat here. Most of the patrons seemed to be thoroughly enjoying their food, but most of them had been drinking for hours...

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

The lady that took our order seemed pissed off with every single 'extra' thing we ordered. For example, I wanted to get the milk tea on the menu and when I asked, she simply sighed and walked away. I did get my order but I didn't feel like drinking it anymore... Food is okay. Greasy and salty but edible. I... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

If you know what you want then what you have is good value home from an excellent chef. Yes it's cramped and the middle aged owner and chef are surly but the waiting staff are pleasant and occasionally helpful. The noodle soups are great especially the hofun with tripe ( if that's your thing ) and the golden fried offal... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1 review
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

This place is a nice reminder of my home cooked food. I thought I should also throw it out there considering everyone else is...I've lived in Hong Kong for 16 years. I come here to get my daily fix of a piece of HK. I admit that the quality of service is not up to scratch, however, the satisfactory food... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

The staff is usually extremely rude. Regarding the quality of the food, as a person who has stayed in Hong Kong for half a year and ate out everyday, I am very disappointed by the taste. The portion is tiny as well, especially the noodle soup. A bit overpriced I`d say. Would rather go to Noodle bar on the South... More

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alnwick
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

We went in and at the time only a 4 stools table was available. As reviewers have said the tables are small and the table was probably more suited for two people or three people. The old lady who is probably the part owner of the business was miserable, and it was confusing whether she had understood the order. After... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

I have to start off by saying that the food is genuinely not bad tasting! It's certainly value for your money as the portions given is a healthy amount. However.. The service is abismal. I think the business is family-run and the father was ridiculously rude towards me. He shouted incoherently towards me several times on Chinese whilst scorning at... More

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Scotland
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

I have been to this restaurant several times now and I must say that the food has been excellent every time however the service leaves a lot to be desired. It is a small restaurant with small tables and tiny stools and the food is served all at once i.e. the main course comes as soon as you start eating... More

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Kirkcaldy, Scotland, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

Never again. don't know how people can rave about this place. I've never been to a place where the food is so bad that after a few mouthfuls I have asked for the bill. Customer service no idea. Did not say anything just took my money

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Top Contributor
102 reviews 102 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

Needed a quick meal and went here: looks basic and is small. But quick efficient service, food cooked v quickly. We had vermicelli singapore style and hofun noodle malaysian style. Very nice and spicy, and good amount. Would go again.

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