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Jimmy Chungs

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Waverley Bridge, Edinburgh, Scotland
0131 556 3313
Website
Today
11:45 am - 4:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:45 am - 4:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Buffet, Late Night, Dessert
Good for:
Families with children
Large groups
Outdoor seating
Dining on a budget
Breakfast/Brunch
Lunch
Dinner
Reservations
Buffet
Late Night
Dessert

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  • 124
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  • 185
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Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Not bad

We had a meal on Friday night for £40 meal for 2 and a bottle of wine it was buffet plenty to pick from starters main course and sweet it was busy but we got a table of

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 22, 2015
Kathy R
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aberdeen
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Outdoor seating
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Buffet
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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711 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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aberdeen
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 NEW

We had a meal on Friday night for £40 meal for 2 and a bottle of wine it was buffet plenty to pick from starters main course and sweet it was busy but we got a table of

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Galway, Galway, Ireland
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4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I visited Jimmy Chungs last September with a group of friends hoping to have a nice dinner for a reasonable price and I couldnt have been more disappointed. They offered an all you can eat buffet but only gave you little side plates and in order to get and then you could ask one of the staff if you wanted... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Good choice. Nice and hot and tasty Will go back when next on Edinburgh. Good value for money as I came out stuffed.

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Riverview, Canada
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63 reviews 63 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Me and my mom had lunch here after having done a bus tour of the city. It wasn't anything fancy. A very typical buffet filled with an assortment of the expected choices. There was nothing that stood out in the selection but it wasn't all that bad. Beef was a little... chewy. If you want a simple buffet, no bells... More 

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Kilmarnock
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71 reviews 71 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
157 helpful votes 157 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

We too wished we had read the reviews before entering this establishment....We nipped in here as we were hungry and cold....It was fairly busy so we were hoping for a decent lunch...We ordered our drinks and then went up for starters....Although the food was hot, there wasnt very much to choose from...Had some chicken balls and chicken satay....Balls were ok... More 

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Newport, Shropshire, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Fancied a Chinese, but on a budget feeding me wife and student daughter. Jug of water and 3 glasses saves money on drinks, so onto the food. Nothing nasty here! Ok some was a bit dry, but it's a budget buffet! No complaints from the 3 of us, and the fried fish was loved by all. Good sweets, and all... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Was a lot of crap food was cold and dry and had to £5 for a 3 year old please don't go very poor very poor

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015 via mobile

Wish we'd read the reviews first. Food=dried out and all tasted the same. Staff=rude Atmosphere=non-existant Avoid at all cost.

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015 via mobile

Stopped here straight after the dungeons as were both hungry and could not be bothered to trapse around trying to decide where to go. Found the food to be pretty good. Resonable selection , all hot , no problem with service and not a bad price for a city centre restaurant. Fine dining it aint , but plenty of hot... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

What they say they have is not what they have. Very poor choice. Really disappointed loads of empty trays. Avoid at all costs.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Waverley Bridge, Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Old Town
  • Neighborhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: 0131 556 3313

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 22
  • Cuisine: Chinese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Outdoor seating, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:45 am - 4:30 pm
Monday
11:45 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday
11:45 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday
11:45 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday
11:45 am - 4:30 pm
Friday
11:45 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday
11:45 am - 4:30 pm

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