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11-13 Crails Lane, St. Andrews KY16 9NR, Scotland
01334 467822
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12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout

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  • 46
    Excellent
  • 29
    Very good
  • 21
    Average
  • 14
    Poor
  • 20
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Not consastant

Ate here a few times and sometimes better than others, occasionally very disappointed. Quite expensive, good sized menu.

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
eliza w
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

Ate here a few times and sometimes better than others, occasionally very disappointed. Quite expensive, good sized menu.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Typical old style Chinese restaurant, cheap lunch, good value 2 courses £8.80 with 10% discount in the summer, good selection, service excellent, worth a visit, but hard to find.Try the chicken and garlic in a white wine sauce,mmmm, lovely.

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Anstruther
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

We have now had three very good lunches at The Dining Room. Given that my wife is a pescatarian who is allergic to mussels and loathes coriander, eating in Chinese restaurants can sometimes prove challenging! However, not at The Dining Room. There is a very extensive menu, with a wide choice of vegetarian dishes. My Har Gow was excellent, as... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Had a meal here last night in a party of 7. Orders taken promptly by attentive,polite staff. Unfortunately it took more than 3 attempts to get a soft drink which wasn't flat. The waitress was lovely and tried hard to remedy the problem but to her embarassment to no avail. Seems soft drinks are poured from a large bottle and... More 

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St. Andrews, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

The food at this restaurant has always been tasty. The service is good and we enjoyed all of the choices. I would certainly be back

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Kinross, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Visited this little restaurant on a whim early one Sunday evening. It was not at all busy and therefore lacked atmosphere. Our choice from the varied menu was good enough but we decided to end our meal at that point and go elsewhere for dessert and coffee. There is no choice if you wish only one glass of wine -... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Menu is large but not overly confusing. We chose starters and main courses that were well presented and very enjoyable. Theres a lot of debate about what actually passes as Chinese cuisine these days but if you choose well there is not too much that can go wrong. Dining out is probably 50% food and 50% atmosphere otherwise we`d all... More 

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Fife Scotland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

We visited again this tucked away tasty treat. Once you find crail's lane , this is a nice place to eat. Despite some of the reviews , we found the service very good. The atmosphere is a bit " cold" and if busier could possibly be better. Two great dishes we ordered were the salt chilli squid and must be... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

We had a family dinner and after choosing the entrees and main course, it was embarrassing seen another table that ordered their dine way after us being served first. The steamed pork buns (char siu bao) were tasteless and the chow mein noodles´temperature was warm to cold and again, barely no taste. It was definitively, a not pleasant experience for... More 

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Fife, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015 via mobile

This is not the first bad experience I've had with this restaurant, they're take away service is appualing, the only reason I keeping I keep going back is because there is really no other option in St Andrews as its the better of the three poor Chinese take aways available! The food is always delivered luke warm, most time if... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 11-13 Crails Lane, St. Andrews KY16 9NR, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Fife  >  St. Andrews
  • Phone Number: 01334 467822

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Special occasions, Doing business
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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