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Red Box Noodle Bar

51 West Nicolson Street, Edinburgh EH8 9DB, Scotland
+44 131 662 0828
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good45%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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“noodles” (92 reviews)
“noodle boxes” (6 reviews)
“ramen” (5 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
Chinese, Fast food, Asian
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LOCATION
51 West Nicolson Street, Edinburgh EH8 9DB, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a firm student favourite and really well priced for Edinburgh. For £6 you get to build your own big portion of noodles, although a lot of the time a cheaper kids' portion is fine for me - a steal at £4.20! Service is...More

Thank H P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So glad this was near where I stayed; the portions were huge, the price very reasonable, and the staff really friendly. The number of options mean there are endless variations and I really appreciated the clear labelling of what was vegetarian, vegan, and gluten free....More

Thank Hannah S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Red Box is a favorite spot for University of Edinburgh students especially when they are spending their time in the laboratories or library. Prices are relatively reasonable compared to other places in the neighborhood. You are choosing the noodle type, meat type and vegetables. The...More

Thank nurcel
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

This place is a hidden gem, and worth the walk up from the Royal Mile. It's tucked out of the way so it's not rammed. The menu is quick and easy, and the noodles are delicious!

Thank Jack L
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Tasty starters and mains. Healthy ingredients and cooking. Filling portion sizes. We doubled up on salt and chilli squid starter followed by tofu ho-fun noodles and beef ho-fun noodles. Fast service and super friendly staff. Great price. You have to try it. Braw.

Thank Paul S
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Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Recommend the curry triangles and the egg noodles with red curry! They also have free water, so be aware if you plan on buying water.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 23 February 2017

This really is my favourite take away in Edinburgh. Such a wide range of options - you make up your own box of noodles however you like. Chicken wing starters are DELICIOUS.

Thank Caitlin A
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Concept of picking your own noodles, meat, veg and sauce appealed to ours. Food was very tasty and rapidly served. Starters were probably the best bit.

Thank nigel r
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Delicious food - all chosen and cooked to each persons taste. Couldn't have been fresher or tastier!

Thank Larlie_13
Reviewed 22 January 2017

I am currently typing eating some food delivered by Red Box. Absolutely in love with this! I'm not a fan of the restaurant itself as too cold during the winter and not too friendly, but it's great food!!!!

Thank cristinatA7207UJ
Nearby
Southside & Holyrood
Many of Edinburgh’s student hangouts gather around
university buildings in Southside, the sort of
neighbourhood that supports a long string of
second-hand shops and eateries serving ethnic food for
just a few pounds. In August the student population is
replaced by vast numbers of boisterous visitors here
for the Fringe, Edinburgh’s world-class comedy and
arts festival which headquarters itself here. Flanking
...More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 51 West Nicolson Street, Edinburgh EH8 9DB, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Southside & Holyrood
  • Neighbourhood: Southside & Holyrood
  • Phone Number: +44 131 662 0828
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