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Yocoko Noodle Bar

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45 South Bridge, Edinburgh EH1 1LL, Scotland
+44 131 558 3889
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Basic sit-in and take-away noodle bar serving great variety of food from across Asia. Great location on South Bridge.

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Thank Andrew B
Leeds, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is cheap, great food and service, You can eat in or have takeaway. Many noodles and rice with meat. Lovely meal

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Thank dee p
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have eaten many a time in this noodle bar, both by myself and with groups, and it has always been a refreshingly no-nonsense sort of place. What you get is what you get, and that happens to be delightfully fresh and frankly enormous portions of every meal. I highly recommend the duck in plum sauce!

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Thank India D
Forfar, United Kingdom
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147 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Decent enough Chow Mein but served on a cold plate. Rice and noodles by their very nature don't stay hot for long so should always be served on a warmed plate, particularly when the outside temperature is -4c. As to the dish itself, menu said chicken, beef, pork and ham with noodles and vegetables. The only veg were onions and... More 

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Thank Gordon M
Dunbar, Scotland, United Kingdom
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157 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the outside it certainly doesn't look very special and inside it looks even less so! However, you shouldn't let the worn out seats and decor put you off. We all had very good starters and main courses which appeared to be freshly cooked in the tiny kitchen (you can see most of the kitchen from your seat). If I... More 

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Thank Peter H
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

This is one of these restaurants that tries to cover several different countries and doesn't do any of them particurly well. I do like their noodles but generally everything else is disappointing.

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Thank GlasEilean
St Monans, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

I have been living in Japan for seven years, My wife was Japanese and i speak the language. therefore, I know a little bit about japanese cuisine. The dish wich was brought to le was just unacceptable. Every single thing was raw when I asked the waiter "is it normal"? He said yes! I cannot stand being taken as an... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Unplanned having lunch in this restaurant with my mom. I cant remember the name of the food. One is a noodle, with lots of meat (fishball, prawn, redpork,shell) and vegetables. The taste is not so savory than its look. Another menu was stir fried noodle. And we ordered some stir fried vegetables for share. The service is fine and the... More 

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Thank Toey C
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

After being at red box noodle bar I had similar expectations for this place but sadly it didn't produce. Food was quite tasty but its a grubby restaurant rather than a noodle bar.

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Thank Gingeroadonis
Colchester, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

we went here 2 nights running for an evening meal whilst staying at the Ibis Hotel opposite. The interior doesn't look much but the food more than made up for it. Quickly cooked and very reasonably priced we both loved the 'hot & sour soup' and a good range of Asian dishes. would recommend for a good cheap evening meal.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 South Bridge, Edinburgh EH1 1LL, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +44 131 558 3889

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Old Town

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Old Town
Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly visitors, tartan-flavoured souvenir shops, and pipers that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the royal palace – two of Edinburgh’s great set-piece attractions. But there’s lots more exploring to do here down dozens of little alleys, or wynds, while at night the city’s busiest clubs erupt along the Cowgate which is closed to traffic for this purpose.
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