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11-13 Crails Lane, St Andrews KY16 9NR, Scotland
+44 1334 467822
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12:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Lochgilphead, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Phoned our order in and was advised it would be at least 45 minute wait. It was well worth the wait. Food was delicious.

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Thank Joyce C
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My fiancé and I were in town whilst our son was at school and we thought we would treat ourselves. We left your restaurant feeling slightly robbed. The lunch menu is good value and I do wish we had opted for it but we decided to go a la carte. The food was tasty, although our dishes, both very different... More 

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1 Thank Rachel D
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Always had good food from here, inside as well as take away. If using takeaway menu I suggest phoning restaurant direct and collecting. The app they suggest has good days and bad as very popular with students and others. So sometimes you can wait longer for meal. Everything on menu great as far as we know and staff lovely.try it.

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Thank jed23
Salou, Spain
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 March 2017

When 6 of the ten customers are Chinese people, you know that you have stumbled upon a good Chinese restaurant. This out of the way, but well signposted small eatery is a gem. Squeezed into an old low ceilinged Scottish building up a narrow lane it has few of the usual trappings of a Cantonese food house apart from excellent... More 

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 February 2017

We use this restaurant regularly. Travelling nearly 60 miles from Dunfermline. We telephoned on Saturday to enquire as to whether they were open and we're informed they were open all day.We set off looking forward to our meal out.On arrival we went in as the door was open.Asked for a table for two,only to be told they were closed.I explained... More 

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1 Thank maddie2258
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

We went to St. Andrews with our lovely baby , baby's grandpa and auntie for a nice weekend. Everyone we encountered in St. Andrews were so nice except one of the waitress of this restaurant. So our 5-months old son is always gentle and happy, never really scream or cry loud in public. But the short-haired waitress felt annoyed/upset right... More 

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Thank Franklin C
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

excellent staff extensive menu and the food was great , tasty and well presented. price was fair and the restaurant was clean and tidy

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Thank steveandr0sie
Anstruther
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205 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

We are now regular diners here, again, having stayed away when it 'went off the boil' a few months ago. It is now pretty much back yo its best, which is very good, indeed. The service has improved and the food has returned to its best……….with the exception of the vegetarian won ton soup which, my wife reports, is slightly... More 

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Thank Stuart K
St Andrews, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Nice place for a Chinese meal, the food is fresh and tasty, but I would say the portions are on the smaller side for the price paid

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Thank Craig M
Anstruther
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205 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016

We returned to the Dining Room, having stayed away for a time. It had been a regular 'haunt' of ours, but we had found that the service had slipped quite badly and that some of the food was not quite as good as previously. In any case, we tried it again, more in hope than expectation, but were pleasantly surprised.... More 

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Thank Stuart K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
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: +44 1334 467822

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