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Kims Mini Meals

5 Buccleuch Street, Edinburgh EH8 9JN, Scotland
+44 131 629 7951
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good19%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“bibimbap” (28 reviews)
“pork ribs” (13 reviews)
“rice” (21 reviews)
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Asian, Korean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
5 Buccleuch Street, Edinburgh EH8 9JN, Scotland
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Reviewed 31 May 2017

Kims is a very small Korean restaurant where you might have to wait at least half an hour to get a table if you go during rush hour. Prices are the same for all dishes, 10 pounds for main dishes, 8 pounds for starters and...More

Thank nurcel
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Absolutely love eating here. The food is all delicious, especially the bibimbap. Excellent value for money. Staff are all so friendly. Worth queuing for if it is busy!

Thank TeddyAlmond91
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Fantastic food and very friendly service, this is a "Bring your Own Booze" restaurant which I had not been aware of prior to arriving which was a little disappointing but the food was so good that I soon got over that little niggle.....I will defiantly...More

Thank Camereas
Reviewed 30 March 2017

I visited Kims for the first time tonight after being recommended by a friend. We arrived shortly after 5.30pm and the place was already fairly but - we thought this was a very good sign and we weren't wrong. We ordered Kimchi jeon to start,...More

Thank Hayley M
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

A Thursday night and we had to queue out the door - a sure sign it was going to be worth it! After waiting 5 minutes we were shown to a table inside the lovely intimate space. There was such a buzz though that it...More

Thank Kirsty T
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

The food here is excellent and very authentic. The staff are helpful especially for diners who haven't eaten Korean food before. However their opening hours are slightly erratic. I've ventured on a few occasions only to find a sign saying they're closed for lunch. Definitely...More

Thank Smitchell88
Reviewed 14 March 2017

First tried Kims last time we were in Edinburgh and were determined to return on this visit. We had hoped to go on Sunday evening but unfortunately it is closed on Sundays. We were due to drive back to Yorkshire on Monday afternoon but delayed...More

Thank Sharon G
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Full of flavour and spice. Perfectly small menu which delighted the tastebuds. First Korean meal and definitely not the last.

Thank JacsMcP
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Hv been here twice as the first time i visited, too full to try Bibimbub which is my favourite dish. The restaurant is quite small and, in case you come in a group everyboday needs to be there, if not they will not allow you...More

Thank Toey C
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Went with my daughter who is a student. Very small but worth the wait. Restaurant is simple, but food is more complex. Authentic Korean.

Thank BigSwed
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
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$11 - US$13
Restaurant features
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Good for
Open Hours
17:30 - 20:30
17:30 - 20:30
17:30 - 20:30
17:30 - 20:30
17:30 - 20:30
17:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Buccleuch Street, Edinburgh EH8 9JN, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Southside & Holyrood
  • Neighbourhood: Southside & Holyrood
  • Phone Number: +44 131 629 7951
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