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“A Service from the Heart, A Cuisine from the Seoul” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Kims Mini Meals

Kims Mini Meals
Ranked #362 of 2,438 Restaurants in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$10 - US$13
Cuisines: Asian, Korean
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Restaurant details
Good for: Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Dining options: Dinner, Seating, Waitstaff
Neighbourhood: Southside & Holyrood
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“A Service from the Heart, A Cuisine from the Seoul”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2013

Mr. Kim is quite the conversationalist, he makes you feel right at home. There's an expression of genuine care for the customer by Mr. Kim. Mrs. Kim reaches you by putting her entire being into the preparation of every dish. I'm always surprised when the first bite of the meat hits my mouth with a punch that screems "Yes, this taste is Possible!"- WOW. I recommend the Pork Ribs or the BBQ.

  • Visited December 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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2 Thank MattaCritic
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Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Japanese first
  • Korean first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
2 reviews
“Best restaurant in Edinburgh!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2013 via mobile

I love this place. Delicious food lovingly prepared and served by the Kim family and their helpers. The only trouble I have is deciding which dish to choose!

  • Visited November 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank remyl86
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Good food, but Terrible Serivce”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2013

I have to admit the food at Kim's is quite good. It brings the home-made authentic taste directly from Korea. Unfortunately, however, the rude service and the awkward atmosphere ruins the food. The restaurant itself is clean and well decorated, but not in exactly the way people expect to experience from a Korean restaurant. Honestly, Van Gogh's paintings and Classical music do not go well with food full of spices and garlic. I'm probably not the only one who felt the pretensions this family inherits from this incoherent taste in interior. This becomes clear how rude the kids service at the restaurant. It's admiring they're helping their parents' business, but maybe people will taste the food more properly when they're served by someone who have motivation to serve.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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14 Thank Ogi L
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1 review
“Best food and restaurant in Edinburgh”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2013

I love this place! Had been walking past for a year when I decided finally to go in. The food is absolutely fantastic! So full of flavour and really reasonable (£8 at lunch and £12 at tea time with pickles and a soup included) Not to mention then the family who run this restaurant are so lovely - they are patient and helpful explaining the menu and so friendly and attentive :)

  • Visited November 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Kari V
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Inverness, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Fantastic!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2013

Mr Kim is a delight and took us through all the different dishes that he had! The food was delicious and the atmosphere fantastic. This really is a quirky little place! The food was so spicy I had to stop and he even offered for me to choose another dish for free! You get all the different side orders like other Korean restaurants and an amazing range of drinks to choose from. A lovely place, would definitely return!

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank Penguinpingpong
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