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“Simply the best”
Review of Cool Jade

Cool Jade
Ranked #78 of 2,478 Restaurants in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Asian, Chinese
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Dining options: After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
Description: This is a new restaurant and my family and I were its first paying customers. It is fantastic and well worth a visit. Staff were excellent and Tracy Chu - Proprietor makes you feel most welcome
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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138 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
“Simply the best”
Reviewed 18 May 2014

Saturday evening visit, after recommendation from a friend and very positive reviews in Tripadvisor, left us very full, satisfied and keen to come back. The restaurant is lovely inside, the staff well presented, attentive and welcoming. The wine list is well balanced and the food menu extensive but not just with the usual staples. The portion sizes are very generous, so much so, we didn't manage to finish our mains and opted to take them home. The flavours are deep and delicious with no sense of MSG for enhancing. Plenty of fresh ingredients and in my main of Tzechiu beef in black bean and garlic sauce (served on a sizzling platter), the flavour was just amazing. One thing to note is in the starter, salt & chilli crispy shredded duck, there was a LOT of minced garlic. Beautiful flavours and generous portion, but if you are not keen on garlic, either avoid this or ask for less garlic. It is beautifully cooked and flavoursome however. The Szechuan pork dish was again, served on a sizzling platter and rich in flavour. All in all, a delicious first visit and we are booked in for another visit soon. Thoroughly recommend this restaurant and it is family friendly. Advise advance booking as it is clearly very popular for sit in and takeaway.

  • Visited May 2014
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English first
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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“Highly Recommended”
Reviewed 13 May 2014

First visit in Edinburgh, stayed at holiday inn so went there for convenience.

Tip - Book in advance to avoid disappointment - Dress nicely

+ Very nice and cosy place

+ Very good and rapid service

+ Food well presented and delicious

+ Value for money (excluding drinks)

A very good experience, highly recommended.

  • Visited May 2014
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Edinburgh
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“Sunday night treat”
Reviewed 12 May 2014 via mobile

Had a nice meal here,yet again recently.
My youngest son who hates to try any new things,had ribs for starters,he said he couldn't believe anything could taste so nice.
Praise indeed, so a big thank you to Tracy and her team

Visited April 2014
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“Absolute fantastic”
Reviewed 11 May 2014 via mobile

Been here before and knew exactly what we wanted. Plus bottles of red wine. The salted n garlic duck starter is to die for well worth driving down for. The sweet corn n crab soup delious . Mains were satay sizzler beef and steamed sea bass beautiful food and great service will be back enjoy the photos . Well done all involved again see you al soon again :0)

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“Cannot fault it”
Reviewed 6 May 2014 via mobile

There's always a danger of Chinese food being stodgy and full of MSG but the food served here is really not like that. Nicely presented and not too greasy.
Brilliant value for money.
All staff so outgoing and friendly.
They forgot one of our main meals which wasn't ideal but they were very apologetic and replaced the meal with a fresh egg fried rice free of charge.
They even gave us a small box of chocolates as an apology once we'd paid our bill.
Highly recommended.

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