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Sampans Oriental Restaurant @ Holiday Inn Edinburgh image
Sampans Oriental Restaurant @ Holiday Inn Edinburgh image
Sampans Oriental Restaurant @ Holiday Inn Edinburgh image
Sampans Oriental Restaurant @ Holiday Inn Edinburgh image

50% off at Sampans Oriental Restaurant @ Holiday Inn Edinburgh

Enjoy dining amongst the leafy surroundings of The Holiday Inn Edinburgh, walking distance from the landscaped grounds of Edinburgh Zoo and views of the rolling Pentland Hills await you at this venue. Set on the handy A8 road, the venue is 3 miles from both Edinburgh city centre and Edinburgh Airport.

Situated in this venue is Sampans Oriental Restaurant, offering a delicious Pan-Asian dining experience offering the choice of freshly prepared dishes, produced by master chef Keith Liu. The Sampans menu is inspired by dishes from 7 Asian countries including Malaysia, China, Thailand, Vietnam, Sri-Lanka, Japan and Indonesia. This restaurant is closed Sundays.

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Sampans Oriental Restaurant @ Holiday Inn Edinburgh
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Mrs said "Lovely Food And Child Friendly
We stayed here with our 2 year old and decided to eat in the restaurant for ease. And I'm so..."
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JYOTI said "#NoGo
Below average food, pathetic service.. even on discount felt over priced compared to the quality..."
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" Excellent, throughly recommend"
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Jim said
" From first phone call to book our meal to the point we left we were completely satisfied with the..."
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Janie said "Lovely place!
I booked this restaurant on a Friday morning for the same evening with no trouble. The..."
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  • Mrs said: "Lovely Food And Child Friendly
    We stayed here with our 2 year old and decided to eat in the restaurant for ease. And I'm so glad we did. Even though we were using the taste card our little girl still ate for free as we were staying in the hotel (children eat free).
    The food was lovely, good menu choice and not too badly prices. They had high chairs for our little girl and both Chinese food and the usual chips and nuggets etc on the kids menu.
    I'll def by going again.
    We had prawn crackers, 2 courses each plus 2 rices, kids meal, large glass of wine and bottle fruit cider. Total bill came to under £35. "
    Posted 8 months, 17 days ago...
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  • JYOTI said: "#NoGo
    Below average food, pathetic service.. even on discount felt over priced compared to the quality of food. "
    Posted 1 year, 6 months, 15 days ago...
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  • " Excellent, throughly recommend "
    Posted 2 years, 17 days ago...
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  • Jim said:
    " From first phone call to book our meal to the point we left we were completely satisfied with the way we were dealt with. The food was second to none, the service was first class, I have to point out the exceptional service we received from Sylvie and Amanda, nothing was too much trouble for them, Sylvie also explained the significance of fortune cookies and also red envelopes, ( thank you for that ). Excellent. Now that covers the Real people who are on the front line, the sour note, and the point that stopped the max star score... The corporate and faceless morons who mess up EVERYBODY'S day, Holiday Inn... here at the bottom of the bill are the words, " goods and services supplied are subject to a 12.5% discretionary service charge " AS WELL AS A SPACE TO PROVIDE A GRATUITY. So that would seem to me that Holiday Inn would rather that we the paying customer should pay the staff wages as well. I would always leave a gratuity for good service etc, but absolutely abhor corporations that also would have the cheek to expect a service charge to pay for their own staff. Beyond contempt. So at a local level, the staff (paid for by the customer X 3 times), to be commended. The corporation at their faceless moronic level, to be condemned, ridiculed, named and shamed. So on principle, I will never set foot in a Holiday Inn again. I may be lucky enough to be in the position to have principles, but this needs to be addressed by the general public, and the way to do that is by letting your feet do the talking. ... go elsewhere. "
    Posted 2 years, 4 months, 20 days ago...
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  • Janie said: "Lovely place!
    I booked this restaurant on a Friday morning for the same evening with no trouble. The surroundings of the restaurant are lovely as are the staff who were very helpful. Myself and my cousin had the Sampans menu which was a banquet for 2 and it was brilliant, it included Chicken dumpling, crispy seaweed, sesame prawn toast, sweet & sour chicken,sizzling blackbean beef, prawn Pad Thai, egg fried rice, more than enough for 2 people. My daughter, who didn't fancy anything on the menu asked if she could have just a plain chicken curry and fried rice and that was no problem at all. A very enjoyable evening with great food! The only thing I would say is I don't think I would have paid the full price of the banquet which should have been £21 each but thanks to tastecard we had 50% off the entire food bill!! "
    Posted 2 years, 9 months, 11 days ago...
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  • Mrs said: "Lovely Food And Child Friendly
    We stayed here with our 2 year old and decided to eat in the restaurant for ease. And I'm so glad we did. Even though we were using the taste card our little girl still ate for free as we were staying in the hotel (children eat free).
    The food was lovely, good menu choice and not too badly prices. They had high chairs for our little girl and both Chinese food and the usual chips and nuggets etc on the kids menu.
    I'll def by going again.
    We had prawn crackers, 2 courses each plus 2 rices, kids meal, large glass of wine and bottle fruit cider. Total bill came to under £35. "
    Posted 8 months, 17 days ago...
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  • JYOTI said: "#NoGo
    Below average food, pathetic service.. even on discount felt over priced compared to the quality of food. "
    Posted 1 year, 6 months, 15 days ago...
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  • " Excellent, throughly recommend "
    Posted 2 years, 17 days ago...
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  • Jim said:
    " From first phone call to book our meal to the point we left we were completely satisfied with the way we were dealt with. The food was second to none, the service was first class, I have to point out the exceptional service we received from Sylvie and Amanda, nothing was too much trouble for them, Sylvie also explained the significance of fortune cookies and also red envelopes, ( thank you for that ). Excellent. Now that covers the Real people who are on the front line, the sour note, and the point that stopped the max star score... The corporate and faceless morons who mess up EVERYBODY'S day, Holiday Inn... here at the bottom of the bill are the words, " goods and services supplied are subject to a 12.5% discretionary service charge " AS WELL AS A SPACE TO PROVIDE A GRATUITY. So that would seem to me that Holiday Inn would rather that we the paying customer should pay the staff wages as well. I would always leave a gratuity for good service etc, but absolutely abhor corporations that also would have the cheek to expect a service charge to pay for their own staff. Beyond contempt. So at a local level, the staff (paid for by the customer X 3 times), to be commended. The corporation at their faceless moronic level, to be condemned, ridiculed, named and shamed. So on principle, I will never set foot in a Holiday Inn again. I may be lucky enough to be in the position to have principles, but this needs to be addressed by the general public, and the way to do that is by letting your feet do the talking. ... go elsewhere. "
    Posted 2 years, 4 months, 20 days ago...
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  • Janie said: "Lovely place!
    I booked this restaurant on a Friday morning for the same evening with no trouble. The surroundings of the restaurant are lovely as are the staff who were very helpful. Myself and my cousin had the Sampans menu which was a banquet for 2 and it was brilliant, it included Chicken dumpling, crispy seaweed, sesame prawn toast, sweet & sour chicken,sizzling blackbean beef, prawn Pad Thai, egg fried rice, more than enough for 2 people. My daughter, who didn't fancy anything on the menu asked if she could have just a plain chicken curry and fried rice and that was no problem at all. A very enjoyable evening with great food! The only thing I would say is I don't think I would have paid the full price of the banquet which should have been £21 each but thanks to tastecard we had 50% off the entire food bill!! "
    Posted 2 years, 9 months, 11 days ago...
    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful... Did you?
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