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The Kitchin

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French, European, British, Scottish
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78 Commercial Street | Leith, Edinburgh EH6 6LX, Scotland
+44 131 555 1755
Today
18:30 - 22:00
12:15 - 14:30
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Hours:
Tue - Thu 18:30 - 22:00
Tue - Sat 12:15 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 18:30 - 22:30
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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109 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Four of us dined here for a special reunion and we couldn't fault any aspect of our evening, except the weather outside! The staff were helpful, efficient and very knowledgeable about the various dishes. It was the most interesting menu I have seen for some time. I particularly enjoyed the Razor Clam starter which was beautifully presented and full of... More 

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Thank DavidNichols
Glasgow
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great food (had tasting menu), great room and even better service. Truly memorable. Not cheap, but worth it. Go there. Now.

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Thank Gasmeter4518
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Went to the kitchen for the 3 course set menu and from start to finish we were spoilt by the servers and the chefs!! On arrival we had an assortment of crackers and dips, you wouldn't believe the flavours packed into these!! The following starter of the potato risotto was not something I had had before but I can assure... More 

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Thank Deborah C
Linlithgow, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

From the moment we walked through the door on a bracing January night we knew we were in a good place, a warm place where you feel relaxed and happy. Welcome to The Kitchin...an experience we will remember with great affection for a very long time. Indeed, to cut corners, let us get down to the nitty, gritty and enthuse...... More 

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Thank mcleanj
Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Took my partner as a surprise to the restaurant. The food was outstanding. Nothing was too much trouble. Staff attentive. We did one of the tasting menus, however I wanted to try razor clams, so one of the dishes was changed to accommodate my wish. Sitting looking at the menus my partner looked up to be personally greeted and spoken... More 

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18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My 2 friends and i had lunch here yesterday and we all thoroughly enjoyed it! I am lucky enough to have dined in the sister restaurants and wanted to complete the trio. The moment you walk in the front door you feel welcome...the team are charming. We had a lovely table..you could see the chef team busily working in the... More 

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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

A couple of stand out dishes here for me, the halibut dish and the best hare dish I've ever eaten. Perfect portion size for lunch and a cracking wine pairing. The only reason I'm not giving it 5☆ is my wife's vegetarian menu. It was very nice but nothing outstanding. She was certainly glad she ordered the fish as the... More 

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Thank travelswithhoggett
Glasgow
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I had not been since the restaurant had been done up and it looks stunning! Lovely looking and tasting food as always and it was great to see a well thought out vegetarian tasting menu.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

To have the best experience of this renowned Gastronomic destination in Edinburgh, you cannot be in a hurry. Although we live part of the year in France, we always try to make a point of dining at The Kitchin whenever we are in Edinburgh. We've been going there ever since it opened and always look forward to our next visit.... More 

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Thank Mussy K
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We recently moved to Edinburgh and decided to visit The Kitchin after hearing so much about chef Kitchin in recent years. The restaurant is impeccably decorated, with some Scandinavian influences and impeccable taste in the choice of materials and colours. The atmosphere is "just right", a modern smart and classy, but yet warm and not stuffy at all. We had... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 199
Cuisine
French, European, British, Scottish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:15 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:15 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:00
Thursday
12:15 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:00
Friday
12:15 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:30
Saturday
12:15 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 78 Commercial Street | Leith, Edinburgh EH6 6LX, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 131 555 1755

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