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The Kitchin

78 Commercial Quay, Edinburgh EH6 6LX, Scotland
+44 131 555 1755
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good11%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (407 reviews)
“razor clams” (132 reviews)
“pigs head” (74 reviews)
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French, European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
78 Commercial Quay, Edinburgh EH6 6LX, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The food is outstanding, the service even better. I’m not a fancy foodie and thought this could potentially be slightly wasted on me. I love tasty, home-cooked food and thought the portions would be too small and the atmosphere fussy. I was wrong. The food...More

Thank GriffinLil
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great looking restaurant in Leith. Warm welcome and a well-mixed gin martini set us up for a really excellent dinner. An added bonus was meeting Tom Kitchin who was warm and friendly.

1  Thank DeeWhy51
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arranged to have lunch with our friends here on a Wednesday and was pleased to see the restaurant pretty full. We had the set lunch the appetiser of carrot velouté was an excellent start. The starters of shellfish and squid were really very well...More

1  Thank united33
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

OK. It’s a proper foodie joint, run by one of the country’s best known chefs. It boasts genuine provenance for its food. It is beautifully understated in its ambience-no bling here ( or ‘biscuit - tin’ Scottish - not a tartan tablecloth in sight.) It’s...More

Thank Fiona C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Chose to visit here as a treat for the start of our holiday. We had the a la carte menu and we were not disappointed. everything we had was stunning. Definitely recommend.

Thank chezruss74
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our second visit, and as brilliant as the first. Food was wonderful, the little vegetable veloute appetiser pops with flavour in your mouth and everything else was excellent. The service so warm and friendly, and even though a Michelin restaurant with some formality...More

1  Thank Sessylat
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Second visit to The Kitchin and still blown away by the whole experience. The service is 5 star all the way, without the sniffiness and condescending attitude of other less expensive but more pretentious establishments. For us the most significant factor is that Tom Kitchin...More

Thank maybesaye
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited The Kitchin last week before Christmas with my family and more specifically to celebrate my sisters 21st birthday. They made us feel special for the whole of lunch time from the birthday card signed by Tom... to the breathtaking supremacy of the food...More

Thank Ryan C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

With the desire to make all the surprises in the tasting menu pleasant ones, I told them at the table no spices, no red meat and no tomatoes and still they came up with some delightful courses. My wife had the vegetarian tasting menu and...More

Thank salmonfisherman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful service and ambience.We took the tasting menu and wine flight plus cheese course. It was delectable and enjoyed by all. Especially loved was the duck, halibut and marvellous spoots (how do they make it so delicious!). Of course its an experience and expensive treat...More

Thank TechnoProf
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Questions & Answers
5 January 2018|
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Response from ciube80 | Property representative |
Children of the age of 5 or more are very welcome.
7 July 2017|
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Response from kthorne7 | Reviewed this property |
Don’t be ridiculous
18 May 2017|
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Response from ciube80 | Property representative |
I would advise a minimum of 2 and a half hours.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 199
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 78 Commercial Quay, Edinburgh EH6 6LX, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Leith
  • Neighbourhood: Leith
  • Phone Number: +44 131 555 1755
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