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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” (401 reviews)
“razor clams” (127 reviews)
“pigs head” (72 reviews)
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European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
78 Commercial Quay, Edinburgh EH6 6LX, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

WOW!! From the moment you step in the door you are catered for with a smile and the warmest of welcomes, we just knew we were going to enjoy the experience. Reception taking your jackets with a warm welcoming smile The bar persons explaining the...More

Thank Andy G
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The first course of this surprise taster menu is a solid reason why you don't finrd Scottish food restaurants around the globe. Not good at all. But the rest was great and we even enjoyed the wine despite the we 400 percent mark up. Really...More

Thank IrishMike1964
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went for lunch to celebrate my wife's birthday. Our first time, and it was everything we expected. Service was brilliant, very attentive, but not overbearing. Food, first class.bCannot rate highly enough.

Thank kinfin
Reviewed 3 days ago

Sublime food , beautifully prepared and great combinations,couldn’t fault it in any way. We had the tasting menu which I would thoroughly recommend. Service was friendly and informative. Restaurant was sophisticated but not stuffy. I loved it and would definitely go again. For non Scots...More

Thank HVD_12
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I can only echo what others have said previously. The food is lovely with no show stoppers at all. This restaurant is a lot less formal than other Michelin starred restaurants we’ve been to. I didn’t realise I liked formal but clearly I do. The...More

Thank SpanishScouse
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a special place so it has to be a special review, and of course is subjective and describes only a single visit. I should add that I’m very enthused by Tom Kitchin’s approach to local produce and have wanted to eat there ever...More

Thank Slackhead
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Trying to book is an experience in itself. A website that you have to join just to try and book a table, then a date picker that doesn't actually display availability, so then a phone call to book that, just to hold the table, needs...More

Thank dram6
Reviewed 4 days ago

High standard of cooking with the scallop starter being of particular quality. Apple crumble souffle was again a winner, and the service as ever was absolutely impeccable. We had a table with a great view of the kitchen and it was great to be able...More

Thank Donald H
Reviewed 4 days ago

After waiting ~3 months to get a table for dinner, we finally visited The Kitchin last night - I had taken my parents a few years ago and it was superb, so was excited to treat my partner for a belated birthday meal. To be...More

Thank Amy W
Reviewed 6 days ago

My wife and I went to lunch to celebrate my birthday. It wasn't the first time we had been there and we found the high quality of food and service undiminished. We would echo comments on an earlier review on the breeze occasioned by the...More

Thank twentyeight
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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.
16 May 2017|
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Response from Kristine H | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure, it's best to call. Thanks.
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Restaurant Details

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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
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, 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
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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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