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The Kitchin

Certificate of Excellence
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French, European, British, Scottish
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78 Commercial Street | Leith, Edinburgh EH6 6LX, Scotland
+44 131 555 1755
Monday
Closed
Hours:
Tue - Thu 18:30 - 22:00
Tue - Sat 12:15 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 18:30 - 22:30
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Winchester, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

This is quite long. First, we had a terrific meal here so this review celebrates some wonderful food, and a memorable evening, but also points out what this reviewer sees as avoidable faults. The crisp breads, soda bread, and the amuse to start, and before the desserts were all delightful. The razor clams and the veal sweetbreads that were our... More 

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Larbert, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Wife treated me to a meal here as a 60th Birthday present and it was outstanding. Upon our arrival we were greeted warmly and went for a pre dinner drink during which Tom Kitchin himself appeared and also greeted us which was a highlight for my wife. We went into the restaurant and found a very relaxed atmosphere and we... More 

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Thank ronwright2
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63 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife and I wanted to treat ourselves to a great meal for our first anniversary. I have always wanted to eat at a Michelin Star restaurant and Tom Kitchin, being one of my favourite chefs, restaurant The Kitchin was top of our list. We arrived early and had cocktails in the bar, they were fantastic and we were greeted... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely restaurant with a cosy feel and non-pretentious. Quite a relaxed atmosphere so no need to dress to the nines! Outstanding service and some of the best food I have ever tasted. We had the taster menu which I would recommend as it makes you try some things you may not normally order and each course was fantastic. I was... More 

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Chorley, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited Edinburgh so I could eat at this restaurant. Me and my wife had the classic menu and accompanying wine, and what a treat for the senses it was. The food really showed off what Scotland had to offer. A beautiful meal I will remember for a long time, and I bloody love spoots!

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Knutsford, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having never been to a Michelin star restaurant befor my husband and i were a little shy on the etiquette when we first arrived however the staff are so quick to make you feel at home and very relaxed, we were guided through each course wonderfully and never felt lost on what was in front of us and how to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic food! We tried the tasting menu and the portions were bigger then expected, every single dish was outstanding, cooked to perfection! Amazing wine selection! Professional service! Can't wait to return this year!

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Scotland
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51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Exceptionally good from start to finish. Beautiful surroundings but make sure you ask for a table with a view of the kitchen. Staff were attentive without being overbearing or intrusive, professional without being unfriendly. You even get a furry stool for your handbag :) The food was just amazing... a.ma.zing. The set course lunch is great value. It's also great... More 

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North Lanarkshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 473 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While we have dined here a few times, usually at lunchtime as we prefer not eat late, this occasion saw us not only visiting for dinner but for the full degustation menu with matched premium wines. While the latter relieved us of the worry and bother over what to drink with what we knew would be great dishes, the menu... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had been looking forward to visiting this restaurant for a while. We chose from the set lunch menu. The place was buzzing when we were shown to our table so no awkward silences here! Our pre starter was one of the best Amuse bouche I have ever tasted, a super smooth carrot veloute topped with tiny crunchy nuggets of... 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
US$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
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings
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?