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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” (413 reviews)
“pigs head” (121 reviews)
“razor clams” (133 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM Hours
French, European, British, Scottish, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
78 Commercial Quay, Edinburgh EH6 6LX, Scotland
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Reviewed today

Excellent food and good value at lunch if you like Michelin starred food. Great atmosphere also. We got a small card congratulating us on our anniversary which was nice!

Thank 07772426074
Reviewed yesterday

Six of us came for a family dinner on Friday evening. Had the tasting menu with wines - all very good and no different from many higher ranked Michelin restaurants (why no extra star MG?). Lovely to see Tom Kictchin in charge of the troops...More

Thank Andrew H
Reviewed yesterday

Ate here last night. The tasting package and wine. Words cannot fully describe how exceptional each course was. The attention to detail, the friendliness of the staff. The knowledge of the sommelier. My daughter in law and I loved every moment. Worth every penny. It...More

Thank jameson48
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went as a foursome, decided on the tasting Menu with matching wines. Absolutely fantastic. I could go on about the dishes but all as been said before in previous reviews.... it is expensive but worth it. Made our evening when having coffees in the...More

Thank BigG99_10
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited the kitchin on the 7th April for the taster menu. When we arrived the staff were welcoming and friendly shown to seats and looked after well throughout our visit. The food was fantastic from start to finish, we could have had bowls of...More

Thank Les B
Reviewed yesterday

Second visit as a party of 6 for lunch on 7th April 2018. Food, service and surroundings were again stunning. The food quality and level of service is by the far the best we've experienced. However, One negative was the service charge, all 6 attended...More

1  Thank KevinL-Edinburgh
Reviewed 4 days ago

We went to The Kitchin to celebrate a 40th wedding anniversary. The evening was amazing as was the food. As it was a special celebration, we were invited into the kitchen to meet the chef. We enjoyed the entire experience from the cocktail through to...More

Thank twotumbleweeds
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I was intrigued to try this place; heard a lot, always busy but did have reservations over high prices, it figured you get what you pay for; Or actually, you don’t. £90 for lunch each with pairing wines - by no means reasonable. The food...More

1  Thank Ladydunedin
Reviewed 4 days ago

The whole experience was amazing from start to finish. The waiting staff and sommeliers were welcoming, helpful and informative and were not at all patronising or aloof. The food was incredible and the additions of the soda bread loaf, the pre dessert and the millionaires...More

Thank JoStansbridge
Reviewed 5 days ago

This was our second visit to the Kitchin and it didn't disappoint! £33 for the three course lunch menu is a fantastic offer, especially when you consider all of the additional touches - fresh, warm sourdough, amuse bouche etc. Along with the exceptional service. The...More

Thank jeni24g
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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
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Street Parking, Wine and Beer
Good for
Business meetings, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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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The Kitchin presents modern British seasonal cuisine influenced by French cooking techniques and an appreciation of the best quality ingredients available from Scotland's fantastic natural larder. The restaurant’s philosophy ‘From Nature to Plate’, is a true reflection of Tom’s passion for the finest, freshest Scottish seasonal produce and the cooking at the restaurant reflects Tom’s training under some of the world’s best chefs blended with his own Scottish heritage.
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