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The Kitchin

78 Commercial Street | Leith, Edinburgh EH6 6LX, Scotland
+44 131 555 1755
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good11%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (377 reviews)
“pigs head” (116 reviews)
“razor clams” (120 reviews)
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French, European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
78 Commercial Street | Leith, Edinburgh EH6 6LX, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My second visit here and again it didn't disappoint, the service and food is exceptional, quite easily the best meals I've ever had have been here. Enjoyed the sommelier too, knows her stuff, ask her to pick your wines!

Thank diesel-loves-chappie
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great meals usually involve at last one moment at which something is new, or if familiar, is perfect. We had several of these at the Kitchin. Whatever the ingredient, scallops, veg, beef, whatever, some magic, large or small, was worked. Everything was delicious, and a...More

Thank Wazito
Reviewed 3 days ago

Fantastic evening had at the Kitchin Friday 21st July. The Kitchin is a place I have wanted to visit for many years.We arrived early to make the most of the experience and were seated in the bar. Drinks are a tad expensive but they are...More

Thank wwwstevebe
Reviewed 3 days ago

From the minute you walk through the door the atention is first class Waiters/ waitresses very efficient, friendly and knowledgable , explaining every dish in detail answering any questions with no hesitation but never obstrusive. Food was excellent , starters were deli out, I had...More

Thank Sheila M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our first visit to the Kitchen and I believe it ticked every expectation box for a Michelin star restaurant. From the welcome, the food of course, and the service throughout, none of us could fault anything. Of course you pay more for this...More

Thank Braddy
Reviewed 1 week ago

We managed to get a table at short notice. Friends had said that we would enjoy the experience which was a very big understatement - we loved it! The food was superb from the amuse bouche of carrot veloute with crunchy veg, venison done three...More

Thank TheLawMan78
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was simply fabulous. The food was sublime and the 'rockpool' main course was like eating the sea. The service was attentive but not over the top or stuffy.

Thank Scottish-Scoffer
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best luncheons we have eaten, a wonderful experience of tastes with first class service from knowledgeable and attentive staff, Chef Tom was overseeing everything. Can't wait to return.

Thank KioniMike
Reviewed 1 week ago

...and Tom's hair was visible through the window to the kitchen too - I assume he was attached to it. I can't fault it - lunch was delicious, creative, well-presented and service was excellent. I sometimes find these sorts of places too "in your face"...More

Thank TomTomDad
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Third visit to this place, and my top tip is 'Avoid peak periods'. Many other reviewers here have praised the service. It is certainly friendly and nicely informal - compared to when they first got the Michelin star, and went all 'you should be grateful...More

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Response from egontoast_13 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, no dogs.
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Response from Dyann G | Reviewed this property |
We did the tasting menu and socialized a great deal with each other and the staff. next thing we knew it was 4 hours later.
15 May 2017|
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I am not sure, it's best to call. Thanks.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
12:15 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:00
12:15 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:00
12:15 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:00
12:15 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:30
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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