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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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French, European, British, Scottish, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
78 Commercial Quay, Edinburgh EH6 6LX, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday

If you don't enjoy being pampered and made to feel as though you as a customer really matter, then this is not the place for you. From nature to table the by-word of this establishment is evident in the preparation and service of the food....More

Thank sapphire6
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited The Kitchin with friends in May for a three course lunch with wine. The food and service was fantastic and I would recommend this restaurant to anyone. The celebrity chef Tom Kitchin was present in the restaurant and had time to come and speak...More

Thank John T
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited the Kitchin in May for my 30th birthday. The food was unbelievably good and the service was brilliant. A very nice relaxed atmosphere for such a quality restaurant. Will 100% be back!

Thank mushroomheed
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visited The Kitchin on an early June evening. Having not been here for years we were keen to see what was new and with his rise in profile, taste first hand, Tom Kitchins creations. We enjoyed the Surprise tasting menu its matching wines. Every...More

Thank alistbr
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Was in Edinburgh with family for vacation and had dinner at The Kitchin. Was one of best meals we have had in long time. We opted for tasting menu and even my daughters were happy - priceless.... good whisky and wine selections as well.

Thank Cajun_traveler405
Reviewed 6 days ago

The atmosphere was elegantly cosy and the light was ideally curbed, and it indeed helped to concentrate on the food. On the other side, the quantity of waiters was a bit annoying, especially when they asked the same questions in the very same phrases, asked...More

1  Thank Travelcookiecat
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was superb and we had the paired wines. My only gripe was that the sommelier was not always easy to understand and he took rather a long time to talk through the wines, he was quite theatrical. I also found having a stool...More

4  Thank Jane J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great place to go for a special occasion. It’s a true spectacle of delight as each dish appears. They are a work of art and delicious too. I had the tasting menu but my colleagues had a variety of other dishes all of which...More

Thank Kerry G
Reviewed 1 week ago

My sister and I had the set lunch and both chose the same dishes - the shellfish gratin, the coley with squid, and the lemon souffle with lemon yoghurt ice, together with wine pairings. The restaurant is pretty dark, but our table was comfortable and...More

Thank DitchlingVoyagers
Reviewed 1 week ago

Here's the thing - great concept to offer a lengthy tasting menu sourced by ingredients from Scotland (maybe not the lemon souffle....) and at a difficult time of the seasonal calendar admittedly, but the food was generally good but not exceptional (eg Azurmendi, Ramon Freixa,...More

1  Thank PeterHarvey
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January 4, 2018|
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Response from ciube80 | Property representative |
Children of the age of 5 or more are very welcome.
July 6, 2017|
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Response from kthorne7 | Reviewed this property |
Don’t be ridiculous
May 17, 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
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
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12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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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