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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%
Travellers talk about
“tasting menu” (416 reviews)
“razor clams” (133 reviews)
“pigs head” (75 reviews)
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
French, European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
78 Commercial Quay, Edinburgh EH6 6LX, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Excellent tasting menus (surprise & prestige) tonight with the added bonus of meeting Tom himself. Staff were attentive but not in your face. Wine is expensive but when it’s a treat you don’t mind so much.

Thank adele m
Reviewed yesterday

The Kitchin is a delicious place to spend a few hours. We came here for dinner on March 2, and thanks to a snowstorm, we were able to change to an earlier reservation time. Our group all tried the Chef's Tasting Menu, both the regular...More

Thank LHlgrmsn
Reviewed yesterday

Our second visit, wow! Utterley superb, seriously can't fault anything. We had the seasonal menu with wine pairing, divine! The staff are fabulous and thoroughly enjoyed being looked after by the sommelier who was unbelievably informed, enthusiastic and fun! A truly perfect evening, thank you!!...More

Thank Fifitrixiebelle16
Reviewed 2 days ago

I had lunch here yesterday, Fantastic food, great atmosphere, quite simply stunning. Love the little touch of being given a map so you see where your food has come from, great use of Scottish produce. Sadly we had yo rush off to catch a plane...More

Thank bam733
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited here on a recommendation from friends. The restaurant is a 10 minute drive (£8 Uber) from the heart of Edinburgh. Prior to arrival I had called to enquire if the tasting experiences advertised on their website would cater for pescatarians as although I...More

Thank arnieabby
Reviewed 6 days ago

Lunch for four of us can't really fault the food, very tasty and super rich! Wines are biggest disappointment due to being grossly overpriced, the list is excellent its just galling to see the margin that they are generating - We drank 4 btls of...More

1  Thank mike h
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Having booked into the Holiday Inn Express on the waterfront we discovered that the restaurant was in walking distance so had to take the opportunity to dine there. We had the set lunch menu which was fabulous and great value especially with the extra courses...More

Thank JohnnyWint
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did the set lunch and matching wine package, couldn't fault it, superb experience, hope to go back sometime soon. Thanks to all involved....

Thank honeycomber
Reviewed 1 week ago

From the moment we arrived till the second we left this was a wonderful experience. All the staff we had contact with were perfect, attentive but not intrusive, polite without being over the top and most of all genuinely happy to be there. Then the...More

1  Thank Diane F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here for lunch on the 7th March. Have been previously for dinner and this time decided to try out the lunch with matching wine package. Food was simply divine, we took the the special which was a starter of scallops which was absolutely amazing....More

Thank Stan2311
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Questions & Answers
4 January 2018|
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Response from ciube80 | Property representative |
Children of the age of 5 or more are very welcome.
6 July 2017|
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Response from kthorne7 | Reviewed this property |
Don’t be ridiculous
17 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
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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
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
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.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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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