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The Kitchin

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

What makes this my favourite place to eat.... Is the easy way the staff make you feel.. They are professional and slick... Very knowledgable..... Very efficient... But also relaxed in how they make the whole thing happen. The food of course is just superb, and although this is very much a gourmet experience...... It is not at all pompous, or... More 

Thank jazzibing
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I went with family for a birthday. I am not rich or upmarket so on hearing about this place I was worried I'd be out of place. from the moment we walked in the lady took our coats and sat us near the bar until our table was ready. we were served different breads with a lovely dip and had... More 

Thank David T
Petworth, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A must do for us, we loved it . Lunch is great value and so much to choose from . Must book in advance . Fabulous staff who were all really young and so well trained . Amazing food !

Thank gn0mey
Winchester, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago 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 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago 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 

Thank ronwright2
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63 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 

Thank Bill M
Manchester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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 

Thank Parkyp00
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!

Thank Bridgewilks
Knutsford, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 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 

Thank Sammies1234
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
French, European, British, Scottish
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, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?