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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 2 days ago

Tom and Michaela Kitchin's Leith restaurant—convenient that their name mimics the way Scots pronounce "kitchen"—focuses on seasonal cuisine, combining the regional produce of Scotland with classic French technique and contemporary flair. This multi-award-winning—including a Michelin star—establishment is located in a converted whisky warehouse in Edinburgh's...More

Thank riotactuk
Reviewed 2 days ago

From start to finish this was a fantastic experience and was more than we could have ever hoped for ! My wife had wanted to come here for so many years and she was not disappointed as the food, service and ambience were perfect. We...More

Thank ANDY K
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I love The Kitchin and my visit today was a fantastic experience with superb food for all my party. Special thanks to Chef for taking the time to chat to us in your kitchen. Can’t wait to try your new restaurant in Gullane!

Thank scaredykat2016
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Came here for tasting menu , had looked forward to this evening for a while and was not disappointed. All courses excellent, only complaint was the cannelloni which for my taste was overpowered by the vegetables which were excellent but did not suit my taste,...More

Thank Geoff W
Reviewed 6 days ago

Visited the Kitchin as a surprise for my daughter's 30th birthday. 1. It was wonderful how the staff colluded with us to sneak us in to keep it a surprise - they made us feel as though we were friends visiting. 2. The service was...More

1  Thank MrsRStevens
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were very lucky to fine in the private room which made our experience even more personal. We had our own waiter which helped make the experience special. The food was delicious and the cocktails devine. The birthday boy was treated to a card, cake...More

Thank jinty013
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited The Kitchin to celebrate our engagement - it was simply the best meal we have ever had. As soon as you walk in it is like entering another world, the decor and ambiance is perfect. We both had the surprise tasting menu, every...More

Thank EveBailey3007
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tom, your food, your staff, your restaurant, your wine selection and your location are all wonderful. With a great vegetarian option and locally sources produce you must be so proud to produce such wonderful dishes, at such great value for money, that each and every...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Michelin starred restaurants are oddly marmite. Some serve a menu of smoke and mirrors we all try to see through. The Kitchin is unpretentious, uncomplicated gourmet dining. Set by a quayside with no super yachts, the atmosphere inside is quietly classy but warm and welcoming....More

Thank clivet2108
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were staying n Leith in July and had lost of restaurants to choose from. We had already experienced Martin Wishart and the Scottish Malt Whisky Society and after wandering around we enquired if there was a table at The Kitchin. As it was 1810...More

Thank Martin G
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12 July 2018|
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Response from ciube80 | Property representative |
Any of our dishes can be made gluten free. Our bananas are also certified gluten free.
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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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
Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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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
  • Neighborhood: 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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