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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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“tasting menu” (434 reviews)
“pigs head” (125 reviews)
“razor clams” (137 reviews)
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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 4 days ago via mobile

8 of us went for my son’s 21st birthday. We had the lunchtime menu which was £33. The waiting staff were superb and very professional. They explained each meal we had. My son who is a chef was invited to the kitchen to meet Tom...More

Thank tilly97
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I just loved it. Great surroundings, fabulous service and amazing food. I have eaten in loads of restaurants but the partridge pie starter was the best by a country mile. Tom is a genius and it was lovely to watch him in the kitchen.

Thank KennyM455
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first Michelin Star experience and, sadly, it was remarkably disappointing. Two days prior we had the tasting menu at nearby Aizle, which was truly magical and worthy of what we imagine a Michelin Star should be. In our humble opinion, The Kitchen...More

Thank Wanderer29983430550
Reviewed 1 week ago

First time back since the extension to this restaurant and although double in size is still full of customers for lunch.The bar area is now much more conducive for a pre drink. Was supposed to be a three course lunch but I honestly lost count...More

Thank JiminNice
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fourth visit and again faultless. Frat food and service without being stuffy. Still my favourite Michelin star restaurant and we’ve been to a few mos . Kitchin is the only one we comeback to again and again .

Thank Helen D
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second visit to The Kitchin and happily the same high quality of service and culinary skill are still very evident. Both our meals were excellent and cooked to perfection. The service was formal but also relaxed, I have to admit though that...More

Thank TMCLondonUK
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I ate off the set lunch menu. The food was superb and the service and general ambience faultless. The souflee for dessert was sublime. Our third visit and it has been excellent each time. Nice to see that a service charge is...More

1  Thank Brian P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband booked this for my 60th birthday and it was wonderful. From when we walked in the door and the way we were greeted to the sommelier the waiting staff and of course the food, everything was superb. You can see into the kitchen...More

1  Thank AileenR58
Reviewed 1 week ago

A special occasion restaurant but everything about it makes it special. The staff, food and surroundings cannot be faulted.

1  Thank _woodg33
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is my fifth visit to The Kitchin and yet again it was a lovely night but my first Saturday and it was not quite as good as all the previous weeknight visits. We arrived just before another group and in the confusion we did...More

1  Thank Kyla1234
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17 October 2018|
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Response from peterpI9604XH | Reviewed this property |
Most guys were in jeans and a shirt when I was there. No t shirts but I'm sure you wouldn't get thrown out if you did!
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.
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
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
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Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
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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