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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 via mobile

From entering the restaurant, enjoying a drink in the bar, being lucky enough to meet Tom at his chef’s table, enjoying each course of the surprise taster menu, enjoying each of the accompanying selections of wine, getting a signed book to finishing off with an...More

2  Thank John B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We have been planning to visit this restaurant for many years and decided that our wedding anniversary was the ideal time. It certainly lived up to expectation from the Champaign cocktails on arrival and the three courses for £75 which included two additional appetisers. It...More

3  Thank neville r
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

To finish off our trip north to attend the Open Championship at Carnoustie we booked lunch at Tom Kitchin’s Leith restaurant together with friends and weren’t disappointed. The attention of the waiting staff was excellent, explaining each course in great detail. And to the food....well,...More

Thank David G
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We dined last night at the Kitchin and had been excited for a long time. We had the chefs surprise taster menu and I cannot fault the food it was excellent. The service to this point was amazing and attentive. However after the meal was...More

2  Thank Am3008
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

From start to finish this was a gourmet diners delight. The service was impeccable. The menu selections varied. The dishes were beautifully presented and delicious. The sommelier was helpful. The souffles at the end were yummy. Great place, but it's expensive!

1  Thank LarryandTim
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The decor of this restaurant reflects Scotland and it is beautiful. My husband and I arrived and were escorted into the bar area for a drink before dinner. Fabulous service and the staff are very attentive. Our table was near the kitchen where you can...More

Thank Anick992
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked online to go to this restaurant months ago for our visit to Edinburgh. The booking was quite late but the service and food did not disappoint. Had the Grouse as main course ( never tried this before) it was Devine! As was entree and...More

Thank julieT7016KK
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second visit to the kitchen having been for lunch on the first occasion. This time we were using a voucher as a wedding gift. The reception, ambience and service is outstanding and very in keeping with a Michelin restaurant. The first issue...More

1  Thank Sportyboy79
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful dining experience at The Kitchin, where we were looked after beautifully. Started well at the bar where the wine recommendations were thoughtful and personalised (and actually without discussing budgets the wine recommended was one of the cheaper ones) and then went...More

1  Thank MarcNSE
Reviewed 1 week ago

MUST VISIT - BEST RESTAURANT IN EUROPE I booked The Kitchin restaurant September the 6th for a private group booking of 97guests from Australia, I booked the venue based on excellent reviews on TripAdvisor and I was very confident the restaurant would deliver a great...More

1  Thank Lex N
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Questions & Answers
11 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.
6 July 2017|
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Response from kthorne7 | Reviewed this property |
Don’t be ridiculous
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • 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
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
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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