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The Kitchin


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, French, European, British, Scottish, Contemporary

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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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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
French, European, British, Scottish, Contemporary
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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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My husband and I were given a voucher for the three course set lunch menu for our Christmas. We were shown to our seats on arrival. The dining area is lovely and staff very friendly and professional. The place was busy given it was a...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank karendic
Reviewed 2 days ago

This was my 3rd visit to the Kitchin and it was once again an excellent experience. Had the 3 course food and wine package and thoroughly enjoyed everything. I was with my son and it was his first visit and he enjoyed it as well.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank helenc139
Reviewed 2 days ago

The overall experience exceeded our expectations. The level of attention was unsurpassed and the food presented was as you would expect for a Michelin starred restaurant. The waiting staff provided a full explanation of the food once served at the table. My only criticism is...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank 557robw
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We always think lunch at The Kitchin offers an excellent way to sample the best of Michelin food and service. Set lunch pricing might seem daunting if it is your first time but the accompanying extras and the quality of the meal with the efficient...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank LadyMoEdinburgh
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Just amazing. No contest. Daughter changed her starter at no cost but didn’t know it was pigs ear. She loved it. The rest of it loved all we had. I particularly loved the onion veloute amouse Bouche. Lovely.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank HonestJ16
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I never been in this place or this kind of restaurant.First time in my life and a will be back soon.Great food, super staff, nice place

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank olucinka1
Reviewed 3 days ago

Went for the set lunch menu on a Saturday. This consisted of 2 amuse-bouches to start with followed by some bread and butter and then a starter, a main and a dessert. Every single thing I ate was amazing. There wasn't a dull mouthful of...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank kh71123
Reviewed 3 days ago

My second visit, again with the tasking menu and another great experience. Staff training really stands out. We engaged with around 12 people during the meal and they were all excellent. The restaurant has a really nice ambience, not at all stuffy. The food was...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank touristguy
Reviewed 4 days ago

Have been here on three occasions for lunch. Dinner is a little too expensive. Seafood very good and the restaurant is well served by its staff. For smiley outings we go to his other place in Stockbridge called Scran ad Scallie which is great for...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank catherinecohen737
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Chose the surprise tasting menu, excellent from start to finish. Cock a Leekie soup, scallops, lemon sole, venison all cooked to perfection. Only disappointment was the rhubarb, however this was surpassed by the apple crumble soufflé. Had the wine flight also, if you enjoy wine...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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16 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!
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.
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