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The Kitchin

78 Commercial Street | Leith, Edinburgh EH6 6LX, Scotland
+44 131 555 1755
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good11%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (383 reviews)
“pigs head” (117 reviews)
“razor clams” (121 reviews)
Open Now
18:30 - 22:00All hours
French, European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
78 Commercial Street | Leith, Edinburgh EH6 6LX, Scotland
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Reviewed 25 June 2015

Just returned from a most wonderful Lunch at The Kitchen. We had the Tasting Lunch which was excellent. All the different flavours. The staff were so polite and friendly. A special thank you to Mr Tom Kitchen for the Anniversary Card.

Thank Vicky P
Reviewed 24 June 2015

This is the perfect place to have lunch with loved ones. The staff are friendly and helpful, cocktails are delicious, the food is excellent - so tasty and beautifully presented -and the matching wines are superb. My friends and I had a lovely afternoon last...More

Thank 400Mazza
Reviewed 23 June 2015

I've eaten many oysters in my life, but the dish that Kitchin creates with them, with six types of preparations, starting 'au naturel' and voyaging through a route of amazing diversity and wealth of ingredients, is on a different level and just unique, worth the...More

1  Thank thoughtfuldiner
Reviewed 20 June 2015

Our dinner here utterly eclipsed our visit the preceding night to Restaurant Martin Wishart. Dishes comprising the seasonal and classic tasting menus my wife and I sampled at Kitchin were unexpectedly straightforward in terms of number of components, but some achieved remarkable flavour intensity and...More

1  Thank WMarkR
Reviewed 19 June 2015

Expensive, but very nearly worth every penny. Wonderful cocktails in the bar to start. The tasting menu was exquisite with the matched wine pairings. Attentive service. Great evening out!

2  Thank clkc86
Reviewed 18 June 2015

I'll start by saying I really enjoyed our time at the Kitchin overall - it was my 40th birthday and it was well worth it. There was even a small signed card from the man himself. I enjoyed it more so than our visit a...More

2  Thank NevsterEdin
Reviewed 16 June 2015

As much as I'd like to I don't eat in Michelin starred establishments every day so when I do I want to try and find fault but I just couldn't! We were here for the set lunch menu option (along with many others) but the...More

1  Thank Aberdeen_traveller
Reviewed 16 June 2015 via mobile

This was my first visit to a Mitchilin star restaurant and I did not know what to expect, however I was not disappointed the food was amazing, the staff were very attentive. We went and for a Mitchilin star restaurant it was very well priced....More

Thank Claire L
Reviewed 16 June 2015

Visiting the Kitchin for the fourth time, but the first since the recent expansion, I was apprehensive lest some of the magic might have been lost In fact, the opposite is true, what was previously good has been made better, what was previously excellent is...More

Thank TimPymont
Reviewed 15 June 2015

I have enjoyed some of the best restaurants in the world but believe me when I say this was an amazing experience from start to finish. We had some drinks in the bar and the knowledgable sommelier described the different gins on offer in detail...More

Thank Robert D
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Response from egontoast_13 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, no dogs.
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Response from ciube80 | Property representative |
I would advise a minimum of 2 and a half hours.
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Response from Kristine H | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure, it's best to call. Thanks.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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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