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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” (416 reviews)
“razor clams” (133 reviews)
“pigs head” (75 reviews)
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French, European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
78 Commercial Quay, Edinburgh EH6 6LX, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday

This has become a ritual! We live about 150 miles from Edinburgh but this is the third time we have celebrated my and my son-in law's birthday at Tom Kitchin's in Edinburgh. I've paid (much) less. I've paid (much) more but I've never been better...More

Thank Highlander24
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Could be cheaper but it is quality and having been there 5 times now I thought worthy of a review. I did have an issue one time last year. They messed the order up and then over charged because they charged me on what i...More

Thank JohnRambo29
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We dined from lunchtime menu. Well what can I say - fantastic! Attention to detail and exquisite dishes we thoroughly enjoyed. Stuffed onion (amuse bouche) was the top pick. I must say cod cheeks and the pork were terrific too. Finally topped off by a...More

Thank Muttley611
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We came for an early dinner on a Friday evening. The review is mainly high praise but there are a couple of small issues I will touch on. The service is excellent as you’d expect. Slick and very professional but not stuffy. The food is...More

1  Thank Martin W
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Excellent tasting menus (surprise & prestige) tonight with the added bonus of meeting Tom himself. Staff were attentive but not in your face. Wine is expensive but when it’s a treat you don’t mind so much.

Thank adele m
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Kitchin is a delicious place to spend a few hours. We came here for dinner on March 2, and thanks to a snowstorm, we were able to change to an earlier reservation time. Our group all tried the Chef's Tasting Menu, both the regular...More

Thank LHlgrmsn
Reviewed 4 days ago

Our second visit, wow! Utterley superb, seriously can't fault anything. We had the seasonal menu with wine pairing, divine! The staff are fabulous and thoroughly enjoyed being looked after by the sommelier who was unbelievably informed, enthusiastic and fun! A truly perfect evening, thank you!!...More

Thank Fifitrixiebelle16
Reviewed 5 days ago

I had lunch here yesterday, Fantastic food, great atmosphere, quite simply stunning. Love the little touch of being given a map so you see where your food has come from, great use of Scottish produce. Sadly we had yo rush off to catch a plane...More

Thank bam733
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited here on a recommendation from friends. The restaurant is a 10 minute drive (£8 Uber) from the heart of Edinburgh. Prior to arrival I had called to enquire if the tasting experiences advertised on their website would cater for pescatarians as although I...More

Thank arnieabby
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lunch for four of us can't really fault the food, very tasty and super rich! Wines are biggest disappointment due to being grossly overpriced, the list is excellent its just galling to see the margin that they are generating - We drank 4 btls of...More

2  Thank mike h
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Questions & Answers
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
17 May 2017|
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Response from ciube80 | Property representative |
I would advise a minimum of 2 and a half hours.
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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
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
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18:00 - 22:00
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18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
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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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