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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” (376 reviews)
“pigs head” (115 reviews)
“razor clams” (119 reviews)
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French, European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
78 Commercial Street | Leith, Edinburgh EH6 6LX, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Excellent food and service with only one minor blemish otherwise 99/100 and fully recommend it. Atmosphere lovely and staff very knowledgeable about the food and wines on offer. Had the tasting menu which was superb and will go back again to try the a la...More

Thank Andy S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Thanks for looking after us last night! We ordered from the a la carte menu and it was the best food we have had for a while! Each dish was beautifully presented and extremely well put together! The added extra courses between made the experience...More

Thank kthorne7
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This should be the no.1 restaurant on TripAdvisor based on the high percentage of excellent reviews posted, from the moment we walked in the service was impeccable, all staff were friendly and very skilled. We chose from the A La Carte menu, 3 courses each...More

2  Thank RJX22
Reviewed 3 days ago

Fabulous lunch in the heart of Leith. Scrumptuous food and first class service from the minute we walked through the door.

1  Thank SmudgeandBobbin
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Just been for daughter,s birthday treat all the staff were amazing from the welcome to ours servers all delightful the food was the main focus and we could not fault it all courses sublime thank you for your hospitality we will be back enjoyed it...More

2  Thank LizBScotland
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Set lunch menu with matching wines absolutely first class. It's been a while since my first review of this restaurant and I'm pleased to say the excellent standards have been maintained over the years. Thoroughly recommend this restaurant for its food and first class staff.

1  Thank mcadamwj
Reviewed 4 days ago

I'm not used to very fine dining and this was my first experience of a Michelin starred restaurant. We enjoyed our food and enjoyed the 'posh' experience of attentive staff and plush surroundings. We had the set lunch menu at £33 per head: three courses...More

Thank 783sophie
Reviewed 5 days ago

Dined at Kitchin as an anniversary gift from my sons and daughter-in-law. We had the A La Carte menu, which consisted of a set 3 course meal. We were given complimentary amuse bouche and sweetbreads which were delicious. As my husband does not eat desserts,...More

1  Thank Barbara R
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We have been to many starred restaurants over the world from 1 up to 3 and The Kitchin is the first one where the staff were on par with the food for delighting one's senses. We arrived during peak service and the show of dexterity...More

1  Thank DublinWelcomesAll
Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to go to The Kitchin whilst on our honeymoon in Edinburgh. Wow, what an experience. We were met with very friendly staff who gave the most wonderful service, all of the waiters knew about the food and all the little touches such as...More

1  Thank Terese1991
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What is the minimum recommended time for having the tasting menu with matching wine? Would a 9pm dinner slot be suitable?
17 May 2017|
Response from Wyandour | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure as we had the set lunch menu with matching wines. Regards
Do you serve the set lunch menu on Saturdays?
15 May 2017|
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Response from Kristine H | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure, it's best to call. Thanks.
Hi. Is there a dress code for the restaurant? Thank you
7 March 2017|
Response from Tim H | Reviewed this property |
The Kitchin, doesn't have a dress code as such. They just request smart casual.
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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
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
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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