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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%
Travellers talk about
“tasting menu” (403 reviews)
“razor clams” (129 reviews)
“pig's head” (40 reviews)
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CUISINES
European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
78 Commercial Quay, Edinburgh EH6 6LX, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had read a lot about this place before going and weren’t disappointed. We went on a Saturday evening so perhaps not surprised to find it extremely busy. Plenty of staff functioning with amazing precision. The Sommelier was very helpful and friendly. We opted for...More

Thank VRO53
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went for my birthday, we had lunch and I wasn’t disappointed, pigs head to start was delicious followed by monkfish which was equally wonderful, even the bread and butter was lovely. I had the chocolate soufflé for pudding with ice cream . Wow I want...More

Thank 63teddybear
Reviewed 4 days ago

lovely dining room and bar area, we had the five course tasting menu that ends up being about 10 courses with apetisers and extra courses added, not cheap at £75/£85 p/p but well worth it, knowledgeable staff, interesting wine list, would return

Thank happychappy1966
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Everything about this place is stunning. The food is amazing, the interior is gorgeous (especially around Christmas time) and the staff are brilliant. So friendly and helpful. Can't recommend this enough. Caught a glimpse of Tom in the kitchen too!

Thank Sausage58
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having enjoyed two 5* experiences at castle terrace I was expecting something special. Restaurant is lovely, food OK and staff seem to try hard(ish). Atmosphere not much. To have a lump of butter (easily dropped - have to be there) and left for 1 1/2...More

Thank aya604
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tom Kitchen’s flagship restaurant so expectations were high. This is a very expensive restaurant with a very very expensive wine list. Our meal was for two. First course chosen was the scallops (£22). About a half scallop each, thinly sliced and marinaded plus some additional...More

3  Thank Stix44
Reviewed 1 week ago

What can I say, the service from start to finish was absolutely impeccable. Everything on the plate was explained and everything from the nibbles to the dessert were superb. The scallops were beautiful and the lamb and roe dear were also fabulous. The coffee/chocolate soufflé...More

Thank Trevor C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved our surprise tasting menu with paired wines. We’ve had these at lots of great restaurants over the years and my Son declared this was one of the best he can recall! Praise indeed. The only dish we couldn’t agree on around the table...More

Thank HBirdNevis
Reviewed 1 week ago

Kitchin excels in every way, the food was way beyond expectations - every course makes sense, the textures and bold flavors in sync and beautifully presented. in fact, this restaurant could easily command any corner in NYC. Service, decor, food, lighting, vibe .... everything spot...More

1  Thank mojo_srq
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the surprise tasting menu with the wine pairing and the whole evening was superb. The service was impeccable and the food was absolutely delicious. It was great being able to see into the kitchen watching Tom Kitchin and his staff work and the...More

1  Thank LN1968
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wenrho
7 July 2017|
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Response from kthorne7 | Reviewed this property |
Don’t be ridiculous
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18 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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16 May 2017|
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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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$199
Meals
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, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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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