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The Kitchin

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78 Commercial Quay | Leith, Edinburgh EH6 6LX, Scotland
0131 555 1755
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12:15 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Thu 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Sat 12:15 pm - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Lovely ambience

We visited here with friends on Saturday night. On arrival we were shown through to a comfy seating area and chose from a lovely selection of cocktails, all of which were delicious. We were also given the menu and chose the seasonal taster menu (you can only go for the taster menu's if all on... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
cityt0urist
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Reading, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
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Reading, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

We visited here with friends on Saturday night. On arrival we were shown through to a comfy seating area and chose from a lovely selection of cocktails, all of which were delicious. We were also given the menu and chose the seasonal taster menu (you can only go for the taster menu's if all on your table want it). The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

Visited The Kitchin in Leith last night after my daughter had been singing its praises after her visit. With high expectations I was not let down in any aspect of the experience. Exceptional quality produce, expertly prepared, superb wines and very efficient service! It is a very slick operation from door to door and everything in between. It doesn't come... More 

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Edinburgh
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

One of the best meals I have ever had!!!! - we all felt that!!! While there a works party were a bit boisterous but were handled exceptionally well. - to the extent that when I met Tom Kitchen later it was only at that stage I found out there had been an issue, A true professional

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West Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Exquisite food in a restaurant with a great atmosphere and staff. The food was perfect. The bar has a good selection of drinks and whiskies to begin. With four people, we had a chance to try many main courses although only one starter (the scallops in the shell is one of the best dishes we have ever tasted - great... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

We had an amazing anniversary meal here. We had the Seasonal tasting menu, which is very well priced and the size of the dishes huge. Amazing local seafood and other ingredients. Service great. Loved it.

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Larbert, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

A great visit for any foodie, the flavours are great and the atmosphere is relaxed with great service. We visited for lunch as a party of 5, we all chose from the set lunch menu and chose the matching wine package which meant we were able to try a mixture of different dishes which were all amazing! I was a... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 195 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

A party of 6 of us went for the set lunch on a Saturday after visiting the Royal Yacht Britannia which is only a short walk away and well worth seeing. We shared a bottle of sparking wine to begin with and most of us went for the wine pairing with the meal. The set lunch was excellent value and... More 

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Scotland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

I wanted to visit this well known restaurant for ages as myself and my daughter love Mr Kitchen's relaxed attitude that comes over from his TV persona. So for her 18th birthday, we treated her to lunch at this venue. As expected, there was a lovely relaxed atmosphere on arrival, not pretentious at all, and all I had hoped for,... More 

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Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

My boyfriend and I came here on Saturday 25th July and had the classic tasting menu. I had bought vouchers for my boyfriend for Christmas. As soon as we arrived the staff were so helpful and welcoming. We sat at the bar before going into the restaurant and we were given a wee bite to eat which consisted of a... More 

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Melbourne
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

My partner Will had an article he had brought from Australia about The Kitchin and we were delighted we could get in for lunch. It was a dining sensation, with stunning presentation and delicious fresh local food that sent the taste buds buzzing. The ambience and staff including 2 gorgeous girls from our home town Melbourne who worked at two... More 

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Additional Information about The Kitchin

Address: 78 Commercial Quay | Leith, Edinburgh EH6 6LX, Scotland
Phone Number: 0131 555 1755
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh
Open Hours:
Tuesday 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm  12:15 pm - 2:30 pm
Wednesday 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm  12:15 pm - 2:30 pm
Thursday 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm  12:15 pm - 2:30 pm
Friday 12:15 pm - 2:30 pm  6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday 12:15 pm - 2:30 pm  6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 199
Cuisine: British, Scottish

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 78 Commercial Quay | Leith, Edinburgh EH6 6LX, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh
  • Phone Number: 0131 555 1755

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 199
  • Cuisine: British, Scottish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Doing business, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:15 pm - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:15 pm - 2:30 pm
Thursday
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:15 pm - 2:30 pm
Friday
12:15 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:15 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm

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