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78 Commercial Quay | Leith, Edinburgh EH6 6LX, Scotland
0131 555 1755
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Ranked #17 of 1,867 Restaurants in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $199
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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Clitheroe, United Kingdom
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61 reviews 61 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

We opted for the "surprise seasonal menu". It's a little strange not knowing what you're eating until it arrives but i suppose it is a surprise. It would be nice to be given the card after you ordered it. The mix of dishes was good with some well balanced delicate flavours. The oysters were very good. The location is a... More

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Castle Douglas, Scotland, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

First we were lucky enough to be seated at a table that we could see through the glass in the door into the main kitchen and there was the man himself, Tom Kitchin working and we even saw him checking our plates before they left the kitchen. We were there for lunch and had the set lunch with an individual... More

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London, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

We came to visit The Kitchin as a group of 4 friends who get together for a bit of a fun weekend every 6 months or so. This time it was Edinburgh. Everytime we go away part of the trip is always to have an amazing food experience. We booked about 2 months in advance for a Friday lunch, the... More

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Bathgate, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

What an amazing dining experience. All the food was excellent, some of the best we have been served. The Kitchin is not just about the food, it's an event, made so by the very attentive staff. The sommelier was fantastic, his advice was right on the button, right wine for the food, he did not make me feel like I... More

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Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Having enjoyed seeing Tom Kitchen many times on Saturday Kitchen we just had to try the 'Kitchen' on this visit to Edinburgh. We opted for Luch and arrived early so that we could enjoy an aperitife beforehand. We were pleased to see that Tom was there and even more pleased that he came over to great us and some other... More

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Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Expectations were high, but oh my, they were exceeded! Nice location, great atmosphere, service superb and good amazing Get there a little early to enjoy an interesting selection of cocktails and homemade wafer breads... As we were visiting, we had the tasting menus (choice of two) and although predominantly fish based, wide variety all presented so well and taste to... More

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8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

This was part of a wedding present and what a lovely present it proved to be! Simply stunning from start to finish, the attention to detail and the first class service. We had the tasting menu with paired wine, heavenly. Couldn't recommend it more, a lovely relaxed atmosphere.

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Buntingford, United Kingdom
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132 reviews 132 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

All in all an excellent place to dine. Great staff with a friendly welcome. Needless to say, being Michelin starred the food had to be great. Having eaten lobster around the world, I found this presentation the best ever. The flavour seemed intensified to a fantastic level. Every dish was a work of art and tasted wonderful.

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Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

The food at the Kitchin is incredible. Definitely the best in edinburgh. The service is professional without being overbearing. I can't recommend it highly enough. Can't wait to go back.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We were expecting a lot from this place, so maybe the reason to why we were just so dissapointed. We could barely see the menu we were given and we had to wait over 40 minutes for our meal. It didn't even seem very busy. The servers were very apologetic and friendly so that is a plus. But I am... More

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Address: 78 Commercial Quay | Leith, Edinburgh EH6 6LX, Scotland
Phone Number: 0131 555 1755
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh
Average Prices: USD 0 - 199

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