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The Kitchin

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78 Commercial Street | Leith, Edinburgh EH6 6LX, Scotland
+44 131 555 1755
Tue - Thu 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Sat 12:15 pm - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Linlithgow, Scotland
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280 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

I visited the Kitchin with my foodie brother and we enjoyed a fabulous meal from their 3 course a la carte menu. Steep at £100+ per person, with wine and coffee, but worth it. The food was marvellous. The service was simply first class.....and we saw the great man working in the kitchen. The carrot amuse bouche was incredible: words... More 

Thank JKB59
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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945 reviews
481 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 473 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Good to be back and meet Tom Kichin again. He welcome guests in the bar before dinner. Looking through the long window to the kitchen is like a tropical fish tank flurry of action! Restaurant Manager and Sommelier are French and were most friendly and helpful over our "Chef's Seasonal Tasting menu" which included matched wines. Most enjoyed were, Langoustine... More 

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Wallasey, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Celebratory meal following daughter's graduation. Expected it to be wonderful but far exceeded expectations. The food was simply wonderful... out of this world. The staff and the service were faultless and oh those extras, the pre-dessert was sublime. Well worth the price... am already saving up for a return visit when next go to Edinburgh

Thank 10Val05
Preston, United Kingdom
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775 reviews
388 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 322 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

An excellent lunch at The Kitchin restaurant in Leith. Flavours all round were really deep and vibrant; with a good choice for all on the menu. A good beer selection accompanies a wide selection of cocktails and wines. We enjoyed the set lunch menu which had three good choices for each course; and some cheese from the trolley! There's a... More 

Thank NinaTom
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I went for our first ever visit to Tom Kitchin in February this year. We have previously dined at Martin Wisharts restaurants in Edinburgh and Loch Lomond as well as a number of Michelin starred restaurants in Scandinavia. The welcome from the staff and the attentive service from start to finish was fantastic. We chose two different... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Really enjoyed our recent meal here. All the food was very well presented and tasted superb. The staff are amazing and the whole atmosphere is just great. An unforgettable experience & I will definitely visit again.

Thank Angela W
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Perennial debate between Edinburgh foodies we know is what is your favourite restaurant? I'm a wisharts fan as it's always been a brilliant experience. I've been to the kitchin five times now and it is just not as good. The new look is ok but it feels like it's now too big with less attentive staff and multiple servers. Fifth... More 

Thank Kevin D
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Won't go on about the food. it was as you would expect with the reputation but I will mention the roe deer tartare - YES. Wow they have done a good job on Leith waterfront and this place fits in so well with the changes. Wine matching excellent and the sommelier a nice chap. Had a great night, thanks.

Thank Joobes
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I had the pleasure of eating at the Kitchin on Friday night and it was simply amazing. I had the wagyu beef and it was the nicest main course I've ever eating. The addition of the shin, sweet breads and on tongue were just gorgeous. Thanks to Tom and his team for making my wife's birthday dinner... More 

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Kirriemuir, Scotland, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We went to visit with friends to celebrate a "big" birthday. I had previously visited Tom Kitchin's sister restaurant in Castle Terrace and had a brilliant meal and wondered it that experience could be equalled. It was. Anther great dining experience food superb staff attentive ,friendly and knowledgeable but not obsequious. we will visit again when we are back in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
European, British, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:15 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:15 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:15 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:15 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:15 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?