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Summary

“Incredible cooking perfectly matched with a very extensive wine list” underpins the huge satisfaction with Tom & Michaela Kitchin’s “phenomenal” warehouse-conversion in Leith, whose ratings rivalled nearby Martin Wishart’s this year. The couple took over the neighbouring premises a year ago, and although the odd purist gripes about “distracting elements (such as the waiters’ kilts, the provenance map and handbag stools – attempts, clearly successful, to woo tourists!)”, the change has boosted the ambience here.

£97
Very Good
Good
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

Tom & Michaela Kitchin’s “luxurious and bustling” Leith warehouse-conversion remains at the forefront of Edinburgh’s culinary scene, while maintaining a “relaxed” style with “warm and friendly” service. “Tom knows how to make magic happen on a plate” and provides “stunning dishes with true flavours from Scottish produce”. “Maybe now they’ve extended into next door, it will be easier to get into too…”

£96
Very Good
Good
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“Tom & Michaela Kitchin are still very hands-on and their restaurant is a credit to them!”; this “efficient” Leith operation provides “real fireworks”“wow-factor cooking of the highest level, using the best of local ingredients, beautifully presented”.

£69
Exceptional
Exceptional
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“One of the best, and most genuine restaurants in the UK” – Tom Kitchin’s Leith flagship “marries French cuisine with the finest Scottish produce”, to “exciting” effect; “despite his ever-busier TV schedule, the great man is usually there”.

£88
Exceptional
Exceptional
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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The Kitchin Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of The Kitchin Restaurant in EH6, Edinburgh by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of The Kitchin restaurant.
Iain B
Somewhat enlarged since our last visit 4 ye...
Reviewed 5 months, 22 days ago

"Somewhat enlarged since our last visit 4 years ago but the that has not affected the food, they were also very busy we booked a Thursday nearly a month ahead and got a 9pm slot, all the locals seem to have voted for this one as the place to be. We went for the a la carte and had an excellent dinner, fine starters, the rabbit main course the best rabbit yet and pretty and flavoursome desserts. A sort of modern Scottish attentive service was good."

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Gareth D
As good as ever. And for all his TV appear...
Reviewed 10 months, 8 days ago

"As good as ever. And for all his TV appearances, Tom Kitchin still always seems to be there, greeting his guests"

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78 Commercial Street, Edinburgh, EH6 6LX
Opening hours

lunch 12.30 pm - 2.pm, dinner 6.45 pm - 10 pm
Last orders: Tue-Thu 10 pm, Fri & Sat 10.30 pm

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