survey result

Summary

£140
£££££
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“I would go back in a heartbeat… even though I live in Devon!” – Tom & Michaela Kitchin’s Leith warehouse conversion was Edinburgh’s most commented-on destination in this year’s survey and also one of its most highly rated. “Everything about the place oozes class, but in a very informal way”: it’s “a lovely environment, with tables well spaced out and with sympathetic lighting adding to the relaxed feel”. “The very busy team are incredibly focused, and the simple menu descriptions do not reflect the work and care in preparation and perfect balance of flavours” from “exceptional Scottish ingredients”. And it’s “superb value for the quality” too. Top Menu Tip – “the whisky pairing with the meal is the stuff of bucket lists”.

Summary

£107
£££££
4
Very Good
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Tom & Michaela Kitchin’s “relaxed and informal” Leith warehouse conversion remains one of Edinburgh’s most-mentioned destinations thanks to Tom’s “innovative” dishes that are (aside from “the odd minor glitch”) “generally very skillfully made”. Ratings would be even higher, were it not for one or two reporters who judge it as “overpriced and underwhelming”, but this remains a minority verdict.

Summary

£107
£££££
4
Very Good
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Tom & Michaela Kitchin’s “relaxed and informal” Leith warehouse conversion remains one of Edinburgh’s most-mentioned destinations thanks to Tom’s “innovative” dishes that are (aside from “the odd minor glitch”) “generally very skillfully made”. Ratings would be even higher, were it not for one or two reporters who judge it as “overpriced and underwhelming”, but this remains a minority verdict.

Summary

£111
£££££
3
Good
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Stunning and wonderful cuisine” and “superb wine” in a relatively “relaxed atmosphere” has won huge critical acclaim for Tom & Michaela Kitchin’s Leith warehouse conversion, where you can eat from a range of à la carte and tasting options. Its ratings were dragged down this year, however, by quite a significant number of diners who felt that prices are becoming “excessive for what’s served”.

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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.
Michael K
Absolutely superb. Faultless perfection. Ex...
Reviewed 11 months, 7 days ago

"Absolutely superb. Faultless perfection. Explosions of taste. Open kitchen looked perfectly normal"

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Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Always   £105.00
  Cost Availability Courses
Menu1 120.00 Always available 7
Menu2 170.00 Always available 7
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £36.00
Filter Coffee £4.00
Extras  
Bread £0.00
Service 10.00%
78 Commercial Street, Edinburgh, EH6 6LX
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
Tuesday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 6 pm‑10 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 6 pm‑10 pm
Thursday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 6 pm‑10 pm
Friday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 6 pm‑10 pm
Saturday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 6 pm‑10 pm
SundayCLOSED

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