The Kitchin, Edinburgh, 9/21/17


The Kitchin is divided into several dining rooms with one having a large window into the very active kitchen.  Tables are good-sized and nicely spaced, which makes the noise level very tolerable despite being totally full of happily talking people.  The decor is very natural with lots of wood and stone and the menu strives to use only quality local products – they have a map showing where the various ingredients are from and many arrive within 16 hours of being harvested.  I’m wondering if some local sheep farm provided the fuzzy covers for the fun purse stools.  They have been open for 11 years, opening in 2006, and received their first Michelin star after just one year.  Service is attentive and friendly and willing to go into as much detail about the food as you want.   Continue reading