Slurp at the Kirk

44 Candlemaker Row, EH1 2QE

Old Town, Edinburgh

Cuisine: Far Eastern

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About Slurp at the Kirk

Japanese restaurant in Edinburgh’s Old Town

Slurp at the Kirk is a Japanese restaurant in Edinburgh’s Old Town. Proprietor and chef Tang Qun learned his craft in Japan where he was trained by a ramen master. The restaurant has a casual, funky decor with Ukiyo-e wall murals, bright orange furnishings and wooden tables. The menu at Slurp at the Kirk features a wide range of traditional Japanese dishes like sushi, bento and tempura.

Traditional Japanese dishes

The menu at Slurp at the Kirk is divided into tempura, sashimi, sushi, donburi, ramen, noodles, bento and desserts. There is also a kids’ menu.

Diners can also nibbles on sides you’d expect to find in a Tokyo Izaka, like edamame, gyoza, katsu and miso soup.

The restaurant’s signature ramen is stewed for three days and created using a secret recipe learned from Chef Tang’s ramen master.

The focus on authenticity is extended to the drinks menu which features a selection of traditional hot and cold sake.

Edinburgh Old Town sights and transport links

Slurp at the Kirk is located on Candlemarker Row in Edinburgh’s Old Town beside Greyfriars Kirkyard and the National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh Castle is a five minute walk away. Both Waverley and Haymarket Station are a twenty minute walk away. Many bus routes pass by the restaurant.