KORA, the Greek Goddess
of flowers, vegetation and spring.
Family-owned restaurant KORA, showcases a selection of reimagined classics drawing on the best of Scotland’s land and sea. A neighbourhood restaurant that puts locality at its heart – a destination to explore the very best of seasonal Scottish simplicity.
The finest Scottish produce, sourced responsibly from Kitchin Group’s enviable team of dedicated sustainable suppliers, farmers, foragers, growers and gatherers.
Husband and wife team Tom and Michaela Kitchin opened KORA in July 2022 with an ambition to create a genuine neighbourhood restaurant in the heart of Edinburgh.
KORA’s Head Chef James Chapman was previously Head Chef at The Scran & Scallie. There, he led a team of talented chefs to establish the Stockbridge venue as Scotland’s leading gastropub. At KORA he leads the team in creating a menu of exciting and ever evolving seasonal dishes.
A stellar front of house team is led by General Manager David Messaoud, and supported by Assistant Manager, Sophie Copland who joins the team from Kitchin’s award-winning gastropub The Scran & Scallie. Bar Manager Sven Chandler, and his bar team are passionate about presenting a selection of seasonal cocktails, a wealth of wines and an enviable selection of beers and ales from leading Scottish breweries.