Twelve Triangles Kitchen Table
The Twelve Triangles team have expanded their popular mini empire with this communal, daytime dining venture.
The Twelve Triangles team have expanded their popular mini empire beyond the original Brunswick Street doughnut/pastry shop and second Portobello outpost into an ex-greasy spoon on Duke Street. It’s a narrow room, with one large wooden table for communal, daytime dining, and standout ingredients on a concise menu. Breakfasts are highly recommended – attention is paid to the small details, so a sandwich of sweet and salty, oak-smoked Puddledub bacon comes on black charcoal sourdough bread with ricotta and homemade smoked tomato ketchup. Or try deliciously runny scrambled eggs from Gloagburn farm, spicy beans on toast, fresh juices, or bowls of yoghurt and coffee-stewed prunes. Their pastries are available to sit in or takeaway, with afternoon tea options including citrus loaf with blood orange curd or scones with kefir-cultured cream. You’ll need to visit another branch for doughnuts though – this one sets itself apart from its siblings with an impressive selection of homemade rhubarb relishes, crunchy kimchi and sharing bowls of dukkah seasoning instead. Chunky ceramic plates and glass coffee jars continue the simple, but well chosen theme, with a few air plants and potted herbs for greenery. A very welcome neighbourhood addition to an often walked-past part of Leith.
- High point: Relaxed but delicious breakfasts and lunches
- Low point: Only open Thu–Sun for now
- Notable dish: Porchetta sandwich with rhubarb stuffing, pickled celeriac, goats ricotta and leaves
- Provides: Vegetarian options (at least ¼ main courses), Free wi-fi
- Open since: March 2017