An intriguing development from the people behind the Gardener's cottage: part prep space, part wine shop, part café, part butchery, part bistro, this multi-functional space hopefully signals a resurgence down at Commercial Quay.
This new venue from the team behind the Gardener’s Cottage team is a multi-functional site at Leith’s Commercial Quay. As well as a butchers, bakery and prep space, it’s a daytime café, evening bistro, and wine shop. The clean, bright and simple interior is industrial in feel, with off-whites and polished concrete flooring. The menu heavily features their fabulous sourdough, including as a toasted bacon sarnie, or topped with creamy avocado. A sweet baked-goods counter displays fresh pastries and alluring cakes, like moist elderflower and gooseberry; all perfect accompaniments to a well-executed Williams and Johnson coffee. From noon to night, sharing platters feature delicacies like octopus, or heartier dishes like meat pie, with appealing daily specials. Carefully selected wines are available as off-sales, or can be opened there and then for a £10 corkage fee. It’s all simple and delicious, sourced from top local and ethical suppliers, in a stylish yet informal setting at affordable prices. There are lots of plans for evening events like wine tastings and teaming up with the Leith Food Assembly too.
- Private dining: Up to 40 covers
- Provides: Vegetarian options (at least ¼ main courses), Children's portions, Children's high chairs, Wheelchair access, Outdoor tables, Free wi-fi
- Music on stereo: Record player and chilled music
- Capacity: 30 (15 outdoors)
- Largest group: 30
- Open since: 2017 (19th June)
- Number of wines sold by the glass: 6
- House wine: £19 (including £10 corkage) per bottle
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