New food and drink openings in Leith

New food and drink openings in Leith

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With one new opening after another, waterfront is the place to be this month. Following a speedy revamp, the notorious Port O’ Leith has re-opened and has been transformed into quite the hipster hangout. Round the corner on the Shore, The Salvation of Leith (top image) has launched offering an American-inspired menu alongside a huge selection of craft beer. Just up the street, what once was V-Deep is now Harmonium – the city’s newest vegan hotspot. And the first East-side venture from the people behind Glasgow’s Mono, The 78 and Stereo. Fans of Relish deli will be pleased to hear it’s doubled in size having moved into bigger premises next door on Commercial Street.

New food and drink openings in Leith

And on Commercial Quay, two interesting new eateries have opened. First, there’s Black Pig & Oyster, an Iberian restaurant specialising in contemporary tapas and shellfish. And most recently, there’s Quay Commons (pictured above). A bakery, bar, gathering space and extension of Edinburgh restaurant Gardener’s Cottage where you can enjoy light meals and boutique wines (sold at off-licence prices). With the builders also hard at work inside both the former Bernards Bar on Bernard Street and where Leith Gallery once stood on the Shore, it seems there’s more to come too. Watch this space…

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