Borough opens in Leith adding to the vibrant food scene

L-R Head Chef Darren Murray and Restaurant Manager Archie Kyle (Photo credit: Stewart Attwood)

L-R Head Chef Darren Murray and Restaurant Manager Archie Kyle (Photo credit: Stewart Attwood)

Taking my car for a service and its annual MOT in Leith at the end of June, I noticed a new restaurant, Borough, in the space that was previously Norn and before that the Plumed Horse. It’s great that spaces don’t stand still long in Leith, an area fast becoming a foody destination that is worth seeking out. Sadly it wasn’t open but it wasn’t long before an invitation dropped into my inbox to come and see what it was all about.

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Leith: a foody day out

Leith Farmers Market. #nofilter on that sky.

We had a friend staying for the bank holiday weekend. C. and I like to show Edinburgh off and wondered where to take Nina: it’s not her first time and we have ranged widely already. Then C. had a brainwave: we haven’t been to Leith together. Saturday dawned sunny and we had a…

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