If there’s one thing the well-to-do area of Stockbridge isn’t short of, it’s decent spots for a sup and a nosh.
Opened in 2012, The Pantry has found its place among the pack. The menu is seasonal and the owners and staff notably friendly. Wooden tables, quirky tiles and assorted wall art complete the look and feel of the place. In short, this is a relaxed neighbourhood hangout.
On a weekend, The Pantry is regularly packed out with folks sampling the brunch menu, which include treats such as wild east Lothian mushrooms, pancetta and poached egg on toast and a breakfast burrito.
Any self-respecting carnivore would be mad to pass up the mighty dagwood sandwich, which is laden with roasted ham, salami, pastrami, mustard mayo and smoked cheese. The pulled pork sub – filled with six-hour braised pork shoulder – is memorable too, the apple thyme sauce adding a sweet kick to proceedings.