Quintessential Europe - Logo
The Plumed Horse
Great Eating
The Lowlands, UK

The Plumed Horse

Key to the Map Markers
You may click on the check boxes below to show or hide the different markers on the map.

Quintessential Bed and Breakfasts
The Plumed Horse

Tony Borthwick started his culinary career after an accident on his horse led to a broken neck and a year-long recovery, during which time he decided to pursue his dream.

This led to a move to London, which saw him hone his skills by dining in restaurants, buying the ingredients and trying the dish at home to achieve the same results.

Borthwick worked at a number of establishments before joining The Savoy. His reputation and expertise grew quickly, as well as a desire to develop the well-accepted techniques he came across.

Borthwick moved back to Scotland and, in 1998, opened the original Plumed Horse in the Dumfriesshire village of Crossmichael. He won his first Michelin star in 2001 and became Scottish Chef of the Year in 2005.

In 2006, the Plumed Horse was relocated to Leith, where it regained the Michelin star and won three AA rosettes, thanks to Borthwick’s ethos of 'hard work, ability and consistency'.

Borthwick's style is modern European, with techniques to match. The dishes are complex, distilling a number of widely-sourced influences and ingredients into key contrasting elements, which burst with flavour.

Address and Contact Details for The Plumed Horse

Address
The Plumed Horse
50-54 Henderson Street
Leith
Edinburgh EH6 6DE

Phone
+44 (0) 131 554 5556

Email Address
tony@plumedhorse.co.uk

Website
Visit Website

Other Local Quintessential Properties

These may have availability for a different date range...

  • 15Glasgow The Lowlands
  • Chipperkyle Country House The Lowlands
  • Crookston House The Lowlands
  • The Old Millhouse The Lowlands
  • Two Hillside Crescent The Lowlands

Other Local Activities in The Lowlands

  • Abbotsford House and Garden
  • Arbroath Abbey
  • Benmore Botanic Garden
  • Berwick-upon-Tweed (Goswick) Golf Club
  • Bijou Bistro
  • Britannia Spice
  • Cambo Gardens
  • Craigmillar Castle
  • Culross
  • Culzean Castle & Country Park
  • Drummond Gardens
  • Duns Golf Club
  • Edinburgh
  • Edinburgh Castle
  • Edinburgh Farmers' Market
  • Edinburgh Zoo
  • Eyemouth Golf Club
  • Falkland Palace & Garden
  • Fishers in Leith
  • Fishpal - Fish Tweed
  • Flodden Edge Riding & Driving Centre
  • Floors Castle Gardens
  • Fruitmarket Gallery
  • Glamis Castle
  • Hawick
  • Heatherslaw Cycle Hire
  • Hirsel Golf Club
  • Holyrood Park and Arthur's Seat
  • Jedburgh
  • Jedburgh Abbey
  • Kailzie Gardens
  • Kelso Races
  • Kimmerston Riding Centre
  • Leith
  • Malleny Garden
  • Manderston House
  • Mellerstain House
  • Monteviot House and Garden
  • Mount Stuart
  • National Museum of Scotland
  • Nelson Monument
  • Newhailes
  • Ocean Terminal
  • Palace of Holyroodhouse
  • Pennine Way National Trail
  • Restaurant Martin Wishart
  • Roxburghe Golf Course
  • Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
  • Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh at Dawyck
  • Royal Yacht Brittania
  • Scottish National Gallery
  • Scottish National Portrait Gallery
  • Southern Upland Way
  • St Abbs Diving
  • St Cuthberts Way
  • St Giles’ Cathedral
  • St Mary’s Cathedral
  • Suruchi Too Restaurant
  • The Cellar
  • The Collingwood Arms
  • The Cross Inn
  • The Kitchin
  • The Peat Inn
  • The Plumed Horse
  • The Scott Monument
  • The Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art
  • The Scottish Parliament
  • The Seafood Restaurant at St Andrews
  • The Wheatsheaf at Swinton
  • Till Fishing
  • Traquair House
  • Tweed Guide
  • Yeavering Bell