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The Railbridge Bistro

4 Newhalls Road, South Queensferry, Edinburgh EH30 9TA, Scotland
+44 131 331 1996
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“cullen skink” (24 reviews)
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Cafe, Seafood, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
4 Newhalls Road, South Queensferry, Edinburgh EH30 9TA, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Always stop here enroute to our hotel, this visit was for lunch, friendly welcome from staff seated upstairs was downstairs busy, had a starter each, soup was delicious split pea, and black pudding with poached eggs was also delicious. Baked tattie with tuna mayo and...More

Thank dundeetravellermrshc
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place for lunch, we had 2 chicken club sandwiches with chips. Quick service but food not compromised. Staff were very friendly and attentive. Nice views and a great fire burning. Had lovely home made scones on offer.

Thank becky414
Reviewed 1 week ago

Two of us tried this place today. It`s a handy options menu with various choices of food from sandwiches to larger platefuls. Certainly woth a try, though the heating could have been higher on a traditional Edinburgh January day. Prices fine, so would suggest giving...More

Thank Alistair R
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Railbridge Bistro never fails to impress! Whether you visit there for lunch or dinner as a family, couple or a group of friends it is always very good. It has great ambience! The staff are always very welcoming, approachable and professional. There is a...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We've visited lots of times and never been disappointed. Fresh lobster is delicious and cooked excellently, service is always good, usually excellent, the views of the bridges are lovely. The only negative is, if it is busy, it can be quite noisy, but it usually...More

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Thank Laura B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Overall a very pleasant experience. Good food. Reasonable prices. Staff very friendly and helpful. Excellent views of the Rail Bridge.

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Thank warchibald459
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Today it was very busy but we were shown to our seats very quickly. Starters were chorizo. Stornoway black pudding and poached egg tower and yellow split pea soup. Mains Cajun haddock -salad and baked tattie with tuna. Everything was superb. We can never fault...More

Thank Scott C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really like the venue and always try and pop in when passing. The experience is always great and if there are ever issues, these are met with professional no problem response. Really excellent and worth going to. Highly Recommend but its popular, get in...More

Thank Kirsty M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great late lunch at the Railbridge Bistro in the quiet post-Hogmanay week. Views from a window table were fantastic, staff friendly and helpful, everybody loved their food: Burgers, fish and chips vegetarian mushroom stroganoff and very rich Cullen skink all recommended. Slightly slow service may...More

Thank Pete-fam_Edinburgh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped for Fish and chips lunch and couldn’t have asked For better. Lovely Views and great staff. One of the best in south queensferry

Thank ClaireTEdinburgh
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Response from Neil J | Property representative |
We allow well behaved dogs in to the sofa area by the fire or if the weathers nice you can sit outside
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Yes excellent disabled facilities
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$28
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Parking Available, Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Newhalls Road, South Queensferry, Edinburgh EH30 9TA, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh  >  South Queensferry
  • Phone Number: +44 131 331 1996
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