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The Railbridge Bistro

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4 Newhalls Road, South Queensferry, Edinburgh EH30 9TA, Scotland
+44 131 331 1996
09:00 - 23:00
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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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333 reviews
198 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great place to eat. Fresh, tasty and well priced. Recommend the homemade pie (my only issue is that puff pastry on top of stew does not make a propper pie. But that aside it . . . .) was AMAZING. Great beef. Flavoursome and thick gravy. The haddock was very very good. This is one of those places... More 

Thank John M
Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Brilliant service and great food. Lovely coffee and cakes. Beautiful setting too. Went back three times in one day.

Thank Lynda M
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great setting with a fantastic view of the bridges and the boats coming and going. Our kids loved the model train moving around on the scale model of the bridge above our seats. Had lunch here today. Food was great, service was good and the portions were excellent. Very good selection of home made cakes as well. Good value worked... More 

Thank Sarahanton2013
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went into bistro hoping to have a nice lunch. A member of staff asked if we saw the sign outside asking you to wait to be seated and advised us to get outside and wait. So as we left there was no other staff interested. Wont give them the chance again to be asked to leave.

Thank Hannah B
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Safe place to take friends visiting this pretty historic coastal town as the food and service are good.

Thank lovesscotland55
Longcroft, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our table of 4 were seated at the window so we have a great view of the river and bridges! We waited a while at the door to be seated but plenty of staff around! Drinks and food order taken in reasonable time. Starters and mains came quickly. All good was very nice even if slightly over priced. Service was... More 

Thank northfacephotgrapher
Liskeard, United Kingdom
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149 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On a recent visit by coach we stopped at Queensferry to see the beautiful bridges and visited the Railbridge for coffee and cake. It was excellent. Lovely choice of cakes, and very friendly staff who brought the order to the table. They also serve a good assortment of hot meals but we were only there mid morning. Good value for... More 

Thank Mag16_12
Bathgate, United Kingdom
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214 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Even though the restaurant was packed out with cyclists we were served very quickly and the member of staff was very friendly and helpful.The food was good and the portion size was adequate and the coffee was just as good, and the views of the bridges is excellent

Thank Jim A
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Turned up here on a Saturday morning after a cycle with husband and child, looking as though I'd just been for a cycle i.e. not dolled up to the nines. Parked the bikes and took a table outside and went in to order. Was approached by someone who I assume was the manager who immediately asked if we wanted something... More 

Thank gillmac23
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered 5 meals for breakfast. Food was truly rubbish... eggs we way over cooked the bacon was cold (how do you do that...?) the toast was cheap supermarket bread and the tea and weak... what more to say ... what is say is go somewhere else the food and service at this place has slipped....

Thank Jason T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$10 - US$26
European, British, Scottish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Parking Available, Street Parking
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?