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The Railbridge Bistro

4 Newhalls Road, South Queensferry, Edinburgh EH30 9TA, Scotland
+44 131 331 1996
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“meringue” (41 reviews)
“cullen skink” (25 reviews)
“haggis” (43 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Cafe, Seafood, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4 Newhalls Road, South Queensferry, Edinburgh EH30 9TA, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday

As dog friendly restaurant although you sit in the fireplace area but it is very comfortable. Good choice of food. Been twice. Today just had a roll with scrambled egg and black pudding. The French Toast is good but should have a banana on top....More

Thank Jack P P
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Came in the other day with my partner and two kids. My partner and I both got burgers that came with chips. The quality of both is similar to what you would find in a greasy spoon for a fraction of the price. The kids...More

Thank James K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Parking across the street, ramp for buggies and wheelchairs, outdoor dining for people with dogs or summer nights small gift shop, excellent menu with some items available gluten free, great prices, all with a fantastic view of the 3 bridges- what more could you want!...More

Thank Una M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ate here on a wild and windy Saturday night and was surprised to find the place relatively quiet, never a good sign but I was wrong. It had been years since my last visit so wasn't sure what to expect. The starters were excellent. I...More

Thank hmfc190512
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We tried to have dinner at this restaurant on the strength of the menu displayed outside. Despite the restaurant only being a third full we were advised that we would have to wait 45 minutes to be served as there were only two staff on...More

Thank Iain A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I had just finished a trip on the Forth Belle and were looking for something to eat and also somewhere out of the cold weather. I think it was the sign saying that there was a log fire inside that made our...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this bistro last Sunday. Our intention was to eat in a restaurant further back but could not get parked. We were famished and could not be bothered walking back along. This was an error of judgement. We were looking for a reasonably placed main...More

Thank Jazsinger
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A bit of a wait for service, food served piping hot.Haddock and chips a bit underwhelming for two adults, Seabass and steak pie OK for two other adults. Haggis neeps and tatties for a 15 month old infant superb. Coffee OK, Ale good, other drinks...More

Thank JohnG1147565
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Phoned beforehand to make a booking as we wanted a downstairs table because my wife has severe mobility problems. As we arrived we were requested to remain at the welcome stand to be seated. The waitress then went about her normal business, returned to the...More

Thank YoungAtHeartScotland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food here is ridiculously over priced. Try ordering one of their salads at a whopping £15, or a meringue at £7 each and you'll see what I mean. Nice place, friendly and attentive staff, with great views. However, it's a pity the management have...More

Thank jongpw
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Questions & Answers
12 February 2018|
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Response from Neil J | Property representative |
Hi We serve food from 9am until 7pm Sundays and Mondays and from 9am - 8pm Tuesday to Thursday. Friday and Saturdays we serve food from 9am until 9pm. We then close 1 hour after last food orders. This is our winter hours... More
Megan M
5 March 2017|
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Response from Neil J | Property representative |
We allow dogs at all the tables outside and also in at the sofas.
Megan M
5 March 2017|
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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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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, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, View, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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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