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22 High Street, South Queensferry, Edinburgh EH30 9PP, Scotland
+44 131 331 5429
10:00 - 23:30
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 23:30
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Penicuik, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Had a beautiful dinner with my partner. The food was delicious and service was excellent - Sarah was very polite and I can happily say best service I've received from a waitress in a very long time, really went the extra mile and nothing seemed like a hassle. The location was also very nice with a breathtaking sunset. All in... More 

Thank BlairHDickson
Ellon, United Kingdom
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170 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We visited here for lunch on Saturday. It is very well positioned for a restaurant with an outstanding view of the Forth. It is very modern but on the down side its access from street level is perhaps a little difficult due to the stair configuration. Seating in some cases can be tight but we didn't have that problem. The... More 

Thank Rennie C
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Our frds and I decided to visit this restaurant as it had a great view of the bridge. Menus looked quiet good, however given the price we paid we expected much more - vey disappointed ! On the other hand we were more disappointed with the service , staff extremely rude , yes they are busy , but dosent mean... More 

Thank HyHung
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Love everything about the resturant, the food was the excellent, beautiful views of the bay and bridges, staff fantastic. Visiting from Australia staying at a local B&B would recommend to everyone.

Thank Jackie M
Stockholm, Stockholms Län, Sweden
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34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We decided on this restaurant after reading other reviews of in area. Excellent fish and chips with the option of garden peas. Even though we were a party of 8 we were warmly welcomed and received fast and professional service throughout. A memorable visit

Thank Peter H
Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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92 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My review isn't based on the food here as its a long time since I've had a meal here. I regularly come here for coffee and particularly come here to enjoy the views between the Forth Rail Bridge and the Forth Road Bridge. For this reason, I like to sit on the terrace, which isn't particularly pleasant in itself but,... More 

Thank Marionhas4
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited my favourite restaurant for my birthday. Mixed outcome instead of their usual five stars. Order taken quickly although quite busy on a Tuesday evening Mussel starter in Thai sauce was excellent; really tasty. Main of battered haddock was nice, good batter, but lacked a green veg. This was an optional extra. Main course of scallops and black pudding tasted... More 

Thank anne s
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Some (most) aspects were very good, whilst a few others were disappointing. I met my daughter here for an early (mid-week) dinner before she flew back to Birmingham. I tried booking but was told this was not possible and to simply turn up. I think we were the first diners that evening so there was no problem getting a table... More 

Thank Mark L
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56 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate here with our two children, 7 and 8 years old. I'm a huge seafood fan and had been looking forward to the trip for weeks, but was very disappointed. The starters were lovely, beautiful squid and crab on toast, excellent. But my main, the seafood platter, left a lot to be desired. The mussels were small and cold,... More 

Thank VJ_Spencer
Stirling, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had been looking forward to eating here for several months. Phoned to make booking late afternoon for the evening. Was told couldn't make a booking and we were advised we had to just turn up and see if anything was available. Luckily got a table for 4. Nice surroundings with lovely view over water. Nice menu and our drinks order... More 

Thank eddie m

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$32
Seafood, British, Scottish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 High Street, South Queensferry, Edinburgh EH30 9PP, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh  >  South Queensferry
  • Phone Number: +44 131 331 5429

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?