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The Railbridge Bistro

4 Newhalls Road, South Queensferry, Edinburgh EH30 9TA, Scotland
+44 131 331 1996
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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“meringues” (22 reviews)
“haggis” (35 reviews)
“club sandwich” (11 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 2 days ago

My wife and I visited the Railbridge Bistro while visiting South Queensferry. I think we were lucky at the time we visited as the place was quiet, but it seemed they were expecting a bus party in quite soon. The premises are very spacious and...More

Thank Jock W
Reviewed 1 week ago

The wife my two teenage kids and I had Sunday lunch here. The choice was excellent from a full meal to light lunch. Value was good and the food excellent. The service was typical of the Scots (of which I'm one) very matter of fact,...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently visited for lunch and left disappointed unfortunately. While the choices from the kids menus were great and my wife's cullen skink was tasty as always (although needed sent back to be reheated) I have to say the chicken and bacon club sandwich was terrible....More

Thank Gino C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's over a year since I was last here and it was with my daughter. This time we were almost the first in at opening time as we were going on the Maid of the Forth to join the Flotilla that would be celebrating the...More

Thank holland21
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After a trip on the Maid of the Forth our group headed here for (Pre-booked) afternoon tea. The staff were friendly and welcoming. Sandwiches good, scones fantastic. Would go back again.

Thank mirolle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love it here. Keep going back. Food excellent Love their fish cakes Desserts on show In display cabinet on the way to be seated Sit inside outside or upstairs

Thank Janet O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not been to the Bistro for several years, had half hour to spare before I boarded the Flotilla celebrating the Queen opening of the South Queensferry Crossing so dropped in for a 'Full Scottish Breakfast'' around 9:30am today 4th September. The breakfast was well presented...More

Thank kenwood5106
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We always pop in whilst visiting Edinburgh. Always very welcoming. Lovely atmosphere., Nice food. A must if you come to see the 3 bridges.

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Thank 834surreytraveller
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We called in on a busy Thursday evening on our way back to Edinburgh. We were shown to a table straight away and the staff were really friendly and attentive. We had Haggis, Lobster and a kids main and three drinks, all for £40. it...More

1  Thank 327LancashireLass
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My self and partner went to the Rail bridge bistro for my partners birrhday . I asked when I booked for a window seat. I was advised they would try to accommodate . Which on the night they did. The service and friendlyness of the...More

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Megan M
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Megan M
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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
23 February 2017|
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Response from Neil J | Property representative |
Hi Yes we have disabled access and a disabled toilet. There is a disabled parking space at the front door and also quite a few disabled spaces on the public car park just across the road Hope this helps
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$27
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, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Parking Available, Street Parking
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
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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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