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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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Liskeard, United Kingdom
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146 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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206 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week 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
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

The 3 of us had a lovely lunch here.Food was good and service was prompt and helpful despite being very busy on a Tuesday afternoon. Family friendly with a child menu and light meals on offer.

Thank Margaret W
Somerset, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for a walk and popped in for coffee and cake. Food and coffee were excellent. The staff were really friendly and helpful. The food on the tables of others looked very inviting and we intend to return for dinner before the end of our holiday.

Thank Thistle232015
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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for a late lunch and a drink. Staff friendly and helpful food good view of the rail bridge incredible. Perhaps a little pricey and slightly run down. (The model train could at least work)

Thank Ianscu
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent friendly staff, food equally good, nice menu. Would advise to book ahead as it is a very bust restaurant. Beautiful view of the New Road Bridge.

Thank Cestosh
Taunton, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Recommended to visit the area by a taxi driver last night... Drove there this morning and parked up right outside - wanting. Real fast there menu looked great... Went into a super clean, fresh atmosphere and sat on the upstairs mezzanine with views to the bridge Food arrived quickly and so well cooked... fresh and such tasty ingredients! I don't... More 

Thank FlipperGB
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109 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Rail Bridge has gone downhill in recent years - maybe because it has no competition - still has the incredible view but the service is poor and the food is distinctly average. We visited on a Saturday morning for breakfast; we were told to sit anywhere and then approached almost immediately to be asked for our order despite being... More 

Thank Kirsty W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
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
Local cuisine, Kids, Cheap Eats, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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?