Right by the Union Canal, with views over the water from both garden and restaurant, The Bridge…
The Bridge Inn at Ratho
“Accomplished cooking by the canal, great indoor and outdoor space” - AA Inspector
Our Inspector's view
The Bridge Inn at Ratho is located beside the Union Canal and has been used as a hostelry since the 19th century, this inn offers well-furnished, comfortable bedrooms boasting many thoughtful extras as standard. Some of the bedrooms have views of the canal. The busy bistro's kitchen uses home-grown produce to create award-winning food. Outdoor seating is an added bonus as are the two restaurant barges that serve lunch, afternoon tea and dinner by prior arrangement.
Facilities – at a glance
- Rooms 4
- Children welcome
- Cots provided
- High chairs
- Children's portions or menu
- Free TV
- Open parking
- Holds a civil ceremony licence
- Afternoon Tea
- Dinner Served
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About the area
Edinburgh is one of Britain’s most spectacular cities and both Old and New Towns have UNESCO World Heritage status. At its heart, the Old Town is a treasury of architecture stretching back to medieval times with its labyrinth of narrow lanes (‘wynds’ or ‘closes’). While the New Town's splendid district of squares, crescents and gardens are surrounded by impressive Georgian town houses.
It isn’t just a magnificent, bustling city, it’s surrounded by countryside – offering visitors the best of both worlds. Dominated by hills and the sea, with the rolling Pentland Hills to the south and the broad expanse of the Firth of Forth estuary to the north, it benefits from a rugged and varied landscape. So much so, the city has its own miniature mountain, Arthur’s Seat, which looms over the Old Town and the Palace of Holyroodhouse, dwarfing even Castle Rock and its crowning fortress, Edinburgh Castle.
A couple of miles east, Portobello is Edinburgh’s seaside area, with a long stretch of golden sand that attracts droves of city dwellers on sunny summer days.
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