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The Waterside Bistro

1-5 Waterside, Haddington EH41 4AT, Scotland
+44 1620 825674
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good22%
  • Average12%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
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Bar, European, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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1-5 Waterside, Haddington EH41 4AT, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Excellent friendly service, fine range of tap and bottled beers, excellent house white by the glass. Lovely crisp fish in tempura batter, handcut chips.Really nice inside and awesome views from the al fresco. Intersting vegie options.

Thank Ceilidhmor
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Lovely and cosy atmosphere, the food was very delicious and the waiter was literally one of the nicest i have ever had.

Thank Moritz M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Nice and friendly place. Food was good and staff very friendly. We bit disappointed with the size of the menu but overall an enjoyable night.

Thank purves1
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great service, really welcoming staff, delicious food and fantastic location. This is the most lovely location to end a nice walk along the river.

Thank Sue B
Reviewed 5 days ago

We had walked for a couple of hours along the river so were in our walking gear and looking for a pub but the one we found was closed so we went to the Waterside Bistro. This is in a beautiful location and was quite...More

Thank sanuk_9
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had a long walk with the dogs at Yellowcraigs and decided to go back to Edinburgh via the Waterside for a Sunday roast. We were not disappointed. We all had the roast beef dinner with all the trimmings and not a scrap was left....More

1  Thank trishmaclean
Reviewed 6 days ago

One of Haddingtons hidden gems this watering hole is a great place to stop for a wee drink, or a snack or for a lovely meal with company. Well suited by the historic nungate bridge and nestled by the riverside - this place makes for...More

Thank Stuart P
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Lovely peaceful setting, watched swans over lunch and great value. Kindly tweaked menu to give vegan options. Relaxed friendly atmosphere, would recommend!

Thank susmccallum
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Waterside enjoys a prime location and is tastefully decorated. The service was faultless and I chose the soup followed by 2 lovely fried haddock portions & home made chips. You will not be disappointed!!

Thank pierreslateur
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Two mains and one dessert! All were spot on and good portions. Service impeccable but unfortunately house white very pricey.

Thank MikkeVK
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Linda D
3 November 2016|
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Response from Edonfood | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do
29 June 2016|
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Response from 1,957,928 | Reviewed this property |
much about the same as the the dinner menu but nothing that stands out ,there are plenty other eating places in haddington.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$38
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1-5 Waterside, Haddington EH41 4AT, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  East Lothian  >  Haddington
  • Phone Number: +44 1620 825674
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