Introducing Thirty Knots

Situated beneath the iconic Forth Bridge in South Queensferry,
Thirty Knots is home to an informal restaurant, a contemporary take on
the traditional pub, a private event space for up to 80 guests,
and perhaps best of all, a stunning outdoor terrace with views
across the water.

Open daily, Thirty Knots serves up a wide range of draught beer, our favourite wines by the glass, and hearty food to put wind in your sails.

Food & Drink


With a modern twist on traditional classics, we are proud to showcase fresh local ingredients from Scotland’s finest suppliers, from beer-battered fish and chips to sizzling steaks done to perfection.

Upstairs at Thirty Knots

Events & Private Dining

Here at Thirty Knots, we are all about bringing people together to enjoy delicious food and great drinks – and it goes without saying that we know a thing or two about throwing a fabulous party!

Outdoor Dining & Drinks

Great food, Great Drink. Even better views. Pull up a seat on our outdoor terrace overlooking the Forth Bridge.

Book Your Table

We are open 7 days a week.

Reservations can be made by phone or online. If you have
any queries, or would like further information prior to
booking, you can also email us.


Careers at Buzzworks


With great pay, the chance to grow your career, and time off to enjoy what matters most, you belong with us.

Now recruiting chefs at all levels.

Benefit Card

Love Thirty Knots? Enjoy the Benefits. Our Benefit Card lets you earn rewards every time you visit, not to mention a whole host of exclusive offers and invites to events. Register now and we’ll even give you 500 free points (that’s £5!).

Gift Card

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Saturdays are for savouring the moment. Enjoy our signature drinks and the unparalleled views from our terrace. Your weekend retreat awaits at Thirty Knots. 🌅

Book now using the reserve button on our page 🌱

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April is National Brunch Month, and Thirty Knots is here to elevate your brunch game. Join us for brunch with a view. 🥞 ...

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What better way to enjoy the coming of spring than with cocktails on our terrace overlooking the Forth River? 🏌️‍♂️ ...

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Embrace the new season with our spring menu, a tribute to fresh beginnings and vibrant flavours. Enjoy dining with a view that`s second to none. Book now using the reserve button on our page 🌱 ...

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Kickstart your weekend at Thirty Knots! Discover our vibrant atmosphere and terrace as we get set for spring. 🍹 ...

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Can we take a moment to appreciate how amazing our new private dining space is? 😍 We`re gearing up for a fantastic season of events. So, if you`re looking for the perfect place to host your next party, look no further! ...

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Our new spring menus have officially arrived! 🌿

We`re getting set for the season with some fresh new flavours, all while keeping some of those Thirty Knots favourites! Enjoy these Gochujang Crispy Chicken Bao Buns or try some of our fresh new salads like the aged feta and tabbouleh salad!

View our new menus on our website using the link in our bio!

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Celebrate Easter Sunday with a feast at Thirty Knots. Look no further for the perfect family day out! ...

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Good Friday calls for great times at Thirty Knots. Start your holiday weekend on the terrace with a cocktail in hand! ...

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Our new upstairs spot is the perfect location for everything, from weddings to corporate events. Why not come in and check out the space? ...

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Cheers to good times and great drinks at Thirty Knots. Discover your new favourite from our extensive drinks lists! ...

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Experience the essence of South Queensferry at Thirty Knots. Our venue is a blend of history, culture, and modern hospitality. Reserving your table has never been easier, just tap the reserve button on our page! ...

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Exclusive to our benefit cardholders we are giving you all a little egg-citing treat to look forward to this week! Available until 5pm Thursday 28th March, get ready for Hoppy Days! 🌷

Be sure to check your emails for more information 💛

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Dive into the weekend with our mouth-watering dishes.

Book your table using the reserve button on our page!

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Welcome the first day of spring at Thirty Knots. Our outdoor terrace is open and prepped for the sunnier days! ...

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Celebrate St. Patrick`s Day at Thirty Knots with plenty of Guinness and a festive atmosphere. Let`s make it a day to remember! ...

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Can we tempt you to a delicious breakfast. Made with fresh ingredients, we bring you dishes that are delicious! ...

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Step into Thirty Knots and feel the buzz. Take a mid-week break and join us on the Forth! ...

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Sip back and relax with our curated selection of drinks. Whether it`s a classic cocktail or an introduction to a new glass of red, we`ve got you covered. ...

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