Waterloo Bistro & Courtyard Bar, Haddington, Location, Phone, Address

Waterloo Bistro Haddington

Former Bonars Restaurant at Poldrate Mill, East Lothian, Scotland

Waterloo Bistro

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Waterloo Bistro Restaurant (formerly Bonars restaurant and before that the Poldrate Restaurant)

Address: The Waterloo Bistro & Courtyard Bar, Tyne House, Poldrate, Haddington, EH41 4DA

Location: south end of the town, between Poldrate mill and river

Phone +44 (0)1620 822100

Run by Paul & Ann Kinnoch formerly of the Tyneside Tavern (a few doors up)

Bonars Restaurant, Haddington
Poldrate Restaurant image © Adrian Welch

Edinburgh Restaurants

Poldrate Brief Review:
Not as well known in some circles as the Waterside Bistro, changed owner in 2002. The food, wine and service on the night we first visited was really excellent, but two subsequent visits have been less convincing. The interior of the restaurant is a subtle refurbishment of a rubble-walled shell.

Addendum: a second visit for lunch was less enjoyable: we were the only diners in a cold dining room, the dishes were not as successful as the evening meal and the candlelit magic was gone; service was pleasant and the beef with red wine jus main course still the best on the menu.

Postscript – April 2002: changed hands, renamed Bonars

Edinburgh Restaurant Reviews

East Lothian Restaurants + Hotels

The Waterside Inn
1-5 Waterside adj. Nungate Bridge, Haddington +44 (0)1620 825674

Goblin Ha Hotel
Main Street, Gifford +44 (0)1620 810 244

La Potiniere Restaurant – Main Street, Gullane
+44 (0)1620 843214

Recommendations for East Lothian Restaurants welcome

Greywalls Hotel

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