Cafe Bar & Bistro

Stylish & Modern Bistro

We are a Cafe Bar & Bistro situated on the banks of the Union Canal in Linlithgow.

We offer the very best in food and wine with stunning canal views from the Bistro and the terrace overlooking the canal.

The Bistro is located next to the Causewayend Marina, is within walking distance of the spectacular Avon Aqueduct, and is a perfect stopping point for those travelling along the John Muir Way.

Award Winning

Bridge 49 won Best Eatery at Scotland's Business Awards

Easy Access

Bridge 49 Bar & Bistro is fully accessible for wheelchair users and prams.

Dog Friendly

Well-behaved dogs are welcome to join you for lunch at our outdoor patio.

Eating & Drinking

Our lunchtime menu includes sandwich platters, toasties, scones and cakes. The dinner menu features all the classic favourites such as burgers, fish & chips and macaroni cheese.

Check back often because we also have seasonal menus for special occasions and holidays.

Also listed are our wines, cocktails and mocktails.

outdoor dining pod

New at Bridge 49 are our outdoor dining pods. with splendid canal views. The pods will take 5 diners comfortably. No charge for the hire of the pod but maximum of 2 hours and £20.00 minimum spend.

Ideal for Afternoon Tea’s at £12.95 per person.

Cruise & Dine

Make your party’s visit to Bridge 49 into a real outing by taking a water taxi barge along the canal from the Linlithgow canal basin for lunch.

The trip along the canal takes a leisurely 60 minutes, the barge will wait while you have your meal and then take you back.

Book Your Visit

Whether you’d like to reserve a table for lunch or arrange a Cruise & Dine outing, you can book it right now using our online booking form.

Or you can phone us on 01506 846 536 or email