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Doors to open this weekend for new South Queensferry restaurant, Thirty Knots

Thirty Knots takes over the former site of The Three Bridges, situated beneath the iconic Forth Bridge in Edinburgh

THE EAGERLY anticipated opening of Thirty Knots, Buzzworks latest venue in South Queensferry, has been announced, with the venue officially welcoming customers through its doors on Saturday 10th December, from 12pm.

Thirty Knots takes over the former site of The Three Bridges, situated beneath the iconic Forth Bridge in Edinburgh, and will feature an impressive restaurant, a modern take on the traditional pub, and a stunning outdoor terrace with views out over the Firth of Forth. 

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Scotland’s leading hospitality group, Buzzworks Holdings, had previously teased the new menu at the group’s upcoming Thirty Knots venue, featuring a host of diverse dishes packed with local produce. 

While some lucky customers enjoyed a preview sitting throughout the week, Thirty Knots will open this weekend, serving drinks in the casual and relaxed pub, while the stylish restaurant will serve lunch and dinner, with much more to still to come from the venue in the new year.

The company’s Managing Director Kenny Blair said: “We are very excited to welcome customers to the new Thirty Knots. The venue signifies our ongoing investment and commitment to South Queensferry, having launched our Scotts restaurant in the Port Edgar Marina back in 2018, and we hope this provides the local community with another fantastic venue that they can enjoy and be proud of for years to come

“Our mouth-watering menu promises both modern and classic dishes using some of the best produce and ingredients that Scotland has to offer. But we still have so much more to offer in the coming months that will be well worth the wait for our customers, including a stunning private event space and spectacular outdoor terrace – so watch this space.”

Bringing over 30 years of culinary experience and a hands-on approach, renowned Chef Trevor Garden, 51, promises customers an exciting menu that’s destined to tantalise the tastebuds, focusing on fresh, seasonal produce.

Thoughtfully created by Buzzworks talented culinary team, the restaurant will offer customers a delicious and accessible gastro pub menu featuring a modern twist on some traditional classics.

Trevor said: “With a mix of hearty home-comfort classics and dishes inspired from around the world, there is sure to be something to suit all tastes and give customers an exciting and engaging dining experience.

“The impressive menu is set to feature everything from classic Fish and Chips and individual steak and ale pies baked fresh to order, to Karrag Chicken Bao Buns and the most incredible King Rib Supper with skin-on fries and Katsu ketchup.

“We are all about encouraging our chefs to explore their culinary creativity and showcase their skills and we look forward to refreshing our menus regularly – and every ingredient that goes on the customer’s plate has been well thought-out with a twist of reinvention.

He added: “Our Fish and Chips is set to be one of our best dishes on the menu. Not only is it a classic, but we’ve added our very own twist and I think it will fast become a real favourite with our customers.”

Family-owned Buzzworks also continues to offer a number of exciting jobs opportunities across the business, both within the kitchen and front of house. 

With industry-leading benefits for both chefs and their teams, including competitive rates, career progression, flexible working and health and wellbeing incentives, there is a vast range of opportunities on offer at Buzzworks.

Thirty Knots will be open from Saturday 10th December, with opening hours varying throughout the festive period. For full opening hours, visit here:

Anyone looking to apply or find out more about current chef / kitchen vacancies at Thirty Knots, or any other Buzzworks venue across Scotland, should visit or check out the Buzzworks People Facebook, Instagram or LinkedIn pages.  

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