Edinburgh dining & social
Royal Yacht Britannia
Dining on board The Royal Yacht Britannia is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. With a capacity to host between eight and 196 guests, enjoy the culinary delights created by Executive Chef Mark Alston.
Extremely passionate about the quality and provenance of the food he serves on board, Alston uses the very best Scottish suppliers, many of whom are Royal Warrant Holders supplying the Royal Family. Choose from a variety of Royal function rooms including the State Dining Room, the Officers’ Wardroom or the Royal Deck.
Learn more at The Royal Yacht Britannia website.
Few settings can rival the drama of Edinburgh Castle, especially when lit up against the night sky. A piper’s welcome and flaming torches will greet your guests on arrival at the drawbridge, and two exquisite banqueting packages are available. Up to 120 guests can dine in the Queen Anne Building with a private viewing of the Scottish Crown Jewels included in evening hire.
Visit the Edinburgh Castle website for more information.
National Museums Scotland
In the heart of Edinburgh’s iconic Old Town, the National Museums Scotland can hold a large variety of events including receptions, private dining, conferences and awards. The aptly named and versatile Grand Gallery is perfect for large groups, accommodating 950 for seated dinners and 1,500 for receptions. Or in summer, hold a reception on their Roof Terrace, with one of city’s most impressive views overlooking Edinburgh Castle. With a broad selection of dining and conference spaces, the National Museum can cater to the needs of many.
Learn more at the National Museums Scotland website.
The beautiful State Apartments within Hopetoun house are a stunning setting for an intimate dinner for up to 50 guests. They were originally designed and still used for aristocratic entertaining. As guests explore the elegant, richly decorated interiors, aperitif in hand, knowledgeable guides will be on hand to provide insights into this fascinating House located on the outskirts of Edinburgh.
Visit the Hopetoun House website to discover more.