Find your Party Venue for Hire in Edinburgh

From Merchiston to New Town – we list the most fun spaces for your next party

Top Party Venues in Edinburgh

Hosting a party in Edinburgh? Your search ends here! At Tagvenue, we list a wide variety of different party venues, ideal for your next private event. Whether it be small private bars, large club rooms or luxury dining rooms, Edinburgh is a mixed bag containing something for everyone. With most venues also being well-located in the city’s Old and New Town, you’re never too far away from your ideal party space. Want to see more? Our comprehensive venue finder lists all the very best party places in Scotland’s capital.

from £25
per person / per session
Function Room
Seating 40
Standing 90
The Golf Tavern
Bruntsfield
from £300
hire fee / per session
Back Booths
Seating 15
The Cabaret Voltaire
Old Town
from £500
minimum spend / per evening
Mezzanine
Seating 80
Standing 100
Gusto Edinburgh
New Town
from £20
per person / per session
The Mezzanine
Seating 35
Standing 50
The Granary
Leith
from £500
hire fee / per session
Devils Cut
Seating 60
Standing 120
Angels Share Hotel
New Town
from £10
per person / per session
Main Bar
Seating 15
Standing 40
Angels Share Hotel
New Town
from £350
minimum spend / per evening
Function Room
Seating 90
Standing 120
Powerleague Portobello
Portobello
from £200
hire fee / per afternoon
Dinning Room
Seating 35
Standing 45
Mumbai Diners' Club
New Town
from £33
per person / per session
Dining Room
Seating 70
Zucca Café & Restaurant
New Town

Party ideas

A city with a striking personality, Edinburgh is a lively party spot that targets all groups. Positioned right next to the University, and in the shadow of Edinburgh Castle, the Old Town is a popular area for students, with a nice selection of classic pubs and casual hangout places. In the New Town, you can find all of this, as well as some more quirky spots surrounding George Street. These include karaoke bars alongside versatile clubs for themed parties and events. A great area for nightlife and entertainment, many of these places also open their doors during the daytime. Adopting a more relaxed and welcoming vibe, this makes them nicely suited to hosting family parties, birthday parties and afterparty gatherings. 

Many of Edinburgh’s venues are readily available for private hire, with a variety of clubs, bars and restaurants in the city centre containing exclusive rooms and booths. Next to Charlotte Square a close-knit section of private bars, function rooms and mezzanines can be found. Walk down George Street towards St Andrew Square and you’ll encounter whole venues, halls and lounges that can be flexible to your party needs and desires. A short trip south will take you to the Old Town, where, in the gaze of famous landmarks such as St. Giles’ Church and National Library of Scotland, you’ll find a variety of private booths, churches turned into unique pubs and stylish bars. With so much variety, these areas can bring in anyone from large corporations and offices, birthday parties, and hen or stag dos. 

Price-wise, Edinburgh’s party venues are split between offering minimum spend or a straight hire fee. Agreeing on a minimum spend can be ideal for large groups where you know a lot of food and drinks will be ordered. If you’re a smaller group, party venue hire fees may be easier to settle, with guests seeing to their own refreshments. Hire fees land between the £200 to £600 mark, while minimum spend varies depending on the size of the venue and type of booking. For whole venues, expect prices around the £4000 to £5000 mark, while if you’re after a private room, it’s usually around £200 to £800. Just be sure to know how many guests to expect, and their needs before committing to anything. Our bespoke venue finder can help provide you with all the information you need prior to booking your party venue in Edinburgh.

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