Whole Venue at The Barologist

23 Commercial Street, Edinburgh, EH6 6PJ
Leith

About this space

The Barologist stands as a beacon of historic charm and contemporary elegance. As you step through its doors, you're transported into a world where time seems to slow down, and every moment is enveloped in sophistication. The venue's exterior hints at its storied past, with architectural details that whisper tales of bygone eras. Yet, upon entering, you're greeted by a seamless fusion of old-world charm and modern amenities.

The interior of The Barologist is a sight to behold, boasting a captivating blend of classic and contemporary design elements. Ornate chandeliers cast a warm glow across the space, illuminating the intricacies of the high ceilings and grand windows that frame the room. Rich wooden accents add a touch of warmth, while sleek furnishings lend a sense of refinement. Whether bathed in natural light during the day or aglow with the soft hues of evening, the ambiance is nothing short of enchanting.

At the heart of The Barologist lies its charming bar area, a focal point that beckons guests to gather and imbibe in style. Here, a curated selection of libations awaits, ranging from classic cocktails to innovative concoctions crafted by skilled mixologists. The bar exudes an air of conviviality, making it the perfect setting for intimate conversations or lively celebrations alike. Beyond the bar, the venue offers versatile spaces suitable for a variety of events, from intimate gatherings to grand affairs. Whether you're planning a romantic wedding reception, a corporate gala, or a milestone birthday bash, The Barologist provides the perfect backdrop for creating unforgettable memories. With its historic setting, elegant ambiance, and impeccable service, it's no wonder The Barologist is renowned as one of the city's premier event venues, where every moment is infused with magic and allure.


Prices

Monday
12:00 – 0:00
from £2500 min. spend
Per session
12:00 – 0:00
from £2500 min. spend
Note: Alcohol licence until 1:00. All prices include VAT.
Venue rental rates are £2500 on weekdays and £5000 on Fridays and Saturdays, with a maximum capacity of 150 guests.
Tuesday
12:00 – 0:00
from £2500 min. spend
Per session
12:00 – 0:00
from £2500 min. spend
Note: Alcohol licence until 1:00. All prices include VAT.
Venue rental rates are £2500 on weekdays and £5000 on Fridays and Saturdays, with a maximum capacity of 150 guests.
Wednesday
12:00 – 0:00
from £2500 min. spend
Per session
12:00 – 0:00
from £2500 min. spend
Note: Alcohol licence until 1:00. All prices include VAT.
Venue rental rates are £2500 on weekdays and £5000 on Fridays and Saturdays, with a maximum capacity of 150 guests.
Thursday
12:00 – 0:00
from £2500 min. spend
Per session
12:00 – 0:00
from £2500 min. spend
Note: Alcohol licence until 1:00. All prices include VAT.
Venue rental rates are £2500 on weekdays and £5000 on Fridays and Saturdays, with a maximum capacity of 150 guests.
Friday
12:00 – 1:00
from £5000 min. spend
Per session
12:00 – 1:00
from £5000 min. spend
Note: Alcohol licence until 1:00. All prices include VAT.
Venue rental rates are £2500 on weekdays and £5000 on Fridays and Saturdays, with a maximum capacity of 150 guests.
Saturday
12:00 – 1:00
from £5000 min. spend
Per session
12:00 – 1:00
from £5000 min. spend
Note: Alcohol licence until 1:00. All prices include VAT.
Venue rental rates are £2500 on weekdays and £5000 on Fridays and Saturdays, with a maximum capacity of 150 guests.
Sunday
12:00 – 0:00
from £2500 min. spend
Per session
12:00 – 0:00
from £2500 min. spend
Note: Alcohol licence until 1:00. All prices include VAT.
Venue rental rates are £2500 on weekdays and £5000 on Fridays and Saturdays, with a maximum capacity of 150 guests.
Pricing updated by venue 3 days ago

Capacity

Standing
up to 150
Dining
up to 80

Catering and drinks

In-house catering
External catering not allowed
Venue provides alcohol
BYO alcohol not allowed

Facilities

Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Natural light
Storage space
Quiet space
Paid parking facilities available nearby
Projector
Flatscreen TV
Whiteboard
Flipchart
PA system / speakers
Conference call facilities
Accommodation available

Music & sound equipment

Own music allowed
Bring your own DJ
Noise restrictions

Accessibility

Wheelchair accessible

Rules of the space

Allowed events

Promoted and ticketed events
Wedding licence
Temporary event notices (TENs) available

Host rules

No smoking in the building


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About The Barologist

Welcome to The Barologist, an extraordinary venue nestled in the heart of Leith, Edinburgh, where warmth, innovation, and hospitality converge to create a truly remarkable experience. As you step through our doors, you're embraced by an atmosphere of genuine warmth and impeccable service, ensuring that every guest feels right at home.

At the heart of The Barologist lies a captivating history, centered around its proprietor, George "Geordie" Armstrong. Born in a castle near Alnwick, Northumberland, Geordie's upbringing was veiled in mystery, yet his passion for science, particularly meteorology, shone bright. His inventive mind and mastery of weather phenomena earned him the moniker "The Barologist" among peers and friends.

Today, The Barologist stands as a tribute to Geordie's ingenuity, with its walls adorned by his groundbreaking inventions. Guests are invited to explore these marvels while immersing themselves in the welcoming ambiance of Geordie's home.

Beyond its historical significance, The Barologist offers an exceptional dining experience. Our dining area boasts a tantalizing array of dishes, blending traditional Scottish delicacies with innovative creations, all prepared with meticulous care and served with a smile.

Furthermore, The Barologist is not just a restaurant but also an ideal venue for special occasions. Whether you're planning a wedding dinner, a romantic date, or any other memorable event, The Barologist provides the perfect backdrop. Guests have the option to book the entire venue for exclusive use or reserve a private room for a more intimate gathering.

So, whether you're here to marvel at Geordie's inventions, indulge in culinary delights, or celebrate a momentous occasion, The Barologist welcomes you with open arms. Come and experience the magic of this unique establishment, where innovation meets tradition, and every guest is treated like family.


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