£2720 - £3995 for Venue Hire
Up to 150
On-Site
Exclusive Use
Wedding Licence
shortlisted
COVID-19 Update
We are currently taking bookings for elopements, small weddings and larger weddings up to 150 guests.
Late Availability
Last Minute Dates Available
Just £340
Bridebook Deal
Seasonal Offer Available
Just £3900
Bridebook Deal
only 8 weeks left
Midweek Offer Available
Just £2475
Bridebook Deal
All Inclusive Wedding Package
Just £11000
A exclusive use Historic venue located in Edinburgh's new town. Our three Victorian and Georgian suites provide the perfect setting for a unique and unforgettable wedding up to 170 guests.
Pricing & Costs

Venue Hire Only

Prices Start At
£2,720
Maximum Price
£3,995
The above rate includes use of all three beautiful historic rooms: The Great Hall, New Library and Cullen Suite. We also offer exclusive access to Queen Street Gardens for photographs. Our rooms are available to hire separately at a discounted rate. At The Royal College, we work with three different catering companies. Please contact us for more information on pricing and packages.
What is included in this pricing:
Exclusive use
Day before set up available
Furniture included
Features & Capacity

Overview

Venue Type
City Hotel
Venue
Dining Capacity
150
Reception Capacity
170
Usual Access Time
9:00AM
Usual Finish Time
1:00AM

Food and Drink

Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
In-House Wine List
In-house Catering
Alcohol Licence

Ceremony & Reception

Church Within Walking Distance
Sound System Available
Wedding Licence
Dancefloor Available

Venue

City View
Grade I/II Listed Building
Exclusive Use
Bridal Changing Facilities
Disabled Access
In-House Wedding Coordinator
Full Description
Elegant, historic venue in the heart of Edinburgh's New Town with stunning architecture and original features - a perfect venue for weddings of all shapes and sizes, as well as other events. Our Events team would be delighted to offer you a tour of our this quite unique venue, just call 0131 247 7324

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Tani
Hi there! We are so delighted that you are considering the Royal College of Physicians Edinburgh for your wedding. If you have any questions or would like some more information, please contact our team on Bride Book or directly via email: venue@rcpe.ac.uk

Experience

No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
true
Reviews
(7)
Cara & Sam
Married in October 2021
October 2021
RCPE made our day so special
I just wanted to send a huge thank you to you and everyone at RCPE who made our day so special. Everything ran so smoothly and we were well looked after. Please pass on our thanks to all involved!!
Saltire Hospitality
Wedding: September 2021
October 2021
A Wonderful Wedding Venue!
This venue is by far one of our all time favorites - it screams elegance with a combination of different rooms each with it's own character and versatility. When we cater for weddings at RCPE - the team could not be any more helpful, friendly and attentive. We work closely with the team at RCPE to ensure your wedding day runs smoothly and is exactly what the couple is looking for - the RCPE is elegant, historic whilst being intimate and romantic - perfect for your wedding celebrations.
Grace & Iain
Married in September 2021
September 2021
Thank you
We can't thank you guys enough, everyone was amazing!
Artemisia & Ian
Married in September 2021
September 2021
It was really special and we loved every moment of it.
Ian and I just wanted to say thank you for helping us have such an amazing wedding. We really had the best day, it exceeded our expectations. Everyone was so blown away by the venue. You've been an absolute hero and thank you so much for helping us get the evening sorted out the way we wanted. It was so fun.
Jessica & Matthew
Married in August 2021
September 2021
Best day of our lives
You all helped pull of the best day of our lives, and a wedding that many of our guests have said was the best wedding they're ever been too!
Anna & Edward
Married in January 2020
September 2021
Hidden gem in the heart of Edinburgh
We are so glad we chose the Royal College of Physicians as our wedding venue – it truly is a hidden gem set right in the heart of Edinburgh. The different spaces work so well together and our guests commented on how spectacular they thought the setting to our wedding was.
Location & Contact Details

Address

9 Queen Street, Midlothian, Edinburgh, EH2 1JQ, Scotland

Travel Notes

Nearest Town

Edinburgh

Nearest Motorway & Junction

Nearest Train Station

Waverley Station

Nearest Airport

Edinburgh

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FAQ
(10)

Describe the best wedding that happened at your venue?

After two decades of engagement, a couple working in the world of Dior held their wedding in our venue.

What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?

Consider your wedding budget - find "5 Life Hacks" on planning your wedding day on our website blog posts. Also remember to plan dietary requirements with our knowledgeable caterers and keep an updated Wedding Checklist while leading up to your big day. A wedding does not have to be stressful. Our Event Co-Ordinator is here to help you every step of the way.

What’s your favourite personal touch you’ve seen at a wedding?

We offer "Bride and Zoom" which is great for connecting to family and friends overseas who cannot make it to your special day.

Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.

Historic, unique, elegant & customizable spaces.

Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?

There are endless photo opportunities! Weddings have exclusive use of all three contrasting rooms (the Great Hall with regal elements, the Cullen Suite with a light blue backdrop and great light and finally the New Library with wooden bookshelves) and use of Queen Street Gardens for photos.

Have you had any celebrity guest or wedding at your venue?

Travels with my Father recently filmed some of their UK tour at Royal College of Physicians. We were joined by heartthrob Jack Whitehall, his father and mother who played the bagpipes.

What’s your favourite canapé?

Our caterers offer bespoke and gloriously extensive menu selection. It's so hard to choose one!

What’s your favourite midnight treat?

Personally, I cannot live without chocolate biscuits.

What is your venue's most unique feature?

Not only do our couples have three gorgeous rooms to use exclusively but they also have access to Queen Street Gardens while being right in the heart of Edinburgh.

What part of your business are you most proud of?

The Royal College of Physicians is not only a wedding venue, it's seeped in 250 plus years of history. Did you know that we have the largest medical book collection in the world? Our historic rooms represent more then one period of time. Find Georgian architecture and designs, as well as Victorian.