The Scotsman Hotel

£1000 - £2000 for Venue Hire
Up to 100
82 Bedrooms
Exclusive Use
Wedding Licence
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June 2023 Saturday availability!
The luxurious Scotsman Hotel is an impressive gothic style venue with glamorous interiors blending history and contemporary features, ideal for your romantic day.
Pricing & Costs

Venue Hire Only

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Venue hiring pricing is inclusive of the use of our Balvenie, Glenfiddich & Garden Suite
What is included in this pricing:
Exclusive use
Non consumables (e.g. linen, lights etc.)
External caterers not permitted
Multiple course wedding breakfast

In-house catering
(price per head)

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Our Editor package includes glass of Prosecco on arrival, two canapes reception, three course set menu and half a bottle of house wine per person.

(price per head)

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Minimum Number of Guests
Our Headline package includes hire of suite, glass of Champagne, three canapes reception, three course upgraded set menu, half bottle of house wine per person, Prosecco for toast, evening buffet (4 items), overnight stay for the happy couple, menu tasting for 4 guests, personalised seating plan, menus and place name cards, piper, master of ceremonies and DJ.
What is included in this pricing:
Exclusive use
Canapés included
Furniture included
Multiple course wedding breakfast
Non consumables (e.g. linen, lights etc.)
Couple accommodation included
Features & Capacity


Venue Type
City Hotel
Dining Capacity
Reception Capacity
No. of Bedrooms
Bridal Suite
Honeymoon Suite
Usual Access Time
Usual Finish Time

Ceremony & Reception

Church Within Walking Distance
Dancefloor Available
Wedding Licence
Sound System Available
Outdoor Ceremony Available


Disabled Access
Exclusive Use
In-House Wedding Coordinator
Bridal Changing Facilities

Food and Drink

Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
In-House Wine List
In-house Catering
Alcohol Licence
Full Description
Our Event spaces combine a sense of occasion with all the flexibility and state of the art facilities that you would expect from one of Scotland’s most historic Hotels. With a range of spaces to suit all requirements and budgets, our experienced wedding coordinators will provide seamless support before and during your wedding. With capacities of between 12-100 guests, and truly show stopping unique features like your own private outdoor terrace, we can help your wedding stand out from the crowd. Located right in the heart of the city, ideally situated between the old and new towns and just steps away from Waverley Train Station, our beautiful listed building still retains many original features, including wood paneled rooms, stained glass windows, roaring real fires and its trademark marble staircase. We invite you to step inside the Scotsman, and enjoy a whole new experience for your wedding day!

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Gemma Fyfe
Congratulations on your engagement - what an exciting time ahead! We would love to hear from you whether you are thinking about an intimate celebration with close family and friends or a large celebration for up to 100 guests! Our team would love to show you around our stunning venue and discuss your wedding day in more detail. Best wishes and happy planning, Gemma


Year Business Was Established
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
No. of People In Team
Liam & Katie
Happy couple married in October
October 2022
What a great day we had..
Good morning Gemma Thank you. What a great day we had it was amazing and Chelsea was brilliant too. Kept us right. We had the best time, so thank you. You’ve made planning our wedding very easy. It was more than we could have hoped for.
Graham & Lindsay
Happy couple married in September
October 2022
A massive thank you
Morning Gemma Just wanted to reach out and say a massive thank you to you and your team for the weekend and efforts in organising our wedding reception. Lindsay and I had an absolute brilliant evening and all our guests had a great time.
Scott & Rebecca
Happy couple married in September
October 2022
Both helped make our day perfect
Hello, Gemma was excellent throughout the planning process and made it so easy and on the day Si ran everything like a dream. Both helped make our day perfect and I’m so thankful for that.
Nicole & Daniel
Happy couple married in July
August 2022
Just wanted to say thanks again for making our day amazing and run smoothly

Wedding Showcase

4th February 2023
Enjoy a glass of fizz and canapes on arrival, view our stunning venue talk to some of our recommended suppliers and meet the events team to discuss your big day! From 11am until 4pm
Location & Contact Details


20 North Bridge, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, EH1 1TR, Scotland

Nearest Town


Nearest Train Station

Waverly Train Station

Nearest Airport

Edinburgh Airport

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Describe the best wedding that happened at your venue?

They are all so special we couldn't decide!

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

Do what you want to do, try not to be too influenced by family members or friends opinions - after all, your wedding day is all about you!

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

We recently had a wonderful couple who had their beautiful dog as their ring bearer

Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.

Romantic, Stunning, Historic, Unique, Luxurious

Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?

Definitely our marble staircase - it is the must have shot from your wedding at the Scotsman Hotel

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

Unfortunately not yet.. but never say never!

What’s your favourite canapé?

Haggis Bon Bons with burnt bramley apple puree

What’s your favourite midnight treat?

You can never go wrong with some chocolate!

What is your venue's most unique feature?

The printing press which is located at the bottom of the stunning marble staircase

What part of your business are you most proud of?

Our wonderful events operations team who are dedicated to ensuring you have the most magical wedding day

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