Found within the cultural and culinary diversity of the Scottish capital, here’s a list of the best 7 private dining rooms in Edinburgh. 

Whether you’re wining and dining an important client, celebrating success with your colleagues or enjoying a special occasion. Our selection of the top restaurants in Edinburgh will bring you closer to everything the city has to offer for your next private dining experience.

1. Restaurant Space, Grand Café

A private dining room in Edinburgh with bright lighting and natural light
With striking décor and astounding architecture, this is one of the top private dining rooms Edinburgh can offer. Grand Café is located in a prime location, a short walk from Edinburgh Waverley Station.
This spectacular restaurant Space is the perfect place to host any private event. The team at GrandCafé are proud to share your memorable moments.
The Space is adorned with plush seating, spectacular overhead lighting, and beautifully ornate wood and stonework. This Space is nothing short of extraordinary and is one of the most stunning private restaurant Spaces in the Scottish capital.

2. The Jig Room, Granary

A private bar area in Edinburgh with a roaring fire, seating and a wide selection of drinks
For private dining venue in Edinburgh that guarantees a great time, hire The Jig Room at the Granary.
The Jig Room is one of the most beloved private dining rooms in Edinburgh. Guests will enjoy an intimate, homely and welcoming atmosphere. 
This event Space is entirely self-contained. Guests will benefit from a fully functioning private bar. Whether you’re hosting a business or social event, your Guests are sure to be kept in high spirits.

3. Tasting Room, The Vaults

Ornate private dining room in Edinburgh with wine glasses on the table and a fireplace below a mirror
For an ornate Edinburgh private dining room that will make you feel like royalty, try the Tasting Room. This venue has been welcoming Guests, including the royal elite themselves, since the 1300s.
With visitor privileges including the sampling of limited-edition single cask whiskeys. You and your Guests can be entertained in private tastings with delicious seasonal menus.
The antique mahogany table and chairs cater for small parties up to 14 Guests. Supplying an intimate dining atmosphere, ideal for an unusual venue for you and your team.

4. Macmillan, Mansion House Edinburgh Zoo

Large spacious private dining room with natural light and chairs at roundtables
To add a fresh feeling to your next private party hire the Macmillan room at Mansion House, Edinburgh Zoo.
Breathtaking views of the surrounding Pentland Hills will captivate your Guests and bring a touch of nature to your private dining experience.
This Space is wonderfully light and airy and decorated in shades of Wedgwood blue and grey. Sit back and enjoy the breathtaking open views right across the zoo.

5. 1886 Restaurant

Private dining room in Edinburgh overlooking the city with wine glasses on each table
1886 Restaurant is a spacious, conservatory-style dining room. The Space is flooded with natural daylight and offers panoramic views across Braidburn Valley Park.
Provenance is important to 1866 and they aim to showcase great Scottish produce. All key ingredients are sourced from reputable local suppliers.
The team of chefs are dedicated to producing well balanced, simple food with great flavour. Presenting amazing dishes with a keen eye for detail and flare is their passion.

6. The Doocot, The Murrayfield Hotel

Private dining room in Edinburgh with three hanging lights over a table which is situated in front of a fireplace and bookshelf
By day a boardroom like no other, by night one of Edinburgh’s most sumptuous private dining venues.
The Doocot is located in The Murrayfield Hotel connects bold architecture with interiors designed to comfort and welcome Guests. Quite simply, an office away from the office or a home from home, The Doocot is a firm favourite amongst this hotel venue’s regular clientele.
This Space sits in close proximity to Haymarket train station and the city centre. All-in-all The Murrayfield Hotel, is the perfect place to wine and dine your Guests.

7. The Dining Room, 28 Queen Street

A private dining venue in Edinburgh with wine glasses on each four-seater table looking out over a rural setting
For the full Scottish private dining experience, this grand 18th-century residence with geometric Georgian architecture offers it all.
Following significant investment and refurbishment, 28 Queen Street is now home to a luxurious and exciting new bar and dining Spaces.
The Dining Room can also be sectioned to create two private Spaces. The Sample Room can accommodate 18-24 guests or the entire room for up to 50.
Search, book and pay with HeadBox for the perfect spot to host your next company event. If you didn’t find what you were looking for, check out our other Edinburgh private dining rooms ready and available to hire now.


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