The Merchants Hall

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unusual venue
Agency tel:
0845 351 9917
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Train station:
Waverly Train Station
Edinburgh Airport
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The Merchants’ Hall is a beautiful A-listed building in the heart of Edinburgh’s city centre, which provides a distinguished and impressive location for events.

With just two rooms (plus an anti-room) The Merchants’ Hall can be hired exclusively if both rooms are booked.

The Hall, with its magnificent domed ceiling provides an exceptional setting to host all types of events, from conferences to drinks receptions to private dining events, including weddings.

The mahogany-panelled Court Room is an elegant area for smaller numbers with portraits by Raeburn and Ramsay adorning the rich crimson walls.

Catering is offered via a group of preferred catering professionals, who can create menus and packages for all tastes and budgets. Having exclusive use means both the venue and catering staff concentrate their full attention on the guests, thus ensuring the smooth running of each event. The venue staff usually book conference catering on behalf of clients.
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Suites Name Capacity (People) Dimensions
Theatre Classrm Boardrm Cabaret Banquet Ushape Rec.
The Main Hall
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150 80 - 80 150 - 250 5.8/-/-/ 195
The Hall, with its magnificent dome ceiling, provides an exceptional atmosphere in which to host corporate or private events. Carefully restored, the Hall is ornately panelled and pillared, adorned with plaster work friezes and decorated with portraits and sculptures of the Company's illustrious founders and benefactors, and combines the charm of a minstrels' gallery with modern sound systems. 
The Court Room
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40 30 28 30 50 - 80 4/-/-/ 55
The mahogany-panelled Court Room is an impressive setting for private dining, receptions and meetings. Portraits by Allan Ramsay and Raeburn hang on rich crimson walls and the magnificently carved chimney-piece makes a distinctive focal point. 
The Crush Room
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- - - - - - 40 3/-/-/ 48
The Crush Hall just off the Court room provides ideal breakout space. 

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