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Christmas Parties and Festive Packages

The festive season begins soon so why not browse here for some ideas for your office Christmas Party. Hotels, venues, restaurants and bars all promote special activities in December therefore whilst you are looking for your next meeting room feel free to take time to see what Edinburgh has to offer over this special time of year.

Private Christmas Dining at Queen Street
We have an array of rooms available for Christmas Private dining at Queen Street. Our three course festive menu prepared by our award winning head chef is priced at £49.00 per person which is inclusive of room hire and VAT. As a special offer we are also offering a three dram tutored whisky tasting to anyone on this package for only £20.00 per person. To enquire about availability and dates contact our events team directly on or telephone on 0131 220 2044

Surprise your kids this year with a fun, festive 2 course lunch (main course & dessert) where they'll meet Santa himself!

£17.50 per adults
£10.00 per child

Christmas Cracker Break

Join us for an indulgent and magical Christmas break. With a Christmas Day feast and a range of live entertainment, as well as our custom built ice rink, visits from reindeers and Santa Claus – you will be in Christmas heaven.

Join us to experience the full magic of Gleneagles from £3,780 per room for a 3 night stay, based on 2 sharing a Sovereign Room, and all food and entertainment, including the Christmas banquet & Boxing Day Celebrations.

Complimentary Night with Christmas Crackers breaks
Join us for the full Christmas programme and enjoy an extra night with our compliments (23 or 27 December 2017). Please note, the complimentary night is on a bed and breakfast only basis.

Festive Lunches

The delicious festive-themed two-course menu is served in the restaurant throughout December. As well as the magnificent menu, enjoy the warmest of welcomes from our staff and great surroundings.

Bar opens: 12 noon I Lunch served from 1230pm I Dress code: smart casual.

1st - 23rd December
£17 per person for two courses or £26 with a half bottle of house wine. Children 3-12 years half price, children under 3 years eat FREE.

Pre-booking is required: please call 0844 815 8017 to book directly.
£10 deposit required.

Festive Dining at Whiski Rooms

Join us for Christams lunch or dinner during the festive season in Whiski Rooms with exquisite locally sourced food and the very best views over Edinburgh - guaranteed.

3 course lunch £25.95
3 course dinner £29.95

Xmas menu available 1st - 23rd December

Offer:- Free glass of Prosecco for all Mon - Wed bookings

Take the stress out of Christmas at One Square

Don’t let the festive season be a chore this year, take the stress out of Christmas at One Square. Enjoy a deliciously modern take on classic festive dining with your colleagues, family or friends from just £25.95 per person.

Your Perfect Christmas Party

Whether you’re looking for a table in our restaurant, an intimate private dinner, a night of cocktails, or wish to dance into the night in a space exclusively for you...

Exceptional private dining from £20pp. Exclusive use is also available for up to 100 guests...

Lunch, 2 courses £20, 3 courses £25
Dinner, 2 courses £25, 3 courses £30
Drinks Packages from £10pp

For bookings please email or call 0131 220 6666

The Cocktail Experience

A Christmas party with a difference.

An exclusive evening with an Epicurean mixologist.

A chance to sample your own creations.

Greeted with Prosecco and canapés in our bold and beautiful meetings & events area, we will guide you through your favourite cocktails step by step.

Please contact:
or call 0131 220 6666

Christmas at Camera Obscura

The Camera Obscura show is a fascinating and highly amusing way to see the city and learn about its history. This unique experience has delighted and intrigued people since 1853. It is a “must” on any visit to Edinburgh.

Our friendly guides will entertain you with stories of Edinburgh, past and present, and with our extended opening hours over the festive period, there is no excuse to miss it!

From start of November: 9:30am to 7pm Monday to Thursday, 9:30am to 8pm Friday & Sunday, 9:30am to 9pm Saturdays

Magical Christmas Private Tours aboard Britannia

A Christmas private tour aboard Britannia is an unforgettable experience. The Royal Yacht is a magical venue with its own special ambience, a stunning 30ft Christmas tree on the quayside and beautiful decorations adorning the State Apartments.

After being welcomed aboard via The Royal Brow, an entrance previously reserved for The Queen and Royal Family, your private tour will begin. You’ll step inside the Admiral’s Cabin, view the Honeymoon Suite and visit the State Dining Room, where world leaders and celebrities were wined and dined. Guests can also enjoy a glass of our festive Champagne.

Evening tours are available between 17.00 – 18.30 and private early morning tours can also be arranged (both subject to availability).

Private Dining Menu at Crowne Plaza Edinburgh Royal Terrace

Why not host your own exclusive event? Choose between our three elegant dining areas and enjoy a delicious meal, just you and your guests.

Available from 1st to 22nd December for £49 per person.

For further information contact the events team on 0131 557 3222 or email


Join us for our traditional Christmas party nights for your festive celebrations.

Start your evening off in style with a chilled glass of fizz, followed by a sumptuous 3 course meal, half a bottle of house wine per person & coffee. Let our DJ dance you through the decades for an unforgettable party night.

Dates available:
Friday 24th November
Friday 1st, 8th & 15th December
Saturday 2nd, 9th & 16th December
Additional dates are available on request.

Times available:
Pre-dinner drinks from 7.00pm
Dinner to be served at 7.30pm
Carriages at 1.00am

Two-Night Christmas Break

Located in Edinburgh’s stately West End, The Bonham Hotel is set within the façade of a Victorian Townhouse, surrounded by upmarket boutiques and bustling cafes. Perfect for a spot of festive shopping.

Enjoy a two-night Christmas Break from December 24th to 26th, including full Scottish Breakfast, a sumptuous six course Christmas lunch, plenty of bubbles, and vast quantities of mince pies.

All from just £274.50 per person*

Exclusive Festive Celebrations at the Georgian House
Regale your guests in 18th century society splendour this festive season at The Georgian House, Charlotte Square, Edinburgh. Indulge in traditional festive fare, whilst discovering rooms adorned with an exquisite collection of period furniture, porcelain and silver - all the tasteful trappings of Georgian wealth. Exclusive packages start from £46.00 + VAT per person
Celebrate a very merry Christmas at Akva
Our cosy and atmospheric set up is perfect for your office night out, 3-course dinner with friends or a relaxed festive party with drinks and nibbles. Our festive drinks package offers vary from bubbles and beers to tureens of mulled wine, perfect for larger group bookings and private parties. Book a stress-free event with us and we will make sure you will have a wonderful Christmas time! Our menus are now available online and at the bar. Email our events team at to book your space.
Christmas Dinners at Amber Restaurant

Amber Restaurant will offer you and your party a delicious dining experience for your Christmas celebration. Offering a sumptuous menu of fine Scottish fayre, Amber’s Christmas menu features some of Scotland’s finest produce cooked to perfection.
Priced at £32.50, the menu includes a 3 course meal with coffee and mince pies.
Available from 4 - 24 December 2017.

It is beginning to look a lot like Christmas

Whether it’s our delicious and distinctly modern take on Christmas dinner with all the trimmings, a laid-back Boxing Day buffet for all the family, or an intimate gathering with your best friends, it promises to be quite the party.

Speaking of which, if there is one thing that us Scots know how to do with style, it’s celebrating Hogmanay – and this year we are quite literally going to have a ball…

WOW! Christmas Party

If you want your Christmas party to be a smash hit in 2017 - make Village your number one choice! Book online or by phone to ensure you don't miss out on our mega mix of fab food, drinks and entertainment:

D-I-S-C-O ! Dance the night away

Tickets from £25.00 per person

Hilton Christmas Party Nights

Celebrate Christmas in style at Hilton Edinburgh Grosvenor from £42 per person.

The package includes: Red carpet arrival, Three course meal, Half bottle of wine or two beers per person, Christmas decor and novelties, DJ and disco until 1:00am.

To check availability or make a booking, contact the Events team on +44 (0)131 527 1403.

Join a party or book your own private celebration.

Private Christmas Parties
Are you looking for an exclusive party? Is the month of December just too busy? Would you like your own party night on a different date? With a selection of rooms available for groups from 50 to 850, all rooms are private and have a dedicated entrance and bar facilities. We can offer bespoke party packages to suit all tastes and budgets, as Edinburgh’s busiest events venue we have the experience to deliver you the best Christmas party possible.
Xmas Afternoon Tea Tour

£34.50 pp and consists of:
*Freshly festive sandwich selection
*Mini quiche
*Smoked salmon Blinis
*Scones with brandy cream and mincemeat
*Selection of cakes and petite fours
*Unlimited tea and coffee and a chilled glass of prosecco

10% off for anyone who books an xmas tour before the end of October and if more than 10 people the booker goes free!

Festive Lunches at Crowne Plaza Edinburgh Royal Terrace

Get together with workmates, family or friends for a traditional Festive Lunch with three delicious courses in the Garden Restaurant. Only £20 per person

Available from 1st to 22nd December lunch is served from 12:00 to 18:00

For more information or to make a booking call 0131 557 3222 or e-mail

Christmas Evening Events aboard Britannia

Britannia is a magical venue during the festive season and is a stunning setting for dinners and evening receptions, for either a corporate celebration or private occasion. Imagine celebrating an evening with friends or colleagues aboard The Royal Yacht Britannia where kings and queens, world leaders and celebrities were once entertained.

A red carpet welcome awaits as guests are piped aboard via the Royal Brow, an entrance previously reserved for The Queen and the Royal Family. All options include a highlights tour of Britannia giving guests a unique insight into life aboard this most famous vessel. With festive touches throughout the ship, an evening aboard Britannia is truly an event of a lifetime.

Head to our website for more information about our luxury Christmas event options.

Afternoon Gin Tea Tour

£42.95 Consists of:
*Freshly festive sandwich selection
*Mini quiche
*Smoked salmon Blinis
*Scones with brandy cream and mincemeat
*Selection of cakes and petite fours
*Unlimited tea and coffee and a chilled glass of prosecco
*Gin Liqueur
*Pot-tail of choice

10% off for anyone who books an Xmas tour before the end of October, if any booking is for more than 10 people the booker goes free!

Festive Package

Sunday - Thursday Special Package
£89 per room

* Bottle of Prosecco
* Afternoon tea
* Breakfast
* Late check out

For further information please contact 0131 228 2323 or email
Offer valid until 31st March (contact for list of dates available)

Magical festive chauffeur driven tours

Why not indulge in a tailormade festive chauffeur driven tour throughout the month of December?

Christmas is a magical time in Edinburgh with sparkling lights and festive decorations everywhere you look. There is so much to do in the city that it’s the perfect time to treat yourself, family or friends to a chauffeur driven car to take you around all the wonderful events happening in town. Your Little’s chauffeur will be happy to take care of all those precious gifts while you move onto your next treat of the day.

Special festive rates available throughout the month of December, for more information and to arrange a bespoke quote, email or call us on 0141 883 2111.

Winter Celebration Package at Royal Society of Edinburgh

The Celebration Package
70 - 80 Guests £32 pp OR 80 - 120 Guests £25 pp
* Exclusive room hire from 7pm to midnight
* Sparkling wine on arrival (1 glass pp)
* Private Bar and dance floor
* Late night finger or hot buffet supper
* Personal event staff to look after your guests
* Room set with white linen and seating.
* Minimum of 70 Guests

for further information contact

A Glittering Gatsby

Celebrate this festive season with a dazzling high-society party night that the Great Gatsby himself would approve of!

With all the razzle-dazzle of the roaring twenties, these themed parties will transport you into the glamorous world of the Gatsby era. Prepare for an enchanting evening of themed cocktails, delicious food, and musi to get you on the dance floor.

Party starts at 7pm, great pre-party offers in the bar between 6pm and 7pm, dinner served 730pm, bar and disco until 1am.

£15 per person deposit required at time of booking,

Festive Party Nights

Friday 15th or Saturday 16th December 2017
Join us in The Gleneagles Ballroom for delicious dining, fabulous entertainment from the Soul Brothers, a high energy, soul-drenched trio, with flawless choreography and a luxurious overnight stay to put you in the mood for the festive season.

What's included: Champagne & canapes
* The three-course Dinner Menu
* Fantastic entertainment from The Soul Brothers
* A luxurious overnight stay
* The legendary Gleneagles Breakfast
* Full use of The Health Club facilities.

From £500 based on two people sharing a classic room, or £130 per person without accommodation.
For full details please call 0800 389 3737 or contact

The Ultimate Christmas Party

Join us on a night of festivities with up to 1,000 like-minded party-goers which takes you on a journey through a range of our venues each one offering different entertainment:
Cocktail making, 70s & 80s Disco, Casino, Live Band, Casino, Magician, Gin Lounge and Prosecco Bar

From £25 per person, price includes two drinks, festive food, entry to all entertainment and chips for the casino.

Where else would you go?

Amber Restaurant Christmas Lunch Menu
Amber Restaurant will offer you and your party a delicious dining experience for your Christmas celebration. With flexible service times throughout the day we can offer a sumptuous menu of fine Scottish fayre. Amber’s Christmas menu features some of Scotland’s finest produce cooked to perfection. Priced at £24.95, the menu includes a 3 course meal with coffee and mince pies. Available from 4 - 24 December 2017.
Christmas lunches at Hard Rock Cafe

Festive Menu 2017 - 3-Courses £26.95
Min 10 pax, Max 15 pax. For larger groups or dinner reservations, please contact the restaurant directly on 0131 260 3000 or
* Welcome Drink & Drinks Package on request. * Appetizer Choice of: Turkey & Arugula Salad with Cranberries or Lil Rockin’ Wings. * Main Course Choice of: Grilled Salmon or Barbecue Combo with BBQ Ribs and Hickory Smoked Pulled Pork, Herb Grilled Chicken Breast or Legendary Burger or Veggie Leggie Burger. * Dessert Choice of: Brownie with Vanilla Ice Cream, fresh whipped cream and Christmas spices or Chef’s Favorite Christmas Dessert.

Christmas with Heritage Portfolio

Heritage Portfolio can provide the perfect Christmas party packages for celebrations including your annual company Christmas party, a client showcase event or a fun night with family and friends.

Our event designers will help you select the perfect venue, whether it is from our portfolio of spectacular buildings or even in your own home, and will work with you to create a celebration that you and your guests will never forget. Get in touch today or click for more information on our festive packages and venues.

Christmas at Chaophraya

Escape to Chaophraya this Christmas.
Chaophraya is the perfect dining experience for celebrating with friends, family, colleagues or entertaining clients this festive season.

Blending classic and contemporary dishes inspired by the tastes of Thailand. Impress your guests with our seasonal banquet menu,
opulent decor and our friendly Thai hospitality.

Royal Society of Edinburgh Festive Lunches and Afternoon Teas

Private Festive Lunches
£48 pp for min 30 guests and £42.95 pp for over 50 guests.
* exclusive room hire * historic room tour * festive room dressing * two course festive lunch with tea or coffee * glass of wine with lunch * personal event staff to look after guests

Sir Walter Scott Afternoon Tea £45 pp (min group booking of 20)
* exclusive room hire from 12pm - 2.30pm * festive room dressing * historic venue tour * festive afternoon tea * selection of teas and filter coffee * personal event staff to look after guests

Looking for something different or perhaps a smaller party?
Contact for tailored packages.

Join a party this Christmas at DoubleTree by Hilton Edinburgh City Centre

Celebrate at one of our shared Christmas party nights this year. Enjoy a festive three course dinner in our exclusive Orchardfield suite and get your dancing shoes on as our DJ plays the latest tunes.

Big Big Christmas Lunches

Our sellout Big Big Party Lunch returns for 2017, bigger and better than ever before. Join over 280 guests for Edinburgh’s biggest and best festive lunch. Guaranteed to sell out quickly, don’t delay book today!

Friday 22nd December - 1pm-7pm

Hootenanny at the Hall

Take your seat to the sound of pipes and celebrate a Scottish-Flavoured Christmas!

Welcome drink followed by a delicious three-course festive menu and wine.

Nominate a Clan Chief - one of the guests at your table will be serving the meal - and the best host wins a bottle of bubbly. There will be a full cash bar, especially created Scottish whisky and gin bar, Scottish party with Ceilidh band and disco. Dress to impress for Christmas photo opportunities! Tickets are priced at £45 per person.

Festive Parties in a Private Dining Suite

For a truly memorable gathering, host an exclusive celebration in one of our private dining rooms.

Our Castle Suite and Boardrooms Suite come to life at Christmas, thanks to their spectacular Edinburgh Castle views, whilst the stunning hand-pinted Versailles Suite is a magical backdrop for any celebration. All three are available for party bookings.

Our festive party package includes a 3-course set menu, half bottle of wine, DJ, disco and festive novelties.

Minimum numbers of 80 at £58.00 per person. Smaller parties can be priced on request.

Christmas Party Bookings
Complimentary dram on arrival for all Private Christmas Party bookings Monday-Wednesday. Price per person £35.00 for three courses inclusive of Room Hire & VAT.
Christmas at the Kalediscope

What could be better than your own exclusive whisky bar? Queen Street Kaleidoscope Whisky Bar can be yours for the day for groups of upto 40 people.
With over 200 whiskies on offer, enjoy a wide selection of rare SMWS single casks along with guest selection of unusual proprietary bottles, beers, wine, cocktails and other interesting spirits. We can arrange drinks packages, tastings and nibbles served from a range of seasonal Scottish menus to cater to your individual needs.
Available for groups between 25 and 40 people (seating for up to 32 people available).
Room Hire £280 member or £350 non member rate. Plus minimum bar spend of £15 per person. To book email or call 0131 2202044.

Celebrate Christmas at Mansfield Traquair

Everyone deserves a little sophistication and the chance to dance, dazzle and let their hair down during the festive season.

Mansfield Traquair is the perfect venue for this – with it’s soaring ceilings, architectural heritage and beautiful murals.

Whether it’s a corporate party, private dinner or a end of year celebration, call 0131 474 8013 or click below to book your Christmas event.

Winter Tastings with the Society

Plan your private tasting with The Scotch Malt Whisky Society this winter, we have a fine collection of rare and unique whiskies to share and can join you anywhere in the UK.

Whether you’re looking for the perfect finish to your meeting, are entertaining clients or looking to reward staff, we can arrange a bespoke and memorable whisky tasting. All our Whisky Ambassadors are highly knowledgeable and engaging , simply ask us for more details when booking.

Book before Thursday 30 November and save 10%, just quote WINTER10 with your enquiry.

For more information and to arrange bespoke quote, email Andrew at or call us on 0131 555 2929 (Monday-Friday 09.00-16.45 ).

Appetite Direct Christmas Food & Drink Packages

As award-winning event caterers we’d love to help you with your Festive plans this year. Our chefs at Appetite Direct have been busy in the kitchen creating delicious new recipes for our Festive menus and we’re delighted to say they are now available to tempt your tastebuds and inspire your forthcoming Christmas events.

We have some fantastic offers within our Christmas Packages, including three course dinners, with coffee and mini mince pies, starting from £48.50 per person and drinks packages from £9.50 per person.

For more details contact our events team on 0131 225 3711 or email

Christmas Day

Come in from the cold and let us take care of your Christmas Day celebrations in the warmth of our Italian restaurant Cucina.

Enjoy exquisite festive cuisine...5 courses £85

For bookings please email
or call 0131 220 6666

Celebrate Christmas in style at the Signet Library
Situated in the very heart of Edinburgh’s Old Town, the Signet Library is the epitome of prestigious, Georgian elegance and a wonderfully impressive setting for any festive event. Host your private Christmas dinner or drinks & canape reception in the upper library, or treat your guests to something a little bit different with our Christmas market stall experiences. For more information on our festive packages, click below or call us on 0131 225 0652.
Festive Dining at Bread Street Brasserie from £22 per person

At Bread St. Brasserie we seek to tell our story through the food and drinks we serve. We select fresh seasonal produce and pair it with fine wines and ales in order to create a tantalising experience for you to remember.
Our festive lunch and dinner menus are available from 1st to 24th December.
Call 0131 221 5558 to reserve or email

Dance and dine at the Mansfield Traquair shared party night

Treat yourself to our fantastic Christmas shared party on Thursday 14th December, 7pm – Midnight.

Complete with delicious food and entertainment, Mansifeld Traquair will be opening its doors to help you celebrate the festive season in style.

Tickets are £69.50 per person, and include a welcome glass of Cava, 3-course festive meal and a DJ until midnight. Buy your ticket by clicking below.

O’Oliviero Christmas Menu Set £25

This Christmas in Edinburgh, gather your friends, family and colleagues for classically sophisticated Italian cuisine at O’Oliviero.

Enjoy our festive dishes, exquisite wine selection and locally sourced seafood cooked to your individual taste by our passionate Italian chefs.

Complimentary meal for two people with a bottle of House Wine for the organiser to be redeemed during January.

For further information or to make a booking contact us:
tel: 0131 226 3706