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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.

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

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.
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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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,

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…

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 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

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.


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

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

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.

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?

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

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