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National Galleries of Scotland

The National Galleries of Scotland comprises three magnificent venues in the very heart of Edinburgh, each home to Scotland's greatest collection of art. Whether a grand cocktail reception or intimate dinner, a stylish conference or unique product launch, we deliver bespoke events, providing unique experiences of the highest quality within some of the most exclusive venues. 

Scottish National Gallery
Located in the centre of Edinburgh on Princes Street, it is one of the most prestigious venues in the city, suitable for grand receptions and banquets and featuring a stylish tiered lecture theatre. Entertain amongst a world-class collection of art.

Scottish National Portrait Gallery
This is a beautiful neo-gothic Gallery which provides a stunning setting in which to entertain clients and guests. With stained glass windows, painted murals and stunning architecture, this is the perfect space to hold an event amongst the history of Scotland.

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art
Comprising two beautiful neo-classical buildings, it houses some of the modern greats such as Picasso and Paolozzi. The bright contemporary interiors and beautiful parkland grounds make it the perfect venue for stylish parties, drinks receptions or product launches.

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Clare Hutchinson, Hospitality & Events Officer
Events Office, The Dean Lodge, 72 Belford Road, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH4 3DS
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Meeting Rooms

Capacity by configuration Dimensions
Banquet Boardroom Cabaret Classroom Reception Theatre Area Height
Hawthornden Lecture Theatre 200
Scottish National Gallery 200 500 900m2
Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art Marquee Site 500 1000
Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art One 50 80 575m2
Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art Two 30 14 80 262m2
Scottish National Portrait Gallery 120 18 200 650m2
The Scottish Cafe & Restaurant 240 300

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