The Alchemist - Meeting Edinburgh
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The Alchemist

Celebrate the extraordinary and secure The Alchemist for your next event. Give your guests an innovative, theatrical cocktail and casual dining experience like no other. The molecular skills of our creative team combined with our first-rate service ensure your occasion is exceptional, every time.

Located in the contemporary retail and lifestyle district of St James Quarter, our venue is entered via a lobby featuring star sign projections before our dedicated elevator whisks you away to the fourth floor. Enjoy views of Register Square and Edinburgh’s historic architecture from our covered outdoor terrace before heading to our open-plan bar and restaurant.

The 74-seater restaurant combines with our bar and terrace for a total venue capacity of 170 – though we can of course accommodate for much smaller groups too. Whether it’s small or large-party dining, drinks on the terrace or a full-venue buyout, get in touch to discuss your bespoke event.

We’ve also taken molecular mixology mobile with our pop-up bars! We’re ready and raring to go with a team of cocktail-making maestros ready to deliver a dash of theatre to any event. We can tailor to your requirements, with 10 cocktails & mocktails to choose from, plus wines, fizz and beers - so prepare to bewitch and bedazzle at any occasion with a carefully crafted selection of drinks. Better still, surprise and delight your guests with our range of more-ish canapes! Available for parties of 12 up to 500 guests. 


Katie Stones
401-404 St James Quarter, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, EH1 3AE
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Meeting Rooms

Capacity by configuration Dimensions
Banquet Boardroom Cabaret Classroom Reception Theatre Area Height
Bar 80 344m2 4.5m
Full Venue 170 344m2 4.5m
Restaurant 60 344m2 4.5m
Terrace 30 40 344m2 4.5m