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The Scotch Whisky Experience (Private dining, tastings & events)

EVENTS @ The Scotch Whisky Experience

Here at the multi-award-winning Scotch Whisky Experience beside Edinburgh Castle, we seamlessly blend an enviable central location with 9 superbly equipped private event spaces and the very best in Scottish cuisine. We’re fully accessible and open 364 days of the year.

For the ultimate dining experience of up to 10 people, look no further than the glass and marble vault of our world-famous Whisky Collection, named by Whisky Advocate Magazine as “one of the seven wonders of the Scotch whisky world”.

Designed by our award-winning chefs, we’ll surprise you with five exquisite courses, while our whisky sommeliers will entice you with delicious fine wines and exclusive single malts to complement each dish. We’ll meticulously plan the evening to your personal taste, guaranteeing you and your guests leave with memories to treasure for a lifetime.

For larger gatherings of up to 80 people, our spacious Castlehill Room combines period features with elegant modern touches and Scotch whisky-inspired artwork, creating a uniquely luxurious space for entertaining.

Alternatively, our bright and versatile Whisky Bonds 1, 2 and 3 can be used individually or combined to host up to 90 people, with optional red-carpet VIP private access from Johnston Terrace, and flexible break-out areas for meetings & conferences.

For intimate dinners, receptions and meetings, choose from our beautiful Stillhouse Suite (seats 10), with its artisan crafted "whisky river" oak table, and our south-facing Blender’s Room (seats 16), with its breath-taking views over Edinburgh’s historic Old Town towards the rolling Pentland Hills.

We can host 240 guests with full venue hire, as well as enhance and complement events with bespoke whisky tastings and private viewings of our world-famous whisky collection.

And if you can’t come to us, we’ll happily come to you and host tastings wherever you would like to surprise, entertain and inspire your guests. Our specialist tastings team, which includes Masters and Keepers of The Quaich, have a warm, fun and engaging storytelling style, and infectious love of all things Scotch and Scottish.

We look forward to working with you! 


Wendy Neave, Head of Events
354 Castlehill, The Royal Mile, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH1 2NE
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Meeting Rooms

Capacity by configuration Dimensions
Banquet Boardroom Cabaret Classroom Reception Theatre Area Height
Amber Restaurant 80 100 70 130m2 2.3m
Blenders Room 16 16 10 30 20 31m2 2.3m
Castlehill Room 80 30 50 24 80 80 100m2 3.75m
McIntyre Bar & Gallery 80 132m2 3.4m
Stillhouse Suite 10 12 20m2 3.1m
The Scotch Whisky Shop 60 115m2 4.3m
Whisky Bond 1 45 45m2 2.5m
Whisky Bond 1,2,3 combined 90 90 115m2 2.5m
Whisky Bond 2 24 28m2 2.5m
Whisky Collection 10 20 41m2 3.2m

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Amber Restaurant @ The Scotch Whisky Experience

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For over 20 years, our multi-award-winning Amber Restaurant has been tantalising the world’s tastebuds with traditional Scottish dishes served with a modern twist. You'll find us beside Edinburgh Castle on The Royal Mile. more details…
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The Scotch Whisky Shop @ The Scotch Whisky Experience

Visitors and delegates, particularly those from overseas, will enjoy browsing nearly 500 different Scotch whiskies in our specialist shop.
As well as stocking one of the city’s largest selections of single malt, grain and blended Scotch whiskies and Scotch whisky liqueurs, we have a delicious selection of Scottish jams, chocolates & shortbread biscuits. Don’t forget to check out our amazingly cute cuddly highland cows, made from 100% recycled water bottles! more details…