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Located in Edinburgh’s City Centre in historic George Street and within the home of the prestigious Royal Society of Edinburgh, we offer exquisite surroundings and flexibility in a fabulous historic setting.

Set in the historic city centre location with stunning rooms and excellent service, we pride ourselves on being able to help with everything you need to give you a day to remember.

Under the discerning gaze of Scottish greats, the Royal Society of Edinburgh is the perfect place to celebrate your wedding, a special anniversary or birthday, your graduation, or other important moments in your life.

The Royal Society of Edinburgh was created at the height of the Enlightenment by Royal Charter for “the advancement of learning and useful knowledge” and through our Conference Centre and other important programmes and activities, we continue to carry out this work more than 200 years later. The Royal Society of Edinburgh is the perfect location for conferences and meetings offering flexible spaces and facilities to accommodate your events.

The Royal Society of Edinburgh is ideal for many types of events including:

– Weddings
– Private parties
– Conferences
– Lectures
– Educational seminars
– Break-out groups
– Workshops
– Training sessions

2 Minutes walk from the iconic Waverly Station, this central location is the ideal place to meet, celebrate and share. There are 7 separate rooms suitable for meetings, a theatre with a capacity of 145 guests and the stunning Welcome West room which has a dining capacity of 80, ideal for weddings, corporate dinners and product launches.

Suitable for

  • Wedding ceremonies
  • Wedding receptions
  • Private parties
  • Canape receptions
  • Private dining
  • Awards evenings
  • Gala Dinner
  • Team Building
  • Conferences


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  • Reception – 120
  • Wedding 80
  • Dinner – 80
  • Conferences up to 120 with many rooms offering more private meetings if required



Although there is no accommodation at the Royal Society of Edinburgh, it is situated on the famous George Street where there is a wealth of accommodation to suit all tastes and budgets.


22-26 George St, Edinburgh EH2 2PQ

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Ian Muckett
Ian Muckett
075495 38 317

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