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McEwan Hall

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Named after the founder of Edinburgh brewing firm William McEwan, this nineteenth century former civic hall dominates Bristo Square.

The McEwan Hall can seat 1,000 delegates in its tiered auditorium, making it one of Edinburgh First's larger conference venues. Our other venues nearby - including Appleton Tower, located less than five minutes' walk away - make ideal breakout spaces in which to continue your conference discussions.

Suitable for …

  • Residential conferences
  • Annual general meetings
  • Presentations

At a glance

  • Former civic hall
  • Hall can seat 1000
  • Tiered auditorium
  • Appleton Tower nearby
  • Provides breakout space
Capacity Theatre Classroom Boardroom U-Shaped Reception Cabaret Dinner
McEwan Hall 1100 210 - - 800 - -
Download floor plan (pdf)
Rooms Room Size Ceiling Height Stage Area Blackout Available Wifi Power Disabled Access Induction Loop
McEwan Hall 275 - - yes - - - -
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