We anticipate reopening this venue in the autumn and are handling individual enquiries for future meetings/conferences, so please do get in touch with our sales team.

The iconic Playfair Library Hall, featuring William Playfair's signature neoclassical barrel-vaulted ceiling, can add an air of elegance to any special event.

The Playfair Library Hall is a flexible Edinburgh First venue, able to accommodate up to 250 delegates theatre-style, 220 for dinner or 450 for a drinks reception. The lower floor of Playfair Library Hall features four additional meeting rooms, making this Edinburgh venue suitable for all manner of celebrations, meetings, large presentations, conferences and exclusive dinners.

At a glance

250 Delegates
220 Dinner
450 Reception
Signature neo-classical architecture

Room Capacities

The current capacities listed are pre-Covid with no physical distancing. For future conference enquiries relating to these spaces, please get in touch with our sales team.

Playfair Library Hall250100--450160220

Technical Info

Room Size sqm
Ceiling Height
Stage Area
Blackout Possible
Disabled Access
Induction Loop
Playfair Library Hall332.312.1312 x 8 ftyesyes102 socketsyes-

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