Cutting Edge Hospitality

Whatever the cause for celebration, make it completely unforgettable at Surgeons Quarter.


You bring the guest list, we’ll provide everything else you need to make your party unforgettable, with complimentary room hire in two of our most popular party venues. Please note that we have an Over 25 policy for birthday parties.

The Deacon Suite

The beautiful Deacon Suite is available Sunday to Friday for your party in Edinburgh with no room hire charge.  All we ask is that you choose one of our buffet options for your guests and a guaranteed minimum bar spend of £600.

Please note this offer is subject to availability.

Access is from 7.00pm - 1.00am.  Terms and conditions apply.

Contact our Events Team today to arrange a viewing or make a booking.

Symposium Building

A smaller party is still a party. The symposium Building is offered any night of the week for your party in Edinburgh with no room hire charge. You can even bring your own catering!

Minimum bar spend of £600 applies.

Please note this offer is subject to availability. 

Access is from 7.00pm - 1.00am.  Terms and conditions apply.

To arrange a viewing or make a booking, please speak to our Events Team.

Private Dining

Our chefs are passionate about what they do and will amaze and delight you with creative menus put together just for you.

They take the time to get to know you personally, work with you, and ultimately give you more than you imagined possible. On the day our service is exemplary, unobtrusive and a delight to watch.

Please contact our team to discuss your large or small private dinner.

Charity Dinner Dance Package

With our profits helping to improve surgery in countries that need it most, there's no more fitting location for your next charity event.

We offer a Charity Dinner Dance Package which can be tailored to your needs. Prices start from £59.00 per guest. A bespoke package is available on request.



Venue capacities

Below is a list of recommended capacities for a party to guide you on what location would be most suitable for your event. To see a copy of floor plans and seating capacities please click here.

Room/ Suite Name Reception Dinner (rounds) Dinner (square) Dinner (single table) Dinner (sprigs) Dinner Dance
Playfair Building
Playfair Hall 250 156 54 50 200 -
Fellows Library 100 60 34 26 55 -
King Khalid
Reception Area 120 - - - - 95
Alastair Duff 50 - - - - -
Wolfson Hall 350 230 - - - 160
Wolfson Hall A 200 120 - - - 60
Wolfson Hall B 150 60 - - - -
Prince Phillip
Deacon's Suite 250 140 40 40 140 100


“ Thanks for all your help in organising our summer party on Friday. Initial feedback from staff is extremely positive on the event.

I’d like to say that the F&B manager was fantastic on the night, along with the bar staff who were great.”


Want to plan your event?

If you are planning a party in Edinburgh, please feel free to e-mail us to discuss your plans on

Alternatively, you can make an online enquiry on the contact us page and we will get back to you.

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