The Raging Bull


This chic cocktail bar is based in the city centre of Edinburgh close to the West End and Grassmarket.

The Raging Bull is Edinburgh's number one spot for Espresso Martini's with amazing flavoured variations that are not to be missed. With a great selection of cocktails and drinks to choose from, this is a perfect spot for you and your friends to have drinks.

The venue also has a elegant spacious party room with it's own private bar perfect for large groups of up to 40 for any special occasion. 

Get hands on experience behind this coveted bar with one of their masterclasses. The Raging Bull's experienced bar staff will take you through making your own cocktails. The cocktail masterclass contains shots, two cocktails each and plenty of fun! Essential for Hen-Dos, Office Parties, and any Special Occasion. 

So pop down to this hidden gem if you want to learn how to make the perfect espresso martini or want to drink one.

What's on

Cocktail Masterclass
Get hands-on, behind the bar insight with Edinburgh's best mixology experience. Our professional, award winning bartenders will guide you through…

Various dates from Sunday 19th May 2024

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  • Cocktail Making
  • Happily Affordable ££
  • Taking Bookings


Day Open Close Notes
Monday 16:00 1:00
Tuesday 16:00 1:00
Wednesday 16:00 1:00
Thursday 16:00 1:00
Friday 13:00 1:00
Saturday 13:00 1:00
Sunday 16:00 1:00



The Raging Bull, 161 Lothian Rd, EH3 9AA


Lothian Road


Private Hire

Name Type Capacity
Cost Min spend
Min spend
Private Room Private Room 35 50 - £350 £750

The Raging Bull Edinburgh has a generous private room at basement level, which holds 50 people. This area is ideal for business and team building workshops, canapé and cocktail receptions as well as private parties.


We have hosted birthday parties, leaving nights, work night outs, charity quiz nights, wedding parties, friends' get together's, private screenings, cocktail masterclasses, wine tastings and more, so you can rest assured that your event will be well organised by our staff!

If you are a sports team, university club or social club, get in touch to see what we can offer for regular event hire.

See below everything you need to know about our private bar:

Sunday to Thursday free to hire if no bartender is required. If a bartender is required a minimum spend of £200 applies

Friday and Saturday evenings from 5pm requires a minimum spend of £350. If your party size is 25 or over, experience tells us this will be met

A £50 deposit is required for all bookings which is refundable on the day of your booking unless the minimum spend is not met

Holds up to 60 people

Private room and bar away from other customers

Option to play your own music via iPod/mobile phone or other MP3 device, alternatively we can play music for you

Option to organise or bring your own catering

* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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