Christmas Party Venues In Edinburgh

As the frostiest season of the year approaches, so do the reams of preorders, secret Santa draws and festive-themed playlists (how much Wham! is too much?). Luckily, we've compiled a guide to the most beaut, bauble-festooned venues to ease the pressure of party planning. From laid-back lounges where steaming mulled wine steals the show to luxurious fine dining, here are over 40 of Edinburgh's best Christmas party venues.

Last updated on 20th November 2023


If you're on the hunt for a pub in Edinburgh Old Town for a Christmas party, make a beeline for Tron. The team will help you celebrate in style, whipping up multi-course spreads and buffet bonanzas for you to enjoy. But that's not all, as there are also drinks packages and DJs at the weekends.

The Mitre

If you're looking for cheap Christmas party venues in Edinburgh, you'll probably want to hear what's on offer at The Mitre. With seasonal delight aplenty, from slow-cooked pork belly to a full-on roast, and drinks packages available for big parties, you're sure to have a ball. 

The Haymarket

Boasting cosy interiors, with wooden accents and ambient lighting, The Haymarket is a fabulous find for a work Christmas lunch in Edinburgh. While you're able to book buffet and drinks packages for those larger bashes, you can also dive into set menus and Champers.

Amber Rose Edinburgh

Don't break the bank this jolly season by snapping up a couple of tables over at Amber Rose. Home to a menu that offers something for everyone, not to mention booze packages that'll keep the festive spirit flowing, this fun and friendly boozer is a bit of a belter.

Hanover Tap, Edinburgh

There's no place cosier than a traditional pub, and Hanover Tap is ready to warm your cockles this season with an affordable three-course feast boasting lots of themed treats. A banging buffet is an option for extra hungry elves, plus a bunch of festive drinks to wash it all down with. 

Flight Club Edinburgh

Flight Club Edinburgh is a great shout for Christmas parties, with several areas available for private hire. Get competitive with your colleagues on the interactive dartboards, while sipping on seasonal cocktails and enjoying tasty dishes like pizza or sharing fries.

The Cocktail Mafia

When it comes to Christmas night out ideas in Edinburgh, The Cocktail Mafia is a top venue. Located on Charlotte Street, this trend-setting hangout is home to a glorious Miami-inspired private space for fun-packed antics with loved ones, alongside plenty of tasty bevvies to tip back.

Escape Hunt Edinburgh

Mosey on down to Castle Street where Escape Hunt is giving you one of the most unique activities for a December knees-up. Whether you hop aboard a ship to find Blackbeard's Treasure or steal a magic stone as The Fourth Samurai, this will see you putting your heads together to solve fun puzzles.

Tuk Tuk

Looking for quirky Christmas party ideas in Edinburgh? Tuk Tuk is a wonderland of tasty Indian street food, colourful interiors and Asian-inspired cocktails. Perfect for smaller groups, there are several set menus available to try, all boasting unique dishes that are sure to wow.