The Merchants’ Hall

The Merchants’ Hall

Merchants’ Hall is a beautiful A-listed building in the heart of Edinburgh’s city centre, and the head-quarters of one of Edinburgh’s oldest and most prestigious business organisations, The Company of Merchants.

The Hall, with its magnificent domed ceiling provides a wow factor setting for events such as conferences, receptions, dinners and award ceremonies. The mahogany-panelled Court Room is an elegant area for drinks receptions with portraits by Raeburn and Ramsay. Merchant's’ Hall is a distinguished and impressive location for all events, with two event space (plus an anti-room) the venue can be hired exclusively if both rooms are booked.

Venue The Merchants’ Hall
Capacity 150 guests
Address 22 Hanover Street
Booking Enquiries 0845 862 6677
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Rooms & Event Spaces (3)

The Hall - The Merchants’ Hall

The Hall

  • Max Capacity: 150
  • Full Details

    The Hall, has a magnificent dome ceiling, providing an exceptional atmosphere in which to host corporate or private events. Carefully restored, the Hall is ornately panelled and pillared, adorned with plaster work friezes and decorated with portraits and sculptures of the Company's illustrious founders and benefactors, and combines the charm of a minstrels' gallery with modern sound systems


    • Reception: 150
    • Dinner & Dance: 100
    • Formal Dining: 150
    • Cabaret: 80
    • Theatre: 150
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The Court Room - The Merchants’ Hall

The Court Room

  • Max Capacity: 80
  • Full Details

    A mahogany panelled room, a suitable and impressive setting for private dining, receptions and meetings. Portraits by Allan Ramsay and Raeburn hang on rich crimson walls and the magnificently carved chimney-piece makes a distinctive focal point


    • Reception: 80
    • Formal Dining: 50
    • Meeting / Boardroom: 24
    • Cabaret: 30
    • Theatre: 40
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The Crush Hall - The Merchants’ Hall

The Crush Hall

  • Max Capacity: 40

Venue Features (11)

  • AV Equipment
  • Disability Access
  • In-house Catering
  • Late Licence
  • Licensed Bar
  • Local Public Transport
  • Music Licence
  • Outside Space
  • Smoking Area
  • Wedding License
  • Wi-Fi Access