Surgeons' Hall

Surgeons' Hall

Located on the campus of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, Surgeons' Hall contains a range of flexible venues divided into four distinct areas - Playfair Building, Quincentenary Conference Centre, King Khalid Building and Ten Hill Place Hotel.

The four areas are located in close proximity to each other and have a range of meeting and event spaces for hire for small training sessions and board meetings to private dinners, parties and conferences for up to 300. Spaces vary in style and design from grand and historic to modern and practical.

Located in the heart of Edinburgh and only ten minutes away from Princes Street and Edinburgh Castle, Surgeons' Hall can accommodate between 10 - 300 guests and provides a truly unique venue in which to host your conference or event.

Venue Surgeons' Hall
Capacity 300 guests
Address Nicolson Street
Booking Enquiries 0845 862 6677
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Packages & Offers (3)



  • Guests: 120 max (minimum numbers apply)
  • Price: from £45.00 per person
  • Description & Details

    Venue hire
    Arrival Drink
    3 Course dinner
    2 glasses of wine
    Mince pies and coffee

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Surgeons' Hall - The Perfect Wedding Package

The Perfect Wedding Package

  • Guests: 175 max (minimum numbers apply)
  • Price: from £95.00 per person
  • Description & Details

    Includes; venue hire, dedicated events designer, toast master, prosecco, bottled beer and soft drinks for the duration of your drinks reception, 2 canapes, easel for your table plan, 3 course wedding breakfast, tea, coffee with mint crisps or tablet, mineral water on your tables, 2 glasses of house wine during dinner, glass of prosecco for the toast, PA system and microphone for your speeches, evening buffet, menu tasting, complimentary skyline room for the night of your wedding and bedroom rates for guests at Ten Hill Place Hotel.

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Surgeons' Hall - Day Delegate Rate

Day Delegate Rate

  • Guests: 250 max (minimum numbers apply)
  • Price: from £29.00 per person
  • Description & Details

    Meeting room hire 3 servings of tea and coffee Buffet lunch AV equipment and flip chart Stationary and Water

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Please note that advertised packages are guideline prices and subject to availability and number of guests attending.

Rooms & Event Spaces (5)

Playfair Building - Surgeons' Hall

Playfair Building

  • Max Capacity: 300
  • Full Details

    Playfair Building Built in 1832 and consisting of a main hall and eight meeting rooms, this flagship building contains rooms of grandeur, tastefully and cleverly modified to incorporate up-to-date technology. From a video conference to a gala dinner, the building is suitable for a wide range of events.


    • Reception: 300
    • Dinner & Dance: 160
    • Formal Dining: 200
    • Theatre: 250
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Prince Philip Building - Surgeons' Hall

Prince Philip Building

  • Max Capacity: 250
  • Dimensions: L:14.10m x W:12.60m x H:6.25m
  • Full Details

    We are delighted to be adding the Prince Philip Building to our portfolio.

    We have transformed the former Edinburgh University Language School into three floors of events space, for hosting everything from social events such as birthday parties and weddings to medical conferences and gala dinners.

    The building is accessed from our famous pillared entrance opposite the Festival Theatre, through our private gardens into a lobby area.

    Inside there are three floors of purpose-built space Three break-outs rooms which can be opened up into one large space, and a cloakroom on the ground floor, a stunning Main Hall with a glass ceiling retaining many of the original features on the first floor and further meeting or exhibition space in the basement.

    The Prince Philip Building is a hugely versatile space and sits perfectly between our other venues - the historic grandeur of the Playfair Hall and the glass and chrome modernism of our Quincentenary Conference Centre.


    • Reception: 250
    • Dinner & Dance: 100
    • Formal Dining: 140
    • Meeting / Boardroom: 40
    • Cabaret: 120
    • Theatre: 200
    • Classroom: 60
    • U-Shape: 36
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Quincentenary Conference Centre - Surgeons' Hall

Quincentenary Conference Centre

  • Max Capacity: 250
  • Full Details

    Quincentenary Conference Centre A beautiful modern building adjacent to the historic Playfair Building, the original stonework has been retained and blended with a modern design of granite and steel, creating a wonderful combination of old and new. Quincentenary Conference Centre includes a large main hall suitable for a multitude of purposes – dinner dances, lectures or exhibitions to name a few. The building also includes three large versatile meeting rooms, a spacious reception area, business centre and supporting facilities.


    • Reception: 250
    • Dinner & Dance: 160
    • Formal Dining: 200
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King Khalid Building - Surgeons' Hall

King Khalid Building

  • Max Capacity: 158
  • Full Details

    This is a wonderful converted church perfect for lectures, meetings or social events and contains a modern 158 seat auditorium with state-of-the-art AV equipment and an audience voting facility. The reception area provides an ideal area for exhibition stands and the serving of refreshments.


    • Reception: 158
    • Theatre: 158
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Ten Hill Place Hotel - Surgeons' Hall

Ten Hill Place Hotel

  • Max Capacity: 78
  • Full Details

    A modern four star hotel with 78 en-suite twin rooms of an exceptional standard, Ten Hill Place is an ideal location to accommodate your guests, delegates,

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Venue Features (14)

  • AV Equipment
  • Accommodation
  • Disability Access
  • Family / Children Friendly
  • In-house Catering
  • Late Licence
  • Licensed Bar
  • Local Public Transport
  • Music Licence
  • Outside Space
  • Self Catering Allowed
  • Smoking Area
  • Wedding License
  • Wi-Fi Access