Venue Hire

Call our Events Team today!
0131 550 3660


28 July 2018 to 12 January 2019

Dovecot provides an accessible venue at the heart of Edinburgh’s historic Old Town that can accommodate a broad range of unique events from small intimate drinks receptions and meetings to larger occasions such as weddings and awards ceremonies.

Weddings at Dovecot
We are now taking bookings for Weddings at Dovecot for 2018 and beyond. Do contact for more information.

For more information about our other specific event packages including Daily Delegate Rates please click on the link below:
Dovecot Venue Hire Conferences

Meeting Room
Boardroom x 22 | Cabaret x 18 | Classroom x 24 | Theatre x 40 | Reception x 50 | Banquet x 24

Ladies Baths
Boardroom x 22 | Cabaret x 72 | Classroom x 24 | Theatre x 120 | Reception x 120 | Banquet x 96

North Gallery
Boardroom x 22 | Cabaret x 48 | Classroom x 60 | Theatre x 120 | Reception x 120 | Banquet x 60

South Gallery
Boardroom x 22 | Cabaret x 96 | Classroom x 90 | Theatre x 150 | Reception x 250 | Banquet x 150

Viewing Balcony
Reception x 250 | Banquet x 250

Weaving Floor
Theatre x 180 | Reception x 250 | Banquet x 250

Catering for your event can be supplied on site by Leo’s, the family who run Dovecot Café. Take a look at the delicious catering menu here on the Café page:
Dovecot Café by Leo’s

Dovecot Suppliers Card
Dovecot’s Events Coordinators work closely with a list of approved specialist catering and audio visual partners. They are selected due to their professionalism and understanding of the spaces offered for hire. Please do visit their websites for more information, and click on the link above to read our Dovecot Suppliers Card for specific contact details.

Cater Edinburgh
Appetite Direct
Wild Thyme
NL Productions
Tower Productions
Vision Events

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Christmas and New Year 2018/19 Closure

Dovecot will close for the holiday period on Saturday 22nd December at 5.30pm. We will reopen to the public on Thursday 3rd January 10.30am

Gallery & Shop

Mon-Sat 10.30am-5.30pm

Tapestry Studio Viewing Balcony

Mon-Fri 12-3pm Sat 10.30am-5.30pm


Mon-Fri 9am-5pm Sat 10am-5pm