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Viewing Balcony

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0131 550 3660

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Viewing Balcony

Framed by the original vaulted ceiling of a Victorian Swimming Pool, the Viewing Balcony combines historic features with contemporary style to create a light and atmospheric setting for drinks receptions, dinners, and cultural events.

With a stunning view over Dovecot Tapestry Studio, the Viewing Balcony is a unique and memorable setting for special events.

The room supports banquet and reception layout styles.

*Maximum Capacity**

Reception x 250 | Banquet x 180

*Subject to room layout, table and chair sizes.


  • x 8 Poseur Tables, 2ft
  • x 6 Benches, 5ft

Banquet chairs, linens, and other extras can be hired for an additional cost with one of our external accredited suppliers.


  • x 16 colour-change uplighters
  • Mipro PA System


  • Lift access from ground floor
  • Accessible toilets within event space

Please complete the following enquiry form and we'll get in touch to discuss your requirements. (* indicates required)

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Gallery & Shop

Opening times:
Gallery & Shop
Mon-Sat: 10am-5pm

Tapestry Studio Viewing Balcony
Mon-Fri: 12-3pm
Sat: 10am-5pm

Closed from 24 December 2020 in line with government guidance. Please follow our website and social media for reopening information.


Pinks at Dovecot

From 7 January 2021
Thur-Sat: 10am-4.30pm

Offering takeaway options only