Multi-functional Historic Jewel in Edinburgh is a 16th Century historic jewel in the heart of Edinburgh's Old Town, set back down a close from the iconic Royal Mile.
Less than five minutes from Edinburgh Castle, and overlooking the stunning Victoria Street, its location could not be more central.
The Old Town of Edinburgh has seen plenty of changes throughout its life, from aristocrats and royalty to slum living and restoration. From the back alleys and cobbled streets to grand structures like St Giles Cathedral and the City Chambers, the Royal Mile has a varied backdrop against which Multi-functional Historic Jewel in Edinburgh has lived 400 years.
Multi-functional Historic Jewel in Edinburgh is a picturesque Category A-listed merchant’s tenement situated on Edinburgh’s Royal Mile. Each room reveals a different chapter of its 500-year history, from a painted ceiling installed for a royal banquet to one created for students to dine under. It is a building as beautiful as it is intriguing and one whose story is intimately connected with that of Edinburgh Old Town.
Multi-functional Historic Jewel in Edinburgh is full of authentic period features and genuine charm, including exquisite painted and plastered ceilings, working fireplaces and panelled rooms. Modern interventions have transformed its atmospheric historic spaces into a state-of-the-art venue, with full lift access and 21st century technology. Its location could not be more central: from the arched entrance of Riddle’s Court, it is only a five minute walk to Edinburgh Castle.
The newly-refurbished historic rooms are available for weddings, meetings and conferences, arts and festival uses, talks and workshops, craft and food markets, striking photo shoots, unforgettable parties and private dining.
The Library Room on the ground floor is our largest and brightest space, with impressive chandeliers and a beautiful outlook over Victoria Street. On the first floor we have our more cosy historic rooms: The Geddes Room with its ornate painted ceiling, the Seton Room with iconic window-booths, and the McMorran Room, a private study set back from the rest of the building.
At Multi-functional Historic Jewel in Edinburgh we also have an onsite apartment with original painted ceilings from the 1500s, when King James IV hosted a royal banquet under their beams. This apartment can be added on to your booking for an additional cost, subject to availability.
When you book Multi-functional Historic Jewel in Edinburgh we are happy for you to use our onsite furniture and decoration and will work with you to make your event, meeting or production truly memorable.
Prices subject to change depending on your requirements. Get in touch for more information.