Playfair Library Hall

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Total meeting space494 sq. m
Standing capacity450
Seating capacity250
Old College
South Bridge
Edinburgh EH8 9YL
Old College
South Bridge
Edinburgh EH8 9YL



  • AV capabilities
  • Furniture
  • Internet access
  • Space (Private)
  • Wheelchair accessible


  • Staging area

Alcohol and catering

  • Alcohol allowed

Photo gallery

Meeting space

Total meeting space494 sq. m
Meeting rooms5
Standing capacity450
Largest room332 sq. m
Second largest room76 sq. m
Seating capacity250
Space (Private)Available


Distance from airport

  • 11.59 km from venue


The Playfair Library Hall, featuring William Playfair's signature neoclassical barrel-vaulted ceiling, can add an air of elegance to any special event. The Playfair Library Hall is a flexible Edinburgh First venue, able to accommodate up to 300 delegates theatre-style, 220 for dinner or 450 for a drinks reception. The lower floor of Playfair Library Hall features four additional meeting rooms, making this Edinburgh venue suitable for all manner of meetings, large presentations, conferences and exclusive dinners.

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