Banquet – seats 90 Boardroom – seats 34 Cabaret – seats 60 Classroom – seats 30 Reception – seats 120 Theatre – seats 80
Wellcome West

With balcony views looking out over Edinburgh’s historical skyline, this airy and classic room is filled with natural light. 

Wellcome West is an elegant space, notable for its unique L-shape. This is a versatile space, being an ideal setting for major occasions both corporate and private, – from cocktail receptions and formal dinners to lectures and exhibitions.

Adjoined to Wellcome East and accompanied by its own servery and dance floor, this large space is well equipped to handle major occasions.

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  • Large versatile space with natural light
  • Balcony views to Edinburgh Castle
  • Dedicated servery
  • Dance floor
  • Portable hybrid meeting technology

“The history is a massive draw, and the location… everything went with zero hitches and all questions were resolved with a comfortable rather than contractual approach. A pleasure!”

University of Edinburgh


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