Signet Library Venue Hire
The Signet Library is one of Edinburgh’s finest Georgian buildings, offering an exclusive and utterly unique setting, whether you are planning a formal occasion, a luxury wedding, an intimate private party, or the finest Afternoon Tea in Edinburgh.
Supremely elegant and historic surroundings set in the heart of one of Europe’s most beautiful cities, make any event here a truly memorable experience. And the event management and hospitality services provided by award-winning Heritage Portfolio ensure that every detail, from champagne and lighting to flowers and dessert, is simply perfect.
Whether you are looking for a dream wedding venue or corporate event venue, a meeting room or a party venue, our function rooms all share a sophisticated and stylish edge that is unique to The Signet Library. Please contact us today to discuss your special event venue requirements.
Timelessly Elegant Events Venues
The Signet Library is an exceptional venue for meetings and a wide range of events from sophisticated awards dinners and formal drinks receptions to board meetings and product or press launches.
Despite its unrivalled historic past, The Signet Library is a surprisingly flexible building with an utterly unique atmosphere. This steeped-in-heritage Edinburgh events venue is located in the heart of the Old Town, just off the Royal Mile in Parliament Square.
A stunning example of Georgian architecture, The Signet Library is an awe-inspiring location for any event, from a fashion show to a black-tie dinner or simply a meeting room. We offer the space and attention to detail to rival any contemporary venue, but with a degree of elegance and sophistication that you simply won’t find elsewhere.
Impress guests in the Upper Library: an inspirational setting with soaring ceilings and classical architectural features making this, according to George IV, “the finest drawing room in Europe”. The Lower Library, complete with intricate columns and grand centre aisle, is perfect for a drinks reception before an event in the Upper Library.
The award-winning team of experts at Heritage Portfolio deliver outstanding hospitality, and are on hand to transform the space into anything you can imagine. Whether your event is grand or relaxed, perfectly chosen food and drink will be delivered with impeccable service.Packages
A Unique Conference Venue in Edinburgh
The Signet Library offers flexible business spaces and first class facilities in a unique and historic Edinburgh setting. It is an ideal Edinburgh city centre venue for conferences for up to 300 delegates.
We offer all the modern conference facilities you’d expect from a contemporary Edinburgh conference venue, but with lashings of period elegance that you’d be hard pressed to find in a modern hotel or business suite.
Impress delegates in the magnificent Upper Library. Your Signet Library conference will benefit from modern facilities you expect of an Edinburgh conference venue while the impressive, historic architectural features, ornate cornices and soaring classical ceiling will be an inspiration for attendees and make a refreshing change from the norm.
The Commissioners’ Room provides a prestigious setting for business and board meetings, or training sessions, seating up to 40 people. It can also be used to host a discreet corporate dinner.
Wireless access is available throughout the building as well as AV equipment. Additional equipment is available for rent. Business support can be provided and we can assist with administrative and secretarial services.
Hospitality is carefully considered by the imaginative and award-winning team of experts at Heritage Portfolio who will deliver an exceptional service and can transform any space into an inspiring venue that will impress delegates and colleagues. Whether it’s a grand or informal occasion, the perfectly chosen conference food and drink will be delivered with impeccable service.
Private Dining in Edinburgh
Private parties of any size can be catered for at The Signet Library. For more intimate dining you can host a candlelit dinner in the Commissioners’ Room for up to 40 guests, or a boardroom lunch for 26 guests.
We create bespoke private dining occasions, tailored to your requirements. Begin with pre-dinner drinks in the West Wing Salon within the Lower Library – lined with antiquarian books from the WS Society’s collection. Continue your evening in the Commissioners’ Room, an ideal space for an impressive private dinner party (we can cater comfortably for up to 40 people), where your guests will be spoiled by an exquisite, beautifully presented menu and carefully selected fine wines.
Boardroom Lunches at the Signet Library
If you’re looking for a handsome and historic venue in the heart of Edinburgh’s Old Town for your next boardroom lunch, The Signet Library is a fine setting for a business occasion. Exclusive dining for up to 26 guests in tasteful and understated surroundings with a bespoke menu and the ultimate in discreet and flawless service. The Signet Library is the perfect boardroom outside your office.
CHRISTMAS AT THE SIGNET LIBRARY
Situated in the very heart of Edinburgh’s Old Town, the Signet Library is the epitome of Georgian elegance and is steeped in history. The exquisite architectural details and gallery view of the sumptuous room below make the Upper Library a wonderfully impressive setting for festive parties and dining experiences.
CHRISTMAS DINING EXPERIENCE
Celebrate Christmas in the timelessly elegant Signet Library. You and your guests will enjoy a glass of perfectly chilled bubbly and soak up the magical Christmas atmosphere before heading to the Upper Library for a delicious meal, followed by coffee, tea and mini mince pies.
For a small additional cost, our resident DJ will sweep everyone off their feet and ensure the dance floor is full until the wee hours.
Exclusive venue use of
Lower Library – for your welcome drinks
Upper Library – for seated meal and evening reception
Dedicated Hosts – to welcome your guests
Master of Ceremonies – to guide you and your guests through the event
Included in the price:
Sparkling wine – during your drinks reception
Three courses seated meal – served with coffee, tea and mini mince pies.
Wine to accompany menu – half a bottle per person
P.A. system – available in the Upper Library
Glass charger plates for your table setting
Uplighting to the Upper Library – in a variety of colours
Six foot round tables – to comfortably seat up to 10 guests
Linen – table cloths and napkins in a variety of colours
Table setting – Signet Library crockery, silver cutlery and glassware
Dedicated event designer – to assist you throughout the planning and designing of your event
Dedicated hospitality manager – ensuring a professional service and seamless event on the day
Dedicated team of chefs – planning, designing and delivering your menu with flair and expertise
Fully trained service staff – efficiently attending to all your needs on the day