Smaller Weddings

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Edinburgh's perfect small wedding venue

Smaller weddings will find Prestonfield's collection of romantic private diningrooms the perfect setting for an enchanting and unforgettable celebration. Each of these very individual and historic rooms has its own charms and attractions, but all offer a magical location in which to celebrate your wedding or to conduct a Civil Ceremony.

Italian Room

Dramatically panelled with romantic painted scenes, the green and gilt Italian Room is one of Prestonfield's most historic rooms and among the most sought-after wedding venues in the city. Celebrate your wedding in a room that has played host to Presidents, Royalty and stars of every age - from Benjamin Franklin to Oliver Reed and Lauren Bacall. The Italian room is an impressive wedding location and accommodates up to twenty-four guests in a variety of formats.

Perfect for: a stylish winter wedding with roaring log fire and pre-lunch drinks in the atmospheric whisky room.
Seats up to 36 for a ceremony, dining seats 24 guests on either 3 or 4 round tables, seats 18 on one table.

Stuart Room

If ever there were a richly romantic room that was perfect for an intimate wedding celebration then the Stuart is it, with its dramatic red, black and gilt décor and luxurious furnishings. Home to a romantic portrait of Mary Queen of Scots, the Stuart has haunting views over the gardens to the romantic ruins of Craigmillar castle on the horizon and seats up to fourteen guests in spectacular surroundings.

Perfect for: a smaller wedding with a romantic and theatrical feel or a winter-time ceremony.
Seats 36 for a ceremony and 16 on one table for dining.

Garden Room

The bright and glamorously chinoiserie Garden Room is Prestonfield's largest private dining room and perfect for elegant wedding celebrations for up to fifty guests. It features French doors leading onto its own private covered terrace. The gardens beyond are a great location for an outdoor wedding ceremony in a tented pavilion.

Perfect for: spring or summer wedding or weddings that make full use of Prestonfield's acres of landscaped gardens.
Seats 60 for a ceremony and up to 50 guests for dining.

Salon Privee

Prestonfield smallest wedding venue is the most luxurious retreat for just two guests. Hidden off of a stone turret stair, this salon is a glamorous opera-box of a room, overlooks the rose garden and must be Scotland's most intimate wedding venue!

Perfect for: when three is a crowd or honeymoon dining-a-deux!
Seats two!


The pick of the bunch is Rhubarb. Romance in spades.  Scotland on Sunday

This richly decadent, stylish and very, very, glamorous restaurant occupies a pair of grand Regency rooms hidden at the heart of Prestonfield and makes a spectacularly impressive wedding venue for up to 50 guests, or 100 guests when the rooms are used as a pair. A dramatically baroque setting with all the magic and romance you would expect from the creator of the famed Witchery by the Castle.

Perfect for: weddings in the most sumptuous surroundings.
Seats up to 50 guests or 100 guests when rooms are used as a pair.

Leather Room

Guarded by an ancient dagger-wielding cherub, this most historic room at Prestonfield is the perfect venue for a Civil Ceremony or for a drinks reception of up to 20 guests.

Perfect for: a wedding ceremony in historic surroundings or a candlelit drinks reception. Seats up to 24 for a ceremony or drinks reception.

Whisky Room

The Whisky is an ideal location for drinks before lunch or following a wedding ceremony in the Italian Room next door.

Perfect for: a celebratory malt or a Champagne reception.
Accomodates up to 24 guests for a drinks reception.


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