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Private Dining in Edinburgh

Prestonfield has a collection of ravishing private dining rooms perfect for any occasion, from a delightful breakfast to an unforgettable evening, a celebratory lunch for fourteen or a formal dinner for fifty.

Dine in spectacular and historic surroundings which have entertained Presidents, Prime Ministers, Royalty and Celebrities' from around the world since 1687.

From the intimate Salon Privee just for two, our rich and dramatic Stuart Room for up to fourteen guests, to our stunning Italian Room for up to twenty-four guests or to our Chinoiseries Garden Room up to fifty guests, there are few events or celebrations that would not be enhanced by the enchanting setting of these historic and characterful rooms.

Described as Edinburgh’s most lavish dining rooms, all are perfect for birthday, anniversary or graduation celebrations, weddings, formal dinners or private meetings. For larger events of up to 500 guests, The Stables offers the perfect setting.

If you are planning an occasion, our events team would be delighted to give you a tour of Prestonfield's private rooms and show you our range of specially-created seasonal menus offering choice menus for up to 24 guests.

Garden Room


Elegant, chic and bright with French doors onto its own private covered terrace, this Chinoiserie-styled room is Prestonfield’s largest private dining room and offers direct access to Prestonfield’s gardens and lawn. Seating up to 50 guests around circular tables, this opulent venue makes an impressive setting for a wedding or a private dinner.

Italian Room


Dramatically panelled with painted scenes as a souvenir of an eighteenth-century Grand Tour, the green and gold Italian Room is one of Prestonfield's most historic rooms. The most sought-after private room in the city, it offers the chance to dine in a room that has played host to Presidents, Prime Ministers, Royalty and stars of every age - from Boswell, Johnson and Benjamin Franklin to Oliver Reed, Lauren Bacall and Elton John.

Seats up to 24 guests.

Stuart Room


If ever there were a room rich, ripe and dissolute then the Stuart room may be it, with its dramatic red, black and gold décor and luxurious furnishings, this is the most striking and dramatic of Prestonfield’s private rooms. 

Seats up to 14 guests.

Salon Privee


For the ultimate experience in private dining, Prestonfield’s smallest private room is a luxurious retreat for two guests

Private Dining Enquiries

Our events team would be delighted to discuss the diverse possibilities of private dining at Prestonfield. To enquire, please email or submit an enquiry.