Best restaurants for groups and parties in Edinburgh

Best restaurants for groups and parties in Edinburgh


Restaurants in the capital that welcome large groups


In search of somewhere that can confidently cater to your party? Here's the spots we think are the best for dining in large numbers, whether it's a birthday bash, an office party or just an overdue catch up.

A rambling space split into a succession of unique rooms, Brewhemia has broad appeal for groups and parties.

New Chapter
New Chapter expertly handles groups of all shapes and sizes – sister venue Otro is similarly accomplished.

The Refinery
This distinctively luxe landmark bar has a generous upstairs level that can be booked for groups and parties.

The New Waverley Ronaq's spacious room is great for groups who enjoy the stunning views alongside the modern Indian cuisine.

Trenchtown Caribbean Social Club
Hearty Caribbean food and a flexible layout make Trenchtown idea for lively groups, though spice-haters may need to pack the Rennies.

Tuk Tuk
This quirky, lively Indian street food restaurant, serves small plates and is ideal for groups.

Eating & Drinking Guide 2018/19

Eating & Drinking Guide 2018/19

25th Edition published April 2018. Widely recognised as the most reliable, comprehensive and authoritative guide to eating out in more than 950+ restaurants, bistros, cafes and bars in Glasgow and Edinburgh.
A Tuk Tuk
1 Leven Street, Edinburgh, EH3 9LH
Modern, casual and lively restaurant, serving tapas-style Bombay street food with a top-notch BYOB policy.
B New Chapter
18 Eyre Place, Edinburgh, EH3 5EP
Breathing fresh life into classic Scottish ingredients, this is upmarket neighbourhood dining at its best.
C The Refinery
5 St Andrew Square, Edinburgh, EH2 2BH
Stylish St Andrew Square bar laid out over two floors, serving food that is a notch or two above standard pub fare.
D Brewhemia
1a Market Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1DE
With enough room for a café, prosecco bar, boudoir, taproom, bothy and beer palace (with six giant copper beer tanks), Brewhemia offers sophistication and adventure in equal measure.
E Ronaq New Waverley
31 East Market Street, Edinburgh, EH8 8FR
Stylish Indian restaurant serving fresh, tasty dishes accompanied by one of the best views in Edinburgh.