Marquee Package

Available dates 21st, 22nd and 23rd June 2019

Included in your package from £130+VAT per person
*minimum numbers of 200, maximum capacity of 380 for sit down dinner

  • Red carpet arrival at the West Gate
  • Picturesque entrance into the gardens
  • A luxury marquee with transparent fronting overlooking the cities breath-taking skyline including the Castle and Arthurs Seat
  • Carpeting throughout
  • Tables and chairs with linen
  • Tea and coffee with petit fours
  • Glass of fizz on arrival
  • Luxury bathrooms within the marquee
  • 3 course seasonal meal (we use as many ingredients as possible that have been grown in our own market garden)
  • ½ bottle house wine per person
  • Staging
  • Basic AV (PA system, microphone and TV
  • Screen)
  • Security

Contact 0845 6055 699 or email venues&

BBQs and Outdoor Dining

The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh boasts 70 acres of landscaped gardens located within easy reach of Edinburgh city centre, offering a number of unique settings and packages for the perfect outdoor dining experience.

On the John Hope Gateway's decked terrace, an all-weather kitchen has been installed with our team of chef's able to create BBQ feasts, home-made stone-baked pizzas and an array of street-food style cuisine.

We offer an enhanced customer experience and ensure all our menus reflect the best local ingredients available, including home-grown salad, herbs and vegetables cultivated at the Botanics by our own in-house gardenener.

Included in your package from £55+VAT per person

  • Venue hire (exclusive private use of the decking)
  • Security
  • Event Designer
  • Event Manager
  • BBQ hire with chefs
  • 2 drinks per person (wine, beer, bubbles and soft drinks)
  • Selection of delicious BBQ food (all sourced as locally as possible)
  • PA System
  • Speakers for music
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor and indoor bar

Discover a unique and picturesque venue

At the Royal Botanic Garden, whether you’re looking to organise a grand dinner celebration for 350 guests, an outdoor BBQ, or intimate family gathering, our venue is the perfect choice. We have a vast array of venues for your event. From our opulent Caledonian Hall, perfect for larger parties, to our Terrace Café - which includes Inverleith Lawn with stunning views of Edinburghs’ skyline - and the John Hope Gateway, with a vast space and detailed ceilings inspired by leaves is a beautiful setting for any evening event.

Unique Features

  • Green space within the City Centre
  • Options for outdoor catering, including our pizza oven, pan-Asian street food and BBQ
  • Exclusive use of the gardens at night
  • Beautiful sights and photo opportunities
  • Seasonal food is sourced from our on-site garden
  • The Caledonian Hall spills out into the rock garden with picturesque waterfalls