Portobello Town Hall

Venue for hire in Edinburgh

Following a recent inspection of the building, Portobello Town Hall will close on 1 July to allow officers to carry out more detailed essential maintenance and inspection work on the building.

We are not taking any bookings for the venue at this time.

To find out more contact us.

0131 529 7124

[email protected]

Opened in 1914, this historic building could provide the perfect setting for your event.

A wide two storey sandstone building with five windows on the top floor, the middle one with a small balcony behind a black metal balustrade. Three steps lead up to the front door on the ground floor, which is flanked by two windows to either side






The main hall

The main hall seats up to 466 people theatre style or up to 200 people for dinner. It can be used for weddings and receptions, ceilidhs, theatre, craft fairs, conferences, band nights, exhibitions, parties and keep fit classes. 

The hall is equipped with a basic public address system, house lights and curtained stage and is a flexible venue suitable for many uses.

The lesser hall

The lesser hall can seat up to 60 people theatre style and is ideal if you are planning a small conference or holding a training session. Unfortunately, the lesser hall is not accessible for wheelchair users.