Venue Hire in Edinburgh

Looking for a top venue to hire in Edinburgh? Then choose Leith Arches. We can provide you with a large and stylish space for almost any type of event you are planning. With its great location, modern industrial style, lots of space, and experienced staff, we’ve got everything you need to enjoy the perfect event.


We host wedding ceremonies and receptions, birthday/anniversary celebrations, funeral wakes, stag and hen parties, corporate events, live entertainment, and more.


We can accommodate and recommend food trucks, as well as cold buffets at no extra cost. We have limited kitchen facilities at the moment and may be able to accommodate external catering depending on the requirements. We hope to offer our inhouse catering service in the near future


Our large venue can host up to 180 people, making it suitable for large parties and events. The exact number of people we can host depends on the seating arrangements. If you are planning a smaller event, you might want to hire the mezzanine level, which is suitable for up to 60 guests. If you’re looking for a venue for hire in Leith, talk to us to find out more about your options and we’ll be happy to show you around.


Elevate your Christmas at Leith Arches! Experience festive joy with exclusive packages, including a delectable 3-course meal and complimentary welcome drinks. Our live entertainment featuring a dynamic DJ and lively karaoke sets the perfect celebratory mood. Make this holiday truly memorable with us!

Plan Your Event However You Wish

You can treat Leith Arches as a blank canvas for your event or let us set it up for you. Whatever you want, it’s the perfect place for your event.
We can offer you our own catering service consisting of buffet and street food, or we can work with your own caterers. Set up the decoration how you wish, hire a live band or a DJ or use our own selection of music. Whatever works best for you, we’ve got the right solution.


What’s going on at 📆 your friendly neighbourhood Arch in the next 2weeks 🎭 
🔍 Welcome to the Auction House of Secrets! 🕵️‍♂️ Join us on Thursday Apr 11th for a night of mystery and mischief. Get your bidding paddles ready as we uncover the secrets behind unique paintings - who knew art could be this scandalous? 
😱 Don’t miss out on the chance to solve the mystery and maybe even unearth a hidden treasure or two! 💼🔑 
🎉 Get ready to rewind the clock and unleash your inner disco diva at KIKI REWIND! 🕺🏻 On Friday 12th April we’re taking you on a musical journey through the decades, from Queen to Britney and beyond! 🎶 
Don’t forget your fancy dress - it’s time to dust off those flares and rhinestones for a night of nostalgia and non-stop fun! 💃🏻✨ 
🎉 Psst...this Saturday 13th, we’re throwing a super top-secret, ultra-exclusive private party! 🤫🎈 Sorry folks, no autographs allowed - it’s VIPs only! But don’t worry, we’ll catch you on the flip side with tales of the epic shenanigans that went down! 🥳🎉
🎉🐾 Looks like our spot at The Arches is becoming THE place to be! 🎈 Sorry to burst your bubble, but we’re about to go undercover next weekend as we host TWO epic private parties! 🎩✨ 
Don’t worry, we’ll be back to slinging drinks and serving up laughs before you can say “cha-cha slide”! 💃🕺
In the meantime, why not practice your dance moves and stock up on your favorite party snacks? We’ll be back before you know it, 🎶🥳
🎨🎤👕 Roll up, roll up, folks! Sunday, April 21st, brace yourselves for the ultimate Craft Punk Market & Open Mic extravaganza! 🚀
Get ready to swap those old threads like it’s a fashion Olympics and unleash your inner crafting genius as we dive into a day of creativity, and community love! 🍪✂️👗
With more vendors than a discount bin at a superstore and an open mic stage begging for your off-key rendition of “Bohemian Rhapsody 🎤👖💫
So, grab your pals, your most questionable attire, and let’s make memories (and possibly fashion faux pas) together! See you there! 🌸🎸💃
As Always @Banditburgers 🍔 will be on site to tantalise those tastebuds
🎩💃 Calling all lovebirds and party animals! 🎉✨ If your guest list is longer than your list of regrets, then Leith Arches is the wedding venue for you! With enough space to accommodate up to 200 of your nearest and dearest, we promise your big day will be one for the history books (and Instagram feeds)! 📚📸
Say 'I do' in a space that's as unique and captivating as your love story. Whether you're dreaming of fairy lights and romance or disco balls and dance-offs, our venue is your blank canvas to create the wedding of your wildest dreams! 🥳💖 
🌟 Wedding bells are ringing all year round at Leith Arches! 💍✨ Whether you're dreaming of a summer soirée, a cozy autumn affair, or a winter wonderland wedding, our prices stay the same – no surprises, just pure celebration! 🎉
And guess what? We still have availability during peak season! 
So, if you're ready to say 'I do' surrounded by the magic, now's your chance to make it happen. So, grab your partner-in-crime and let's get this party started! 🥳💖 
"🎩👰 If your Planning a wedding? Don't worry about 'pasta-bilities' or 'meat'-ing everyone's expectations – we've got you covered at Haddow’s Catering! 🍽️✨ Whether you're a veggie-loving couple or going full-on vegan, we'll whip up dishes that'll have your guests saying 'I dough' to another helping!
Slide into our DMs or shoot us an email to discuss options and pricing – we promise our quotes won't be as cheesy as our jokes! 🧀 
Let's make your wedding day as tasty as it is memorable – one bite at a time! 🥂✨ 
🥂💖 get in touch info@leitharches.com
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Throwback 🔙 to a couple of weeks ago, at your friendly Arch 🎭
Let’s take a peek at two of our epic events 🎸
Throwing it back to the epic night at Lorna Brooks’ album launch at Leith Arches! 🎶 Who knew 15 years could sound this good? 🤩 ‘Since Life Stood Still’ brought the jazz and the sass! 🔥 what a night to remember, can we do it all over again please? 🎉 
The Brocode Kings had a rip-roaring evening it was a themed gym bros drag! 💪💦 Flexing muscles & showcasing their Brocode skills had everyone pumped at our friendly arch two weeks ago! 😂 who knew pumping iron could be this hilarious🎉
What a blast of an evening! Our venue can handle anything from whacky requests to hosting a variety of different events - and boy, do we brag about it! 😄🎉 Get in touch via info@leitharches.com and let’s make your next event unforgettable! 📧 
#BrocodeBros #GymBrosDrag #FlexAndLaughs #LornaBrooks #AlbumLaunch #15YearsInTheMaking #VersatileVenue #EventMagic #VersatileVenue #EventsWithFlair #WhackyAndWonderful
📆 this week 
Don’t miss out on the fun! Gather your friends and join us for an unforgettable week at Leith Arches See you there! 🎊
Thursday: Hold onto your hats, folks! Lorna Brooks is about to drop her album, “Since Time Stood Still,” Get ready to have your socks knocked off and your hips shaking like there’s no 🎤tomorrow! This album launch is going to be LEGENDARY, so mark your calendars 📆 and brace yourselves for a musical journey like no other 💃
Friday: Get ready to GET DOWN, party people! We’re bringing you the ultimate DJ showdown with not one, not two, but NINE DJs across TWO venues! 🎧 It’s gonna be a musical marathon like no other, and guess what? We’ve got a special treat for you: the one and only 🎶🪩🎉
Lee Marvin will be gracing us with his legendary DJ skills on the decks! So gather your crew, lace up those dancing shoes, and let’s make history on the dance floor! 🕺🪩🎶
This Saturday we’re thrilled to announce that we celebrate the beautiful union of two souls in matrimony! 💒
Sunday: Get ready to discover your FLARE at the most vibrant 🎉wellness market in town! From soul-soothing live music to 🎶 awe-inspiring art, insightful talks , & invigorating 💅workshops to meaningful networking opportunities, Plus, with a focus on community wellness, this event is all about connecting, learning, uplifting each other - and yes, you heard it right, NO alcohol 🎉needed to have a fantastic time!gather your tribe, and let’s make some magic happen together! 💃  As Always @Banditburgers 🍔 will be on site to tantalise those tastebuds
Throw back 🔙 to a couple of weeks ago at Leith Arches your favourite friendly arch 🎭 
What a fabulous night at “It’s Time for KiKi” last month! 💗Throwback to an unforgettable night, Hosted by @sin.sulute & @missmixtape. We danced the night away, we laughed, and we celebrated love in all its forms! Thank you to everyone who joined us for an 💃unforgettable evening of pride and joy. Let’s keep spreading love every day! 🪩
Last week we, dived into a 🎬mesmerizing fusion of visuals and sound with Cinemattic Short Film & Live Music! We experienced the magic of 🎤stunning cinematography meets captivating melodies in an unforgettable performance. was an evening of cinematic wonder and musical 🎥enchantment! 🇨🇴 
As always, Get in-touch with any events or party enquiries via info@leitharches.com
Throw back 🔙 to a couple of weeks ago at Leith Arches your favourite friendly arch 🎭
February packed a punch indeed 💗 Birthday parties 🎂 & Valentine balls with colourful  balloons that adorned the Walls 🪩
CALM charity fundraiser night, Dj superstar ignites the dance floor 🔥 it was jammed to the rafters filled with laughter, music & celebration 💃🪩
As always, Get in-touch with any events or party enquiries via info@leitharches.com
What’s going on at Leith Arches this week 🎭
March is well and truly jammed packed with events this month 📆🪩
We are kicking off this Friday, Elle Machray book launch- Remember Remember, we are delighted to be hosting the Edinburgh launch of one of the most exciting alternate history titles of the year, you will be able to purchase & get your booked signed & a wee After party 🪩- Free Entry 🎟
Saturday we are hosting My Big Fat Gay agenda & after party – Doors open 8pm 
My Big Fat Gay Agenda takes a look at look at what people think the gay agenda is, the moral panic towards drags queens and what the gay agenda actually is - with reference to the drag story time that was discussed in the Scottish Parliament. 
On Sunday we have pound unplugged, welcoming some wellness after a busy weekend, no experience needed just a rockstar mindset -30min class that balances focused, high-intensity exercises with restorative movements, rhythmic breathing, and meditation.  Quick, efficient, and challenging 🤸‍♀️
March 7th Cinnemattic Event Presente short film & a musical performance By Bibiana Rojas & Maria Mallol - join us for an extraordinary experimental showcase directly from Colombia 🎬
Short films + Q&A + Music 🎥video performance by artists Bibiana Rojas Gómez & Maria Mallol (Colombia) 💃
If you are interested in any of our events ticket link is in bio:
As Always @Banditburgers 🍔 will be on site to tantalise those tastebuds
As Always, Get in-touch with any events or party enquiries via info@leitharches.com
Leith-arches 🗓 @itstimeforakiki 🗓 returns to your local friendly arch this Friday. It’s time for KIKI love struck!! 💕
Buzzing for the party of all parties this Valentine’s 
Kicking off at 8pm with a complimentary drink on arrival better be quick though as its only until 9pm 🍸 We have a fun filled night with award winning blonde bombshell @sin.sulute our host for the evening & Miss Mix Tape both will be spoiling us with some love, performances & Sexy music so get those glad rags on as we are having a KIKI! 👨‍❤️‍👨Oh & did I say prizes for the best dressed 👘 could there be a date on the cards This ❤️Valentine!
The next 2 Saturdays are jam packed with private celebrations galore, with a Birthday party & We will be hosting one of our gorgeous weddings at the arch 💒
Thursday 15th We have a private charity event The Final Disco Diana in aid of calm 💃.
Sunday 18th we have our long awaited Bric-A-Brac market, buzzing for this, bag yourself a bargain or 2 from vintage treasures 🛼pre-loved items 🧸bags & shoes, accessories, homeware🪆& furniture🪑the bar will be open if you fancy a wee tipple 🥃 Free Entry 11am-5pm
And @bandit burgers will be there to tantalise our taste buds 🍔 
We still have a few tables available if you have some pre-loved items you wish to sell, please get in touch at leitharchesbar@gmail.com for a chat, £15 per table or why not share with a friend 👯‍♀️
What a spectacular week 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿celebrating Robbie Burns, throw back to last week when @brocode took over the Arches with “A MAN’S A MAN FOR A THAT” we had our resident Drag Kings perform a very special Burns Night 🥃 with Rabbie Burnt & special guests & queer Hi-NRG ceilidh dancing, 🕺💃 they did not disappoint, some sensational snaps from @hugh.tography
We were certainly sharing a few drams 🥃 in honour of oor Rabbie Burns! With dancing & laughter and a wee jig or two 
Then on Thursday we had Undress Tae the haggis 🍽 A fun filled night of Scottish Cabaret & Burlesque drag with the famous haggis ceremony, it was a wild night of 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿unforgettable fun Laughter and antics from @red_hotkitty can’t wait for the next one on March 31st, keep your eyes peeled 👀 
 If you are still looking for plans this weekend we have a double whammy of silent disco, 🎧Taylor Swift & 90’s V 00’s 🎟tickets available in our bio.
As always, Get in-touch with any events or party enquiries via info@leitharches.com
Leitharches 🗓This Week 🗓The month of love ❤️ Kicking off our month with cupid himself firing his bow of love 💘This Friday we have a private function, sorry guys!! 
But don’t fear we have Louise Maher art installation next door in the café. Louise’s work is an honest depiction of her everyday environment…….why not pop in & feast your peeps on some spectacular photography NOT TO BE MISSED!! 📸 🌠
Saturday, we have 2 fun filled events 🎶 we have a double whammy of silent disco🎧 this lady needs no invitation & has had many a miss from cupid herself, Immerse yourself in the enchanting world of Taylor swift’s iconic hits & more…. Open to all ages 18’s & under must be accompanied by an adult. All attendees require tickets for entry. Then Kicking off at 9pm go back in time to the 90’s & 00’s Buzzing for this night as no one can hear me sing. 💃🕺 
This Sunday, we are back to tantalise those taste buds with our ever-amazing team @banditburgers open @3pm
Family quiz is back with our ever-popular roaming quiz man with a whopping Cash jackpot of £364 now that’s big bucks, I know who’s team I’m gonna be in 🎭💰
As Always, Get in-touch with any events or party enquiries via info@leitharches.com
Well, what a great start to the year already, we had a fundraiser and our launch party at the café, what a great night with all our friends and staff celebrating the coming year ahead & a shout out to our resident photographer @weronikasikoraphoto for these amazing photos. 🎉🤩
Friday saw La beat back with a spectacular night, Blew us away with their night of finest northern soul, funk, crossover & Motown & more 🎶 🕺💃 @la_beat_soul_club.
On Sunday we had, Craft punk cookie market, bringing us their open mic, Clothes swap, stalls & workshops bringing the whole community together.
Can’t wait for the next one ❤️🎨🎤🎼
As Always, Get in-touch with any events or party enquiries via info@leitharches.com 🤩🕺
We have a fun filled month @Leith Arches 🗓 All things Scottish 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿
This week we have kicking off on Wednesday for a good cause 💃
Gaza fundraiser- Hosted by Femme Brûlée with a night of Cabaret & DJ Zak from Bolton will be spinning the tunes into the small hours. 
Friday 19th La beat brining you the finest northern soul, Funk, Crossover, Motown & Modern Soul, Disco vinyl: Doors open at 7pm 🎶🎵🎵
Sunday 21st: January blues market 🧶 Fantastic stalls live music, street food @banditburgers 🍔 11am-6pm
Tuesday the 23rd bringing you @brocode.drag for some drag king antics. 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 Rabbie Burnt present our Burns themed night, ‘A Man’s a Man for A’ That’. The night follows a typical Burns Night but quickly veers to the queer with Hi-NRG ceilidh dancing: Doors open at 7pm 💃
Thursday 25th: Undress Tae The Haggis 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿Get ready to indulge in a wild celebration with a Scottish theme , complete with haggis, and plenty of cheeky fun, Enjoy a 2 course meal.. Doors open at 7pm 🎉
If you are looking to book tickets link is in bio
As Always, Get in-touch with any events or party enquiries via info@leitharches.com
Planning something a bit cosier? For small venue hire in Edinburgh, check out the Leith Arches Café Bar. This can host up to 50 people and is perfect for smaller events. Just let us know if you would prefer this option.

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