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The Scotch Malt Whisky Society

28 Queen Street, Edinburgh

Originally an 18th century residence, 28 Queen Street continues to welcome and entertain guests in luxurious Scottish fashion.

This grand property boasts geometric Georgian architecture across 4 floors with glorious views of the private Queen Street gardens.

Original visitors included the great and the good of the Scottish Enlightenment. Today, 28 Queen Street welcomes members and visitors alike into its 3 private function suites.

As guests step onto the original stone floor of the reception and foyer, they are temped up the swirling staircase by a breath-taking cupola skylight.

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The Hunter Room is restored to period-perfection, seating up to 18 guests at its luxurious beurre walnut dining table, offering views across the gardens to the Firth of Forth.

The North View Room offers a grand fire and three recessed Georgian windows. Up to 50 guests can indulge in this open space and complimentary adjacent drinks landing.

The Oval Room boasts restored trompe l'oeil panelling around its elliptic shape with up to 14 guests warmed by the period fire feature.

The Queen Street Gardens are exclusively accessible by street residents and Society guests may visit this secret garden and its calming pond, which inspired fellow resident Robert Louis Stevenson to pen Treasure Island.

Where are we?

28 Queen Street, Edinburgh EH2 1JX

  • 7.9 miles from Edinburgh Airport
  • 0.5 miles from Edinburgh Waverley Station
  • Nearest parking is at St James Centre NCP or metered city centre parking on Queen Street and surrounding streets

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