Organising a day out in Edinburgh? Find out everything you need to know about what’s happening in Edinburgh near the Lantern Room


The Edinburgh Playhouse

With fantastic shows being regularly performed at the Playhouse, such as We Will Rock You, The Rocky Horror Show and Disney’s The Lion King, the Lantern Room is perfectly located if you are looking to make a night of it. Whether it’s for a pre-theatre dinner or an after show cocktail, the Lantern Room is the ideal place to go.


Edinburgh Cocktail Week (14th-20th October)

Edinburgh Cocktail Week is back this October! The event offers all ticket holders free entry into numerous venues where they will get to try a variety of exciting cocktails at £4 each. The week will also include numerous fun activities and Instagram-worthy experiences.

With over 70 of Edinburgh’s best cocktail bars taking part, the Lantern Room will be offering cocktail lovers the chance to try out their Harry Potter inspired Butterbeer cocktail.

Butterbeer Cocktail: Chivas Regal 12 Year Aged Whisky, Homemade Butterscotch Syrup, Cream and Nutmeg, topped with hot water


Edinburgh Christmas Market (16th November 2019-4th January 2020)

Christmas is the most magical time of the year and it does not get much more magical than the Edinburgh Christmas Market! Whether you are having a family day out or enjoying a warm mulled wine with your friends, this is the perfect festive outing.

Located just a 10 minute walk away from the Lantern Room and therefore perfect if you are making a weekend of it.

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Edinburgh Castle

Undoubtedly one of Edinburgh’s most iconic sites. With it’s complex history, dating back to the 12th century and home to the Crown Jewels of Scotland, and the Scottish National War Memorial, Edinburgh Castle is one of Scotland’s most popular sites to visit.

Located just a 20 minute walk away from the Lantern Room.