Events Venue Review Real Mary King’s Close

Event Venue Real Mary King's CloseShrouded in myth and hidden beneath the historic Old Town, The Real Mary King’s Close is an intricate warren of rooms and closes which come together to create a fascinating back-drop as a unique event venue.

Step back in time and experience an authentic insight in to 17th century Edinburgh, or add lighting and music to transform the spaces for an evening function where guests can explore the intimate location until the small hours.

Venue Review Real Mary King's CloseThe Close itself and its atmospheric chambers may be the most famous element of the venue, but the ground floor Burgh Courtroom is truly majestic. Packed full of historical period features including wood paneled walls and stunning high ceilings, why not combine both locations to create a truly memorable event.

Of course no trip to The Real Mary King’s Close would be complete without a guided tour, but if you would like to learn more about Edinburgh’s hidden history you can add additional characters to your visit. Other tailored options available include having your guests chaperoned to the venue by a character guide, retelling the city’s history as you make your way through the streets.

The Real Mary King’s Close is suitable for a number of bespoke events; from an elegant drinks reception for up to 120 people, to private tours for 20, with canapes and cocktails, or even whisky tasting.

The team at The Real Mary King’s Close are deservedly proud of its history and are always on hand to help you to create your bespoke event, showcasing the full scope of this award winning venue.


2 Warriston’s Close
High Street

Tel: +44 (0)131 225 0675

The Real Mary King’s Close