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The Counting House

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  • From £60 per hour
  • 250 people
  • Buses 3 minute walk, Waverley Train Station 10 minute walk
  • 400m² (4306ft²)

Spaces in The Counting House

250 Theatre

Function Suite

From From £5,000.00 / Minimum Spend

The Function Suite at The Counting House is a stunning 18th century ballroom and event space located above the famous Pear Tree bar restaurant and garden. With its glass dome and chandeliers, the Function Suite offers a unique and elegant setting for a variety of events. Whether you're hosting a corporate meeting, a wedding reception, a private party, or a conference, the Function Suite can accommodate your needs. The spacious ballroom provides ample room for seating arrangements such as boardroom, cabaret, classroom, dining, dinner dance, reception, standing, theatre, or U-shaped setups. The Function Suite is equipped with modern facilities including audiovisual equipment, Wi-Fi, and professional lighting. The venue also offers catering services to enhance your event experience. Book the Function Suite at The Counting House for a memorable and successful event.

100 Standing

Sports bar

From From £1,000.00 / Minimum Spend

The Sports bar at The Counting House is a versatile space suitable for a variety of events and gatherings. With its lively atmosphere and ample seating, it is perfect for hosting sports viewing parties, social gatherings, and casual networking events. The bar offers a wide selection of drinks, including a range of beers, cocktails, and spirits, ensuring that guests have plenty of options to choose from. The Sports bar also features multiple large screens, making it an ideal venue for watching live sports events. Whether you're looking to catch a game with friends or host a casual get-together, the Sports bar at The Counting House provides a vibrant and welcoming setting.

About The Counting House

The Counting House is an 18th century ballroom and function suite located above the Pear Tree, a famous bar restaurant and garden in Edinburgh's old town. It was built in 1749 and has a rich history, hosting Scottish dignitaries such as Robert Burns and Thomas Blacklock. The Usher family, known for their brewing and distilling dynasty, once owned the property. The venue offers a unique private event space in the city centre, with a three-storey house and open views of the Meadows, Bruntsfield, and Arthur's Seat. It also includes an open courtyard and a ballroom with a glass dome and chandeliers. Today, The Counting House is a public house that provides a charming and historic setting for guests to enjoy food and drinks. For more information and bookings, visit their website or contact them at 0131 667 7533. The Counting House ballroom is an ideal space for Weddings, Ceilidhs, Private Functions and more. Set just south of the City Centre, adjoining the historical pub The Pear Tree.


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