The Caves, Edinburgh

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Star Ratings by previous party group hosts
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About average

The Caves is an exciting truly unique and atmospheric venue situated in the heart of Edinburgh's Old Town. Its huge arches which support South Bridge form a multitude of unique and diverse rooms.


Banqueting capacity: 300

No car parking on-site

Buffet food available

Bar Available


Wedding Receptions

Private Functions & Parties

Corporate Events

User Reviews

The following user reviews have been provided for The Caves:

Corporate Event

100 guests

The Caves is an amazing venue and Jim did a great job in getting the evening off to a great start. The dance floor was jumping all night. Sign of a great event.

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Suggested DJs

The following DJs and discos all cover the Edinburgh area and are suggested by for events at The Caves.

5 Star Discos
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Professional Wedding, Party And Corporate DJ

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Flex Discotheques
Flex DiscothequesWhy?

Wedding Receptions, Parties & Corporate Events

Platinum DJmark Award holder
1 verified events here

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DJ Ash
DJ AshWhy?

Professional Experienced Mobile DJ with 36yrs exp

Gold DJmark Award holder

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Lee Live: Wedding DJ
Lee Live: Wedding DJWhy?

Now Performed At Over 900 Weddings And Events

Gold DJmark Award holder

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CDK Disco
CDK DiscoWhy?

Wedding & Party DJ

DJmark Award holder

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Dance Away Mobile Disco
Dance Away Mobile DiscoWhy?

Music ... For All Your Special Occasions

Gold DJmark Award holder

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Wedding DJ Scotland
Wedding DJ Scotland

Your One Stop For DJs

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Fairplay Disco
Fairplay Disco

A Disco A Day Helps You Work Rest And Play

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Nightlife Entertainment
Nightlife Entertainment

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Celebration Discos
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The Professional Service

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MG Entertainment
MG Entertainment

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Bissett Events
Bissett Events

Service With A Smile

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Exact Location of The Caves, Edinburgh

Frequently-Asked Questions

What types of event is The Caves suited to?

The Caves is suitable for a wide range of uses as a private hire venue.

To give you some idea about suitability, the following events have been or are planned to be held at The Caves:

  • Wedding or Civil Partnership for 250 guests in July 2022
  • Wedding or Civil Partnership for 120 guests in July 2019
  • Wedding or Civil Partnership for 100 guests in April 2019
  • Wedding or Civil Partnership for 150 guests in June 2017
  • Wedding or Civil Partnership for 120 guests in April 2017
  • Corporate Event for 100 guests in December 2016
  • Corporate Event for 60 guests in December 2016
  • Wedding or Civil Partnership for 110 guests in October 2016
  • Wedding or Civil Partnership for 120 guests in July 2016

What is the capacity of The Caves for a private function?

Our understanding is that The Caves can hold around 300 people for a formal function - probably more for an informal party.

Is there any parking at The Caves?

According to the information provided to us, The Caves has parking for approx. 0 vehicles on site or very close by.

Does The Caves offer catering for private functions?

Previous users have told us that The Caves offers a buffet catering service - the extent of this service offering and costs will need to be discussed with the venue directly.

Is there a bar at The Caves?

We understand that a cash bar is available at The Caves serving a wide range of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks to hirers and their guests.

Is The Caves fully accessible?

Based on customer feedback, we believe that The Caves is only partially accessible to wheelchair users and the infirm. Usually this means that not all areas of the building are accessible, or there may be internal steps requiring assistance or ramps, for example. We would advise taking up any special requirements in this regard with the venue directly.

This listing has been compiled from public domain information, details provided by The Caves or its representatives, and/or feedback from previous users of the venue. It is presented in good faith but is not warranted to be complete or free from errors. It is your responsibility to verify facts prior to making any commitments in respect of the details provided here. E&OE

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Details last updated: Sun, 22 May 2022 18:50:50 +0000

  • Contact Details

    The Caves

    8-12 Niddry Street South
    EH1 1NS
    0131 557 8989


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