Ghillie Dhu

Why Ghillie Dhu is the best Scottish Venue in Edinburgh

There are many reasons why The Ghillie Dhu is the best Scottish Venue in Edinburgh!

The Ghillie Dhu is a stunning, Grade B listed, building located right in the heart of Edinburgh’s West End. This provides easy access for those travelling locally, or long distances. Our breath taking auditorium, with is original church features, organ, high arched vaulted ceilings and beautiful chandeliers, help to make our venue an ideal location to hold any event. With the main bar, creating a cosy atmosphere to hide from the traditional Scottish weather.

Every night within our main bar, we bring you some local Scottish talent, from acoustic music to covers and traditional Scottish folk.

To add to this, we have an incredible team of chefs, who only use the finest Scottish produce. This aids us in providing each and every guest with a beautiful meal, using ingredients we know are fresh and of the highest quality.

After your meal take a small exploration through Scotland with our new whisky flight menu launching this month. From the comfort of one of our cosy booths sit back and be transported to the peaty highlands and the oaky lowland. With varieties carefully selected from the best distilleries in Scotland and tasting notes to guide you along the way, the only difficult choice is narrowing down the menu to just three.

Then last but certainly not least come check our wonderful team of staff, always sporting our favourite tartan plain in their kilt uniforms.

Why not come along and see for yourself? Give us a call on 0131 222 9930 to arrange your event today.

Something old, something new…

Ghillie Dhu Bar

Look no further than the Ghillie Dhu! Located in the heart of Edinburgh’s West End the Ghillie Dhu is perfect for week day get-togethers and weekend celebrations.

You might already know we serve homemade hearty food (to suit all dietary requirements and kitchens open until 10pm…FYI) and that we also boast an extensive choice of drinks until 3am, BUT did you know we host live music in the main bar every night of the week?

We ease your week in with some relaxing acoustic melodies from 10pm, Sunday through to Tuesday. Perfect for those much needed catch-ups with friends or a cosy date night in one of our booths.

Hump day left you feeling in a slump? Remedy those mid-week blues and soak up the Scottish atmosphere as we host traditional folk music from 7pm. Enjoy a wee dram with some of our favourite acts such as Sandy Tweedale, Steve J Ward and Adam Morris.

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From Thursday to Saturday we kick it up a notch again with live music from Noval Barclay Duo, Danny & Steven, Mike Paterson Duo and many more.

On the last Thursday of every month we collaborate many of our acts from throughout the month for West End Jam. The perfect way to celebrate pay day!

All this live music got your toes tapping? Of course we couldn’t forget to mention our weekly Burly Ceilidh Club! Let your hair down, swing your partners and do-si-do your week day worries away in true Scottish style. Join the best bash Edinburgh has to offer, meet new friends and dance like nobody’s watching! Once our ceilidh has wound down, the night is still young as our in-house DJ keeps the party going until 3am.

No matter what the occasion, Ghillie Dhu has it covered. If you would like to book a table in our Main Bar or join one of our ceilidhs please do not hesitate to contact us on 0131 222 9930 or email us HERE