The Living Room — Edinburgh

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The Living Room Edinburgh is a cool and contemporary restaurant and piano bar; well established on the city’s prestigious George Street. It remains a firm favourite amongst Edinburgh's discerning diners and those seeking high quality fresh food and cocktails in a stylish environment.

Join us for a leisurely or working lunch, afternoon meetings or simply recharge your batteries after a hard day shopping! Our A la carte menu is available from noon until 10pm everyday and if you arrive early evening you can enjoy the soothing sound of our resident pianist tinkling the ivories on our legendary baby grand. The stylish bar and restaurant is ideal for sipping one of our delicious and original cocktails with friends or enjoying fantastic food with likeminded dining enthusiasts, prepared freshly from scratch everyday.

If you have any questions or would simply like to have a look around for yourself our Sales & Marketing Manager, Gemma, will be more than happy to help. For enquries, please conact 0131 226 0880 or 


113-115 George Street

T: 0131 2260880

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Opening hours


Mon: 11am - 11pm
Tue: 11am - 11pm
Wed: 11am - 11pm
Thu: 11am - 12am
Fri: 11am- 12am
Sat: 11am - 12am
Sun: Midday - 11pm


Mon: Midday – 9pm
Tue: Midday- 9pm
Wed: Midday -9pm
Thu: Midday- 10pm
Fri: Midday- 10pm
Sat: Midday -10pm
Sun: Midday-9pm

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Spaces for hire

The venue consists of a variety of areas that are perfect for private functions. Our whole bar has a total capacity of 250, which can be separated into smaller spaces for more intimate events, whilst the restaurant can sit up to 160 guests. We offer exclusive areas throughout the venue with no hire fee: below is a list of the spaces we have available.

The Dining Room
The dining room has a private hire capacity of 160 for dining and up to 250 guests for drinks and canapés. Previous events include fashion shows, corporate entertaining and product launches. A minimum spend is normally required for exclusive hire of the whole restaurant.

The Board Room
This area provides exclusive dining, with its five comfortable leather booths seating up to 30 guests. With its sumptuous velvet curtains, this is an intimate, relaxed space. It is regularly booked for birthday celebrations, leaving parties, corporate and pre/post-wedding dinners and lunches.

The Piano Bar
Our bar has a total capacity of 250, which can be separated into smaller spaces for more intimate gatherings. At the heart of this space is our white baby grand piano.

The Cocktail Bar
This flexible area of the bar is adjacent to the private dining area and is perfect for pre-private dining receptions. For exclusive functions the Cocktail Bar can accommodate up to 100 guests (standing) and is popular for Champagne and canapé receptions.

The Lounge
The elegant and relaxing Lounge area is perfect for groups of up to 30 people.This area has been used for small postwedding celebrations, drinks and canapé receptions and is a quiet and professional area for small business meetings throughout the day.


Cocktail Masterclasses

Cocktail masterclasses are great fun and offer something a little different for any occasion, from team building events to girls’ nights out. Make a date with our professional cocktail bartenders; hear the history behind the drinks you are preparing and enjoy mixing and shaking your very own cocktails.



In the evening you can catch one of our talented resident pianists perform live music on the baby grand piano from Thursdays through to Sundays.

Covering a range of sounds from traditional piano, boogie woogie, and blues through to rock and pop covers, our music calendar offers something for everyone; also check out our programme of visiting musicians.

DJ’s also play every Friday and Saturday night. They always create a fantastic atmosphere with their wide variety of music.


Please be advised that the Living Room operates a dress code that includes no fancy dress or stag / hen party costumes. This is for the comfort and enjoyment of our other guests. Please contact directly for details to avoid disappointment


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