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Scotsman Building, Edinburgh - Iconic Restaurant Space


3,500 sqft


Bar & Restaurant


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A Little About This Space

Once the home of the Scotsman Newspaper and now occupied by a luxury hotel, the Scotsman building is one of the most iconic in the city. Make the most of the prime location with this restaurant space, ideal for a high-end brand with an ambitious plans for a dining room or event venue.

With direct street access, the space offers a vast dining room packed with original, historic details - from engraved balconies, to stunning marble pillars. A large bar dominates the centre of the room, while a staircase leads up to a mezzanine floor overlooking the main dining room. Doors at the back lead to a large kitchen facility with a serving area for the dining room. The space is in good condition, and the landlord is flexible on brands and duration. There’s also an active alcohol licence.

Situated on the busy North Bridge, the space is moments from Edinburgh Waverley Station and straddles the border of Edinburgh’s Georgian New Town and historic Old Town.


  • Lighting
  • Heating
  • Toilets
  • Security system
  • Security shutters
  • Stock room
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wifi
  • Parking

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The space is very large, and would need a brand capable of filling it.


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