It’s coming to that time of the year; exams are around the corner and student sports and societies clubs are busy electing new members and seeking sponsorship for the coming year. Here is a list of Edinburgh venues that will make your life a wee bit easier and help you get organised for your upcoming events.

Cabaret Voltaire

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Cabaret Voltaire has several unique spaces available to hire for all kinds of events. The diversity of each space gives room for the imagination to take hold and create that perfect event. They also have top of the range PA facilities available.


One of Edinburgh’s flagship free venues, located right in the centre of Edinburgh, opens until 3am with 5 floors of fun! With a different theme on each one, it’s fair to say that it’s an all in one venue. You can expect a Tiki bar, Carnival Bar and a Massaoke bar – to name a few and they are all free to hire. Come along & explore!

The Golf Tavern

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Already a local for many students, The Golf Tavern has the perfect space to host your upcoming events. The can cater for any occasions from birthday parties to quiz nights and team meetings. Best of all, it’s free room hire for students.

The Three Sisters

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The Three Sisters has been a massive student hub for years and rightly so. They have their very own Union Bar which welcome students from all Universities. With some of the best drinks deals, karaoke, free room hire and pub quizzes, you’re sure to be well looked after for the academic year.

Biddy Mulligans

Edinburgh’s favourite Irish pub is a student hotspot. Get the ultimate taste of home from their Corner shop which supplies Tayto’s, Barry’s Tea and Club Orange. They also hire The Wee Pub for free which is a perfect space for society get together.