Celebrate in style this festive season at one of Mercure Edinburgh City Princes Street Hotel’s festive events.

A Glistening White Christmas with Mercure 2018

A Glistening White Christmas with Mercure 2018

Join us for a fun filled evening of festive dining, indulgent cocktails and dancing to the sounds of the DJ at A Glistening White Christmas Party. Whether you’re celebrating with friends, family or colleagues we have the festive celebration to suit your party, your pocket and your date. From intimate party lunches, mid-week festive celebrations, full-on glitz and glamour party nights, or even an after party in January, Mercure have it all.

Looking for a party night at an amazing price? Our off-peak Party Nights are the perfect choice for smaller groups looking for a mid-week celebration. You’ll be treated to all the glistening glamour from our larger parties, plus we’ll be offering something extra special on the night. Contact us for more information.

View our Festive Celebration brochure to find out about everything we have to offer throughout this exciting time of the year! Please fill in our form below with any requests or to start your booking and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

Festive Lunches in Edinburgh city centre

Festive Lunches in Edinburgh, 1st – 23rd December 2018

Our delicious festive-themed menu is served in the restaurant, throughout December. Expect a warm welcome, beautiful surroundings and a meal to remember.

Served in the Princes Dining Rooms throughout December. As well as magnificent views of Edinburgh Castle and great menus, enjoy the warmest of welcomes from our staff and great surroundings.

Relax after a morning’s Christmas shopping in Princes Street or just treat yourself. Whether you’re with friends, family or colleagues, we guarantee a great time, and the best bit, no washing up!

  • Bar opens: 12 noon
  • Lunch served: 12:30pm until 3pm
  • Dress code: smart casual, no trainers

£24 per person for three courses or £33 with half a bottle of house wine. 

A £20 deposit per person is required to secure the date confirmed. All deposits are non-refundable and non-transferable. T&Cs apply and are available on request.

Festive Afternoon Tea in Edinburgh

Festive Afternoon Tea in Edinburgh

To celebrate the festive season in style why not join us for a delicious festive afternoon tea?

Take a break from the Christmas shopping in Edinburgh or just treat yourself. Served daily throughout December the delicious themed afternoon tea will tempt your taste buds. Enjoy a selection of finger sandwiches, scones with clotted cream, strawberry preserve, Christmas sweet treats and mince pies. Includes tea and coffee.

£15 per person served from 12pm daily

Upgrade your festive afternoon tea with a choice of mulled wine or fizz:

WITH MULLED WINE: 2 glasses of Mulled Wine £40 per couple

WITH PROSECCO: 2 glasses of Prosecco £40 per couple

WITH CHAMPAGNE: 2 glasses of Champagne £44 per couple

Pre-booking is required. Available 1st – 23rd December.

Christmas Day Buffet Lunch in Edinburgh

Christmas Day Buffet Lunch in Edinburgh

Join us for a scrumptious three-course Christmas lunch with all the trimmings.

Bar opens: 12 noon | Lunch served: from 12.30pm onwards | Dress code: smart casual

Date:  25th December

Price: £50 per person or add a half bottle of house wine for an additional £9 per person. £25 per child under 12 years, children under 3 years eat free. £20 deposit required.

Hogmanay Break Package in Edinburgh

Hogmanay Break Package in Edinburgh

If you’re planning on joining the famous New Year celebrations – why not make it extra special by taking advantage of our residential package which includes tickets to the Hogmanay Celebrations in our Princes Dining Rooms restaurant?


WHY NOT UPGRADE TO ONE OF OUR PRIVILEGE ROOMS? Ask at time of booking for more information. All packages include breakfast, dinner and entertainment.

Hogmanay Celebrations in Edinburgh

Hogmanay Celebrations in Edinburgh

Celebrate the New Year in style and enjoy a countdown to remember at our Hogmanay celebrations.

Enjoy a magnificent four-course dinner. Following dinner, the fun really starts with the sensational line up of entertainment including a live band, DJ, piper and Scottish dancers at midnight.

With fun and laughter guaranteed – this is the perfect way to start 2018!

Arrival drinks 6.30pm | dinner served 7.00pm | disco until 1am

Date: 31st December 2018

Price: £90.00 per adult or add a half bottle of house wine for an additional £9 per person. £50.00 per person deposit required at time of booking.

Party Night Special

Party Night Special in Edinburgh city centre

Looking for an Edinburgh city party night at an amazing price?

You’ll enjoy a three-course meal followed by fantastic sounds from the DJ and a fun party atmosphere, great for celebrating with friends or colleagues.

  • Bar opens: 6pm
  • Seated for dinner: 7pm
  • Dinner served: 7.30pm
  • Bar until: 1am
  • Disco until: 1am
  • Dress code: dress to impress

£29 per person: Saturday 24th November, Sunday 2nd, Sunday 9th, Thursday 13th, Sunday 16th, Thursday 20th, Friday 21st December, Saturday 5th January

£39 per person: Friday 30th November, Thursday 6th December

Add £9 for a half bottle of house wine per person. Drinks packages available and are ideal for a table of 10 to share. Please see our brochure for further details.

Stay overnight with rooms from from £99.

A non-refundable deposit of £20 per person is required at the time of booking plus a signed booking contract, with full balance due 6 weeks prior to the event. T&Cs apply and are available on request.

Festive Breaks at Mercure Edinburgh City Princes Street Hotel

Festive Breaks in Edinburgh

Take a few days and relax in gorgeous surroundings on a Mercure festive break.

Relax in one of the most centrally located and stylish hotels Edinburgh has to offer. Our team of dedicated staff will look after your every whim this Christmas. Whether there are two of you or the whole family, we’ve something for everyone to enjoy over the fantastic festive period.


£225 per person sharing a twin or double room. A single supplement applies of £70 per room.

Package includes breakfast each day, dinner on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day lunch and entertainment, Christmas Day evening light supper.

Prices are per person and based on two people sharing. 

Make a night of it!

The only way to truly relax: take advantage of great-value accommodation rates this Christmas

Check in from 2pm and enjoy a relaxing afternoon exploring the hotel’s extensive facilities before getting ready to party the night away.

And just think – at the end of the night, there’ll be no lengthy queues for a taxi: your room is just a short stroll away. What’s more enjoy a traditional breakfast in the morning.

Rooms from £99 per night in a classic double or twin room.

From just £35 more per room, you can totally relax in a distinctive room with a whole host of indulgent extras including a Nespresso coffee machine, newspaper delivered to your room, internet access and toiletries.

Terms and conditions apply, please contact the hotel for further information.