Events and Experiences

Offering a rich and colourful canvas for a wide assortment of experiences, Riddle’s Court is an enchanting 16th century merchant's house equally suited to individuals looking to host a special celebration or indeed an organiser wishing to bring a group of visitors to the city for a truly memorable experience.

An adaptable setting with a magical courtyard in which to welcome your visitors, it would be difficult not to fall in love with one of Edinburgh’s oldest hidden gems.

When considering Riddle’s Court you may wish to discuss one of our typical event experiences - storytelling dinners, food and drink tastings, afternoon tea, bagpipe workshops and drinks receptions, with a member of the team, or alternatively you may want to explore an idea that you have of your own.

Amongst many other special events, Riddle's Court has previously hosted:

  • A fringe theatre where greats of stage and screen such as Maggie Smith and Stephen Fry have performed
  • A storytelling hub for Grants Whisky
  • A book launch for acclaimed feminist and academic writer Germaine Greer
  • A gallery for Edinburgh-based Lego artist Warren Elsmore

If you are interested in learning how Riddle's Court could contribute to your event, please give a member of the Events Team a call on 0131 510 8789 or email 

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