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Mansfield Traquair

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Church House East London Street, Edinburgh EH7 4BL, Scotland
+44 131 474 8013
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Beautiful wedding venue

This venue is stunning and perfect for an elegant wedding. I had a fabulous time here at a wedding... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Eve1717
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Beverly, Massachusetts
Good Wedding Venue

I was at a wedding in this stunning former church building. There are beautiful murals on the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Iain S
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Lanark, United Kingdom
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Church House East London Street, Edinburgh EH7 4BL, Scotland
Broughton & Calton
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+44 131 474 8013
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This venue is stunning and perfect for an elegant wedding. I had a fabulous time here at a wedding last month. The staff really work together to make sure the event flows well. My only complaint was that the ladies room is two floors down...More

Thank Eve1717
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was at a wedding in this stunning former church building. There are beautiful murals on the walls depicting religious scenes. The acoustics are a bit tricky to cope with due to the echo and would advise the use of amplification to distribute the sound...More

Thank Iain S
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Well worth checking when tours are available. The painted walls are stunning, and the knowledgable guide explained the background to each image so clearly. Truly Scotland's Sistine Chapel!

Thank RutelinB
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Visited the Mansfield Traquair Church as it was the venue for the Whisky Fringe, so able to sample some great Malt Whiskies in fabulous surroundings. The Church is no longer used for worship (indeed it houses the SCVO Offices), but the cleared floor space can...More

Thank Sandra and Alan S
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

We inquired ahead for the opening and glad that we did! They open to public only one Sunday a month! The mural was so beautiful and like no other. Wanted to stay all day and admire! Don't know why this place isn't well known. Very...More

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Reviewed 31 January 2017

I went past here on a couple of occasions on my last visit to the city, nice building, nice bit of old charm, sitting quite well with the rest of the area etc, didn't realise though that it is more a place for functions now...More

Thank Theycallitmadness
Reviewed 12 December 2016

We did not know really what this venue was, we just knew we had a cocktail dinner here. Well it is an absolutely beautiful church which has been renovated. Dinner was great and the decor was simple and sparkling.

Thank ftworth11
Reviewed 28 October 2016

If you are interested in art in situ, you will be fascinated by the work by phoebe Anna Traquair done here in the 1890s.

Thank SydneyKath
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Attended the breast cancer autumn ball, the place is stunning visually and unbeatable for a first impression! Service was ok although our food was a little dry, acoustics are a bit crazy being an old church but nothing takes away from the elegance of the...More

Thank stuart w
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Attended a Charity event and was suitably impressed by this venue. It is stunning but I would think needs creative planning around your event. Loved it though..

Thank Gordon R
Nearby
Broughton & Calton
Lying where grandiose New Town townhouses give way to
malls and utilitarian housing, Broughton and Calton
have long been transitional neighbourhoods with a
mixed identity. It’s here that Edinburgh’s gay village
found a home in the 1980s. But gay culture is anything
but overt along bustling epicentre Broughton Street;
even if polished pubs, hip bistros, smart delis and
art galleries all speak of affluent good taste. The
...More
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