Private Hire

Special Occasions

If you’re planning a wedding, celebration, milestone birthday, graduation, or anniversary, then we are the perfect location and will be there every step of the way.

Years of experience, with a dash of fun and creativity, makes planning your special celebration as easy as possible. Looking for a theme, entertainment ideas, or help with menus? Just ask the team, we are here to help.

Get in touch on 0131 477 3500 or email us.


Have your wedding your way!

Whether you’re dreaming of a funky, formal or fairly-tale wedding, O2 Academy Edinburgh is the perfect venue of choice. With highly adaptable and flexible spaces, used independently or in combination with each other, allow your imagination to run wild, so your dreams can become reality.

The award winning and much-loved O2 Academy Edinburgh is a unique, historic and iconic building located in Scotland’s beautiful capital city. Many of the original features remain in this famous building, combining the traditional and contemporary themes throughout.

Our team of professional wedding experts are on hand to ensure your wedding day will be one of the most memorable days of your life.

- Wedding package
- Ceremony package
- Evening reception
- Self-catering wedding

To get in touch please email our wedding coordinator, or call us, we'd love to hear from you.


Private Functions

A ruby anniversary, your best friend’s surprise birthday party, big sister’s graduation ball or your colleagues’ fundraiser, your events are special to us and we pride ourselves on offering you the full VIP treatment.

With our unique and versatile function rooms that seat 30 to 1,000 we have many features that to personalise your event. Just let us know what you want for your private party, whether that’s the Big Brother chair or a string quartet and live entertainment, we still believe it’s those little gestures that make a big difference.

Hire of one of our function rooms includes:
- Events Manager
- Atmospheric lighting
- Private bar
- Flexible catering option
- Ideas and expertise

Get in touch on 0131 477 3500 or email us.


Graduation Balls

Looking for the perfect venue to host a fabulous evening with you peers?

Celebrate in style with your fellow graduates and classmates, where everyone is a VIP!

Kick-start your evening with arrival drinks and a red-carpet entrance, then sit back, relax, and enjoy a delicious three-course meal served by Prestige Venue and Events.

Finish your VIP experience on the dancefloor into the early hours, with entertainment of your choice. Whether it’s Moulin Rouge or a Mad Hatters’ Tea Party, ice queens, carnival themes, aerial artists and big tops, we strive to deliver truly magical events and experiences, no matter what your theme or budget.

Get in touch on 0131 477 3500 or email us.


Saltire Hospitality

Saltire Hospitality delivers a five-star Scottish catering service to its clients.

With a focus on quality in food and service, using local produce and Scottish suppliers, the team has extensive experience in running a wide variety of events.

Saltire Hospitality has the enviable reputation as one of Scotland’s best catering companies, working closely with its clients to design and deliver an event that fulfils requirements and exceeds expectations, while remaining within budget.


Exclusive Christmas Parties

Our venue is transformed at Christmas and we’ll arrange your Christmas party, so you don’t have to, inclusive of entertainment, hospitality, production and an unforgettable festive atmosphere.

What’s included:
- Welcome drinks reception
- Three course dinner
- Wine
- Host and DJ
- Karaoke bar and ‘Silent Disco’
- Photobooth experience
- Live entertainment and dance floor

Download our Big Big Christmas Parties brochure.

Book your places now. Get in touch on 0131 477 3500 or email us.

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