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Edinburgh Playhouse

The Edinburgh Playhouse opened its doors for the first time at 2pm on Monday 12 August 1929. Although originally designed as a variety theatre, by the time the building was completed it had been decided to open it as a cinema. The first film to be screened was ‘The Doctor’s Secret’ an adaptation of JM Barrie’s short play ‘Half an Hour’.

The building was owned and run by the Maguire family and was designed by Glasgow architect John Fairweather. On a fact finding trip to... Read more >>

Edinburgh Playhouse

Bistro


Greenside Lane Bistro - Now Open!

 

Situated within The Boards at the Edinburgh Playhouse, Greenside Lane Bistro is a brand-new stylish dining establishment serving a delicious new menu. Enjoy a delightful cup of illy coffee, choose something tasty from our express menu or treat yourself to three delicious courses before the show.

Booking is recommended:

Please call 0131 524 3372 or email greensidelanebistro@theambassadors.com for more information

Address: Edinburgh Playhouse, 18-22 Greenside Lane, Edinburgh, EH1 3AA

We are located in the Edinburgh Playhouse for the perfect pre-show dining experience


Or purchase a Bistro Package for £12.95 per person...

Feeling peckish? Our Bistros offer delicious food served in a comfortable and stylish setting. Soak up the atmosphere with a pre-show meal, knowing your theatre seat is just moments away. Our varied menu has something for everyone from a Scottish salmon fillet, Pulled Pork Burger and Chocolate Ice Cream Cake - it’s the perfect way to begin your evening.

CHOOSE ANY 2 COURSES FROM OUR EXCITING NEW MENU

Please note: The Bistro is not wheelchair accessible. It is accessed via a separate entrance to the right of the Box Office. There are 3 flights of stairs (a total of 25 steps) and there is a banister/hand rail the full way up.





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