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 >>
Situated within The Boards at the Edinburgh Playhouse, the Greenside Lane Bistro is a stylish dining establishment that provides great food with no rush. The serves afternoon tea, tasty light bites and delicious three-course meals; it is the perfect place to enjoy relaxed pre-theatre dining, safe in the knowledge you won't miss a moment of the show.
If you book a package online, you can treat yourself to two delicious courses for only £13.95 before the show.
Are you coming to us for a special occasion? Let us know when you’re booking and we’ll get in touch to tell you how we can make your night even more special!
Booking is recommended:
To enjoy our 2 course for £13.95 offer set menu book your package and reserve your table online.
If you’d prefer to choose from our main menu, then we’d still recommend you reserve a table. Please call 0131 524 3372 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your table. You can see an example of the Adult, Kids, and Offer menus below.
Address: Edinburgh Playhouse, 18 - 22 Greenside Lane, Edinburgh, EH1 3AA
We are located in the Edinburgh Playhouse for the perfect pre-show dining experience.
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/handrail the full way up.