Private Events.

Celebrate in style with your own private space.


Bring your next big event underground and hire a space in Heads & Tales.

We have a variety of different areas that you can hire for a unique feel, or you can combine them together for larger events. You can even hire our entire venue for up to 85 people for an unforgettable evening!

Frequently Asked Questions...

Anything and everything! In the past we have hosted birthday parties, anniversaries, wedding parties, hen parties, corporate & networking events and much more.

We have a fantastic range of spaces for your event.

  • Booths: sit up to 12 people in one of our authentic vault-like booths
  • Lounge Room: comfortable seated area that can have up to 25 people
  • Bar Area: the main section of Heads & Tales: up to 35 people seated & standing, or 40 people standing only
  • Full Venue Takeover: Up to 85 people can join for an exclusive venue hire.

Our team will be able to advise you on the best area or areas for your event depending on your group size and event scope.

Yes indeed, we can be yours for the night! Full venue hire is available for groups of up to 85 people. We offer exclusive venue hire from 5pm onwards.

Depending on the size and scale of your event, a deposit or minimum spend may be required to confirm your booking. Our team can confirm this with you once you have submitted your enquiry.

We are only able to open from 5pm onwards as the venue. We regret that we are currently unable to offer anything earlier than 5pm.

We have several drinks packages for you to choose from, or you can allow your guests to order any drinks that they fancy from the bar. Currently available are:

  • Bottles of Gin & accompanying Tonics
  • Arrival cocktails
  • Prosecco / wine
  • Bottles of beer

If you have something specific in mind then let us know and we will happily build a package for you.

We do indeed! For smaller groups, our A La Carte menu offers a great range of nibbles and bites.

For larger groups we can offer:

  • Buffet style menus with mini hot dogs, chicken wings, nachos & loaded fries
  • Sharing food platters with nibbles and bites
  • Dining packages in Kyloe or The Huxley before you arrive in Heads & Tales
  • Sharing butter boards

Absolutely – we even have a secret door leading from there into Heads & Tales!

To book both spaces, head over to Kyloe’s Private Dining Room page and indicate that you would like to book a space at Heads & Tales afterwards when you submit your enquiry.

Our venue is very unique, making it perfect for corporate events.


In the past we have offered our space as an area for networking and for more intimate events. Get in touch today and let us know the scope of your event; we’ll be happy to advise on how we can wow your clients and make it an unforgettable evening.

We are a part of The Rutland Hotel and can happily offer you a favourable rate for a hotel room, boutique apartment or entire townhouse when you book your event. Let us know when you enquire, and we can arrange this for you.


If you are looking to enjoy a luxurious private dining experience then we recommend Kyloe. Their Private Dining Room is connected to Heads & Tales via a hidden door, so you can enjoy the best of both worlds! Go to their website for more information.

Private Events Enquiry...

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1a Rutland Street . Edinburgh . EH1 2AD