CHRISTMAS 2024

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Christmas Events Edinburgh with Contini

'Tis the season

As the saying goes, it's the most wonderful time of the year and for all the right reasons with Contini – great company, and even better festive feasting.

From intimate, personal gatherings to full festive family affairs, we have the spirit you've been searching for to make it your most special Christmas yet.

Our gold (environmentally friendly) trees are being prepared as we speak while we slowly inch closer to the 2024 festive season – a season we certainly savour!

We relish in these special times of year and invite you to share in the festivities with us at Contini George Street, Cannonball Restaurant & Bar, and of course – The Scottish Cafe – each, bringing their own festive flare.

Let's bring the seasonal sparkle to your event this festive period and New Year – the planning starts now.

EXPLORE CELEBRATIONS WITH CONTINI

Discuss your goals, vision, and preliminary details with out dedicated Events team to create your bespoke celebration. You can see more on our general events here, and email our team directly here.

Discover our three award-winning venues

PRIVATE DINING EXPERIENCES

Exclusivity at its finest – our dedicated, secluded dining rooms offer a private, VIP experience perfect for festive celebrations and special occasions. Choose from the iconic Cannonball House on the Royal Mile, or the Bellavista Room at Contini George Street.

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Christmas Day & Boxing Day

 

 

 

 

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THE SCOTTISH CAFE & RESTAURANT AT THE SCOTTISH NATIONAL GALLERY

DELICIOUS DISHES GUARANTEED

Christmas at The Scottish Cafe

At The Scottish Cafe & Restaurant we always have turkey.

Our Christmas pudding is our traditional family recipe. We’ve been making it this way for over 60 years.

The Scottish Cafe is a great venue and a superb location to enjoy the city at its best. Lunch with us, enjoy the Scottish National Gallery exhibition whilst you are here, then pop over to Princes Street for your Christmas shopping.

CONTINI GEORGE STREET IN EDINBURGH’S NEW TOWN

EVERYTHING YOU WANT FROM ITALY

Christmas at Contini George Street, Edinburgh

At Contini George Street Christmas is a little more continental. There’s no turkey but we do have all your favourite things including Milanese, pasta, mozzarella, tiramisu and so much more. An Italian festive feast with amazing cocktails to boot. Edinburgh Christmas Gin Negroni anyone?

CANNONBALL RESTAURANT & BAR IN EDINBURGH’S OLD TOWN

FESTIVE TREATS IN A MAGICAL SETTING

Christmas at Cannonball, Edinburgh

Award winning food and service with a view to match. The Old Town is truly magical at Christmas. Perfect for creating your own party in our private dining room.

HOGMANAY AT CANNONBALL RESTAURANT & BAR

Cannonball Hogmanay

Join us for our annual sell out New Years Eve celebration dinner from 9pm-1am with stunning views of Edinburgh Castle and the spectacular fireworks at midnight. Enjoy a six-course Scottish showcase tasting menu with homemade bread and petit fours before you head out into our courtyard to watch the fireworks display.

If you are looking for a more relaxed, informal night, we invite you to join us at the bar for our super popular New Year’s Eve celebration. With a bottle of Prosecco to welcome you, three mini bowls per person and a fireworks cocktail served with a 70% cocoa chocolate truffle with the Bells, this is the perfect way to bring in 2023.

In addition we will be offering an early bird sitting from 5.30-7.30pm. Perfect for street party goers who need a quick bite to eat before heading out.

CHRISTMAS AFTERNOON TEAS

Festive Afternoon Teas Edinburgh

If you’re looking for something different that’s not lunch or dinner why not book our Christmas Afternoon Tea at The Scottish Cafe and Restaurant, which is served daily from noon. One thing for sure is the atmosphere will be busy and fun; we promise you’ll have a Christmas cracker of a time.

CHRISTMAS CONTINI AT HOME

LET US TAKE CARE OF THE COOKING ON CHRISTMAS DAY

Christmas-at-Home

We are delighted to cook for you on Christmas Eve so that you can enjoy a perfectly relaxed Christmas Day at home. To book your meal, just visit our Contini at Home page. 


Booking Terms & Conditions:


For parties of 1-16 please book yourself giving card details in order to confirm your booking. Our max size table is 8 so for 16 guests you would be seated over two tables next to each other. Please note that you will be treated as separate parties for ordering purposes.

For groups of 16+ or to book your own exclusive event please email events@contini.com and our team will get back to you with options and availability.

All bookings require card details in order to confirm your table. If you cancel giving us less than one weeks notice we will charge the card details provided £25 per person. Please note terms & conditions will be different for private hires.

Hogmanay – Please note full payment is required in order to confirm your booking and this is non refundable and non transferrable.

Strict table allocation time of two hours unless for Hogmanay late sitting which will run from 9pm – 1am.