Drill Hall Catering

Red lentil and carrot soup served by the Drill Hall Arts Cafe in Leith, Edinburgh.

The Drill Hall Arts Café is available for catering your meeting, workshop or event at the Drill Hall, whether it be a working breakfast, morning coffee to keep the creative juices flowing, lunches for up to 80, or wine and cheese for exhibition openings and receptions, or speciality dishes to suit your event.

“Just wanted to thank [Out of the Blue] for the tremendous service, as ever.  There were many compliments yesterday about the venue and the catering.”

Ann, Scottish Government

“I just wanted to pass on my warm thanks for all Out of the Blue’s help and flexibility throughout the project, I really appreciate it. The café staff have all been so very helpful and friendly, and I’ve been delighted with the music room as a venue too.”

Grainne, Music Therapy

“Thanks again for allowing us into your venue, all the  staff say how nice  a place it is to work (your team, decor etc). Apparently the cafe is just as good as when I was there last too!.”

John, Judy’s Vintage Kilo Sale

“A huge thanks to [The Out of the Blue] team members in making our staff away day a success. Everyone was really positive about the venue and the food. On the day the cafe staff could not of been more helpful and worked with me to achieve my requests.”

Lisa, Scottish Government

“[We’ve] only just got round to sending out a thank you to everyone. It’s a really big one to OOTB, I have never heard so many people complimenting the catering and service at  function. It was a credit to your organisation.”

Graham, Business Coordinator, Leith Walk and West End

“We cannot praise lunch highly enough, we are absolutely delighted!!!”

Carole, Faculty of Advocates Advocates  


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  • How to get here


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    Out of the Blue Drill Hall, 36 Dalmeny St, Edinburgh, EH6 8RG

  • Cafe Opening Hours

    Monday – Friday 10.00 – 16.00 (from Monday 26th April)

    From 2nd April The Scottish Government has lifted the ‘Stay at Home’ requirement and replaced it with a ‘Stay Local’ message. From 26th April there is easing of restrictions in relation to education, hospitality, galleries, retail, services- but indoor numbers are restricted.

    Out of the Blue are consequently re-opening for appropriately social distanced conviviality and activity from Monday 26th April.

  • Association

    Learn more about the Green Arts Project OSCR charity number SC022812 CyberEssentials accredited  (certificate awarded Aug 2019)