Evening guests in The State Drawing Room. Her Majesty The Queen. A Britannia Butler serving drinks at an evening event.

Private Drinks Receptions

As one of the most iconic ships in the world, The Royal Yacht Britannia welcomed many high profile guests on board, including President Nelson Mandela and the legendary Frank Sinatra. You can now join the privileged few and host your own drinks reception for up to 500 people aboard Edinburgh's most exclusive five-star venue.

Discover our drink reception options and details of our unique spaces.

Britannia Butler with couple

A Royal Experience

From the moment your guests receive their personalised invitation, to their red carpet arrival at Britannia, they will discover the magic of this prestigious evening events venue. Welcomed aboard the Royal Brow by Britannia’s piper, they will be welcomed into the State Drawing Room where music from the original grand piano will set the tone for an unforgettable evening.

Impeccable Service

Britannia’s butlers will look after your every need, serving the finest Champagnes and wines, specially selected by our own onboard Sommelier and our team of talented chefs will create exquisite canapés in the original Royal Galley, using the finest Scottish ingredients.

Your evening continues with an exclusive private tour of this iconic ship where you will have the opportunity to step inside the Admiral’s Cabin and discover the charm of the beautiful State Apartments, as seen in the popular Netflix series ‘The Crown’. Your own personal guide will provide a fascinating insight into life aboard Britannia, for the crew and Royal Family.

To make your evening extra special, why not look at our range of options for entertainment and finishing touches or for a more intimate experience, discover how you can dine aboard Britannia.

Room capacities: The State Apartments can cater for up to 250 guests. If the number of guests exceeds this number, the State Apartments can be combined with the Royal Deck for guest numbers up to 500.

Make an online enquiry 

Alternatively give us a call on +44 (0)131 555 8800.

Events Brochure

The Royal Yacht Britannia's evening events brochure.

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A client enjoying an evening event aboard The Royal Yacht Britannia.

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