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Why have an Edinburgh Hen Party?

The real question here is why not have an Edinburgh Hen Party! If you’re looking to travel for your event, then why not head to Scotland’s capital! There’s so much to do there, the last thing you’ll be is bored. Are you looking for an activity-packed, competitive and fun-filled day? No problem! There’s tons of activities available here. If you’re looking for a more chilled out vibe, then there’s plenty of restaurants to and bars to go to where you can relax and have some dinner and drinks with your friends!

Additionally, Edinburgh provides the perfect backdrop to your Hen Do! Therefore, no matter what your plans are, everyone can have an amazing time in Edinburgh! There really is something for everyone.

Top 5 Edinburgh Hen Party Activities

1. Life Drawing Class

If you’re looking to hone your artistic skills and have a bit of fun, then a Life Drawing Class is perfect! Once you’re set up, your art tutor will guide you through drawing your model in a variety of different poses without blushing! If they’re feeling really brave, then the Hen can even join in the poses for a bit more of a laugh! However, remember that Life Drawing isn’t designed to be serious! It should be lots of fun and leave you laughing for days!

2. Bubble MayHEN

Perfect for Hen Do’s why not try this modern twist on Bubble Football! Being less football and more games, this event has so much to offer! After all, this is a Hen Do, so why not divide your groups into teams and come in fancy dress! Bump, roll and laugh your way through this truly hysterical event that will leave you laughing all day!

3. Old School Sports Day

If you’re looking for a competitive event, then why not relive your childhood memories with Old School Sports Day! Once split into teams, you’ll get to take part in a range of nostalgic games including Egg and Spoon Race, Sack Race and Space Hoppers! Additionally, Hen Groups can even have a ‘Mr & Mrs Quiz’ to break up the games halfway through!

4. Revolution Tableside Cocktail Making Class

Get ready to master all the tricks of the trade in this Revolution Tableside Cocktail Making Class! From muddling and mixing to shaking and stirring. You’ll learn. You’ll party. And you’ll never experience anything else like it. You’ll even get to sample some of your favourites before blending your own. In addition, there’s even a few games and challenges, meaning you’re guaranteed one hell of a party!

5. Dreamboys Show

If there’s anything that’s perfect for your Hen Do, it’s Dreamboys Show! Full of laughter and naughtiness, it’s a night you don’t want to miss out on! Furthermore, the male performers are of the highest standard, meaning it’ll be like real life Magic Mike in front of your eyes! Additionally, there’s even the chance to meet the Dreamboys and have a photo with them!

Best Restaurants for an Edinburgh Hen Party

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1. New Chapter

This award winning, family-run restaurant is located in the heart of Edinburgh’s New Town. Described as a hidden gem and loved by visitors and locals alike, you certainly won’t be disappointed! Additionally, they offer a modern European menu that blends with Scottish produce. It’s the perfect place for a memorable meal!

2. Dean Banks at the Pompadour

If you’re looking to add a touch of class to your Edinburgh Hen Party, then look no further than Dean Banks! This fine dining restaurant offers a constantly evoling menu that reflects the seasons. In addition, they also showcase some of the very best local product from Edinburgh. You can’t go wrong having a meal here!

3. First Coast

This quality neighbourhood bistro offers top quality modern Scottish food at reasonable prices and in a relaxed environment. What more could you ask for! The ingredients are as locally sources as possible, focusing on on bold and unfussy flavours. There’s something for everyone!

4. Paolozzi Restaurant & Bar

We all love an Italian, don’t we? Who couldn’t! Paolozzi offers a range of food from small plates to a full 3 course meal. In addition, all of this is complemented by their award winning, locally produced beers as well as a full bar! That means that if you’re looking for cocktails, they certainly won’t be in short supply here!

5. Forage & Chatter

If you’re looking for a real dining experience, then look no further than Forage & Chatter! This classic restaurant with a modern twist offers locally sourced Scottish cuisine, and is hidden in Edinburgh’s West End. It’s truly a cut above the rest!

Places to visit on an Edinburgh Hen Party

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1. Festival Theatre

If you’re looking for an evening activity before you get ready to go out, why not see what shows Festival Theatre has to offer! There’s always something on, and can be the perfect start to your Edinburgh Hen Do!

2. Edinburgh Gin Distillery

Edinburgh Gin Distillery offers a tour of their distillery where they produce small batches of gin. You’ll even get to sample some of their delicious drinks! Additionally, you’ll get to try your hand at making your own! It’s the perfect way to break up the day or to kill some time between activities.

3. City Centre

When it comes to Hen Do’s everyone’s looking for the same thing – nightlife! And Edinburgh is certainly not in short supply here! Head into town to find the best clubs, pubs and bars! No matter what kind of night you’re planning, there’s something to suit everyone!

So there you have it! Our Ultimate Edinburgh Hen Party Guide. You might even be an Edinburgh expert now and ready to start planning your Hen Party! Want to see some more activities? No problem! Click here to view our full range of Edinburgh Hen Party Activities!