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International Festival venues


85-89 Clerk St

T: +44(0)131 668 2019

Previously a church, The Queen’s Hall is now a beautiful Georgian concert hall. It seats 900 and is located on the southside of Edinburgh. 

Queens Hall Internal © Clark James 2014 Clark James
Getting there

Edinburgh is very compact, which makes it ideal to explore on foot or by bicycle. See below for information about getting to the venue. If you are looking for general advice on travelling within and to Edinburgh, visit our dedicated page packed with useful tips and information.

  • Parking near the venue is very limited
  • Bus stop (The Queen’s Hall): 2, 3, 5, 8, 29, 30, 33, 49 
  • Bus stop (South Clerk Street): 7, 31, 37, 47 
  • Find out about walking routes and cycling paths, bike security and bike parking options
  • Go green and try car-sharing to save costs and our planet - see goCarShare and TripshareEdinburgh 

Venue accessibility
  • No lift 
  • Level access to the Stalls and the bar via entrance next to the Box Office 
  • No level access to Gallery or mezzanine level of the bar 
  • Wheelchair spaces are located in the Stalls 
  • Accessible toilet is on the ground floor 
  • Induction loop in the auditorium, set hearing aid to the 'T' position 
  • Box Office has low counter and loop system
  • Assistance dogs are welcome and can be looked after by venue staff

Read disabled access reviews on Euan’s Guide

Safety and security

Arrive at venues in plenty of time as latecomers may not be admitted.

Your safety and security at International Festival events is of the utmost importance to us. Please note that bags may be subject to security searches and you should not bring bags larger than 30cm x 30cm x 15cm to our venues. No larger bags (or similar) will be allowed into the venue. There is no cloakroom to store belongings.

If you spot anything suspicious during your visit to the International Festival, please do let a member of the team know.