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WHY JOIN

The Royal Scots Club is one of the finest members’ Clubs in the country. Founded over 100 years ago as a tribute to those who fell in the Great War, The Club started as an all ranks Club. We now continue this philosophy by having an open membership policy, welcoming all whether they have a service connection or not. Our members come from a wide range of backgrounds and value different aspects of Club membership from having a relaxing place to escape the city rush to socialising with other members at monthly events. Applications are welcome from both private individuals and corporate bodies.

 
A private members’ lounge

A Members’ Lounge to unwind and relax, whether you live locally or are passing through Scotland on a trip. Self-service coffee and tea, comfortable modern furnishings, unlimited access to Press Reader, complimentary WiFi, and sockets for charging your mobile devices or working remotely.

The Members’ Lounge requires an exclusive Member Only FOB to access, which is issued to you upon joining The Royal Scots Club in all our Member categories.

Contact us today for a tour of our exclusive Member Only Areas.

Social calendar

When you become a Member of The Royal Scots Club you access our exciting calendar of events, tailored to our Members and their guests. Members also receive discounts on our public events and are the first to hear about what’s happening at The Club!

No matter your taste or interests we have something in the calendar you’re going to love from evening lectures on fascinating new developments in brain research and comedic talks on Edinburgh’s famous witches to themed dining with entertainment and our annual Beating Retreat along Abercromby Place. Enjoy the company of our Edinburgh network and browse all our upcoming events through our events page below.

Accomodation discounts

All annual Memberships receive a 30% discount on our best accommodation rates, making for generous savings on Edinburgh city centre accommodation even during peak visitor times throughout the year.

With twenty-seven ensuite rooms, four of which are located at our beautifully decorated 34A Abercromby Place, you’re sure to find the perfect room for your short-term stay.

Dining discounts

All members receive 10% off food at The Royal Scots Club, from private dining for larger groups to quick bites from the Cocktail Bar. 

Treat your friends and family to an exquisite meal in our beautiful Abercromby Dining Room.

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Members’ library

A Members’ Library (adjoining our Members’ Lounge) for all your best ideas to unfold in. Read a local paper, work remotely on your laptop, or strike up a conversation with friends in our hidden gem. Pull up a chair by the fireplace and melt your stress away into any of the books in our library. It’s your home away from home.

Self-service coffee and tea, comfortable modern furnishings, unlimited access to Press Reader, complimentary WiFi, and sockets for charging your mobile devices or working remotely.

The Members’ Library requires an exclusive Member Only FOB to access, which is issued to you upon joining The Royal Scots Club in all our Member categories.

Contact us today for a tour of our exclusive Member Only Areas.

Working rooms

Members have access to our working rooms for drop-in meetings on the day and receive 30% room hire discount across all venue spaces in The Club. Our meeting and conference rooms are all fitted with industry standard A/V tech to make your conferences and meetings go smoothly.

Our high speed WiFi offers sustained speeds of 100mbps to keep you and your team online and productive. We offer food packages with all our venue hire rates whether you want a light breakout room to refresh or a full lunch menu to keep you going the entire day!

All room hire is subject to availability and our room hire terms and conditions. Drop-in use of rooms is dependent on room availability and is complimentary on a short-term basis for members only. Please contact us to make your booking.

Members’ room hire rates

Members receive a 30% room hire discount across all venue and dining rooms in The Club. Our dining rooms are exquisitely decorated with modern furnishings and all dinners are laid out with white linen table cloths, candelabras, and Club silverware.

Our meeting and conference rooms are all fitted with industry standard A/V tech to make your conferences and meetings go smoothly.

Our high speed WiFi offers sustained speeds of 100mbps to keep you and your team online and productive. We offer food packages with all our venue hire rates whether you want a light breakout room to refresh or a full lunch menu to keep you going the entire day!

All room hire is subject to availability and our room hire terms and conditions.  Please contact us to make your booking.

The Royal Scots Club
Network of reciprocal clubs

The Royal Scots Club is connected with over 220 reciprocal clubs worldwide allowing members to access clubs locally and around the globe with a simple letter of introduction. 

No matter where you are in the world, you’ll always have a friendly face to greet you. You can browse all of our reciprocal clubs below.

Discounts on local businesses

We have unique partnerships with local businesses that help make your life as a visiting, or local member, that little bit more convenient. 

Members receive a variety of discounts across our local business partners’ services and products and can access those discounts by shouldering their physical or digital membership cards. 

For a full list of members’ discounts please see the section below:

 

Membership Rates

 
 
Military Membership

Membership type

Subscription rate

Joining fee


Military Serving & Ex-service personnel(all services, regular & AF Reserves having served for a minimum of 3 years)

£147 annually

UK: £65 Overseas: £140 (cannot be applied for online, contact us for info)


 
 
Town Membership

Membership type

Subscription rate

Joining fee


Town Member
living in Edinburgh

£305 annually

£140

Town Member 65+
living in Edinburgh and over 65 years of age

£200 annually

£140


 
 
Country Membership

Membership type

Subscription rate

Joining fee


Country Member
living outside Edinburgh, but in the UK

£215 annually

£140

Country Member Home Counties
London, Berkshire, Surrey, Kent, Herts, Essex, and Buckinghamshire

£375 annually

£140

Country Member 65+
living outside Edinburgh, and over 65 years of age

£175 annually

£140


 
 
Spouse/Associate/Joint Membership

Membership type

Subscription rate

Joining fee


Spouse/Associate/Joint Member
second person living at the same address as a full member

£150 annually

£140


 
 
Monthly Membership

Membership type

Subscription rate

Joining fee


Our monthly subscription is available to members living in Scotland or the North of England (specially those in the counties of Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne & Wear and Durham) over the age of 25

£35 monthly

UK: £65


 
 
Corporate Membership

Membership type

Subscription rate

Joining fee


Corporate Member
Contact us for details

Details upon request


 
 
Life Membership

Membership type

Subscription rate

Joining fee


Life Member
must have been a member for at least one year

10X annual subscription


 
 
Our Local Partners

Business information

Contact details

Discount


Alistair Campbell

– Silver Smith
Unit 14 | West Calder Business Centre| Dickson Street | West Calder | Edinburgh| EH55 8DZ

Tel: 0783 155 0243
Email: afcampbell@ymail.com

All items for sale and any work carried out will be priced at wholesale rates

Brodie’s LLP

– Legal services
58 Morrison Street | Edinburgh | EH3 8BP

10% off personal legal services

Comcab

– Taxi Service
Suite 2/6 | Spitfire House | Turnhouse Road | EH12 0AL

15% off fares with your RSC Membership Card

Great Grog

– Wine seller
2 Dalkeith Road | Edinburgh | EH16 5BP

Tel: 0131 667 2855
Web: www.greatgrog.co.uk

10% off wine with your RSC Membership Card

H Robertson

– Haberdashery
21a Castle Street | Edinburgh

Tel: 0131 226 3464
Web: www.hrobertson.co.uk

10% off shoe repairs and key cutting with your RSC Membership Card

Noi Rouge Hair & Beauty

– Salon
19 Torphican Place|EH3 8DY

Tel: 0131 656 0756
Web: http://www.noirouge.co.uk/

10% off all full price treatments with your RSC Membership Card

Phoenix Fitness

– Fitness Classes and PT
31b Albany St | Edinburgh | EH1 3QN, Scotland

20% off Classes and Personal Training with your RSC Membership Card

Q-Park Omni Centre

– Car Park
Greenside Row | Edinburgh | EH1 3AN

20% off parking when you book online with our Club Code

Sign-in to our Member’s Area for our exclusive discount partner codes

Rabbie’s

– Tour Company
6 Waterloo Place, Tours depart from stances J and K | Edinburgh | EH1 3EG

Tel: 0131 226 3133
Web: www.rabbies.com

10% discount online or by phone on tours from Edinburgh ONLY.

Stewart Christie Co.

– Quality bespoke tailoring
63 Queen Street | Edinburgh | EH2 4NA

Tel: 0131 225 6639
Web: www.stewartchristie.com

15% discount on all full price items with your RSC Membership Card

The Players Lounge

– Barbering
161A Rose St | Edinburgh | EH2 4LS

Tel: 0131 225 3188
Web: https://the-players-lounge.com

15% discount Monday – Friday with your RSC Membership Card

The Scottish Regimental Store

– Regimental Gifts
9 Jeffrey Street | Edinburgh | EH1 1DR

Tel: 0131 557 0249
Web: www.scottishregimentalstore.co.uk

10% discount online or in store


 
 

TERMS & CONDITIONS

OF MEMBERSHIP

 
 

OUR EVENTS

22
Apr

The Story of Bees Evening Lecture

Over the years, Gino Jabbar dreamed of learning how to keep bees and produce honey. His journey began in 2014 when he took a beginner beekeeping course and got his first colony of honey bees to care for. He holds a Beemaster qualification in practical bee


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04
Mar

March Evening Lectures

How did a god-fearing, teetotal ship’s carpenter from Dundee become a professional revolutionary and a master spy for Stalin? Now, thanks to the opening of MI5 files and research in Moscow archives, the story can be told of the Scot who personally knew St


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12
Feb

February Evening Lectures

An Evening Lecture by Club Member Andrew Smith about Charles Kinder Bradbury and Henry Steuart Fothringham. Few people in present times have heard of the great sculptor Sir John Steell, Queen Victoria’s sculptor in Scotland. His many statues, such as th


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15
Jan

January Evening Lectures

Two dismembered bodies discarded in the borderlands of Scotland, hideously mutilated to avoid identification. Forty-three pieces of rotten flesh and bone wrapped in rags and newspaper. A jigsaw puzzle of decomposing human remains. A glamorous young wife a


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19
Jan

Burns Supper

The Royal Scots Club’s annual Burns Night Supper. Our traditional Burns Night Supper is a lively event with magnetic performances and delicious Scottish Cuisine. A most memorable night and highlight of The Club’s event calendar. The ticket includes a welc

Member only event

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23
Jan

Burns Lunch

The Royal Scots Club’s annual Burns Lunch. Our traditional Burns Lunch features our classic Haggis inspired lunch menu. The ticket includes three courses and coffee in The Hepburn Suite.

Member only event

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14
Feb

Valentine’s Day Dinner

This Valentine’s Day we’re hosting an intimate dining experience in the Abercromby Dining Room. Indulge in an evening of delicious dishes and dulce tones from the comfort of The Royal Scots Club. Treat that special someone or dearest friend to a c


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02
Feb

Captain’s Table: February

**What is the Captain’s Table? ** The Captain’s Table is a regular Royal Scots Club lunch where members and their guests can get together and enjoy good food, good conversation and meet new people.  **When does the Captain’s Table take place? *

Member only event

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01
Mar

Captain’s Table: March

**What is the Captain’s Table? ** The Captain’s Table is a regular Royal Scots Club lunch where members and their guests can get together and enjoy good food, good conversation and meet new people. **When does the Captain’s Table take place? ** It

Member only event

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23
Mar

Coffee Morning – Footprints in the Woods

A love letter to the otters, badgers, weasels and pine martens that also call Aigas home, and a reminder of the fragility of habitat.With the patient and meticulous care of a true naturalist, John observes and records the lives, habits and habitats of the


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08
Mar

International Women’s Day Lunch with Speaker Karyn McCluskey

2024’s International Women’s Day campaign theme is Inspire Inclusion. When we inspire others to understand and value women’s inclusion, we forge a better world. **Karyn McCluskey** is a Scottish forensic psychologist and the chief executive of Community


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10
Mar

Mothers Day Lunch

We will be offering a special Sunday Lunch to celebrate Mother’s Day. The 3-course lunch and coffee is £29 for members and their guests. Tables will be available between 12 noon and 2pm advanced booking is available online or by emailing: events@roya

Member only event

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16
Mar

Six Nations Scotland Screenings at The Royal Scots Club

Six Nations Screenings throughout February and March. Click through to see specific dates to book for.


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05
Apr

Captain’s Table: April

The Captain’s Table is a regular Royal Scots Club lunch where members and their guests can get together and enjoy good food, good conversation and meet new people.

Member only event

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03
May

Captain’s Table: May

The Captain’s Table is a regular Royal Scots Club lunch where members and their guests can get together and enjoy good food, good conversation and meet new people.

Member only event

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25
Apr

French Buffet Supper

France is lovely this time of year, but why fuss with the travel when you can experience all the flavours of France in the comfort of The Royal Scots Club. Enjoy the musings of musette-accordion as you dine in our classic Abercromby Dining Room.


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07
Jun

Captain’s Table: June

The Captain’s Table is a regular Royal Scots Club lunch where members and their guests can get together and enjoy good food, good conversation and meet new people.

Member only event

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05
Jul

Captain’s Table: July

The Captain’s Table is a regular Royal Scots Club lunch where members and their guests can get together and enjoy good food, good conversation and meet new people.

Member only event

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13
May

Evening Lectures: Holocaust Educational Trust – First Generation Survivor Francoise Robertson

Evening lectures featuring a new guest speaker each month covering a broad spectrum of topics including the arts, academia, and more…


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30
May

Song Over Scotland

For a thousand years Scotland’s history and music has intertwined the Norse of the Northern Isles, the Gaelic of the Highlands and Islands, plus Anglo-Saxon traditions into a heritage unique in Europe.


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