Cannonball Private Dining

Mark your special occasion with this bespoke private dining experience located a stones throw from the Edinburgh Castle Esplanade.




Monday to Saturday: 7:00pm for the 9:30pm performance

Friday 9 August and Saturdays: 3:45pm for the 6:15pm performance


Cannonball Private Dining Room, Royal Mile

Key facts

A three-course meal made from the finest local and seasonal Scottish ingredients

Half a bottle of wine with your meal

A prime location seat in the outdoor arena

A bespoke recital by members of the Tattoo cast

Fast-track access to the event

With Premier seating: from £340.00

With seating in sections 6-7/10-11: from £258.00

With seating in sections 2-5/12-15: from £227.50

What your package includes

Located in the historic Cannonball House nestled at the top of the Royal Mile, our Cannonball Private Dining offers a bespoke experience tailored just for you. Perfect for marking a milestone or special celebration.

Cannonball House is run by renowned local Italian-Scots restaurateurs Victor and Carina Contini who pride themselves on showcasing Scotland's artisan suppliers and growers.

Available for parties of 15 to 40 guests, Cannonball Private Dining includes tickets to our Journeys Show in addition to:

  • A three-course tasting meal with half a bottle of wine and a dram of whisky with dessert. Followed by tea, coffee and sweet treat.
  • A host to escort you from Cannonball House to the Castle Esplanade.
  • Fast-track access. Bypass the main Tattoo queue by using our ‘Fast-track queue’. 
  • A prime seat in our outdoor arena with exceptional views of the performance.
  • A complimentary gift of the official Tattoo Souvenir Show Programme.  

Please note, whilst there is no dress code for this package, we ask that you respect your host and fellow guests and dress accordingly, i.e. smart casual, avoiding short trousers and sports shoes. As you are sitting in the outdoor arena for the Tattoo performance, a warm top layer or coat is recommended.  

Prices are based on package inclusions outlined above. To book Cannonball Private Dining or discuss creating a bespoke package for you, please contact us at


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