The Royal Gallery Reception

Enjoy our Show from the best seats in the house then join fellow guests, performers and dignitaries at a post-Show drinks and canapés reception held in The Royal Gallery.




Monday to Saturday: 8.45pm for the 9.30pm performance

Friday 9 August and Saturdays: 5.30pm for the 6.15pm performance


Edinburgh Castle Esplanade

Key facts

A VIP seat in The Royal Gallery – please note this package does not include dining

Fast-track access the event

An invitation to an exclusive Royal Gallery post-Show drinks and canapés reception

What your package includes

Join the evening Salute Taker, fellow VIPs and Dignitaries in our exclusive Royal Gallery.  

Built especially for our August event, The Royal Gallery stands above the Edinburgh Castle Esplanade and offers fantastic views over both the City of Edinburgh and Edinburgh Castle.  

These seats offer you the best view of the Show set against the backdrop of Edinburgh Castle and include invitation to a post-Show drinks and canapé reception where you can mingle with fellow guests, dignitaries and members of our Journeys cast.  

  • A VIP seat in The Royal Gallery providing elevated views of our JourneysShow. Please note this package does not include dining. If you would like to book our Royal Gallery Dining Experience, you can do so here.
  • Fast-track access. Bypass the main Tattoo queue by using our ‘Fast-track queue’ 
  • A gift bag and complimentary copy of the official Tattoo Souvenir Show Programme.
  • An invitation to the post-show drinks and canapés reception held in The Royal Gallery, highlighting local and seasonal produce 

Please note, The Royal Gallery dress code is Dress Uniform, National Dress, Evening Dress, or Business Attire.  Jeans, short trousers, and sport shoes are not permitted. Our dress code reflects the VIP status of The Royal Gallery that regularly plays host to guests including British Royalty, foreign Heads of State, and senior politicians, and military personnel. Whilst the Royal Gallery is under cover, it is open to the front, so we ask that you bring a warm layer should the evening be a chilly one, which has been known in Scotland, even in August! Tartan blankets are provided.


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