You won't find a more impressive or versatile space than this, situated right in the heart of the Scottish capital.

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It's timeless and sophisticated, with all the gold-leaf trimmings (the gilded mirrors are something else), but, satisfyingly, also a blank space, with two function rooms - the grand music hall and the opulent ballroom - just begging for your all-important personal touch.

Ceremony capacity: 400; Plate cost per head: £70; www.assemblyroomsedinburgh.co.uk