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Catering at The Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Centre

Room Hire


Catering Your Event

Meal Options to Suit Everyone


Our Cafe

You are welcome to spend time in our cafe, where we serve tea, coffee and snacks during business hours. Groups and clubs are welcome to meet here and take advantage of our quiet corner of Edinburgh.  


Event Catering

Teas and Coffee

Our tearoom is normally stocked with hot drinks, treats and healthy snacks. Tea and Coffee service, with biscuits included, is available for £2.50 per person. If you would rather bring your own supplies we can provide a hot water urn and crockery for £50. 


Food Catering

While we do not carry out internal food catering, we are happy to work with any caterer of your choosing to make your event a success. We also recommend local company, Food by Xanders. You can get in touch with them to arrange catering via the link here. 

About Food by Xanders:

Food by Xanders is run by Malcolm and Baiba who are a very enthusiastic husband and wife team with over 30 years’ experience between them in hospitality and catering.  They have a passion for great food and provide a professional friendly service.

Malcolm has been a chef for over 20 years working in many of Edinburgh’s top restaurants over the years. He trained at The Tower restaurant where he gained a great deal of knowledge and experience working to a high standard with fresh produce in a busy working environment.  Since then he has gone on to work in many fast paced kitchens always working with fresh produce.  Over the years Malcolm has also gained a great deal of experience in banqueting, wedding and event catering.

Find out more about Food by Xanders here.


While you can work with Food by Xanders to create your ideal food options, we have listed some popular ideas here.

Option A | Packed Lunches 

Standard packed lunch
Choice of sandwich, baguette or finger roll with a choice of fillings

Executive packed lunch
Choice of sandwich, baguette or finger roll with a choice of fillings


Option B | Hot Fork Buffet

Individual items 


Option C | Finger Buffet 

Available in different tiers. 



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