Let us introduce you the unique haven that is just right around the corner of Edinburgh. As we talk about and peel back the layers of the vibrant hotel, Black Ivy, we’re excited to share with you what makes our place so special for locals and tourists. 

At Black Ivy, you get the best of both worlds. You get a luxurious experience and a laid-back one, where the high-quality touches are noticeable but not overwhelming. We made sure to create a space that’s as welcoming to our overnight guests as it is to our local community.

Keep reading as we take you through the heart of Black Ivy – where every corner tells a story, and every experience is infused with our love for Edinburgh’s culture. Could your next unforgettable story unfold here? Let’s find out!

Luxe living, urban vibing

Here at Black Ivy, we’ve created a sanctuary where local luxury and a lively atmosphere are not just features, but the essence of our existence. Just a 15-minute walk from the city centre, our boutique hotel and restaurant offer a unique and unforgettable experience, catering to a diverse array of guests, from solo travellers to couples and professionals.

Our standout feature is our location. Bruntsfield, a blend of relaxed charm and urban trendiness, offers beautiful views and easy access to the heart of Edinburgh. This prime setting allows our guests to immerse themselves in the city’s culture while enjoying the tranquillity and comfort of our boutique hotel.

But what truly defines Black Ivy is the vibrancy of our atmosphere. Our bar, with a live DJ spinning tunes until 1 am on Friday and Saturday, captures the essence of Edinburgh’s nightlife. It’s a place where guests can unwind and soak in the energy of the city, making it a popular destination for those seeking a lively night out in Bruntsfield.

The ambience and decor of Black Ivy reflect our dedication to creating a unique and appealing atmosphere. Our interiors, characterised by cool and stylish designs, provide a cosy, boutique vibe, making every stay with us special and distinct.

Not to mention, one of our proudest achievements is our beer garden–recently crowned Best Outdoor Area in Scotland‘ by the Scottish Bar and Pub Awards. As a perfect spot to enjoy Edinburgh’s sunny days, our beer garden offers breathtaking views overlooking Links Park.

At Black Ivy, every moment is an opportunity to create a new one. Whether it’s a casual get-together, a special celebration, or just a night out, we strive to make each experience unforgettable.

Nightlife at Black Ivy 

Our bar serves food until 10pm and remains open until 1 am every night, ensuring that guests have ample time to enjoy the lively atmosphere. The highlight of Black Ivy’s nightlife is undoubtedly their “After Dark” events on Friday and Saturday nights, featuring live DJs from 9:30 pm to 1 am. Our DJs are some of the city’s best, known for keeping the party alive with a mix of classic hits and current chart-toppers, ensuring that the energy remains high throughout the night!

Moreover, Black Ivy prides itself on its wide selection of drinks, with expert bartenders ready to craft the perfect cocktail or pour your favourite beer. Whether you’re in the mood for a classic martini, a refreshing gin and tonic, or a cold pint of crisp Innis & Gunn lager, Black Ivy has got you covered. 

This combination of fantastic drinks, great music, and a vibrant atmosphere makes Black Ivy’s bar a standout choice for a fun and inclusive night out in Edinburgh.

Dining and experience

At Black Ivy, dining and entertainment harmonise to create a symphony of flavours, offering guests a unique, multi-sensory experience. Our tranquil Terrace provides a peaceful outdoor dining spot in Bruntsfield area, with gorgeous views of nearby Links Park. Our al-fresco haven is perfect for enjoying a meal in the fresh air or a cocktail late into the night, complete with heaters and canopies for comfort.

For more intimate occasions, our luxurious Clubroom is available for private dining, seating up to 40 guests for dinner parties. This space, with its elegant decor and stunning park views, ensures that dining in private does not compromise on quality. Tailored drink packages and buffet options are available, perfect for birthday parties, anniversary dinners, or sports viewing parties, making your special event effortlessly stylish and memorable.

Black Ivy’s dining experiences, whether in the vibrant outdoor setting or the exclusive Clubroom, offer a fusion of exquisite flavours and unforgettable ambience, making each meal not just a dining experience, but an event in itself.

Book your stay at Edinburgh’s Musical Heart

Come and discover the rhythm of Edinburgh at Black Ivy, where your stay becomes a part of the city’s vibrant musical scene. Our boutique hotel is more than just a place to rest, it’s a gateway to experiencing the city’s rich cultural beats. 

Our DJs will be spinning tunes tailored just for you and give you a vibe that’s always buzzing! Plus, we’ve got the tasty food you know you’ll crave for. 

Whether you’re here for the tunes, the food, or just to soak up the atmosphere, let Black Ivy be your ticket to an awesome time in Edinburgh.

We can’t wait to welcome you to the heart of Edinburgh’s music scene! Book a table with us here.