Every August, the Edinburgh International Festival brings audiences together with the world’s leading artists for 3 weeks of exhilarating live music, theatre, opera and dance.


18-22 Greenside Lane


Venue location
Located at the top of Leith Walk, next to the Omni Centre.


Parking information
There are disabled parking bays on London Road, approx 5 minute walk away. QPark (Greenside Row) multi-storey car park (approx 2 mins away) has 9 disabled parking spaces and lift to street level.
Taxi information
Outside Omni Centre
Bus/Tram information
1, 5, 7, 14, 34, 49 pass Omni Centre - best stop
Waverley 0.3 miles South

Venue map

Venue access information

Edinburgh Playhouse is a former cinema in Edinburgh which now hosts touring musicals and music concerts. It has a capacity of 3000, the largest capacity of any non-sporting theatre in the UK.

Access service information

Audio Description information
Optimum seating position: Centre stalls & circle
BSL Interpretation information
Optimum seating position: Front - mid stalls
Captioning information
Optimum seating position: Front - mid stalls

Events at Edinburgh Playhouse (EIF)

No forthcoming events found.