An architectural gem and a cornerstone in the cultural life of Edinburgh, the doors opened in 1906 with the pantomime, Cinderella.


2 Leven Street


Venue location
In Tollcross at the south end of Lothian Rd, opposite Scotmid.


Parking information
Pay and display spaces on surrounding streets. Car park at Princes Exchange. Drop off outside theatre.
Taxi information
No rank but many taxis passing.
Bus/Tram information
Bus stops on Leven Street 10, 11, 15, 16, 23, 27, 45.
Haymarket 0.6 miles West or Waverley 1 mile East.

Venue map

Venue access information

Main doors are heavy and up two steps. Wheelchair access through the Box Office at the right hand side of the building.

Platform lift on right of main foyer for access to the Stalls. Five spaces for wheelchair user and companion. Box Office has a lower counter.

No lift access to other levels at the theatre.  Two wheelchairs to borrow.

Two accessible toilets – one on Stalls level and other in the Box Office.

There is no level access to the bars, but staff will bring drinks to the Stalls on request.

Infrared system covering all areas of the auditorium – best coverage is in the central area. Collect headsets from the programme box in the foyer.  Induction loop in auditorium (Stalls and Dress Circle levels) and at the Box Office.

Meet at Box Office for touch tours.

Access service information

Audio Description information
Optimum seating position: Ask Box Office
BSL Interpretation information
Optimum seating position: Front Stalls Please check for the most up to date information
Captioning information
Optimum seating position: Seats held ask Box Office Please check for the most up to date information

Events at King's Theatre

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