The Lyceum

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Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh

Grindlay Street, Edinburgh EH3 9AX

The Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh is a Victorian beauty built in 1883. Located next door to the Usher Hall, the Lyceum is an intimate and traditional venue – perfect for International Festival theatre performances. 

Getting there

Edinburgh is very compact, which makes it ideal to explore on foot or by bicycle. See below for information about getting to the venue. If you are looking for general advice on travelling within and to Edinburgh, visit our dedicated page packed with useful tips and information.

Walk Cycle Find out about walking routes and cycling paths, bike security and bike parking options
Drive Go green and try car-sharing to save costs and our planet - see goCarShare and TripshareEdinburgh
Parking Blue badge parking on Grindlay Street and Cambridge Street
Parking NCP: Castle Terrace (6 disabled bays)
Bus Bus stop (Usher Hall): 1, 10, 11, 15, 15A, 16, 24, 34, 36, 47
Taxi Taxi rank on Lothian Road
Train Haymarket Station 0.5 miles
Tram Tram stop at Shandwick Place

Venue accessibility

Lift Lift access to all levels
Lift Platform lift to Stalls Bar, please ask staff for assistance
Wheelchair Wheelchair spaces are located in the rear of the Stalls
Wheelchair Accessible toilet on foyer level
Loop system Theatre-wide induction loop, set hearing aid to the T position
Loop system Digital loop system in the auditorium, headsets available from shop in foyer
Box Office Box Office has low counter and loop system
Assistance animal Assistance dogs are welcome and can be looked after by venue staff

Safety & Security

Make sure you arrive at venues in plenty of time as latecomers may not be admitted.

Your safety and security at International Festival events is of the upmost importance to us. Please note that bags may be subject to security searches and you should not bring bags larger than 30cm x 30cm x 15cm to our venues. If you spot anything suspicious during your visit to the International Festival, please do let a member of the team know. Thank you for your understanding and co-operation.

Further information

Telephone +44(0)131 248 4848
Website Venue's website
Website Venue's access page