Bagpiper playing at main entrance to 1599 at the Royal College
Bagpiper playing at main entrance to 1599 at the Royal College
Wedding meal set up with candelabra's on tables and black, sheer organza bows on seats
Bride and groom cover their faces with books whilst standing on the upper library
Bride and groom smile at each other from opposite sides of the library spiral staircases, with tinsel and baubles wrapped round bannister
Francis J Smith Photography
Bride and groom talk whilst standing in Blythswood Square gardens
Heather Jayne Photography
Ornate ceremony room with golden sheer organza bows on chairs
Lower library decorated for drinks reception
Exterior of Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons
Bride and groom pose outside 1599 at the Royal College

Platinum venue

1599 at the Royal College

232-242 St Vincent Street, Glasgow, G2 5RJ

Greater Glasgow

25 - 150 guests

Say "I do" amidst the grandeur of history and the elegance of tradition at 1599, located in the heart of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow. Nestled in the heart of Glasgow City Centre, our venue offers an enchanting backdrop for your special day, whether you're dreaming of a lavish celebration or an intimate gathering.

With a capacity to host wedding parties of up to 150 guests and wedding breakfasts for up to 120, the jaw dropping 1599 at the Royal College cater to your every need. Their dedicated wedding coordinators will ensure every detail is meticulously planned, leaving you free to focus on making cherished memories.


Packages to suit your preferences

Choose from their selection of comprehensive wedding packages from £160 per person, which include both ceremony and reception within the stunning confines of the College's historic buildings. Alternatively, opt for a ceremony-only package for a more intimate affair. No matter your preference, rest assured that your day will be crafted with care and precision.

Indulge in culinary delights with their imaginative, seasonal menus curated from the finest local ingredients. From exquisite full wedding breakfasts to tantalising evening buffets, their talented chefs will create a bespoke dining experience tailored to your tastes and dietary requirements.

As part of your wedding package, you can also enjoy exclusive access to the picturesque gardens on Blythswood Square; perfect for outdoor drinks receptions or capturing unforgettable wedding photos against a backdrop of vibrant blooms.

For those seeking a more private celebration, the College’s historic function rooms offer an ideal setting for intimate ceremonies and private dining experiences. Gather with your nearest and dearest to savour delectable cuisine and toast to your future together.


Discounted supplier rates

At 1599, they understand that every detail matters. That's why they have cultivated strong relationships with local suppliers to secure preferential rates on everything from fresh flowers to entertainment, ensuring your day is both seamless and unforgettable.

So why wait? Let 1599 at the Royal College be the canvas for your perfect day. From the enchanting ambiance to the sumptuous cuisine, we promise an experience that exceeds your every expectation.

Venue features

City Centre

Disabled Access

Exclusive Use


Outdoor Space