Andrew Robson charity bridge day at the Carlton. Saturday March 23rd 2024 10am - 4pm. email to book. This event is now fully subscribed.


Play & Learn: Thursday afternoons 13:30 relaxed guided play with board commentary. 


March F2F:  Available for sign up via Calendar


Classes: 23/24 season. Beginners Monday 13:30   Improvers Tuesday 13:30


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Welcome to Carlton Bridge Club


At the Carlton, we welcome all levels of  bridge player. Visitors are also welcome to join all of our tournaments and we will try to find a partner if required. Our custom built, fully accessible bridge centre provides excellent playing and teaching facilities. Tournaments are scored using interactive technology and results are displayed promptly. The catering team, Westmains Catering, provide a range of soups, sandwiches and amazing baked goods as well as teas, coffees, soft drinks and a selection of beers, wines and spirits.

We are located just to the North of Edinburgh city centre.  Details of the regular club tournaments are available below.  

We currently run a hybrid F2F and Online program of tournaments for Carlton members, friends and visitors. Please see below for full details.

Harrower Tournament

The Harrower is the Carlton teams tournament for Bronze 1&2 ranked members.

This season it is being held Monday 11th & 18th March 7pm.  Sign up HERE

Bronze Challenge

The SBU_East District Bronze Pairs Challenge will be held at the Carlton Saturday March 2nd starting at 1pm with a half-time break. Finishing around 5-5:30pm.

Catering available when the club opens at 11:30 and again at the break.

Depending on numbers, there maybe a single tournament with prizes for the best placed Bronze 1&2 players and similarly the best placed Bronze 3&4 players or 2 separate competitions for the two categories. 

Sign up and payment of the £15 per pair entry fee is via the SBU_East  website HERE

Carlton V's Melville

The annual CBC v's MBC tournament will be held Wed 10th April, 7pm at the Melville. If you are interested in playing in this annual friendly tournament, please sign up in the club or by emailing All ranks of player are required to make up the team of 16 pairs.

Carlton Min Thomas Tournament

The Min Thomas, Club Mixed Pairs Tournament, will be held Tuesday evenings 5th and 19th March at 7pm. 

This is open to all club members playing as a mixed pair and is available for signup via the CALENDAR. 

Regular Tournament Schedule


F2F Tournaments: Please sign up for these tournaments here 

(You can turn up on a Wednesday Afternoon with or without a partner or signing up)


     Time           TD      
Monday 13.00 Bill
Tuesday  19.00 Jim
Wednesday (Bronze)  13.00 Hazel
Thursday  13.00 Linda
Friday 19.00 Neil


Online Tournaments, on BBO:

Day Time Host   TD
Tuesday   10.00  SBU_E_CAR/mesurina    Mike
Sunday 19.00 SBU_E_CAR/brownh2  Hazel


All BBO tournaments have a Partnership Desk. If you register there, you have a good chance of getting a game either with somebody else looking for a partner or as a sub (a free game). 

To take part in any of these tournaments you need to join BBO and register your username at

If you need help joining a tournament, contact the TD for your tournament via BBO and they will be glad to assist you.

Contact Us

Telephone: 0131 552 3122

Address: 36B Warriston Gardens, Edinburgh, EH3 5NE, Scotland, UK

 Jim Wilkinson

Carolyn Dempsie

Alan Perkins

Carlton Online (Mike)

Website (Hazel)

Classes (Fiona)

MasterPoints (Eman)

Catering  (Jane) or 07752 809681



Fire Assembly Point

Club users should be aware that if the fire alarm sounds they should leave the building and go to the Assembly Point signed at the bottom right-hand corner (as you leave) of the car park.  

Personal Analysis on the Web Site

You can get a graph of your scores at the club with different partners and over different periods in Personal Analysis.  It is a sub-menu in Results Calendar, click here.  Select your name to see your scores.

Tuesday Morning
Tuesday Evening
Monday Afternoon
SBU T-Time Individual
Sunday Evening
Friday Evening
Thursday Afternoon
Wednesday Afternoon Bronze
Tuesday Morning
Tuesday Evening
Monday Afternoon
Sunday Evening
Wed 28th Feb 2024
Wednesday Afternoon Bronze
Carlton Club 13:00
Thu 29th Feb 2024
Thursday Afternoon
Room 1 13:00
Fri 1st Mar 2024
Friday Evening
Room 1 19:00
Sat 2nd Mar 2024
SBU_E Bronze Challenge
Carlton Club 13:00
Sun 3rd Mar 2024
Sunday Evening
Carlton Online 19:00
Mon 4th Mar 2024
Monday Afternoon
Room 1 13.00
Tue 5th Mar 2024
Tuesday Morning
Carlton Online 10:00
Tue 5th Mar 2024
Min Thomas 1
Room 1 19:00
Wed 6th Mar 2024
Wednesday Afternoon Bronze
Carlton Club 13:00