Popular Edinburgh cafe Maialino has announced that it is closing down due to the effects of Covid-19.
The cafe and deli on Williams Street in the Capital’s west end, announced on their social media that due to the effects of coronavirus, it was not viable to stay open.
They will be closed from Friday, September 11.
Their Facebook statement said: “It is with a very heavy heart that we have to announce that Maialino will close its doors for good next Friday 11 September 2020.
“It’s been a hard and challenging time for everyone and sadly we have suffered hugely as a business from the effects of COVID.
“We realised it’s just not viable to stay open anymore.
“I’d like to say a massive GRAZIE to all our amazing customers over the years and also to the wonderful staff that assisted me in supplying the West End with porky delights.
“A big hug to my man Tommy and Isabel, you’ll be sorely missed and I loved working with you. (Wiping tears...) So sadly this is the end of road for this little piggy but make sure to come and say goodbye!
“Love you all, un bacione. Claudio.”
Maialino is the latest in a long list of cafes, restaurants and pubs that have closed down due to the pandemic including Hendersons, Castle Terrace restaurant and The Tower restaurant.