15 of Edinburgh's oldest businesses still operating today from Dofos pet shop and Sheep Heid Inn pub

From very old pubs to pet shops loved by generations, there are some pretty historic businesses which call Edinburgh home.

Sadly, an alarming number of local businesses have been forced to close their doors in recent months – but here we look at some of the Edinburgh establishments that have defied all the odds to stand the test of time.

Many of them are family-run and have been open for decades, and some for over 100 years or more.

Have a look through our photo galley to see 15 Capital businesses that have survived long enough to earn “institution status”.

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