These days, it seems a new restaurant or cafe pops up in Edinburgh every other week, which is great for keeping the Capital’s dining scene fresh and exciting. Sadly, though, we’ve also had to wave goodbye to plenty of old favourites down the years.
An Edinburgh institution, Brattisani’s served up traditional chip shop fayre for over 100 years from their five shops across the city. Sadly they closed down in 2004. Photo: TSPL
2. The Three Tuns
Well worth the 'weight': The Three Tuns restaurant on Hanover Street in 1966. Photo: Photo: TSPL
3. The New Yorker
A popular Shandwick Place eatery was The New Yorker Restaurant, an American-style diner that opened to a great deal of fanfare in the early 1960s. Photo: Third Party
They were once numerous, but Wimpy’s burger restaurants are no longer commonplace in Edinburgh. This Princes Street Wimpy was opened in 1984 but was turned into a Burger King in the 90s. Photo: TSPL