From quirky fashion trends to flip phones, iPods and intenet cafes, the Noughties were an exciting for many people.
And closer to home Edinburgh’s high streets have changed almost beyond recognition since then, with many shops, bars and nightclubs no longer in business.
We’ve trawled through the pictures archives to bring you 13 random things we miss about the Scottish capital in the early 2000s.
1. Mr Bonis
The iconic ice cream shop closed its doors for the last time in 2002. Photo: TSPL
2. Est, Est, Est, George Street
Come rain or shine, the restaurant was a staple amongst Edinburgh families - particularly with their enticing make your own pizza to keep kids entertained Photo: TSPL
3. Burger King, Princes Street
First a Wimpy, then a Burger King, it vanished from Princes Street in March 2011, to make way for the new Apple store, but returned to Princes Street to a much smaller venue in recent years at the old Ann Summers outlet near Primark and Gap Photo: TSPL
Before Netflix and Amazon Prime there was something exciting about a trip to Blockbuster to mull over the film choices. Photo: Contributed