It was a popular choice for children’s birthday parties thanks to Mr Boni’s delicious ice cream cakes, and the go-to palour for many locals, who flocked there to enjoy a wide variety of different Italian ices.
We’ve trawled through the Evening News archives to bring a selection of photos showing the famous Mr Boni’s brand down the years.
1. Tasty cake
Mr Boni's cake decorator Craig Dooner celebrates the move of Mr Boni's ice cream into Tesco's in Musselburgh. Photo: JEREMY STOCKTON
2. All smiles
Gary Hunter, 4, of Musselburgh, enjoys a mixture of Mr Bon's parliament-flavoured ice creams, 1999. Photo: Ian Munro
3. Award winner
Mr Josef Boni wins the 1999 ice cream industry British Championship award for his vanilla ice cream. Medal is shown in the photograph. Photo: GRAHAM HAMILTON
4. Political parlour
Macisla Dick, 18, tries out Mr Boni's new party political ice cream in Cockburn Street. Photo: TINA NORRIS