For decades, Mr Boni’s was a household name in Edinburgh, the number one ice cream parlour in the city and a favourite venue for children’s birthday parties thanks to Boni’s famous ice cream cakes.
While Mr Boni’s closed more than 18 years ago, memories of the Capital institution remain strong for a generation of Edinburgh locals.
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1. Lawrence Boni
Lawrence Boni (of Mr Boni's Ice Cream Parlour) with the ice cream cake which won him second prize in an undisclosed competition in February 1983.
Photo: Alan Ledgerwood
2. Derek Goulding & ice cream 1992
Youngster Derek Goulding with an ice cream from Mr Boni's in Edinburgh, celebrating Ice CreamWeek in July 1992.
Photo: Jeff Mitchell
The original 1930s signage for Mr Boni's was uncovered during a restaurant renovation in 2017.
Photo: JON SAVAGE
4. Political parlour
Macisla Dick, 18, tries out Mr Boni's new party political ice cream in Cockburn Street.
Photo: TINA NORRIS