With new pubs, bars, cafes and restaurants popping up over our fair city every week, we take a moment to look back on famed and iconic establishments that are no more.
Once places of laughter, music and one too many pints, these iconic Edinburgh pubs can now only be found in the history books.
Whether it was catching a 5am whisky in The Penny Black or indulging in folk music in The Yellow Carvel, many of the Capital's residents have fond memories of each and everyone of these pubs.
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1. The Auld Toll
The Auld Toll at Tollcross had a traditional interior filled with old pictures, mirrors and some classic, if rather worn, pub furniture. Today it's The Blackbird - a decidedly more modern affair. Photo: other
Drinkers always referred to it as Mathers Broughton Street, to differentiate it from the other Mathers at the West End. It closed in 2016 and reopened as The Empress of Broughton Street. Photo: other
Named after the famous Walter Scott novel, this pub sat near the monument to the great writer. The building has now been demolished. Photo: JPI
4. The Volunteer Arms
This Leith Walk boozer was made famous by Irvine Welsh's Trainspotting novel. Photo: JPI