Memories of many of these old favourites will linger long in the tastebuds.
1. The Quaich steak house
The Quaich - Steak House/lounge bar, a popular joint (we'll get our coats..) at the corner of Shandwick Place in 1964.
2. The New Yorker
Another Shandwick Place eatery was The New Yorker Restaurant, an American-style diner that opened to a great deal of fanfare in the early 1960s.
3. Lancers Indian restaurant
Badrul Hassain, head chef at of Lancers Indian restaurant in Stockbridge Edinburgh, June 1985.
Photo: Hamish Campbell
4. The Heavenly Chinese restaurant 1992
Exterior of The Heavenly Chinese restaurant in Morningside Edinburgh, September 1992.
Photo: Jeff Mitchell