11 Edinburgh nightclubs from the 2000s that are gone but not forgotten

If your memories of these eleven Edinburgh nightclubs remain strong, you obviously weren’t doing it right.

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Pictured in April 2004, Faith nightclub in the Cowgate was located in a former church. Later became Sin. Now known as Stramash.
Tuesday night was "Shagtag" night at Gaia. Revellers try their pulling power on the dancefloor on 17 May 2000.
The original Bongo Club was situated in a rather non-descript brick building next to New Street bus depot. Here it is pictured on 6 January 2000. Since demolished.
The crowd getting their boogie on at Opal Lounge, George Street, 27 October 2006. Opal Lounge is now known as Eastside.
Honeycomb nightclub, Niddry Street, 27 September 2006. Now known as Hive.
Saturday night revellers throwing shapes on the dancefloor at Eros Elite, Fountainbridge, 2 September 2000.
Establishment at 3 Semple street. The nightclub vanished in 2009 when the area was redeveloped for new offices.
Salsa dancing and fiery rhythyms at Sigo, Cowgate, 28 March 2000. Siglo is now a pub, OX184.
Stag-party revellers dance at the Revolution Club on Lothian Road, June 29, 2001. Is that Ali G dancing with Agnetha and Frida from Abba? Revolution is no longer a nightclub and has since been transformed into Wetherspoon gastro pub Caley Picture House.
Subway on Lothian Road pictured in 2004. Unofficially known as "Scrubway". The nightclub is now called Club Tropicana. Subway's sister club lives on in the Cowgate.
Massa nightclub on Market Street, July 1, 2003. Latterly known as Electric Circus before closing permanently.