Edinburgh locals gutted as popular city centre pub Shandwick's to suddenly close

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Popular Edinburgh city centre pub Shandwick's is to close permanently following a sudden announcement, Edinburgh Live can reveal.

The boozer, on South Charlotte Street, will close for the final time on Saturday night, July 6, with the news coming as a shock to punters in and around Edinburgh.

A member of staff confirmed the closure after several posts surfaced online in recent days regarding the future of the pub, although the reason behind the closure remains unknown.

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Posting on X on Saturday, one user wrote: "Shandwick's in Edinburgh closing after today is not the Saturday news I needed." On June 28 another tweet was posted regarding the closure.

The pub has been an ever-present in the city centre, known for its cheap pints and lively atmosphere. The pub's Instagram page labels it the "best and cheapest pub in Edinburgh."

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Bosses at the pub have been approached for comment regarding the reason behind the closure.