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A new adjunct to the Sundial laundrette means that the LOST SOCK DINER is likely to clean up.

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7 Old Fishmarket Close Edinburgh

Lunch and Dinner Monday to Thursday. Friday. Saturday and Sunday open all day

telephone 0131 225 5428


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'The name came from acid. Not from taking it, just from the fact that it was funky and a strange idea. We thought LSD: Lost Sock

Diner.’ Steven Blaikie

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