Students create TikTok tribute to favourite pubs and clubs by saluting them with drink outside their closed doors

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A COUPLE of students have paid tribute to their favourite pubs and clubs by toasting a drink outside their closed doors.

Lindsay Scott and pal Oisséne Donnelly filmed themselves visiting several establishments around Edinburgh to salute them with a drink during lockdown.The TikTok clip shows the girls begin their jaunt by buying cans of gin and tonic in a local shop before setting off on their tour, soundtracked by an upbeat mash-up of Azealia Banks and Madonna.

Students create TikTok tribute to favourite pubs and clubs by saluting them with drink outside their closed doors - Viral Video News Scotland
Lindsay and Oissene pose before heading off on their tour
First stop is McSorley’s , where the girls crack open cans of Passion Fruit Martini and cheers to the much-loved Irish sports bar.
Students create TikTok tribute to favourite pubs and clubs by saluting them with drink outside their closed doors - Viral Video News Scotland
The girls enjoy tins of Passion Fruit Martini in front of sports bar McSorely’s

They make their next stop at another popular Irish pub, as Oissene poses outside Dropkick Murphy’s miming a tear running down her face.

Students create TikTok tribute to favourite pubs and clubs by saluting them with drink outside their closed doors - Viral Video News Scotland
The girls pay tribute to Dropkick Murphy’s

The girls then toast their cans on a grey and rainy Canongate outside The Three Sisters, a spot known far and wide for catering to student bar crawls and stag dos on Saturday nights.

But Lindsay’s video shows how truly lifeless and empty these typically packed pubs and bars have become in lockdown.

The city looks deserted as they make more stops at nightclub Subway, Grassmarket haunt Biddy Mulligan’s in the Old Town.

Toasts continue as the girls journey over to Edinburgh’s New Town, highlighting spots like Garibaldi’s and WhyNot nightclub.

They celebrate another toast with cans of gin beside popular city centre pub Kitty O’Shea’s, before posing in front of Candy Bar and PDT.

Students create TikTok tribute to favourite pubs and clubs by saluting them with drink outside their closed doors - Viral Video News Scotland
The girls stop outside Kitty O’Shea’s to toast the beloved city-centre Irish pub

The video closes with a shot of Lindsay finishing off her can of Rhubard and Ginger Gin in Edinburgh’s city centre.

The Edinburgh University students posted the clip onto TikTok last week (28 JAN), attracting almost 30,000 views and thousands of likes.

They wrote: “Some unreal memories in all of these places.”

TikTok user @ninahill commented: “Impeccable taste ladies. I lived in the building attached to the three sisters and it was the best time of my life”

Another user, @chloemitchell24, said: “stop this made me miss all these places too much”

Students create TikTok tribute to favourite pubs and clubs by saluting them with drink outside their closed doors - Viral Video News Scotland
Fellow TikTokkers commented to share their love of the spots visited by the students.

@elishahamiltonn added: “Need why not back, depressed now”

@kirijohnston0 echoed the sadness of many to have been away from the city’s pubs, bars and clubs for so long, commenting: “So ready for them to reopen :(”