7 of the best hidden coffee shops in Scotland

Scotland is rich with excellent coffee shops (Photo: Shutterstock)
Scotland is rich with excellent coffee shops (Photo: Shutterstock)
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Get your caffeine fix at one of these Scottish coffee shops off the beaten track.

Habitat Cafe, Aberfeldy

Located on the corner of pretty Aberfeldy's town square, this unassuming cafe prides itself on sourcing coffee from small, independent suppliers and serving up lovingly made cups of coffee.

Visit: 2 The Square, Aberfeldy PH15 2DD - habitatcafe.co.uk
No 1. Peebles Road, Innerleithen

Situated in Innerleithen, this cafe is a must for coffee worshipers in the Scottish Borders. Sourcing their coffee from North Berwick roasters Steam Punk, No 1. Peebles Road are committed to pleasing their coffee loving customers.

Visit: 1 Peebles Rd, Innerleithen EH44 6QX - no1peeblesroad.coffee
Velocity Cafe & Bicycle Workshop, Inverness

The team at Velocity Cafe are multitalented - as well as acting as a bicycle workshop, they serve up arguably the best coffee in Inverness.

Visit: 1 Crown Avenue, Inverness IV2 3NF - velocitylove.co.uk

Caora Dhubh Coffee Company, Carbost

Translating as 'black sheep' Caora Dhubh pride themselves on doing things differently. Stunningly situated in Carbost, just opposite the Talisker Distillery, the organisation serve up top quality Scottish coffee in a warm and inviting environment.

Visit: Carbost, Isle of Skye IV47 8SR - caoradhubh.com
Spider on a Bicycle, Aboyne

Sourcing their coffee from Glasgow roaster Papercup, this friendly Aberdeenshire coffee house also serves up wholesome, healthy plates of food, including frittata and salmon on sourdough toast.

Visit: Station Square, Aboyne AB34 5HX - spideronabicycle.com
Slaughterhouse Coffee, Cromarty

Enjoy a coffee with a view at Slaughterhouse Coffee on Cromarty's ferry slipway. Housed in a rustic building, this is a great spot to escape the unpredictable Scottish weather and recharge yourself with a caffeine-rich coffee.

Visit: Marine Terrace North, Next to Cromarty Ferry Slipway, Cromarty IV11 8XZ - tripadvisor.co.uk
Heaven Scent, Dunfermline

Following a visit to the Carnegie Library, retreat to this exceptional award-winning cafe and peruse through your borrowed literary works. As well as offering a delightful range of coffees, Heaven Scent also offer moreish slice of homemade cake.

Visit: Carnegie Library & Galleries, 1-7 Abbot Street, Dunfermline KY12 7NL - heavenscentcoffeeshop.co.uk