Cafes and coffee

A good adventure out always usually ends in a trip to a cafe. Below you can find a directory of my favourite cafes and coffee stops I’ve been to. Keep checking back as I’ll add to this as I discover more.

Not a fan of the map layout? I’ve also put my suggestions into the list below.

The cafe, coffee and bakery list aka the best of the brunch


  • Bad Girl Bakery Cafe, Muir of Ord
  • Strathpeffer Sweet Company (good coffee)
  • The Wildcat, Fort William
  • Rain, Fort William
  • Hettie’s Tea Rooms, Pitlochry
  • ARAN Bakery, Dunkeld
  • Glen Lyon Coffee Roasters, Aberfeldy
  • Crafts and Things, Glencoe
  • Inverness Coffee Roasting Co

Glasgow and surrounding

  • Dandelion Cafe, Glasgow
  • Oscar Bar and Kitchen, Glasgow
  • Laboratorio Espresso, Glasgow
  • Spitfire Espresso, Glasgow
  • Gordon Street Coffee, Glasgow
  • Grain and Grind, Glasgow
  • Off The Rails, Glasgow
  • The Farm at No 12, Inchinnan
  • Cairn, Kilmacolm
  • The Hill House, Helensburgh
  • The Ginger Breadman Cafe, Helensburgh
  • Riverhill Cafe, Helensburgh
  • The But and Ben, Croftamie
  • The Perch, Garelochhead
  • Goodbrew, Gourock
  • Pavillion Cafe, Dumbarton
  • Mocha Jak’s, Beith
  • Sassanach, Luss
  • Coach House Coffee Shop, Luss
  • Wild Highlands Coffee House, Balloch
  • Skoosh, Drymen
  • Drymen Bakery and Deli

Lanarkshire and Ayrshire

  • Roasted, Strathaven
  • Fower Coffee, Strathaven
  • Idle Hands Shop and Bakery, Dunlop
  • GRO Coffee, Irvine
  • Hickety Pickety Tea Room, near Carluke

Edinburgh and surrounding

  • Steampunk Coffee, North Berwick
  • Bostock Bakery, North Berwick
  • Mimi’s Bakehouse, Edinburgh
  • Thomas J Walls Coffee, Edinburgh
  • The Granary, Leith
  • Roseleaf Bar Cafe, Leith
  • Printworks Coffee, Leith
  • The Haven, Newhaven
  • Granary Cafe, Linlithgow


  • Coffee Bothy, Stirling
  • Friend of Mine, Bridge of Allan
  • Ciao, Bridge of Allan
  • Muircot Farmshop & Bistro, Tillicoultry
  • Ben Ledi Coffee, Callander
  • Courtyard Cafe, Fintry
  • The Station Coffee Shop, Aberfoyle
  • Maggie’s Aberfoyle Kitchen
  • Benview Garden Centre, Aberfoyle


  • Hinba Coffee Shop, Oban
  • Brambles, Inveraray
  • Fresh Connection, Campbeltown
  • Cafe Ca’Dora, Tarbert
  • Cafe Thyme, Arran
  • The Old Pier Tearoom, Arran
  • Janie’s, Arran
  • Blackwater Bakehouse, Arran
  • Velo Cafe, Arran
  • Lamlash Bay Hotel, Arran