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Velocity Cafe & Bicycle Workshop

1 Crown Avenue | Inverness, Inverness IV2 3NF, Scotland
+44 1463 419956
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good19%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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1 Crown Avenue | Inverness, Inverness IV2 3NF, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 189 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Lovely, chilled out, quirky cafe. Good to get away from the big chain coffee shops. Cakes excellent and friendly staff.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank WhereWillWeGoNext5
Reviewed 1 week ago

After writing a glowing review we decided to return for another meal. Oh dear, it was as though we were eating at a completely different cafe and not a good one at that. Our salad bowls were topped with hummus. The ground chickpeas were fine...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank vegwit
Velocity C, Manager at Velocity Cafe & Bicycle Workshop, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to write this. I'm really sorry to hear your experience was disappointing after leaving us such a kind review from your earlier visit. We try hard as a team to make sure that the quality of our...More

Reviewed 7 November 2018

plenty of vegetarian options on the menu for the hungriest traveller or visitor to this jem of a cafe, just off the main High st at the top of Stevens Brae in Inverness,the ideal place to relax and have something to eat if you are...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Steve M
Reviewed 7 November 2018

This place is different. It is a community Cafe attached to a Bike repair shop. It is clean, and quirky. The only problem is that it is up a steep hill. Pleasant staff, good value and fine service. I will return quite near the Centre...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank edwarda603
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Close to the centre of Inverness up the quiet side street hill of Stevens Brae, this is a cycle shop with a real twist! Great snacks and good vegan food and a welcoming array of kind faces. Unless you're batteries are empty and even if...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Joss W
Reviewed 27 October 2018

In the several decades I've eaten in Inverness as a vegan I had my best ever lunch today at Velocity Cafe. A wonderful array of savoury items on my plate that showed great imagination and skill in combining textures, colours and flavours. Friendly staff and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank vegwit
Reviewed 2 October 2018

With a repair shop through an archway this is a really quirky cafe... great coffee not a huge choice of cakes but all looked fabulous. Simple stuff like toast peanut butter and banana (a revelation to my other half!!!) served with a smile. What more...More

Date of visit: September 2018
3  Thank LFandJF
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

My partner and I were looking for lunch after visiting the Culloden battlefield. A quick internet search directed us to this vegetarian cafe. We got the hummus & salad sandwiches on fresh bread and they were delicious. We also got soy milk lattes. Great atmosphere...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank 1erinb
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

This coffee shop is a great gem in the city of Inverness, within walking distance of the centre it’s worth a visit if you want a great cup of coffee and a slice of cake or some breakfast! Really enjoyed the croissant with jam and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Kennybax
Reviewed 26 September 2018

I had checked this place out before landing in Inverness, for Loch Ness Marathon. I got off the bus nearby and walked up with my case, and was glad I did. Firstly, the place was really relaxed, with a few groups of people chatting, and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Graydon W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$13
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Crown Avenue | Inverness, Inverness IV2 3NF, Scotland (Formerly Velocity Cafe)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Inverness
  • Phone Number: +44 1463 419956
  • E-mail
Description
Velocity Cafe & Bicycle Workshop is a social enterprise aimed at promoting happy healthy living and increasing cycling in Inverness. Our cafe servers simple, local, affordable food, great coffee and delicious home made cakes in a friendly relaxed setting. Learn how to look after your bike in our 'fix your own bike' workshop.
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