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Velocity Cafe & Bicycle Workshop

1 Crown Avenue | Inverness, Inverness IV2 3NF, Scotland
+44 1463 419956
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good20%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cake” (22 reviews)
“soup” (17 reviews)
“sandwiches” (11 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1 Crown Avenue | Inverness, Inverness IV2 3NF, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Lovely cafe with great food the salad bowl was fantastic. Also enjoyed a couple of millionaire shortbread cookies. Yum. Nice people. Great coffee.

Thank BarefootBuddies
Reviewed 3 days ago

Stopped here for a quick lunch and didn't realise it's a vegan/veggie cafe but the food was delicious and fresh and the coffee was lovely.

Thank Nicola C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely place. Good coffee. Awesome carrot cake. Friendly staff. Wish I stayed in the city longer so that I could visit again

Thank Bogdan D
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Just had the most delicious lunch at this sweet social enterprise cafe/bike repair shop. My salad was full of colour and oooozed freshness... until the next time.

Thank PLM167
Reviewed 27 March 2018

A gem in this city! A great cafe - salads, coffees etc. Always sunny and friendly, reliable for a quick bite or a lazy afternoon with friends.

1  Thank Iona M
Velocity C, Manager at Velocity Cafe & Bicycle Workshop, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2018

Thank you Iona for the great review! I am glad you enjoyed your visit and we hope you come back soon.

Reviewed 27 February 2018

I visit Velocity frequently. The salads, soups and main meals are delicious. Always lovely and fresh. Buritos, veggie burgers, veggie haggis burgers with neeps and tatties are some of the lovely food I have eaten here. Great pots of tea. Lovely cakes. Very relaxing atmosphere...More

Thank Fran C
Velocity C, Manager at Velocity Cafe & Bicycle Workshop, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2018

Hi Fran! Thank you very much for your review. Delighted to hear you have enjoyed many of the hot meals we have on offer. Hope to see you again soon! Best Wishes.

Reviewed 4 January 2018

this place is the hidden gem of Inverness. I have been a couple of times for coffee and cake and also for lunch. the staff are fab, the atmosphere is very lovely, homely and welcoming. The food is fantastic and i believe organic.

2  Thank Cara C
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

Over my experience in it yesterday. Was there and decided to go in for a bit to eat and have 🍵. Loved the food it was presented to me and the fact it was freshly made. And very tasty also. The dish they made was...More

Thank Petrechiuta G
Velocity C, Manager at Velocity Cafe & Bicycle Workshop, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write us this review. We really appreciate your feedback, and we are glad that you enjoyed our hot lunch meal! We look forward to seeing you again next time.

Reviewed 23 November 2017

We only had 1 hour to stop in Inverness before a flight so we hunted out a good coffee. Its off the beaten track so come here by bike (or like us a rental car stop on the way from Skye to Inverness Airport). Great...More

Thank U3188KYrachelt
Velocity C, Manager at Velocity Cafe & Bicycle Workshop, responded to this reviewResponded 24 November 2017

Hello there, thank you very much for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed the combination of good food and cycling! Please return soon!

Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

It is one of those places a bit off the beaten track in the city but once discovered never forgotten. Always a young but really pleasant staff providing great coffee, salads and sandwiches etc. with cakes and other sweets to die for - for the...More

Thank Tonyroden
Velocity C, Manager at Velocity Cafe & Bicycle Workshop, responded to this reviewResponded 24 November 2017

Thank you for visiting and taking the time to write this review. We are delighted that you enjoyed our services and hope you return soon.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$13
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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
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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