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Velocity Cafe & Bicycle Workshop

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1 Crown Avenue | Inverness, Inverness IV2 3NF, Scotland (Formerly Velocity Cafe)
+44 1463 419956
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10:00 - 17:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 17:00
Mon 09:00 - 17:00
Tue 10:00 - 17:00
Wed 09:00 - 17:00
Thu 09:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I used this term because it was like a lighthouse to my sinking ship when i was lost on the mounts with beautiful housing blocks but nowhere to sit and enjoy a cup a coffee. I found it in random and had their amazing soup and artistic coffee with all my interest bike shop along. Very cozy and well played... More 

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A lovely little cafe with great atmosphere. Coffee is amazing and there is a great selection of cakes. I'll be back!!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

Was here on a cold November morning. We were greeted with warm coffee and soup made just a few minutes before. It all tasted very good and the prices are decent. The staff was very warming and welcoming. The place just dripped personality, from the decorum to the actual bike workshop in the back and the non-IKEA mugs our coffee... More 

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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201 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

I have now been in here twice in the last week. The coffees are hot, aromatic and extremely good. They have a nice selection of cakes and tray bakes. I can recommend the Hazelnut & Chocolate cake. Fresh soup is made everyday which smells great even at 10.30 in the morning! Free WiFi with a good speed. Only 2 minutes... More 

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Nairn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Laid back atmosphere, friendly staff, great service and lovely food and coffee. Definitely going back for a visit. Highly recommend!

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Thank Nae-fear
Poole, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

As a vegetarian cyclist coming across this cafe part way through a hot day's cycling on an End to End trip was a dream come true. Was on my route and also Sustrans route 1. Great coffee and cake and also was grateful to be able to make use of the attached cycle workshop.

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Rustington, England
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Loved this cafe its really buzzy and if you are a cyclist its a must. Very interesting people to sit and chat too. Great soup.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Velocity is a breath of fresh air - a great pushback against the ubiquitous big label franchises (you know who they are). Imaginative, mouth-watering cakes, tea made in proper pots, staff with real smiles, a welcoming atmosphere and all-in-all, just a wonderfully refreshing experience. Only downside was a Daily Mail lurking in the table-top reading material.

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We were looking for somewhere different for a coffee. This shop is really friendly and totally different. Very good coffee and cakes. Lovely atmosphere and great staff. Would recommend for a break from shopping and away from the crowd.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

One of the best tasting sweet potato soups I've had. Coffee was good too. Lovely atmosphere with friendly staff. Glad I found it.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 9
Cuisine
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Buffet, Seating, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 17:00
Monday
09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 17:00
Thursday
09:00 - 21:00
Friday
09:00 - 17:00
Saturday
09:00 - 17:00
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?