5 to try - Cute cafes for the perfect cuppa in West Lothian!
Who doesn't love a sweet cup of tea, some tasty treats and a good old natter with friends. Well in celebration of The Great British Bakes Off's return for its seventh series we've listed 5 cafes in West Lothian, all of which serve yummy bakes and great tasting drinks, so why not go along and try them today!
1. Brodie's Cafe
Brodie's of Linlithgow is a classic cafe with all the tea, scones and cakes you could wish for. Brodie's serve their tea in large teapots that are all loose leaf, and are served in lovingly restored vintage crockery. Their cabinet full of cakes, cupcakes, traybakes and organic scones baked on the day make an afternoon tea at Brodie's a heavenly experience. It's the perfect place for a catch up with friends over a scone or two!
2. So Strawberry Caffe
So Strawberry Caffe is a family run business located in the heart of the historic burgh of Linlithgow. They pride themselves on their high quality food and excellent service, creating a warm environment for all customers. Specialising in homemade cakes and desserts, you are guaranteed to find something scrumptious to eat! The So Strawberry Caffe also make cakes to order for parties such as dinners, birthdays and anniversaries, so keep them in mind for your next occasion!
3. Cafe Alba
Cafe Alba is situated in the Alba Business Centre in Livingston. Open to the public and surrouning businesses, Cafe Alba offers a great selection of hot and cold foods, fabulous tasting teas and coffees and a large selection of yummy cakes and treats. With all their food locally sourced and most of it being home made, Cafe Alba is the perfect place to relax with friends and family, and you may even be lucky enoughto see the local ducks and swans swimming past the window as you enjoy your cuppa.
4. Taste Cafe and Delicatessen
Taste Cafe and Delicatessen can be found in the iconic town of Linlithgow. Set in the building of a former bakery which centuries ago served the kings and queens of Linlithgow Palace, Taste continue to provide an array of delicious foods and wines fit for royalty. Whether you want a coffee to go, breakfast on the run, lunch with friends or a leisurly afternoon tea, Taste has a great menu to tempt you - with fresh produce straight from their own deli. You can relax on the sofas, surf the web with their WIFI or chat with friends, a perfect place to go!
5. 1912 Cafe
The 1912 Cafe is one of Bathgate's maward winning venues. Set in a beautifully refurbished historic building, the 1912 has a fantastic atmosphere all through the day. Whether it is breakfast, lunch, dinner or coffee and cake you require, the 1912 can give you just that. Set close to main access roads and the train links, this childfriendly cafe bar can be accessed from all over West Lothian, a great place to meet up with people!