We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Velocity Cafe & Bicycle Workshop

1 Crown Avenue | Inverness, Inverness IV2 3NF, Scotland
+44 1463 419956
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good20%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cake” (22 reviews)
“soup” (16 reviews)
Closed Now
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1 Crown Avenue | Inverness, Inverness IV2 3NF, Scotland
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (199)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 183 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank LFandJF
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

Thank Erin B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

Thank Kennybax
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Graydon W
Reviewed 14 September 2018

If you want a decent coffee in my opinion this is where to go. If you want a decent home bake this is where to go. We visit family every month in Inverness and so far haven't really found anywhere we could say was really...More

Thank Claire S
Reviewed 11 September 2018

The new team have introduced a fantastic selection of daily specials - recipes from around the world. The variety, quality, and spicing are all outstanding - there's a real competition amongst the team to keep improving. These lunches take this great cafe up several levels...More

Thank mdmheath
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Similar views and experience to other reviewers. Stumbled across Velocity on my search for breakfast on a recent break in Inverness. The place is quirky but the welcome is warm and the coffee / breakfast bowl / toast were just the ticket and I repeated...More

Thank Guy L
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Really quirky cafe, fantastic soup, amazing coffee & vegan friendly!! Would definitely go back if I am in that area again. Really friendly staff.

Thank isla05
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

What a fab wee place with superb atmosphere. My friend and I love it for a coffee and catch up and sometimes a bite to eat! Everyone is super friendly, the food is yummy although quite expensive! I believe it is all vegan and gluten...More

Thank Cara C
Reviewed 31 August 2018

this one of these hidden gems we popped in for soup and sandwiches and wasn't disappointed its one of these places the way its arranged you could easly end up,finding new friends

Thank toytownnorth
Nearby HotelsSee all 36 hotels in Inverness
Heathmount Hotel
434 reviews
.25 km away
The Highlander B & B
71 reviews
.30 km away
Corriegarth Hotel
319 reviews
.30 km away
Royal Highland Hotel
2,123 reviews
.31 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Fig & Thistle
641 reviews
.14 km away
Bar One
297 reviews
.28 km away
380 reviews
.13 km away
Nearby Attractions
Inverness VisitScotland iCentre
275 reviews
.29 km away
Inverness Museum and Art Gallery
476 reviews
.38 km away
Castle Gallery
50 reviews
.33 km away
Eastgate Shopping Centre
90 reviews
.24 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Velocity Cafe & Bicycle Workshop staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$13
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 17:00
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
  • 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.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing