There is a chill in the air already! Grab your hats and scarves, head to the nearest cosy café, and coorie up with some coffee and scran.
Coorie means “to stoop, bend, or crouch for protection” and “to snuggle up.” But in recent years the word coorie has been rebranded as a lifestyle trend. If you’ve heard of the Scandinavian concept of hygge, coorie is much the same.
All about getting cosy!
Think fireplaces, cushions, blankets and all things comforting and warm during those harsh winter months. So let’s take a look at some Scottish cafes that look like the perfect place to coorie up with a coffee and a cake!
Unorthodox Roasters, Kinross and Stirling
Unorthodox Roasters is a popular retreat from the cold Scottish weather in two locations. The second branch is nestled in the heart of Stirling’s historic old town, while Unorthodox Roasters HQ is situated in Kinross. This is the place to go if you’re interested in learning about what goes into your brew. Expert baristas are on hand to answer all your coffee related questions. Enjoy pour over filter coffees, well crafted flat whites, and tasty cakes – vegan and gluten free options available. A range of Unorthodox loose leaf teas and experimental lattes are also on offer, as well as plentiful local produce brunch options.
Hideout Cafe, Edinburgh
This truly is a hideout! This cafe is full of character and a particularly quirky layout. Enjoy plenty of pastries, light bites, cakes, bakes and specialty brews from Clifton Coffee Roasters. If you’re hunkering down for a while, there is a bookcase filled with a number of great read and lots of comfy seating to relax in. If you’re lucky enough to get a window seat, you get to watch the world go by from your own little coffee cave.
The Milkman, Edinburgh
Another delightful cafe with two branches to choose from is The Milkman in Edinburgh. Both cafes can be found on Cockburn Street, numbers 7 and 52. The Milkman is just an inviting place to stumble across. Both locations are small, but this only adds to the charm and novelty. support those roasteries that not only roast delicious coffee but also take that extra step towards a fairer and more sustainable future. This is another business with a keen interest in supporting roasteries that brew delicious coffer in a fair and sustainable way. This is a popular with those looking for an autumnal photo opportunity as there are various cooried away snugs with blankets and cushions to enjoy.
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