Café

Refuel in our family-friendly café, the perfect spot for lunch, coffee or afternoon tea during your visit.

You’ll find our café in the Main Hall, with a selection of light meals, snacks and drinks on offer.

Enjoy delicious treats in our cafe.Enjoy delicious treats in our cafe.

Opening Times

The shop is open Monday – Saturday from 10am to 5pm. On business days (Tuesday to Thursday, when Parliament is sitting) the shop is open until 6pm. 

Lunch is served from 11.30am – 2.30pm.

You can view full details of when the Parliament building is open to the public during business and non-business days, as well as our list of recess dates for 2017, at the Scottish Parliament website.

Menu

Every day you will find a range of tasty fresh food on our menu. At the Scottish Parliament café you can enjoy:

– Freshly made soups
– Sandwiches
– Wraps
– Delicious home baking (we’re particularly proud of our shortbread, made on-site daily!)

Gluten free options are also available, please ask a member of staff when ordering.

Facilities

The café can provide you with a number of accessible items including:

– Cups
– Plates
– Cutlery​

For young children we can also provide:

– High chairs
– Bottle warming facilities
– Baby food warming facilities​

If there’s something you’re looking for that isn’t listed here though, please just ask a member of our staff! 

Shop

Our gift shop has a great range of exclusive souvenir gifts, china, food and textiles.

Relax in our shop after your visit, and pick up some Scottish Parliament souvenirs.Relax in our shop after your visit, and pick up some Scottish Parliament souvenirs.

Opening Times

You can visit our shop inside the Parliament building, just to the left of the Main Hall information desk and exit doors.  It is open Monday – Saturday from 10am to 5pm. On business days (Tuesday to Thursday, when Parliament is sitting) the shop is open until 6pm. 

What is there to buy?

The Best of Scotland range features products from crafts people from all over Scotland including stunning silver jewellery, provisions and Harris Tweed accessories.

In our book section, you’ll find Scottish books ranging from politics to history, and also children’s books in Scots and Gaelic.

We are the only place where you can buy the Official Scottish Parliament Tartan, which can be found on a range of products including silk and wool ties and scarves.

Take a look at some of the clothing and jewellery we have in our shop.Take a look at some of the clothing and jewellery we have in our shop.

Got a question?

Our retail staff are happy to help so please get in touch if there is a specific product you are looking for.

You can email us on shop@parliament.scot or call us on 0131 348 6350. We also welcome calls using the Text Relay Service.