Parliament Café

The Parliament Café is situated to the rear of the Main Hall. The café has seating for around 60 people and is available for refreshments at times when the building is open to members of the public.

Public cafe

Hot beverages

Pot of tea £1.20

Tea – herb infusion £1.20

Coffee from £1.25

Homemade soup

Soup, roll & butter £4.40 (rolls with no gluten containing ingredients available)

Child’s portion £2.60



Home baking from £1.75

Scone, jam & butter £2.05

Scone £1.60

Danish pastry £1.75

Cakes from £2.40 (including cakes with no gluten containing ingredients)

Parliament shortbread £0.65



Tea cake £0.85

Caramel log £0.75



Butter £0.35

Jam £0.45

Flora £0.35


Hot to Go

Selection of freshly made artisan hand held snacks from £3.95


Ayrshire bacon, lettuce & tomato tortilla wrap,

Mature cheddar, caramelised onion marmalade & sun blush tomato bloomer

Roast mushroom & pepper pizza



Selection of freshly baked and prepared sandwiches with Scottish ingredients 

from £4.40

Healthier snacks

Selection of savoury snacking pots from £1.70

Fresh fruit £0.60

Soft drinks

Bottles of juice from £1.25

Tropicana £1.50

Strathmore water £1.25

Lucozade £1.55

Ribena bottle £1.55

Ribena carton £1.20



Walker’s £0.70

Mackie’s £0.90 


Opening Times

The café is open at the same times as the Parliament building opening hours with lunch served each day from 11.30 – 14.30.

Additional information

  • The café has an induction loop
  • The café can provide accessible cups, plates and cutlery
  • The menu includes gluten-free options
  • High chairs, bottle and baby food warming facilities are available

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