Great-tasting coffee and a warm Shetland welcome await you

The perfect cup of coffee and slice of cake to grab on the go

Time spent browsing our range of loose tea and freshly roasted coffee beans.
A barista or cocktail masterclass enjoyed with friends.
Whatever your reason for visiting us, it’ll be an experience you won’t forget.

We’re the go-to place in Lerwick for quality drinks, unique workshops and hospitality training.

We’re on a mission to raise the standard of coffee enjoyed by all – and support local businesses to deliver outstanding customer service across Shetland. We also love to share our knowledge and enthusiasm for coffee and tea.

Whether you’re a regular, just visiting or looking to up-skill yourself, we pride ourselves on making all our customers feel special.

Speciality coffee that speaks of Shetland

Wherever life’s journey takes you next, you can always have a bit of Shetland by your side.

Our wide range of freshly roasted whole bean coffee, created in partnership with The Orkney Roastery and named after the stunning beaches surrounding us, is now available for you to enjoy at home.

You can buy in-store or online – we deliver across the UK.

Exclusive: Tall Ships Races Blend

Together with The Orkney Roastery, we’ve created an exclusive ‘Tall Ships Races’ blend to bring people together and foster friendships.


Tall Ships Races Blend

Kenya’s lightest blend, kissed by citrus for lazy Sunday mornings.
A great all-rounder, medium roast from Colombia.
A medium to dark roast Fairtrade coffee from a cooperative in Peru.
Morning fuel. A darker roast from East Java’s mountain estate.
Wake-up power! Italian espresso blend with Robusta for superb crema.
A decaffeinated chocolate-hinted coffee with honey sweetness.
Dark chocolate overtones balanced by brighter fruit notes.
A lovely, rounded caramel sweet taste, balanced by a bright acidity.

You can also buy a range of eteaket tea in-store.

So do pop in, browse and grab a sandwich or cake whilst you do.

Extend the Blyde Welcome experience

Try our unique workshops

Barista and tea masterclasses to enjoy with friends, family or colleagues.

Learn to make the perfect coffee or tea, perfect your latte art or even mix up a storm with our cocktail and tearista mixology class.

Learn Professionally

Industry training courses

Be part of our mission to raise the standard of Shetland hospitality.

Professional qualifications in customer service, food hygiene, license holding and the safe sale and service of alcohol.

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Attending this course has been one of my highlights of the year. I really enjoyed and I’m sure the candidates would benefit from attending.
Raymond Hubbocks, REHIS Training Adviser

Our story

From the Shetland word ‘blyde’ meaning glad, we pride ourselves on being a beacon of positivity and friendliness, and would like to invite you to experience the joys of quality customer service across the islands.

Whatever happens in the world, you can always rely on us for the warmth of a Shetland welcome.

Founded by Celia in 2018, to provide vocational courses for locals in the hospitality industry, we’ve developed a reputation for the quality of our training and the depth of our knowledge.

Our commitment to excellent customer service is unwavering. And now, we’ve also expanded our sights, to provide the best-tasting coffee and tea and now we’re inviting people to experience the joys of both with our masterclasses run from our unique retail and training space in Lerwick.