Places to have a coffee and food in Hamilton and Bothwell South Lanarkshire

If you are in and around the Hamilton and Bothwell in South Lanarkshire and are looking for a nice cup of coffee and maybe a bite to eat then here are some places to go to

1. The Hidden TeaHouse

The Hidden TeaHouse is situated in the lovely conservation village of Bothwell. This is an independently run tearoom which is just behind the Main Street and serves a selection of tea, coffee and home made baking.

Food is served 7 days a week up until 4-00pm and starts with breakfast, then lunch and afternoon tea. A warm welcome is always on offer from the friendly staff and their tea and coffee’s and food are all served on mismatched vintage crockery.

This is an ideal place to go with friends or family for high quality home made food in a lovely setting. The village of Bothwell is easy to get to by car and has a very nice main street with a variety of shops. To find the tea room just behind Bothwell main street.

2. The Chapterhouse Café

The café is set in the grounds of Bothwell Parish Church, just off Bothwell Main Street. Bothwell Parish Church is one of the oldest churches in Scotland and is a wonderful backdrop to the café.

The café was opened in 2007 and quickly became a focal point for the local community as well as customers from the surrounding areas of Hamilton and Uddingston. The Chapterhouse Café is a local café that provides home cooked food made in-house by staff who have great experience in cooking and baking.

The café is friendly and welcomes visitors of all ages, from babies with their mums to the more mature clientele who may have difficulty with their mobility, which is not a problem as there is access for wheelchairs. There is also parking in the car park adjacent to the café in the Church grounds.

You can get breakfast, lunch or afternoon tea or maybe you just want to come and have a read at your paper and have a coffee. There is also Wi-Fi available if you need access to emails or the internet. All in all it’s a very spacious and friendly environment and an excellent choice of venue for food and drink. Find the café next to the Church on Bothwell main street.

3. Ronzio Coffee House

Ronzio Coffeehouse is located right in the heart of Hamilton town centre. Its an independently run eatery offering awesome food and drinks, along with a great selection of sweat treats and ice cream. Inside Ronzio’s the atmosphere is very friendly and welcoming with nice décor, a bit different to most cafes in the surrounding area.

The café is easy to find and is very accessible even though it is in the centre of Hamilton. There is a car park two minutes away between St John’s Church and Marks & Spencers or if you are coming by train or bus, the Hamilton Central train and bus station is two minutes in the opposite direction.

The Coffeehouse is open from 8-00am to 6-00pm every day apart from a Sunday when it closes a bit earlier at 5-00pm. You can get in early for your breakfast, either a traditional big breakfast or alternatively have a shake or a smoothie. There is wheelchair access at the entrance on the corner of Duke Street and Quarry Street. Find the Coffeehouse in centre of Hamilton.

4. Limelight Cafe

Limelight Café is an independently run café which offers filled rolls, sandwiches and soup but you can also be bit more adventurous and go for something more filling from the hot main meals. It’s a very traditional café offering good plain food with something for everyone’s tastes, whether it’s a burger or baked potato or may a fish tea or steak pie.

The café is ideally situated at the bottom of Hamilton in Castle Street which is just the other side of retail park where Next and the Vue Cinema are. There is parking in the retail park or you can park next to the retail park in Hamilton’s Asda car park.  Once you get parked and find the café you will experience a pleasant and friendly environment with great food at really value for money prices.

The online reviews are excellent with everyone raving about how good the food is and how friendly the staff and Lindsay the owner is. If you are looking for some good traditional food, for either breakfast or lunch, at a price that you would not think twice about paying then the Limelight Café is the ideal eatery for you.  Find the Coffeehouse at the bottom of Hamilton.

5. Costa Coffee

There are a couple of choices if you want to visit a Costa Coffee, there is one in the shopping precinct in Brandon Parade, in Motherwell town centre and there is also one in Uddingston next to Marks and Spencer foodhall just off the main street going from Bothwell to Uddingston. Both have loads of parking and its easy to access both facilities.

Costa gives you something different from the traditional independently run family cafes and has a great selection of different types of teas and coffees, hot drinks and drinks over ice. They also do a great selection of pastries, cakes and muffins as well as different wraps, sandwiches and toasties.

Everyone has heard of Costa and know the standard they get at each Coffee House and the Uddingston and Motherwell Costa’s are no different. Costa opens from

7-00am to 7-00pm and the facilities are large and bright with loads of space to relax and enjoy your coffee and cake. Costa in Uddingston can be found of the B7071 as you enter Uddingston. Costa Motherwell is at Brandon Parade at the bottom of Motherwell just across from Asda.