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Heaven Scent wins Clipper Tea-Shop Award…but now needs your vote!

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Heaven Scent is absolutely delighted to be announced as winner of  the “Best Contemporary Tea-Shop” category in the UK-wide Clipper Awards 2017. As one of six category winners, we’re now vying for the big prize of best overall teashop, decided by the public, so we need your vote!

https://www.clipper-teas.com/tea-shop-awards/vote/

By voting, you’ll be automatically entered into a prize draw to win afternoon tea with TV presenter and famous tea drinker Kirstie Allsopp at the overall winning tea-shop, which we hope will be us!

Dunfermline Advocacy celebrates with Heaven Scent catering

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Heaven Scent Kitchen provided a fantastic afternoon tea buffet yesterday for Dunfermline Advocacy last Sunday, helping them to celebrate their 25 year anniversary in a private events room at Carnegie Library and Galleries.

Dunfermline Advocacy described the catering as “perfect”, and a lovely afternoon was had by all.

Please contact us if you’re interested in Heaven Scent Kitchen’s corporate or private outside catering packages.

Best of Britain Award – finalist

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Heaven Scent coffee shop in Milnathort is delighted to announce that we are one of only four Scottish finalists in the “Best of Britain” awards. The awards recognise the very best businesses in Britain, celebrating those who have gone the extra mile to provide their customers with an exceptional product and service.

Read the Business Insider’s article about the awards here.

Taste our Best

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Following a recent mystery inspection, Heaven Scent is delighted to retain our VisitScotland “Taste our Best” accreditation. Focusing on service as well as provenance, the quality officer found that at least 88% of the items on our menu are identifiable as Scottish, well exceeding the 40% target.

Well done to all our staff for offering their usual warm, welcoming and friendly service, and to all our many local suppliers who provide our delicious produce!

Certificate of Excellence

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Heaven Scent is delighted to have, once again, been recognised with a TripAdvisor 2017 Certificate of Excellence, based on the consistently great reviews we’ve received on the popular review site.

Only a few selected businesses are awarded a Certificate of Excellence, and we’ve now received it for seven years running, making us extra proud of this achievement.

Thank you to all our amazing staff for keeping our customers happy!

Man meets Wall

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He’s done it!

Andrew has returned victorious from China, having conquered some of the most challenging sections of this incredible world heritage site.

He sweated. He laughed. He enjoyed working as a team with his fellow industry peers. He practised yoga. He even had a little cry at the enormity of it all.

But he did it, and along the way raised over £2.2k for hospitality charity HIT Scotland.

Andrew would like to thank everyone who donated prizes or money for their incredible support. If you haven’t had a chance to donate, please do so on his MyDonate page.

You can read Andrew’s intensely personal blog about the experience here.

Thank you!

Andrew is HITting the wall!

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Andrew Scott, owner and MD of Heaven Scent, is passionate about the industry he’s worked in since he was 13 years old (which is a LONG time ago…). He wants to make a difference, so today he heads off to China to walk the wall and raise funds for Hospitality Industry Trust Scotland.

If you have a spare quid or two he has a mydonate page. All support is hugely appreciated!

https://mydonate.bt.com/fundraisers/andrewscott1

heaven scent at dunfermline carnegie library & Galleries

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Heaven Scent is delighted to be awarded the contract to operate the café in the award-winning Dunfermline Carnegie Library & Galleries, which opens today.

 The spectacular £12.4m building links the world’s first Carnegie Library with a new museum, exhibitions, local history reading room and funky children’s library. 

The mezzanine café is designed in the same strikingly modern style as the rest of the building, and offers stunning views over the landscaped garden to Dunfermline Abbey and the Heritage Quarter.

Heaven Scent will ensure their new outlet provides the same warm welcome and atmosphere as well as great quality food, drink and multi-allergen-free options for which the brand is renowned.

Open seven days a week, the café offers breakfast, lunch, barista coffee and delicious home baking served by friendly staff.

The new Dunfermline opening adds a third outlet to the charming Heaven Scent coffee shop in Milnathort and the lively restaurant at Knockhill Racing Circuit. Heaven Scent also operates a corporate catering and outside catering service.

Andrew wins celeb support for fundraising efforts

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Our founder and MD and Andrew is not shy. And it could be said he has the gift of the gab with a pinch of vision and drizzled with confidence. So it should come as no surprise that when he found himself sitting opposite Alastair Darling, he saw an opportunity.

Grabbing his ‘phone, Andrew asked the former MP and Chancellor of the Exchequer if he could record a plea in support of his fundraising efforts for HIT Scotland by walking the Great Wall of China. And he agreed! Andrew then took every chance he could to gain celebrity endorsement, including from DJ Des Clark, actor Grant Stott, chefs Theo Randall and Aldo Zilli, Weathergirl Judith ralston and even National Grand Winner “One for Arthur”.

The video has gone viral with over 5,000 views over the various sites where it has been posted, and the story has even captured the imagination of the national press, being picked up by The Sunday Post!

  • Watch the video here.
  • Support Andrew by donating here.

Secret Garden – reopening!

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There’s a distinct warmth in the air which means only one thing – spring is almost here! To celebrate the warmer months, we’re reopening our Secret Garden on Saturday 1st April. Follow the tempting smells from our BBQ, and join us for some great food, fun and banter.

The Secret Garden will be open 7 days a week, from 9am Mondays – Saturdays, and from 10am on Sundays, serving breakfast, brunch, lunch, cakes and drinks.