“Perhaps the best thing in Dunfermline!”

“Great balcony able to sit in it in all weathers.”

“Love coming here! Friendly, delicious and vegan-friendly! Couldn’t really ask for more”

“Perfect service in the cafe, run by a local company Heaven Scent. Outstanding service, happy chatty team, I really got a sense of a great team spirit here!”

Heaven Scent is delighted to operate the self-service café at Dunfermline Carnegie Library and Galleries.

This incredible, award-winning building links the historic Carnegie Library with a new museum, exhibition galleries, local history reading room and new children’s library. 

Heaven Scent mezzanine café is designed in the same strikingly modern style as the rest of the building, and the huge windows offer stunning views over the landscaped garden to Dunfermline Abbey and the Heritage Quarter. On sunny days you can enjoy tea and delicious cake outside on the balcony.

The self-service café offers breakfasts, lunches, barista coffee and delicious home made cakes as well as the warm welcome, friendly staff and quirky atmosphere for which Heaven Scent is renowned.

There’s a healthy, fun and flexible menu for children, who will also love their dedicated library and running around in the maze outside.

Our particular speciality is providing creative, interesting gluten-free dishes, and making them so delicious that no-one can tell the difference! We’re also working hard to expand our range of delicious multi-allergen-free dishes to ensure an enjoyable experience for everyone, regardless of any special dietary requirements.

So, what are you waiting for? Take a look at our menu then come along to check us out for yourself!

Our ethos

Heaven Scent uses locally sourced, seasonal products and supports small, independent suppliers wherever possible. Winning a VisitScotland “Taste our Best” accreditation for four years running is testament to our commitment to showcasing Scotland’s amazing produce.

Opening hours

Monday 10.00am – 7.00pm
Tuesday 10.00am – 5.00pm
Wednesday 10.00am – 2.00pm
Thursday 10.00am – 7.00pm
Friday 10.00am – 5.00pm
Saturday 10.00am – 4.00pm
Sunday 12.00pm – 4.00pm


Heaven Scent at
Dunfermline Carnegie Library & Galleries
1-7 Abbot Street,
KY12 7NL

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