• Jonno Mack

Workplaces across Scotland

While there are many benefits to working from home, it can prove a poisoned chalice when it comes to your productivity. If you're looking to get back out there and explore your piece of Scotland while keeping on top of your workload, look no further than this list!

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210 Bistro, Aberdeen AB11 5PQ

Situated over four floors, it’s unlikely you’ll be left scrambling for a workspace here. With dedicated business meeting rooms and even its own conference suite, 210 is as suitable for freelancers looking to beaver away independently as it is for group working.

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BrewDog Castlegate, Aberdeen AB11 5BU

While the prospect of working in a bar may initially seem counterproductive, the nationwide ‘Desk Dog’ initiative aims to disprove that. £7 guarantees you a workspace at BrewDog for the day, bottomless hot drinks and even a free pint of Punk IPA at day’s end (if you think you’ve earned it)!

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Empire State Coffee, Dundee DD1 4AY

This cafe doubles up as its own roastery, so if you like the smell of coffee in the morning it’s a no brainer. Situated just a stone’s throw away from the V&A Dundee, Empire State is sure to get those creative juices flowing when you need them most.

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The Bach, Dundee DD1 1DJ

For something a little different in the heart of the city, try this spot that is “run by a couple of wandering Kiwi’s”. The Bach’s laidback New Zealand influence oozes from the spacious surroundings to the food and drinks menu - perfect for fuelling your workload.

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Black Medicine, Edinburgh EH8 9DH

This is one of the true stalwarts of the capital’s abundance of cafes. With a new basement to cater for meetings both big and small, there’s yet another reason to try out the aptly-named Black Medicine to treat your work time woes.

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The Neighbourhood, Edinburgh EH10 4HH

Part of a £1million investment by The Bruntsfield Hotel to replace the Bisque Brasserie, this new space is inspired by the co-working concept. With a flexible hot-desk hub and unlimited tea and coffee, The Neighbourhood could well be the up-and-coming place to be.

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citizenM, Glasgow G2 3BW

One of the most striking hotel buildings in the city, this central location serves as a hub both for locals and those just-passing-through. With a plethora of workspaces and meeting rooms, citizenM is right up there when it comes to feeling productive and consummately professional.

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Civic House, Glasgow G4 9RH

Probably the most wholesome of the lot, this hidden gem turned jewel in Glasgow’s crown is a short walk from Cowcaddens subway station is a charming place to work and relax in. With a can-do attitude that is sure to rub off on you, Civic House is a real escape from the city hubbub.