A LOCAL coffee shop has been named as a finalist in this year’s Scottish Café Awards.

Paton’s Place in Bowling is in the running for the title of ‘Best Coffee Shop’ in Scotland.

The Bowling Harbour unit has been recognised for “going above and beyond” for their customers.

The awards ceremony is set to take place at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in Glasgow on February 18.

A Scottish Café Awards spokesperson said: “We want to congratulate the fabulous finalists for making it this far.

“In a nation full of coffee lovers these finalists have gone above and beyond for their customers.

“Offering a versatile space for people to both work and socialise. They all deserve a spot in the final.”