Our coffee training lab is a purpose-built facility in the basement of our South College Street café. It's kitted out with a fully functioning espresso bar—featuring our Slayer Espresso Machine and K30 grinders—as well as a custom 'brew bar' with a Tanzania grinder and large selection of brewing equipment.

We have a range of coffee training courses designed for home coffee enthusiasts, as well as complete coffee novices. Also available are courses for professional baristas looking to hone their skills. 


£85 per person - 3 hours

Filter Brewing Masterclass

£65 for two people - 2 hours

Learn to make espresso like our professional baristas at Brew Lab. Our espresso masterclass is a three-hour intimate training session for two to three people.

Discover how to brew the best filter coffee possible at home. Our filter brewing class is an exciting, two-hour session for groups of up to six people.

Enjoy a bespoke session aimed at professionals looking to perfect their techniques or home baristas who want to learn more about a particular aspect of coffee making.


Hire our Head Barista to train your café, bar or restaurant staff at your premises. We have extensive experience training professionals on espresso and filter techniques. 

Prepping for a competition, training staff or want to sharpen your skills? Hire exclusive use of our training room, Slayer, grinders, boiler and brewing equipment.     

We offer a range of introductory coffee courses through Gift Experience Scotland for coffee novices. 

Corporate team-building or entertaining clients? Host a memorable coffee-brewing and tasting event for up to 60 people at our café on South College Street.