Now in their third year, the awards celebrate the best of what Scotland’s cafés have to offer.
The local finalists will have to wait until next month to learn if they have been successful when the awards ceremony takes place in Glasgow on Monday, June 27.
The awards are honoured by Creative Oceanic, but voted for by the public.
Local finalists are: Café of the Year (Central) – Pots, Central Perk and Finnegans, all Falkirk; Café of the Year (South East) – Café Belgica, Bo’ness; Best Loved Café of the Year (Central) – The Fork and Mustard, Falkirk; Best Theme Café – Café Belgica, Bo’ness; Dessert Parlour of the Year – The Milk Barn, Glen Village and McMoo’s Ice Cream Parlour, Bo’ness; Shoppers Café of the Year – Café Belgica, Bo’ness; Garden Centre Café of the Year – Blossoms Bistro at Torwood Garden Centre, Larbert; Deli of the Year – Marco’s Deli and Café, Falkirk and Café Bar of the Year – Johnston’s Bar Bistro, Falkirk.
A spokesperson for the awards said: “Coffee is the most popular drink worldwide and the trade values billions of pounds.
"As a result, the Scottish Café industry has seen a massive growth over the past few years with many new coffee shops entering the sector, increasing the competition.
"This ceremony aims to acknowledge those who have played a great role in making this sector one of the most profitable industries in this country.
"Undoubtedly, there are coffee lovers in Scotland who look for not just a coffee, but a true masterpiece.
"These finalists reflect those who put so much effort into providing high quality of food, snacks and hot beverages to the customers across the country.”