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Cafe Artysans

7 Strothers Lane, Inverness IV1 1LR, Scotland
+44 1463 729793
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“scones” (17 reviews)
“soup” (15 reviews)
“cullen skink” (8 reviews)
Opens in 4 min
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CUISINES
British, Cafe, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Value
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LOCATION
7 Strothers Lane, Inverness IV1 1LR, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 189 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love this cafe, we visit every time we go to Inverness. The black pudding and haggis rolls don’t fail to put a smile on my face alongside the guest coffee! This is a social enterprise cafe truly making a name for itself for great...More

Thank Stephen C
CalmanTrust, Front of House Manager at Cafe Artysans, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Stephen C and thank you for leaving such a lovely review. As a social enterprise cafe we always welcome customer feedback which we can pass on to our young trainees to help develop their skills. Thank you for your repeat custom and we look...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There is a great menu selection here including favourites, cafe specials and daily specials. Reasonably priced, polite and prompt service. There’s plenty of seating and a great small deli as well. Conveniently located in the centre of town but a little off the main thoroughfare....More

Thank VictorCharlie
CalmanTrust, Front of House Manager at Cafe Artysans, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave your positive review recommending Cafe Artysans. As a social enterprise cafe which provides a training platform for young people it is great for us to be able to pass on your kind comments about the...More

Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

Came in for lunch on Friday....my goodness this place is busy! Managed to get the last table luckily. We had 2 soups and half sandwiches - the minestrone was absolutely amazing!!! Good choice on the menu to choose from if you wanted something bigger. Only...More

Thank thechocl8girl
CalmanTrust, Front of House Manager at Cafe Artysans, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much for taking the time to leave such a positive review, we always welcome any feedback which we can use constructively to continually improve the service we provide. My apologies for you having to wait for any length of time to settle your...More

Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

I have gone to Cafe Artysans since it opened several years ago. Whether it is having something to eat or drink when in town with my husband or meeting up with friends; it is definitely my cafe of choice. A well run social enterprise, it's...More

Thank Invernesstraveller
CalmanTrust, Front of House Manager at Cafe Artysans, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such a great review. As a social enterprise cafe, feedback is always welcome and passing on such good reviews to our young people helps give them encouragement and thanks for the hard work they put...More

Reviewed 24 October 2017

My wife and i were in Inverness on Friday. We decided to have our Lunch and as we were near it we decided to go to Artysans. Tucked down a street near the Bus Station the Cafe is part of the Calman Trust, seeking to...More

Thank Edward A
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

We came to Artisan with the kids on school holidays as we hadn’t been in a while and I know the kids meals have previously been great, and keeping them happy and fed is a priority! The kids were not disappointed, one had macaroni cheese...More

Thank westheath10
CalmanTrust, Front of House Manager at Cafe Artysans, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such a lovely review. I'm delighted to hear you all enjoyed it so much and hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

As ever , good food ( try the soup n sandwich deal) , pleasant staff. All for a good cause. Why not visit ?

Thank highlandgardener
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Great new menu at Artisans had croque monsieur and my partner had the pear blue cheese and walnut salad. Lovely. It also looks like they now do take away sandwiches which I didn't know.

1  Thank Peter T
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

If you are travelling through Inverness particularly the bus station just around the corner then this is well worth a visit. Excellent fayre by attentive pleasant staff. Top class.More

1  Thank George C
CalmanTrust, Front of House Manager at Cafe Artysans, responded to this reviewResponded 23 September 2017

Hi George, thank you so much for taking the time to leave the review from your recent visit. As a social enterprise cafe providing a training platform for young people in the workplace it's great to hear positive reviews that we can pass on to...More

Reviewed 14 September 2017

We stopped here mostly by accident. We were driving through Inverness, and were looking for a car park so that we could find a coffee shop. After parking the car, we took a short stroll, and here we were, about to enjoy some delicious coffee,...More

Thank Emmanuel S
CalmanTrust, Front of House Manager at Cafe Artysans, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2017

We were also very glad that you you found us and thank you so much for taking the time to leave such a positive review. I shall be sure and pass on your kind words to our young staff.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$4 - US$12
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Monday
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Strothers Lane, Inverness IV1 1LR, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Inverness
  • Phone Number: +44 1463 729793
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Description
Delivering high quality, freshly prepared food and freshly roasted coffee, Cafe Artysans is an innovative social enterprise. Whilst delivering a high quality product, Cafe Artysans is helping young people throughout the area to develop the skills required for successful onward progression into sustainable work or vocational training.
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