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Cafe Artysans

7 Strothers Lane, Inverness IV1 1LR, Scotland
+44 1463 729793
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good34%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“scones” (17 reviews)
“soup” (15 reviews)
“cullen skink” (8 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 4:00 PMAll hours
British, Cafe, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
7 Strothers Lane, Inverness IV1 1LR, Scotland
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11 - 20 of 187 reviews

Reviewed 6 August 2017

Pleasant cafe, just off Academy Street, close to bus and railway station. Cafe offers a good range of light meals. The staff are friendly and include a number of young people doing vocational training.

Thank Tricia M
Reviewed 1 August 2017

I visited with my sister for a lunch. We chose a window table and had to wait several minutes for table to be cleared but they had been very busy. I ordered a sandwich with soup. The sandwich was cheese and red onion chutney and...More

Thank Sara B
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

I often pop in here for coffee & a scone when I'm visiting family in Inverness. Today we were in at lunch time so opted for sundried tomato & cheddar quiche. It was delicious! It came with salad (and dressing), coleslaw and chips...All for £6.75!...More

Thank Katie S
CalmanTrust, Front of House Manager at Cafe Artysans, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2017

Hi Katie, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such a positive review. We're always delighted to hear about our customers experience and I will be sure to pass on your kind words to all the team. Hope to see you again...More

Reviewed 23 July 2017

We used this lovely café for breakfast in between our sleeper train journey and our trip on the Kyle line. It is only a very short walk from the station. Flexible menu, helpful staff, good food, nice ambience and top-notch toilet facilities. The café also...More

Thank Victoria059
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

We had breakfast in with our family and friends. We were looking for a lighter a breakfast and not a full cooked breakfast. Was refreshing to have have poached eggs, mushrooms and nice coffee.

Thank jerkykegs
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

This place gets busy as it is popular and central. There is always a quiche of the day , and a soup of the day. Look out for the 'soup and sandwich ' offer. The cafe offers a broad range of more inspiring fillings. As...More

Thank highlandgardener
Reviewed 3 July 2017

This is a great 'find' and you can always be assured of great food delivered in a friendly (yet professional) manner - at a very reasonable priceMore

Thank Gavin H
CalmanTrust, Front of House Manager at Cafe Artysans, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such a positive review. As a social enterprise cafe providing a training platform for our young staff it is always pleasing to hear positive feedback that we can pass on to our team. The friendly...More

Reviewed 12 June 2017

I have visited here many times, usually meeting friends, sometimes just for coffee, but often for food. I have to say in my experience the food is always of a high standard, not only does it look good, it tastes great and the staff are...More

Thank Cherry A
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Having got up at 3am to fly to Inverness from Bristol, by the time we arrived we were shattered! We needed to find somewhere for a hearty breakfast and good coffee. We came across Artysans by chance and are so very glad we did. The...More

Thank KateBowerbank
CalmanTrust, FOH Manager at Cafe Artysans, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such a great review, I will pass this on to our young staff. I very much hope you enjoyed the rest of your trip to the Highlands.

Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

My husband and I went to this restaurant to have the Scottish fish soup dish Cullin's Skink. It was delicious and very reasonably priced. This restaurant provides work for socially disadvantaged youth so it is worth going to not just for the food. The service...More

Thank MyraPlum
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$12
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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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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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