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Cafe Artysans

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Strothers Lane, Inverness, Scotland
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8:30 am - 5:15 am
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Mon - Sat 8:30 am - 5:15 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Seating, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Delivering high quality, freshly prepared food and freshly roasted coffee...
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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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Perfect coffee shop

This is an excellent small business, established to help young people into work. We stopped by for coffee but were seduced by the range of gorgeous cakes on offer! Good value, great service and comfortable seats.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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Hereford, United Kingdom
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Hereford, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

This is an excellent small business, established to help young people into work. We stopped by for coffee but were seduced by the range of gorgeous cakes on offer! Good value, great service and comfortable seats.

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Harrogate, England, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

We love visiting when up here on holiday. Your scones,both cheese and fruit are plentiful, light and we were even fortunate to have them hot! Well done! You are doing a great job of training and encouraging younger members of the community into the marketplace.

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Innerleithen, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

My first visit to Inverness city centre for many years and I was delighted to discover this great cafe. The best Cullen Skink I have ever tasted (really!), very generous portions, and a complete bargain! Attentive service, a nice bright setting and an excellent cup of tea. Couldn't ask for more :-)

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scotland
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

regularly visit Café Artysans for coffee & cake or lunch. I really like the fact that its a social enterprise giving young people a job with training. fantastic food and great service - very reasonable too

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Inverness, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Finally got to try this little gem of a place which came highly recommended! Visited with my son. Loved the food, the decor and the staff were all lovely. Love what you are doing here, keep up the good work guys!

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Suffolk, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

We stumbled across this cafe when we were a bit lost, irritated (road works and the drizzley rain) and hungry. I ordered a tuna and mayo filled jacket potato and we both had a slab of malteser cake. WOW! The potato was the most melt in the mouth, fluffiest dream of a baked potato I have ever had the pleasure... More 

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CalmanTrust, Director of Sales at Cafe Artysans, responded to this review

Many thanks for your recent review of Cafe Artysans. We are delighted that we were able to improve your day with a great Baked Potato and some delicious Cake. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit and your time in the Cafe with our team. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Thanks again! The Cafe... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

OK, so I know it's a sort of social enterprise to train young people in employable skills and that is admirable. Hitherto I have always found it a pleasant place to have a light lunch while in between trains, planes and automobiles situated as it is adjacent to the bus and railway stations.No more, I fear. The food has always... More 

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CalmanTrust, Director of Sales at Cafe Artysans, responded to this review

Many thanks for your recent review of Cafe Artysans. Firstly please accept our apologies that on this Passion our service did not live up to your expectations. As you note, Cafe Artysans is more than a cafe, It's a training environment for young people learning skills for future employment and independent living. Our training is based on providing a high... More 

Inverness, Scotland, UK
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

I have walked past Artysans many times on my way to work and was impressed from the outside but didn't venture inside until yesterday. Everything about Artysans is impressive. Nice furniture, nice decor, nice atmosphere, clean, comfortable etc. We opted for the tea/coffee and cake for £3.50. Huge pot of tea with a really cool tea leaf container that sits... More 

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CalmanTrust, Director of Sales at Cafe Artysans, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your recent review of Café Artysans. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit and we look forward to seeing more of you in the Future. Many thanks, Team Artysans More 

Scotland, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

A great coffee shop in a handy location doing good work with young adults. Excellent food. Plenty of room and comfy seats.

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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19 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

I am never disappointed meeting friends here for lunch or coffee, tuna and red onion filled hoggie was lovely, as are the cakes with a lovely hot pot of tea. Staff are always polite.

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CalmanTrust, Director of Sales at Cafe Artysans, responded to this review

Good Afternoon, and many thanks for your review of Café Artysans. We are delighted that you enjoyed your recent visit and look forward to seeing you again! Kind Regards, The Artysans Team More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Strothers Lane, Inverness, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Inverness

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 14
  • Cuisine: British, Vegetarian, Cafe

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.
Open Hours
Monday
8:30 am - 5:15 am
Tuesday
8:30 am - 5:15 am
Wednesday
8:30 am - 5:15 am
Thursday
8:30 am - 5:15 am
Friday
8:30 am - 5:15 am
Saturday
8:30 am - 5:15 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?