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Cafe Artysans

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7 Strothers Lane, Inverness IV1 1LR, Scotland
8:30 am - 5:15 am
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Mon - Sat 8:30 am - 5:15 am
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Inverness, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Lovely cosy cafe with fresh food and coffees, great for meals too! Staff are very friendly and has a lovely atmosphere. Gets very busy at peak times especially weekends so go early, catering for small children too

Thank Juliet1964
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We visit this cafe every time we are back in Inverness, staff are very friendly and knowledgable when asked about different coffees. The black pudding roll is delicious alongside the freshly baked scones. If you haven't been, I would recommend this for morning tea or lunch. Thanks folks and keep up the great work!

Thank Stephen C
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143 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arrived for lunch, reduced menu due to technical problems in the kitchen. Long time before anyone took our order, when it came we had to go and find someone to give us cutlery. Someone was trying to pay by credit card, the machine was new and the staff couldn't get it to work. The customer was kept waiting for a... More 

Thank yorkielyn
Inverness, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoy popping in here if I have missed bus or had a shopping trip to TKMax or a quick coffee with friends Think it isareally good place to train young people in the catering trade

Thank Ladyluncher2015
Inverness, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I regularly eat here. I pop in for coffee or tea, sometimes have scones (yum, especially the cheese ones), bacon roll, soup which is always tasty or I often have a sandwich. The sandwiches are really generously filled, with a sizeable side of coleslaw, lovely dressed salad and a few crisps. All really good value. We have had a burger,... More 

Thank Fran C
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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175 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

We were recommended to go to this cafe by a shop keeper in the city and I am so glad we followed her advice. The concept of the cafe is wonderful. Not only do they employ young people so they learn essential life and work skills, but every penny of profit goes to support the disadvantaged young in the Highlands.... More 

Thank Veronica and Ke... R
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

Often visit this cafe when I'm in town and it never disappoints. Lovely food and very fast service. The staff are very friendly too and all is very reasonably priced!

Thank Alison H
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

We visited Cafe Artysan at the beginning of June with a group of friends before we set off on our North Coast 500 trip. They quickly re-arranged tables for us all to sit together without any problem at all. The cafe is a social enterprise and helps young people in the community. We had soup and sandwiches which were really... More 

Thank QueenofEverything1
The Highlands
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107 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

Run by the Calman Trust to train disadvantaged youngsters to help them gain work experience to aid them into employment. The atmosphere is good and the quality of the cafe food is xcellent and prices quite reasonable.

Thank TheHighlandsCrofter
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114 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

This café used to be great value but not any more. £2.50 for a scone plus 30p for butter and jam is expensive. The choice of cakes can also be very limited. Service also a bit dodgy - you can sit there for ages before someone notices you.

Thank Albert075

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$4 - $12
British, Cafe, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
8:30 am - 5:15 am
8:30 am - 5:15 am
8:30 am - 5:15 am
8:30 am - 5:15 am
8:30 am - 5:15 am
8:30 am - 5:15 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Strothers Lane, Inverness IV1 1LR, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Inverness
  • Phone Number: 441463729793
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?