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Cafe Artysans

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
British, Cafe, Scottish
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7 Strothers Lane, Inverness IV1 1LR, Scotland
+44 1463 729793
Today
8:30 am - 5:15 am
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Mon - Sat 8:30 am - 5:15 am
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Took a day trip into Inverness with family and decided to stop in here for a bite to eat. Absolutely gorgeous! Food was lovely - Son and I had toasties. Proper bread (looked freshly baked) - I had chicken and bacon toastie and it was proper chicken (not like a deli filler you get in supermarkets). Sister had macaroni cheese... More 

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Thank Sarah-Jane K
Inverness, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We always stop here for lunch if we are in Inverness as you can't beat the cullen skink, although this time I had a change and had the soup of the day - haggis broth which was equally good. The coffee and cake deal is good value at £4.00.

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Thank Suzanne L
Inverness, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2016 via mobile

What a little gem of a cafe. Popped in whilst out Christmas shopping, and it w as perfect. Bright and clean, super fast polite service, good simple food, just fitted the bill. It was quite busy, plenty of shoppers having their lunch here. Just round the corner from the bus station which must be handy for travellers, altho I think... More 

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Thank Karen S
Tenerife, Spain
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68 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2016

We visited here quite recently with friends that were waiting for a bus, and was pleasantly surprised. We arrived about 11.30 and decided to have coffee and a scone, very nice indeed. By the time we were leaving the place was almost full with people in for lunch and the smell of soup, especially the Cullen Skink, was very nice,... More 

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Thank DerekandMyra
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2016

We passed this venue whilst in Inverness on a shopping trip. Instantly when you go in, the venue feels inviting and looks clean. Lunch was served quickly and was awesome - fresh handcut chips with skin on and macaroni cheese. The staff were lovely and it was nice to be able to try some of the wonderful products on display... More 

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Thank Lizanne C
Inverness, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2016 via mobile

Popped into here for a bite to eat, welcoming on the inside, great choice on the menu; Ate just before midday & chose soup & half sandwich deal, delicious; Large bowl of soup with half sandwich of choice with lovely side salad of lettuce, homemade coleslaw & plain crisps; Very full on leaving, have been before for tea/coffee & cake;... More 

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Thank Shonamac75
Great Malvern, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2016 via mobile

Lovely cafe that gives young people a start in life! Very friendly service. Food is really affordable and good quality. Quite big portions

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Thank SJA01
Elgin, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

Having read the negative reviews I finally felt moved to write my own review after having visited the cafe on several occasions. My understanding is that the cafe's main social aim is to provide young people the opportunity to develop skills in a supported workplace setting leading to sustainable employment. This is being done successfully and, of course there will... More 

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Thank George M
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016

A missed bus connection led me to go looking for a sandwich near the bus station. I ordered a mocha and a bacon and chicken mayonnaise roll to take away, expecting the 'usual' that you get in most places. I was delighted with a proper bakery roll and a delicious filling of chunky chicken and bacon with a tasty mayonnaise.... More 

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Thank Sheila B
St. Andrews, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016

Friendly staff and handily near the bus station. Soup good and all other food being brought out looked impressive. I particularly enjoyed the coffee. Much better than the other cafes near the bus station. Keep up the good work.

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Thank DAVID L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$4 - $11
Cuisine
British, Cafe, Scottish
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
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
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?