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Cafe Artysans

7 Strothers Lane, Inverness IV1 1LR, Scotland
+44 1463 729793
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“scones” (15 reviews)
“soup” (14 reviews)
“cullen skink” (8 reviews)
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British, Cafe, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
7 Strothers Lane, Inverness IV1 1LR, Scotland
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Reviewed 20 July 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...More

Thank Veronica and Ke... R
Reviewed 19 July 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
Reviewed 10 July 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...More

Thank QueenofEverything1
Reviewed 9 July 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
Reviewed 3 June 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...More

Thank Albert075
Reviewed 25 May 2016

Had coffee and cake in the cafe on the 2 days I was visiting Inverness. The quality of the products was first class and the young men serving were very efficient and friendly. It was a very relaxing atmosphere too!

1  Thank wanderer23
Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

A full on Scottish breakfast - it was delicious. This cafe is smart, clean and near the station so perfect for two hungry travellers just off the Caledonian Sleeper. The service was good, and the coffee delicious. And we really loved the concept behind this...More

Thank Janet H
Reviewed 26 April 2016

We heard about this great cafe from a friend, and love the idea of it being a stepping stone for young people to gain skills to find work. I only popped in for a quick takeaway coffee (which admittedly took ages) but I had a...More

Thank Mrs Tee T
Reviewed 18 April 2016

what a great wee tearoom, very friendly staff, love the idea behind it, great to see young people getting out of their comfort zones, meeting the public & enjoying what they do. Food very well presented & lovely tasting. Made our group of friends feel...More

Thank highlandadventurer34
Reviewed 13 April 2016

I have been to Cafe Artysans twice in the last fortnight for food while travelling to and from Inverness. The staff were fantastic; they let me stow my luggage behind the till while I ate and were very friendly and welcoming. The food on both...More

Thank Harriet R
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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
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
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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