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Cafe Artysans

7 Strothers Lane, Inverness IV1 1LR, Scotland
+44 1463 729793
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (15 reviews)
“cheese scone” (6 reviews)
“soup” (13 reviews)
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British, Cafe, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
7 Strothers Lane, Inverness IV1 1LR, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had breakfast here on two consecutive days - it was that nice. The bacon/sausage/egg rolls were nice and the porridge was excellent. Nice surroundings; there is a separate comfy sitting area and several locals were there for coffee/tea and it looked like they were...More

Thank Cliff J
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Went here for the first time today. I cannot believe we have passed it so many times before. What a cracking place. Great food with plenty choice. Staff are all very polite and smart. We will be back soon I'm sure 👍More

Thank coffeepot46
CalmanTrust, Front of House Manager at Cafe Artysans, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2017

Thank you so much for stopping by for the first time and taking the time to leave such a positive review. I will make sure that all the staff are made aware of such great feedback and we look forward to welcoming you again in...More

Reviewed 1 May 2017

One of the best coffee houses in Inverness.A great double shot Americano with cream and a wee bit of short bread for £1.95

Thank Ralfie1957
Reviewed 24 April 2017

We usually call in for tea/coffee and scones or cakes. Baking is fresh and very tasty. Tea is made with leaves, not bags. Many of the staff are youngsters who are being trained to work in the catering business. They are attentive, polite and friendly....More

Thank Tom260915
CalmanTrust, Front of House Manager at Cafe Artysans, responded to this reviewResponded 6 May 2017

Thsnk you for taking the time to leave such a great review. It is always nice to receive positive feedback that we can then pass on to our staff showing them the well deserved recognition for all their hard work. We look forward to welcoming...More

Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Despite the dubious name and proximity to the bus garage ( a plus in some respects) this is the place to go in Inverness for a fried egg sandwich and a decent cup of tea. Only downside the absence of marmite And bovril ( really?)...More

Thank Susie H
Reviewed 12 April 2017

My husband and I had coffee and shared a yummy slice of gluten free carrot cake here recently. Coffee was super too. Quick service and very friendly staff.

Thank PaulaScot
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This is a lovely little coffee / lunch eating place which has in the past had good food, We visited last week & although the service & cleanliness were up to the usual high standards our lunch was not. We opted for the chicken mayo...More

Thank Susanna T
CalmanTrust, Front of House Manager at Cafe Artysans, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review to let us know your thoughts after your most recent visit and we are very sorry to hear that your lunch did not meet with your expectations. You are correct in what you say that...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 11
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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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