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Cafe Artysans

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$$ - $$$
British, Cafe, Scottish
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7 Strothers Lane, Inverness IV1 1LR, Scotland
+44 1463 729793
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08:30 - 05:15
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Harrogate, England, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2015 via mobile

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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Thank V1001
Innerleithen, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 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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Thank jaller463
scotland
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 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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Thank joan44
Inverness, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 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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Thank 339alison
Suffolk, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 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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2 Thank Woosh1977
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 

Scotland, United Kingdom
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151 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 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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1 Thank Nan K
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 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2015 via mobile

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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2 Thank LukeAir2012
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 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 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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Thank George G
Inverness, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 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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Thank Sparkly66
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 

The Highlands
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122 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2015

Had a great coffee and bacon roll for only £3.50. Pleasant ambiance and good service. They give disadvantaged youngsters a training to help them find future employment. Nice menu with soups, sandwiches and paninis and so much more.

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Thank TheHighlandsCrofter
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 appreciate your help in allowing us to work with young people to improve their life chances. Many thanks, The Artysans Team More 

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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
USD 4 - USD 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
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
08:30 - 05:15
Tuesday
08:30 - 05:15
Wednesday
08:30 - 05:15
Thursday
08:30 - 05:15
Friday
08:30 - 05:15
Saturday
08:30 - 05:15
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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