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The Artisan Cafe

U 2 252 Main Rd, Blackwood, South Australia 5051, Australia
+61 8 8278 9888
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
U 2 252 Main Rd, Blackwood, South Australia 5051, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very disappointed coffee was Luke warm and food average and who ever is the older waitress has a serious attitude

Thank DeniseT1872
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dropped in to the cafe to reserve a table for lunch for 5 people, one of whom is elderly. The waitress started writing down the reservation when another, more 'senior' waitress rudely insisted 'they don't take reservations for small groups'. I explained that we would...More

Thank kazza01
Reviewed 9 August 2018

The Artisan Cafe in Blackwood is a place we know we can rely on for friendly service and quality next to none in their field. They have a fascinating, diverse range of plates on the menu and make or grow most things they proffer.

Thank John T
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

After two recent visits to the ‘restaurant of the year’ (the second a matter of geographical convenience) Ihave to say I’m disappointed. Attempts to book a table over the phone were refused (we were a trio) but I saw reserved notices being put on tables...More

Thank Mike F
Reviewed 18 April 2018

Not my first time here. Easy to see why they won Best Cafe Australia, amazing food, great service, value for money, excellent staff. Had the Veggie Rosti absolutely delicious. Will return again and again.

1  Thank Deborah K
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

I love their citrus tart and coffee. Hard to choose something different. Everything is beautiful. Their quirky teapot covers are definitely a conversation starter. There is an impressive light lunch menu. They also cater for functions and have special events (eg poetry reading. We also-attended...More

1  Thank 47Dale
Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

Another great breakfast featuring my friend and I, as well as the staffy Jess. Yummy full breakfast and very consistent. Only my second review but my 6th or 7th visit. Housemade beans on the full breakfast are to die for. Coffee delicious and prompt as...More

2  Thank emhe91
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

We had a family dinner here on a Friday night which has live jazz music. Good atmosphere and friendly efficient service. Great beer list...tried a few local brews. We all had the steak for main and were impressed how good it was. I had lunch...More

2  Thank Paul R
Reviewed 22 January 2018

How lucky are we having The Artisan Cafe in Blackwood. Excellent food - local, organic, a changing menu with food cooked from scratch & presented at very high standards. Also very good coffee, service. Art that changes, free wifi, a licence, community involvement. So- whether...More

2  Thank elaine431
Reviewed 19 January 2018

I often visit the Artisan, I am fond of the salt and pepper tofu, which is scrumptious; but today I found a dish on the "small plates menu" that I hadn't seen before, a Vegan Terrine: tofu pate studded with summer vegetables, with ciabatta and...More

1  Thank LuckyStar65
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 7 - USD 22
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids
Open Hours
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: U 2 252 Main Rd, Blackwood, South Australia 5051, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Greater Adelaide  >  Blackwood
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8278 9888
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Cafe of the Year 2017 National Savour Awards for excellence. At The Artisan Cafe we draw inspiration from the artisan (ar-ti-san) of old: a skilled manual worker or tradesperson taking pride in their craft. To this end, skilled professionals create our food and beverages on the premises, as far as is practicable, from scratch. We use high quality ingredients, locally sourced where possible, resulting in food and beverages with exceptional flavour which we are proud to offer and certain you will enjoy. Additionally, we continually strive to operate in the most ethically sound manner possible. Winners of Restaurant and Catring SA Awards for excellence, Best Cafe/Restaurant 2015
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