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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 good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (24 reviews)
“pear salad” (3 reviews)
“tagine” (2 reviews)
Open Now
7:30 am - 5:00 pmAll hours
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 days ago via mobile

I have never eaten at The Artisan Cafe, tucked away slightly off Main Road at Blackwood, but I have visited for coffee over many years. The service and presentation is always spot on, and the coffee is excellent. If you have never been, it is...More

Thank pakabay
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am staying in town for a few days and needed internet access and a light lunch. This place fitted the bill perfectly. Lively place with friendly staff, The food was very tasty too. It is also open on Friday nights.

1  Thank northwalesnaturist
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Great food, good and friendly service, reasonably priced and live jazz band, what else could you ask for?

Thank Philclem61
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Just had the most delicious take away coffee. The coffee is always good, today was the coffee of the week.

Thank Ann M
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Like the tile says, "we love the Artisan". We go there for breakfast, lunch and at other times of the day too. They do great breakfasts and lunches. They are always busy and the local community love them too. Try their caramelised onion tart, my...More

1  Thank Debra S
Reviewed 19 August 2017

we went there for dinner on Friday evening, the place was over booked, under serviced and so crowded the pitiful band was inevitably drowned out by all the racket. the food was cold, unappealing and very delayed in arriving to the table. this is probably...More

2  Thank Ann_Maree2013
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

We called in for lunch after many positive reviews and although I found the food good, the service excellent & the ambience acceptable, I thought that over all it was to say the least ordinary. It was very busy & as stated the service was...More

Thank 2pinkducks
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Buried at the back of the shops, off the main street, not much signage!! It was first time for us, but shows that street front means diddley squat!! What a find! Beautiful food, Great coffee, and an atmosphere that says, we're locals, and love this...More

1  Thank Trevor and Sue M
Reviewed 31 July 2017

We went to a function here where various people played music. There were 4 starters and 3 mains to choose from for $38 per head. I had roasted tomatoes on sourdough and then eggplant tagine and both were excellent. Despite the place bursting at the...More

1  Thank Jill M
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

We had bacon and eggs on sourdough with a side of avocado (real, half an avocado). Nice to sit inside or out. Bacon crispy and eggs well poached, produce sourced locally. Will return if in the area again.

1  Thank emhe91
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 23
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
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:30 am - 5:00 pm
7:30 am - 5:00 pm
7:30 am - 5:00 pm
7:30 am - 5:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 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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