We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Artifakt Gallery and Cafe

26 Franklin St, Swansea, Tasmania 7190, Australia
+61 408 622 088
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“french toast” (12 reviews)
“panini” (8 reviews)
“cake” (10 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 pm - 8:45 pm Hours
Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
26 Franklin St, Swansea, Tasmania 7190, Australia
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (285)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 280 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had lunch and afternoon tea here and it was delicious. Nice decor and friendly service. I would definitely visit again.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank acodling
Reviewed 1 week ago

A reasonable menu, but waiting times for food can be frustrating at peak times. tables could be cleaned a bit better with more staff. Food OK, nothing extraordinary. worth a stop if travelling to Wine Glass Bay from south for a coffee or meal as...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank PicklesTasmania
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a lovely breakfast here, french toast was lovely and the coffee was awesome too! Staff were friendly and knowledgeable

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank mitchellp22
Reviewed 12 December 2018

This is my 'go to' in Swansea. You can get a really good coffee and food from extensive menu while checking out the gallery and Tasmanian wine selection. Friendly staff and relaxed atmosphere with comfy seating.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Felicity M
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

The takeaway coffee took forever and they neglected to give me my food. Didn't seem to have any food that actually had gluten in it.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Oscarsmith7
Reviewed 4 December 2018 via mobile

Stopped here to check out the local artworks and stayed for coffee and rubarb tart which was made in house. Food and coffee fantastic. Please keep this place a secret.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank cchb55
Reviewed 27 November 2018

Absolutely brilliant fresh food prepaired while enjoying coffee they have wide variety of milk the service faultless friendly the decor and gallery perfect the muffins fresh a must do your self a favor fellow travellers pause and take time out

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 169ann
Reviewed 16 November 2018

Friend and I called in today for a toaster sandwich and a milkshake, lady who took the order was informative and polite. We sat down and about ten minutes later the milkshakes arrived, after some thirty five minutes had past I asked could they wrap...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Kevin S
Reviewed 13 November 2018 via mobile

I’ve never written a negative review before, however I’ve today experienced exceptionally slow and rude service at the Artifakt Gallery and Cafe. Never in all my life have I been addressed so rudely when simply popping in for a takeaway cup of tea. I am...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Belj63
Reviewed 8 November 2018

I ordered Corn and Salsa Fritters for breakfast and what a surprise, this was the best breakfast! It was absolutely full of fresh alive salads and presented so beautifully. Made me feel like I had fed my body great fuel for the day. I will...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank OzTraveller505
Nearby HotelsSee all 3 hotels
Swansea Motor Inn
342 reviews
.31 km away
Waterloo Inn Hotel
111 reviews
.38 km away
Piermont Retreat
549 reviews
3.51 km away
Edge of the Bay Resort
479 reviews
15.47 km away
Nearby Restaurants
The Bark Mill Tavern & Bakery
802 reviews
.58 km away
Salt Shaker Cafe & Restaurant
739 reviews
.04 km away
Oyster Bay Seafood
325 reviews
.11 km away
Nearby Attractions
Kings Fine Art Gallery
8 reviews
2.87 km away
Kate's Berry Farm
310 reviews
2.89 km away
Spiky Bridge
320 reviews
.19 km away
Swansea Cycle Tours
33 reviews
1.82 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Diana T
14 November 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Raymond H | Reviewed this property |
All of the above information is correct, the cafe and gallery are a must to enjoy if you are in Swansea, you will be well rewarded.
Jacky C
24 September 2016|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Ninja1963 | Reviewed this property |
8 -4 7 days a week
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:45 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 Franklin St, Swansea, Tasmania 7190, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Glamorgan-Spring Bay  >  Swansea
  • Phone Number: +61 408 622 088
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing