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Cafe Artysans

7 Strothers Lane, Inverness IV1 1LR, Scotland
+44 1463 729793
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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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

Artysans is a social enterprise initiative which helps young people in the area to develop their skills. Had coffee and cake there, both delicious. Friendly, helpful and efficient staff.

Thank HaddowGlenrothes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for lunch, close to both the train and bus stations. A really good lunch menu, with a couple of soups on offer, as well as specials. Good veggie options, and the tea and coffee selections are varied. Proper mug sized cups made my...More

Thank Nikki G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Artysans cafe doesn’t look much when you first walk in but staff are friendly and we got seated and served quickly. Coffee was good. I had the brioche French toast which was delicious. Bread was sweet and moist. Streaky bacon was excellent- cooked crispy just...More

Thank xoxLuxyxox
Reviewed 8 February 2018

We recently popped into Artysans for lunch whilst in Inverness and were really impressed. The bistro is very attractive, the staff were friendly, our order was taken after a short while and the food was delicious. We had ordered a sandwich, but got a full...More

Thank somscot
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

Popped into this wee cafe as like to try the smaller business, but as there were no menu displayed outside we didn't know if they had any gluten free options ,the assistant was very helpful and looked up the menu for us finding a few...More

Thank foxykaz5
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

I love this cafe, we visit every time we go to Inverness. The black pudding and haggis rolls don’t fail to put a smile on my face alongside the guest coffee! This is a social enterprise cafe truly making a name for itself for great...More

Thank Stephen C
CalmanTrust, Front of House Manager at Cafe Artysans, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2018

Hello Stephen C and thank you for leaving such a lovely review. As a social enterprise cafe we always welcome customer feedback which we can pass on to our young trainees to help develop their skills. Thank you for your repeat custom and we look...More

Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

There is a great menu selection here including favourites, cafe specials and daily specials. Reasonably priced, polite and prompt service. There’s plenty of seating and a great small deli as well. Conveniently located in the centre of town but a little off the main thoroughfare....More

Thank VictorCharlie
CalmanTrust, Front of House Manager at Cafe Artysans, responded to this reviewResponded 29 December 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave your positive review recommending Cafe Artysans. As a social enterprise cafe which provides a training platform for young people it is great for us to be able to pass on your kind comments about the...More

Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Came in for lunch on Friday....my goodness this place is busy! Managed to get the last table luckily. We had 2 soups and half sandwiches - the minestrone was absolutely amazing!!! Good choice on the menu to choose from if you wanted something bigger. Only...More

Thank thechocl8girl
CalmanTrust, Front of House Manager at Cafe Artysans, responded to this reviewResponded 29 December 2017

Thanks so much for taking the time to leave such a positive review, we always welcome any feedback which we can use constructively to continually improve the service we provide. My apologies for you having to wait for any length of time to settle your...More

Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

I have gone to Cafe Artysans since it opened several years ago. Whether it is having something to eat or drink when in town with my husband or meeting up with friends; it is definitely my cafe of choice. A well run social enterprise, it's...More

Thank Invernesstraveller
CalmanTrust, Front of House Manager at Cafe Artysans, responded to this reviewResponded 29 December 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such a great review. As a social enterprise cafe, feedback is always welcome and passing on such good reviews to our young people helps give them encouragement and thanks for the hard work they put...More

Reviewed 24 October 2017

My wife and i were in Inverness on Friday. We decided to have our Lunch and as we were near it we decided to go to Artysans. Tucked down a street near the Bus Station the Cafe is part of the Calman Trust, seeking to...More

Thank Edward A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$13
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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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