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Artisan Cafe Bar & Bottle Shop


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Certificate of Excellence2018 Winner

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Contemporary continental style café bar that serves quality teas, coffees and cake as well as cask ales, craft keg beers, artisan gins and fine wines. Cheese and charcuterie platters are all day staples with soups and one pot meals served at weekends in winter months and seasonal sandwiches and salads served at lunchtimes. All are served with the finest artisan breads and cheese biscuits. Open to all with street level access and facilities. Dog and family friendly too.
US$7 - US$33
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
British, Contemporary, Bar, Cafe, Pub
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed 1 January 2019

Lovely gin bar in a quaint little town. Great for a nibble in the afternoon. Staff were helpful, friendly and not to mention yummy. I'd go back again just to watch James lightly squeeze a lemon any day of the week! What lovely little hands...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank margarethiggleworth
Reviewed 25 December 2018 via mobile

I visit Artisan often (at least weekly) and I have never experienced poor service. Staff are always friendly, attentive and knowledgable about beer, wines and spirits. I was there one lunchtime over this weekend when the new menu was launched and overheard three tables discussing...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank KDIDsalopian
Reviewed 23 December 2018 via mobile

I am not normally one to leave reviews, however I felt inclined to so in this instance. Unfortunately, the owner of the pub came across very rude to my friend while we were visiting this lovely town. I would certainly not recommend this place to...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Y1599LUjames
Reviewed 23 December 2018 via mobile

So me and my wife came down from the Yorkshire dales to Ashbourne for a couple of days. After doing a bit of research on the area we thought artisan would be the place for us to have a lovely evening and a few drinks....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Reviewed 23 December 2018

Our evening was ruined by the owner being incredibly rude, we were sat in the bar and enjoying a nice evening with our wife and we had to listen to the owner shouting and being rude constantly. A nice place but a real shame the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Mark H
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

This is a lovely cosy bar in Ashbourne .cheerful and helpful staff happy to provide a taste of any of the beers on draft .i had been another lovely day in this best of British summers but it was easy to imagine spending an evening...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank stokiebloke45
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

We were a little disappointed. This type of bar was right up our street. We phone before hand to check we would get in and at no point did they mention to us that they had run out of food. When we got there and...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Ngiculela
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

We visit regularly and it's good any time of day. Lovely coffee and cake during the daytime and previously welcoming of my little nieces and nephews too, as we spread out one of the big tables upstairs! In the evening its great for a pint...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Wandererr2018
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

I have lived in Ashbourne for 6 years now and it was only when Artisan opened that I had a local. The staff are always welcoming and know what they are talking about when it comes to craft beer, gin, rum and wine! Not only...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank KateE1151
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Visited here after reading all the good reviews, we weren't disappointed. Its a fab little place with a brilliant beer selection, both on draught/keg and bottled. It was really good to have a delicious Black Forest Stout from Raw Brewing, along with a lovely sour...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Karen C
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