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Retro Cafe

Ul. Piwna 5/6, Gdansk 80-831, Poland
+48 665 217 965
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“oatmeal” (15 reviews)
“cakes” (59 reviews)
Opens in 2 min
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Healthy, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Ul. Piwna 5/6, Gdansk 80-831, Poland
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1 - 10 of 216 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The breakfast was good and the prices decent. However I was appalled by the terrible service. We didn't get our coffee until 30 minutes after the order, on an almost empty place. When we asked the waitress about our order she was rude and unapologetic....More

Thank Konstantinos V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Breakfast was good but took ages to come (30') although the place was not busy. When I went inside to ask her she was just playing with a note bragging to the baristas how good a tip she took. So not busy at all just...More

Thank Kostas08
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This really is a great coffeehouse. A wide variety of different teas, espresso-based drinks and coffees are on offer. After giving a few words detailing what I usually like in a pour-over coffee the barista served up the perfect drink for me. The cakes were...More

Thank Christopher T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This cafe is very pleasant to sit at the front and watch the world go by. The staff are very friendly and helpful. Price is reasonable and they sale gluten free products which at times can be difficult to locate. I ordered the apple pie...More

Thank Ronron07
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a nice breakfast there one day and rushed into the cafe next day when it was pouring down hoping for a coffee to save us from the rain. The blond waiter who already had an attitude the day before kicked us out into...More

1  Thank Juli S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've been to Dansk with my Girlfriend, beautiful an nice city so far. We've been to the the retro for breakfast. Breakfast was good but never met such an unfriendly waitress. The restaurant deserves better.

1  Thank Sebastian S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The cakes were amazing.. try the Apple pie and buckwheat chocolate cake.. gets busy so be prepared to wait....

Thank Ashish D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Can be busy at times! I have visited the cafe on a few occasions when visiting Gdansk, mostly for a coffee+cake, which are always decent. Most recently I came here on a rainy summer day, the place was packed, but we received our order promptly....More

Thank nbskd
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Went here to have breakfast with a friend, the oatmeals are just amazing! Especially the banana peanutbutter one :) sandwich with salmon and cream cheese is also a good option, but def go here for the oatmeals!

Thank Josefina S
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Retro cafe was our favourite breakfast place during our stay in Gdansk. Plenty gluten free options, fantastic deserts and really good coffee makes this place outstanding. The only bad thing - no wi-fi connection, but probably on purpose, as you may enjoy your food at...More

Thank Andrius S
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Questions & Answers
Eva Ellinor B
24 August 2016|
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Response from retro_gdansk | Property representative |
Hi, we're a cafe. We don't offer pizza. We usually do have a gluten free cake or two available though.
22 July 2016|
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Response from linmckiss | Reviewed this property |
They do fair trade coffees.
24 July 2015|
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Response from retro_gdansk | Property representative |
Hi, we try to always have something gluten free on offer. We make our own cakes though, and so sometimes we run out -- it's best to ask ahead of your visit via phone, email, or facebook message.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$5
Drinks, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Wine and Beer
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ul. Piwna 5/6, Gdansk 80-831, Poland
  • Location: Europe  >  Poland  >  Northern Poland  >  Pomerania Province  >  Gdansk
  • Phone Number: +48 665 217 965
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Retro is a café with a soul, located in the Old Town of Gdansk and offering healthy, quality, home-made low-sugar cakes. We bake with real butter, locally sourced honey and free-range eggs. We use seasonal and local ingredients whenever possible. We offer loose leaf teas (over 30 kinds), excellent coffees, Italian hot chocolate and cocktails inspired by the 1930s and '40s. We serve dessert wines and several kinds of Polish beer. Retro's interior is warm and inviting from the wood floor and paneling through the old photographs on the walls to the quiet background music. Outdoor seating is available in the summer season (May - September).
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