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Cafe Skt Gertrud

€€ - €€€French, Cafe, European
Jernbanegade 8, Odense 5000, Denmark
+45 65 91 33 02
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (12 reviews)
“mussels” (4 reviews)
“poached eggs” (2 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 14:00All hours
CUISINES
French, Cafe, European
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Jernbanegade 8, Odense 5000, Denmark
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1 - 10 of 99 reviews

Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

We went to Skt Gertrud for later Sunday lunch. Food was really amazing. The only small complaint would be lack of observation from the side of the service. We were traveling with a small kid and normally it is in the best interest of all...More

Thank MichalZ77
Markbeetson, Owner at Cafe Skt Gertrud, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Michal, Thank you for your review of Skt Gertrud, i am glad you enjoyed your food and i am sorry to here about the misunderstanding regarding the service of the food. We do not operate an automatic policy of serving childrens portions first, of...More

Reviewed 12 September 2017

A very typical Danish-French café both interior and food wise. I had a salad with warm goat cheese. While I found the cheese very tasty, the apple/salad ratio did not really appeal to me (too much apple and too much bitter salad). Bread was good....More

Thank Maria H
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Have been now many times there. Had a brunch that was excellent, for not too expensive of a cost. Went there for tea and coffee with some muffin (homemade and huge, so huge that it is placed lying on the plate). Delicious, thank you.

Thank Alexandra N
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Nicely located on one of the squares in the pedestrian area, Cafe Skt. Gertrud offers a good variety of dishes, many of them inspired by French cuisine (the deco of the interior is taking from the same origins). Very good dinner experience indeed, perfect if...More

Thank Gerard P
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

We choose this place because of the main course "linguine mushroom, chicken, estragon sauce, scarlott onion. The chicken had no taste and was not chrispy. No flavour in the sauce. Dissapointed. It should be easy to make this dish much better in taste.

Thank Siv G
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

We had linguistine with mushroom and chicken and some Chardonnay. Food came very soon after order,- and had average taste,- kind of what you expect from a main stream cafe. Thats why I rate it by 4 stars,- as also the price is friendly. If...More

Thank Per Kristian G
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

my girlfriend and I were looking for a place to have lunch. skt gertrud looked like a nice place so we sat down at a table outside. the food we ordered was absolutely delicious! my girlfriend had the brunch avignon and I ate the burger....More

Thank Freddi L
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

The food is good but not great but service is fine and the setting in the old center is just great. The terrace is perfect on a nice evening. The menu features dishes written in French but the expectation is not fully met in the...More

Thank Koen V
Reviewed 22 July 2017

when I am in Odense I always visit Gertrud's, the consistency of the quality of food and friendly service never dwindles. Delicious homemade French Onion Soup with Gruyere toast followed by Panfried locally caught Plaice, topped with Romo Prawns, cooked to perfection. Finished the night...More

Thank beverleywhitehouse
Reviewed 17 July 2017

The name is Danish, but the menu is French. I had a Cesar Salad which was very rich and with a chicken breast fresh from the oven with a crispy skin. Among the housewines I had a glass of Burdundy red,Santenay, I think.Very good. The...More

Thank Kas2356
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$16 - US$47
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 12:00
Monday
09:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 01:00
Thursday
09:00 - 14:00
Friday
09:00 - 03:00
Saturday
09:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jernbanegade 8, Odense 5000, Denmark
  • Location: Europe  >  Denmark  >  Funen and Islands  >  Odense
  • Phone Number: +45 65 91 33 02
  • E-mail
Description
Café Skt Gertrud is named after Saint Gertrud, Saint Gertrud lived between 625-659 at a convent in Nivelles, she was known for her compasion and sympathy for the poor, sick and travelling. In Odense in the middle of the 1400 a small chapel by "Fisketorvet" was built in honour of Saint Gertrud, the Chapel has long since been demolished, however the street where Café Skt Gertrud lies is named after the patron saint. Café Skt. Gertrud opened its doors for the first time in 1986. "Lets meet at Gertrud's" is a saying that is often heard often amongst the locals, from the early hours of the morning and until the late hours at night. In this lively atmosphere, you can enjoy beverages both hot and cold, which can be accompanied by brunch or lunch dishes from our Cafe menu, from an Organic Cappuccino together with freshly baked croissant, or a chilled glass of Chenin Blanc with a salade Niçoise. In the evening you can enjoy a selection from our à la carte menu or our menu of the month. Our Kitchen brigade strive to use local produce wherever possible and our service staff are here to assist you and give you advice with regards to your choice of wine to compliment your meal, or even a Marc de Bourgogne together with an espresso. The atmosphere in our Café is vibrant, yet at the same time relaxed and good fun. On Friday's and Saturday's we have two resident DJ's that play old school soul and disco to more or less a packed house, here you can enjoy one of our trademark G & T's or a Dark n Stormy until the early hours of the morning.
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