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US$3 - US$5
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Healthy, Cafe
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Reviewed 23 November 2021

Friendly service, quirky vibe, very relaxed atmosphere, good coffee and nice cake. I wouldn highly recommend!

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 6 November 2021 via mobile

We loved this cafe so much, we visited four times on our 8 day trip. The food and drinks were delicious with good quality products used. The cafe has a lovely ambience and has been decorated with really good attention to detail and the staff...were really friendly and welcoming. Be sure to visit when in Gdansk.More

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 18 September 2021 via mobile

Loved this cafe. We had breakfast everyday of our trip there. The cakes are very fresh and tasty. The coffee was amazing - great quality and loved the extra pistachio syrup to my cappuccino. The food was also very fresh.

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 20 July 2021 via mobile

Retro Cafe is a cozy cafe in Gdansk offering a nice variety of food, cakes and coffee. On our 4 day visit to Gdansk we went here twice because we were so impressed with the food and coffee as well as the pleasant outside sitting...environment the first time. The second time they unfortunately didn't have their fresh and fruity cold brew, but as a compensation they made me some really delicious coffee dripped on ice cubes. They had good selection of food and cake which was very tasty. Staff was also friendly and solution oriented.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 18 September 2020

The menu offers a great selection of sweet and savoury and a diverse drink selection. Their puddings are to die for and cater for allergen free and vegan diets. I really enjoyed their rooibos tea. I know it's also very popular with the locals. They...speak good English and service was pretty good. Definitely visit if you are in town.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 20 August 2020 via mobile

We did not have much time to enjoy all the menu offer, but we appriceed "the cloud coffee drink"we took last night. The place has a huge outdoor space with tables yiu can have your drink. The service was fast and efficient. For sure next...time will have a breakfast there. The cakes looks delicious and also the vintage drinks looks like really great!More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 5 August 2020 via mobile

Terrible service: multiple times we saw bartender using his hand to take ice into drinks just with his hands, our table was not disinfected after previous people, they just seated us right away. We ordered one tea and two pieces of cake waited over 30...minutes when all people around got their orders we still waited and left afterwards. Bartender was multiple times looking at our table and when we were leaving he just laughed loudly looking straight to us.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 1 July 2020

Lovely interier but: we ordered six drinks and they bring only 4. Worst come when my 7 year old daughter ordered vanilla ice cream milk shake. She got alcoholic pina colada! We realize that late, after she drunk it all.

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 23 February 2020

The main problem with Gdansk is the buildings' beautiful exteriors give no indication of the spaces inside once through the door. We were on our way to the Jozef K next door when we saw the sign above the door saying 'cafe with a heart'....Luckily we were drawn in. The interior is beautiful, a cross between an Edwardian front room and a tart's boudoir! The chairs were very comfy and despite just stopping for drinks at lunch time there was no feeling of being rushed. I had a delicious hot chocolate with Amaretti (really rich chocolate) and my husband had a beautifully refreshing 'Good Morning Tea' with citrus fruits and gogi berries. The open sandwiches and cakes looks amazing. We will definitely be back! Why would anyone go to the likes of Costa or a chain cafe when you can go to this little gem.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 16 January 2020

We popped in here every day we were in Gdansk as it was a few doors down from our hotel. The cakes were fresh every day and so delicious, we had a different cheesecake each visit. The service was friendly, a little slow but that...was fine as we needed to rest after so much walking. Interesting 'Retro' decor (as you would expect!) and comfortable seats. My favourite was the 'Boheme' drink, a sumptuous layered concoction of espresso, Bailey's, Kahlua, hot chocolate and cream, heaven. Prices very reasonable too, what's not to like?More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed 4 January 2020

Cozy café with a good breakfast selection including Oatmeal with a lot of different topping. A lot of vegan options. Friendly staff and good service.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 1 January 2020 via mobile

For breakfast, this place was the best that we could find in Gdańsk. Cozy and retro (as the name) place with high quality ingredients for the breakfast. Good staff and service

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed 20 December 2019

Really liked this place. It was my favourite place on our Gdansk break. Called on spec looking for a coffee. Really nice ambiance, cosy, warm, welcoming and relaxing surroundings. Clearly popular with locals. Great service, good coffee and tempting treats. So good, we called a...second time. Would recommendMore

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed 13 October 2019 via mobile

This is a nice place for a (vegan) afternoon snack or breakfast. The sandwich I had was really nice and somethig different that I expected.

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed 19 August 2019 via mobile

The Retro cafe’ is an ideal place for breakfast. Staff is very friendly and the facilities are clean and easily accessible.

Date of visit: August 2019
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Eva Ellinor B
24 August 2016|
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Response from Restauracja K | Property representative |
Hi, we're a cafe. We don't offer pizza. We usually do have a gluten free cake or two available though.
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22 July 2016|
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Response from linmckiss | Reviewed this property |
They do fair trade coffees.
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Yes, Retro Cafe offers takeaway services.

Retro Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5