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Cafe Skt Gertrud

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Jernbanegade 8, Odense 5000, Denmark
+45 65 91 33 02
9:00 am - 3:00 am
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Sun 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mon - Wed 9:00 am - 1:00 am
Thu 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 9:00 am - 3:00 am
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Alphen aan den Rijn, The Netherlands
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the three course menu in the restaurant part of the establisment (there is also a more low-key part with burgers and so). The staff was very good but the food not so much. Especially the main course (a braised pork piece) was not very tender and mainly fat.

1 Thank jeroenj1989
Markbeetson, Ejer at Cafe Skt Gertrud, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I am sorry to here of your dissapointment regarding your recent visit to Café Skt Gertrud. The Braised Rib of Pork which originates from the rib area of the loin is tradittionally a fattier cut of meat and the fat gives the meat more flavour and makes it more suculent, the fat goes 'hand in hand' with the... More 

Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food and drinks in a great atmosphere. Great unusual menu with a few classics. Big bowls of mussels, Great burgers and many more.

Thank Andrew H
Odense, Denmark
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23 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's just a plain old normal café (with a small restaurant in one end in the evening). But it's an ok place, ok food and nice and cozy layout. Worth a visit if you are looking for simple food or just a stop with some beverages and a break.

Thank JustDk
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 20, 2016

Best brunch in a cosy setting. Placed in the middle of Odense, and a good starting point. Good and fast service, several choiches of plates possible. Good coffee. Outside heat lamps and blankets if preferred.

Thank 721jespern
Markbeetson, Owner at Cafe Skt Gertrud, responded to this review

Hi Jesper, Thank you for your kind review, it means a lot to us to here that our guests are happy ! Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. Regards Mark & The Gertruds Team. More 

Indianapolis, Indiana
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 2016 via mobile

We wanted good drinks and outside seating and we got both. The staff is very friendly and our beverages are lovely. Outside heat lamps make a December stop possible.

Thank AdventuresomeHobbit
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32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 1, 2016 via mobile

I have been coming to this place for over 30 years. Agree it is not low cost,but looking at the quality you get offered ,the excellent choice,professional young and friendly staff,it is hard to find negative points. For me an excellent choice of a bar offering excellent food,where I will always return

1 Thank struppi
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

what a fabulous evening with great food, service friendly local crowd. Saxophonist playing as just great. The thing I liked the least was having to leave.

1 Thank Chris F
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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43 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

Lovely calm and well managed restaurant. Locals more than tourists; limited selection of well prepared brunch favourites. Caesar salad especially good. Reasonable prices and friendly staff.

1 Thank Tim W
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

I've heard a lot about this place, so me and my friend finally decided to go. I must say that for the price, the food was not good enough. When the food is average the price should be as well!

Thank Amanda C
Markbeetson, Owner at Cafe Skt Gertrud, responded to this review

Dear Amanda, I am sorry to here of your recent dissapointment of Café Skt Gertrud's and that you didn't think the quality matched the price, please could you elaborate on this and let us know in more detail what you ate and why it was not satifactory. Yours Sincerely Mark Beetson More 

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95 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

We had a family dinner on a very busy and lively Friday evening during the Hans Christian Andersen festival. We had made a reservation for a table outside. Service was friendly, good and efficient. We had mussels as a starter and this was really excellent. The main course was also good both for the children having hamburgers and the adults... More 

1 Thank Ester G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$14 - $57
French, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic, Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
9:00 am - 1:00 am
9:00 am - 1:00 am
9:00 am - 1:00 am
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
9:00 am - 3:00 am
9:00 am - 3:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jernbanegade 8, Odense 5000, Denmark
  • Location: Europe  >  Denmark  >  Funen and Islands  >  Odense
  • Phone Number: +45 65 91 33 02
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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