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Cafe Skt Gertrud

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$$ - $$$
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Jernbanegade 8, Odense 5000, Denmark
+45 65 91 33 02
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Closed now
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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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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 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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41 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 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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94 reviews
20 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
Odense, Denmark
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

Gertruds' strongest suit is its atmosphere. You truly feel like you're in Paris. However, the lunch menu is good but traditional cafe fare.

Thank anne m
Manchester, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016

Visited Gertruds whilst passing through Odense. What a fantastic place to meet, eat and mingle on a Friday night. The menu was explained in detail, advising us about the fresh local produce. The staff were very attentive, professional and looked after us all evening with a smile. The owners have abviously gone to great detail to have impeccable staff, menus... More 

1 Thank robbie2472
La Jolla, California
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45 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016

Always full, cheerful and friendly place. We've come back twice and always greeted with a smile fast service and nice dishes. This is not gourmet kitchen, but it is fresh, creative, and the portions are good. Good selection of alcohol if you're just in for that. Recommended for groups and families.

1 Thank coutinho1993

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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
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
Romantic, Bar scene, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions
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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