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Le Retro

Pirin Street 19A | Entrance From Otets Paisiy Street, Bansko 2770, Bulgaria
+359 87 766 0306
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  • Excellent88%
  • Very good9%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sandwich” (53 reviews)
“croissants” (37 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
French, Cafe, European, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Pirin Street 19A | Entrance From Otets Paisiy Street, Bansko 2770, Bulgaria
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Guess this has changed its name from Le Retro to Cade Retro! Had a pit stop here for a couple of hot chocolates which were amazing! A warm and inviting place.

Thank Eddy041
Reviewed November 6, 2017 via mobile

This is a little Gem of an eatery in Bansko with beautiful artisan French food. The Bulgarian Chef trained in Toulouse and is truly a Master of his kitchen. Just beautiful fresh food. Coffee is fab too

Thank Bogbaby
Reviewed October 25, 2017 via mobile

Lovely little bistro serving salads, soup and sweet stuff. Nikki is very welcoming and a great baker

Thank Carl F
Reviewed October 25, 2017 via mobile

Lovely fresh baguettes and coffee. Perfect for lunch. So many fillings to choose from and they have cakes too.

Thank Sanden25
Reviewed September 12, 2017 via mobile

Been here today for lunch couldn't fault it. Amazing sandwich had a chicken bacon tomato relish had this toasted. I definitely recommend this as a place to visit.

Thank Matthew M
Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

We have a group of 14 which is mainly fussy teenagers! Niki has catered really well for both our breakfast and lunch everyday for a week - including for a gluten free vegetarian. We have been really grateful for the effort he has gone too...More

1  Thank amberlauren1991
Reviewed September 4, 2017 via mobile

Whilst on holiday in bansko, a friend had given us the card for this place and told us to try here. So we did, and it was beautiful, the bread was homemade and the baguettes were filled!! Lots of selection of choice. Staff were very...More

Thank Emma C
Reviewed September 1, 2017 via mobile

During my week stay in Bansko we visited Le Retro almost every day: good coffee and delicious sandwiches! The owners have managed to turn a rather small place in a cozy breakfast and lunch hang out! The fact that you can also pick up food...More

Thank Alina R
Reviewed August 20, 2017 via mobile

Just of the Main Pirin Street before the town square is this tiny cafe with all fresh baked bread, sandwiches and amazing coffee.

Thank Janelle H
Reviewed August 2, 2017 via mobile

Came on the recommendation of TripAdvisor - delicious coffee, so much so we stayed for an extra one after our lunch. Nice toasted sandwiches with good quality ingredients. Cakes looked good. Inside is tiny - three tables with slightly uncomfortable stools - but adequate for...More

Thank Julia E
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$2 - $5
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Delivery
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pirin Street 19A | Entrance From Otets Paisiy Street, Bansko 2770, Bulgaria
  • Location: Europe  >  Bulgaria  >  Blagoevgrad Province  >  Bansko
  • Phone Number: +359 87 766 0306
  • E-mail
We are open 1st December to Mid April & 6th July to 6th September. Le Retro is a small coffee shop and small restaurant/take-away/Bakery outlet where we serve freshly prepared sandwiches and salads which you can eat in or take away, as well as the perfect coffee, delicious croissants and homemade pastries. If you need a packed lunch for your day on the mountain, day trip or your airport transfer home, you can pre-order & have it delivered on your hotel or accommodation. BREAKFAST SERVICE - 8am - 11am everyday , enjoy our French bread, croissants with butter & home made jam or our hot grilled croque monsieur with Nicki's home made creamy béchamel sauce ...... plus freshly pressed orange juice and a choice of coffee & tea.
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