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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” (60 reviews)
“tarts” (15 reviews)
French, Cafe, European, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Pirin Street 19A | Entrance From Otets Paisiy Street, Bansko 2770, Bulgaria
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Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

The service was excellent as same as the quality of the food. He is the only one in Bansko having French cuisine.

Thank P4799PEandreab
Reviewed 14 May 2018

I found this place while wandering around Bansko and was delighted. The owner is a Bulgarian training to be a French pastry chef; he speaks very good English, in part from spending a year in high school in the US (on the Outer Banks of...More

Thank LMOverby
Reviewed 6 May 2018

Nice Irish coffee and good home made cake with blueberries. Friendly service, VERY good music choices. Nice ambiance.

Thank IrinaSr
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

Sandwiches are amazing. Service is very friendly and helpful. It’s not typical restaurant, its like sandwich bar. You should visit this place.

Thank Lubomir T
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

I visited the place today. We had the most delicious gourmet sandwiches ever. The staff was very friendly and helpful too.

Thank Ani S
Reviewed 17 April 2018

I came here to collect some vegan sandwiches to take up the mountain to my partner who was snowboarding. They were delicious and the cakes they served were good too. Would recommend this place if you want to get yourself a packed lunch whilst out...More

Thank Andrew W
Reviewed 5 April 2018

Pleasant atmosphere and very good location. Somehow reminds me of a small piece of France. Very responsive staff.

Thank Ivo_Ikonomov
Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

Its small but cute. The sandwiches are made up from fresh ingredients, adding or omitting what you want. The croque monsieur and salad both very tastey. Homemade soup, courgette was ordered to try it. I couldnt imagine using courgettes to make a soup. Its the...More

Thank Gill W
Reviewed 21 March 2018

It's like a little bit of french cuisine in Bansko, the food is absolutely delicious here. I would highly recommend the quiche, cookies, chocolate cups and sandwiches. I woudl say the recommended salads could have a little extra added but you can do this so...More

Thank verity h
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

Really good coffee and toasted sandwiches with some great recommendations from the owner! Cakes and pastries looked excellent too!

Thank Seb M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 2 - USD 5
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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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