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Retro Bar

#305 of 1 331 Nightlife in London
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Nice bar. Shame so quiet.

Visited here a few times over the weekend. Saturday afternoon was very very busy. But large area... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2018
Kelboy65
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Dundee, United Kingdom
Small bar but fun

Had a nice evening here for a friend’s birthday. It’s a two level bar but quite small. Fun decor... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2018
KateLondon_9
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London, United Kingdom
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  • Average14%
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  • Terrible8%
1 May 2018
“Nice bar. Shame so quiet.”
26 Apr 2018
“Small bar but fun ”
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2 George Court, London WC2N 6HH, England
Trafalgar Square / Embankment
+44 20 7839 8760
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came to Retro bar during London Pride 2018 following a recommendation from a friend, and were immediately impressed with the atmosphere. Good place to go earlier on before heading up to Soho. Will visit again when next in London

Thank Darren M
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

Just fab. I've been a regular here for years and love it. Reasonably priced spirits and a great jukebox. Friendly staff and a lovely landlady.

Thank essexpatty
Reviewed 1 May 2018

Visited here a few times over the weekend. Saturday afternoon was very very busy. But large area outside with heaters too. Good retro music selection and great pictures on the walls. Drinks reasonably priced and bar staff friendly enough. My only disappointment on my visit...More

Thank Kelboy65
Reviewed 30 April 2018

This cramped bar was a bit of a squeeze, hence the title. It seems to be aimed at a contemporary crowd with no regard for comfort, but then that might be to emulate the joys of travelling on the tube. When you actually get through...More

Thank Salsri
Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

Had a nice evening here for a friend’s birthday. It’s a two level bar but quite small. Fun decor. It was a hot day so really nice that it’s got air conditioning, which is England isn’t that common. Reasonable prices for central London.

Thank KateLondon_9
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

Whilst this bar is a little off the beaten track I have always enjoyed my visits here. Prices are reasonable and it doesn’t scream “alco pop horror” like other gay bars. Tends to be more relaxed with a slower pace. A strong viable alternative to...More

1  Thank mlharvey86
Reviewed 11 April 2018

I watched in disbelief as a couple were asked to leave immediately because the husband dropped a glass!

Thank Dale187045
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Two couples went for a drink staff were offensive and rude and then refused to serve us . My husband dropped a glass and we cleared it up . Unprofessional

Thank Kim196055
Reviewed 5 January 2018

I love this bar, don't get me wrong. I visit regularly to meet up with friends, and this probably won't change, simply because it's a good place for us to meet up from time to time. However. I've NEVER had decent service there. On one...More

1  Thank CarolMurphy2308
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

Fantastic bar and the best music ever (all retro of course!). Friendly and efficient bar staff, lovely punters and a door man who smiled all night. I think the landlady is called Lesley and she was the perfect host, even made me a cup of...More

Thank Katrina500
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well as a disproportionate numbers of the city’s most
popular cultural attractions including the National
Gallery and many West End theaters. Along the way to
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