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Retro Cardiff

7A Mill Lane, Cardiff CF10 1FL, Wales
+44 29 2034 4688
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Cocktail masterclass was fab

Visited at the weekend with the girls and had booked a cocktail making masterclass on Groupon at... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
nj0nes4
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Newport, United Kingdom
Average bar

Went with friends for drinks on a hen night, bar tender was quite rude and telling another member... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Samantha D
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Treorchy, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good7%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
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“vip area” (41 reviews)
“hen party” (35 reviews)
“amazing night” (27 reviews)
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7A Mill Lane, Cardiff CF10 1FL, Wales
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited at the weekend with the girls and had booked a cocktail making masterclass on Groupon at this venue. It was so much fun - we had our own area, the bartender 'Shakill' made it really special, and the cocktails were gorgeous.

Thank nj0nes4
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went with friends for drinks on a hen night, bar tender was quite rude and telling another member of staff that she was cheesed off with making cocktails, not great when people are waiting to be served and within earshot. Floor was really dirty that...More

Thank Samantha D
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked a vip are for 27 people. Plenty of space, lovely decorations we had a wonderful time! Ellie was lovely at helping me organise everything and they even provided us with free shots on the night!

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Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

Myself and 10 others went to Retros Cardiff for a hen party, we were a mixed aged group between 22-60. Ellie was great at helping me with organising and making sure the booking went smoothly! When we got there our table had been decorated and...More

Thank chl0eclements
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RetroCardiff, Social Media, Sales & Reservations Manager at Retro Cardiff, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2018

Hi Chloe, Hen Parties are very important to us here at Retro and it really does make my day when I read reviews like this one! I'm so pleased that you all enjoyed, especially our drinks packages as they are great value for money! We...More

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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

What a night! This place is brilliant. Great music and friendly staff. Rhys ran the cocktail masterclass and it was so much fun! I would highly recommend! Thanks to Rhys and all the staff & Tyler the photographer for making it a special night xxMore

Thank Victoria J
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RetroCardiff, Social Media, Sales & Reservations Manager at Retro Cardiff, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2018

Hi Victoria, This was a lovely way to start the week, thank you so much! Rhys and Tyler are both very happy that they made your night and I'm so pleased that everything went well for you. Good luck with the rest of the wedding...More

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Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

Booked through Groupon and got an amazing deal. Ellie at the club also provided a fantastic drinks and VIP package. As a group we had a great evening and cannot wait to visit again

Thank tony c
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RetroCardiff, Social Media, Sales & Reservations Manager at Retro Cardiff, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2018

Hi Tony, Thank you so much for this lovely review, I'm so happy that you all enjoyed. Our cocktail classes are proving to be very popular so we really do appreciate the feedback. We look forward to seeing you again soon, Ellie

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Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

-Entry was easy (lady allowed everyone to split the bill which saved me a massive headache) -Staff friendly -DJ excellent -VIP Area perfect -Plenty of drinks for everyone We had a really great, fun night. Perfect for Hen party or group

Thank jessicastovell
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RetroCardiff, Social Media, Sales & Reservations Manager at Retro Cardiff, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2018

Hi Jessica, Thank you for your five star review! I'm so pleased that you enjoyed your time at Retro and that the staff were as welcoming as always. Hope to see you again soon, Ellie

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Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

Big thanks to Juan & Shack for our Cocktail Masterclass. Really enjoyable start to our evening. 5* for the Cocktail class and tuition -1* for the toilets and ‘aroma’ that greets you 😝More

Thank Caroline E
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RetroCardiff, Social Media, Sales & Reservations Manager at Retro Cardiff, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2018

Hi Caroline, Thank you for your review, I'm so pleased that you enjoyed the masterclass and your time at Retro! In regards to the toilets I can only apologise, I've passed this on to our general manager so it will be dealt with asap. Kind...More

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Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

Excellent cocktail evening bought on groupon. It was excellent value. We had plenty of opportunities to make cocktails. Plenty of shots given. Staff were incredible receptive and welcoming.

Thank clairewithington34
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RetroCardiff, Social Media, Sales & Reservations Manager at Retro Cardiff, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2018

Hi Claire, Thank you for your fabulous review, we really appreciate it! Our staff have worked very hard to perfect our cocktail masterclasses so this feedback is very rewarding. Best Wishes, Ellie

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Reviewed 29 April 2018

7 of us went for a cocktail making class with Juan. He was great with making everyone involved and we made 2 cocktails each plus had at least 3 shots each for various forfeits from making the cocktails and competitions mixing them. The venue itself...More

Thank Rheyes2420
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RetroCardiff, Social Media, Sales & Reservations Manager at Retro Cardiff, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2018

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review, I'm so pleased that you enjoyed our cocktail making masterclass and I know that Juan will be over the moon with your comments! However, I am sorry to read that your Retro experience...More

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Georgina F
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Response from RetroCardiff | Property representative |
Hi Georgina, We pay anything right through from the 80s to current chart toppers!
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leebarney77
27 July 2017|
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Response from RetroCardiff | Property representative |
Hi Lee, Thank you for your question! As long as everyone is well behaved and you refrain from large props you shouldn't have a problem. Thanks, Ellie
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