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Cafe Retro

18 York Street, Bath BA1 1NG, England
+44 1225 339347
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“croque madame” (9 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (17 reviews)
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Cafe, British, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
18 York Street, Bath BA1 1NG, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

First visited here fourteen years ago long before trip advisor existed....pleased to say it’s still as great now as it was then...superb eggs benedict....brilliant service and dog friendly.

Thank Gary M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we had a couple of really good mocha to enjoy in the Bath Abbey courtyard and then later we grabbed a couple of sandwiches which were great.

Thank jefe8
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wanted to find somewhere to have a cup of tea and a cake and Cafe Retro came up trumps!! Friendly staff who, although not long until closing, gave us time to enjoy our food. Lovely cream tea and my wife really enjoyed the orange and...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The piece de resistance was the salad dressing. It was superb. Everything was local and oh does that make a difference. Highly recommended.

Thank Gavin W
Reviewed 30 April 2018

The Café Retro has been in business for a long time, certainly over 20 years. It's independent, deliberately “shabby” and provides decent food to Bath residents and tourists alike. Sensible prices, and good quantities make this the type of café much needed in Bath, with...More

Thank Stu151
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

The atmosphere was great, one of us had soup and the other a toasted ciabatta. Both were very good! Excellent service too!

Thank LizJohnR
Reviewed 24 April 2018

I visited Cafe Retro To Go,which although part of the main cafe is designed for a quick snack either inside the premises or as a takeaway. The food is good,very often freshly made. A lovely view out towards the Parade Gardens.

Thank John G
Reviewed 13 April 2018

Had a lovely lunch which was fresh, tasty, homemade and served very quickly which was wonderful as we were tired, hungry and short of time. The lady who served us was delightful, the food was lovely and portion sizes were generous without being overwhelming. Can...More

Thank HelenaFJ
Reviewed 29 March 2018

Found this place down looking over the River. We both had the toasted cheese and tomato sandwich. There was cheese on the top as well as inside and we had a bowl of lovely chips to share. A lovely little lunch stop during a long...More

Thank Linda F
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

Nice little cafe with character. Freshly made cakes and a good coffee. Breakfasts looked great and plenty of choice for main meals. Seating on two floors.

Thank DavidJNewell
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29 August 2015|
Response from Lisa G | Property representative |
Hi, it's probably best to call Pat direct on 01225 310132
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 York Street, Bath BA1 1NG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Bath
  • Phone Number: +44 1225 339347
  • E-mail
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