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Retreat Grill, Bar and Restaurant

€€ - €€€, British, International
319-321 Chorley New Road | 319 - 321 Chorley New Road, BL1 5BP, Bolton BL1 5BP, England
+44 1204 849313
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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“steak” (53 reviews)
“pizza” (40 reviews)
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Bar, British, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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319-321 Chorley New Road | 319 - 321 Chorley New Road, BL1 5BP, Bolton BL1 5BP, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is just about our nearest barand it is a good option. We tend not to eat there much but always enjoy meeting friends there for a drink. It really is at its best in summer when the beer garden is a great option. This...More

Thank Off their P
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visit the restaurant on a regular basis bringing friends along who all have commented on the choice and quality of the food being excellent.The members card is brilliant value and highly recommended for regular visitors

Thank stevemoff66
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pleasant helpful staff, reasonable service drinks , very pricey food nice but spoiled due to being served on COLD PLATES spoilt my day

Thank busher1441
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited retreat tonight with friends venue was nice , food was great,fillet was done perfect issue with the peppercorn sauce it was just bland no taste drink orders seam to take a while to the point the waitress kept walking past asking if the drinks...More

Thank daviahowarth
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Went here for a meal for 8 and walked straight in no wait for a table. Ordered a couple drinks and a pizza to SHARE and paid £20! Would not go here again for what you get.

Thank dee p
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

4/10 I wouldn't rush back Had tons better and not the best service neither Drinks a little on top price as well Don't rush there to be disappointed

Thank Ramborambo1964
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Often come to the retreat for special occasions like birthdays and anniversaries. Best strawberry daiquiri ever! Foods always perfectly cooked (big fan of steak) and service is always friendly and attentive.

Thank Louise P
Reviewed 31 August 2017

We had an enjoyable evening at Retreat. The food was appetising and the service excellent. With our Retreat card, it was remarkable value for money.

Thank 934sunitat
Reviewed 26 August 2017

We have been very happy with the food and service on previous visits, but on this visit the soup arrived in a cold dish and was cold. The bread roll was dry. However as soon as it was mentioned to the server an apology was...More

Thank hobso
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

We were really looking forward to our first visit to the retreat in Bolton, with a couple of other couples. Bar service was good. The cocktails were good, but pricey at £15 quid for 2. The house wine by the bottle was around £19 so,...More

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RetreatRestaurants, Manager at Retreat Grill, Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2017

Hi Darren, I'm sorry you were disappointed with your visit to Retreat. The Morecambe Bay Mussels haven't been on the menu since May this year and I've double checked through the menus on our website and can't find a mention of them anywhere so I'm...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 319-321 Chorley New Road | 319 - 321 Chorley New Road, BL1 5BP, Bolton BL1 5BP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Bolton
  • Phone Number: +44 1204 849313
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