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Alberto's Bar & Bistro

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Albert Road, Retford DN22 6JB, England
+44 7904 802802
Wed - Sat 18:00 - 22:00
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66 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really miss this place the food was fab!! The service was prompt the lasagne was the best for a 20 mile radiois!

Thank wicker10
Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2015

Although the pub is still in Albert Road and open for business the Bistro has moved to the White Hart in the Market Square

Thank pwete2014
albertosretford, Owner at Alberto's Bar & Bistro, responded to this review

Yes, and thanks for letting people know that we have moved the food operation to the White Hart and also Clockwork Molly's in Retford with the same staff plus more! Alberto's is purely a bar now and just as popular as ever. I have tried, but for some reason Trip Advisor will not delete Alberto's listing......only if the business closes... More 

Retford, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2015

After hearing loads of brilliant reviews about this 'restaurant', me and my boyfriend were looking forward to trying it and apparently it sold the nicest food in Retford so we were doubly excited. Triply excited as well seeing as we'd heard about the good value for money. Saturday evening, about quarter to six and we made ourselves comfortable. Whilst my... More 

8 Thank Amy S
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25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2014

Ate here last week and it was very nice, I had Alberto's chimichangas and throughly enjoyed them, there was also a selection of sweets very reasonable in price, overall would recommend

Thank shazzab72
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2014

Our family visited this fantastic restraunt last night and could not fault a thing,we give it 100% for everything ,the food was top class and very well presented the waitress very helpful and friendly the decor and cleanliness impeccable,sorry we did not find the gem before.Thanks to TripAdviser

2 Thank Smiles186356
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2014 via mobile

Visited with friends for a birthday celebration. We weren't sure what to do but the helpful waitress said people usually order 2 dishes each to share. As there was 4 of us this gave us a good selection and each dish allowed us all a small portion :-) Building on the theme we ordered a different desert each and shared... More 

1 Thank Angie_Morton
East Retford, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2014

My wife and I had dinner in Alberto's for the first time last week and were blown away, we didnt realise that there was such good and affordable food on offer just around the corner from us! The staff were very friendly, greeted us, showed us to our table and made sure we had everything we needed without being intrusive.... More 

1 Thank John H
2 reviews
Reviewed 10 September 2014 via mobile

Tapas were super. Service was very good and waitress was friendly and polite. Will return again when on business in the area.

Thank Robncharlie
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 August 2014

Me and my husband went at last minute glad we did food was really nice a good value . We had nacho starter and steak sizzler for main would highley recommend

1 Thank Rll89
Retford, UK
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40 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2014

We visited Alberto’s for a midweek treat and were glad that it was the Tapas menu as we had never sampled that before. As most other reviewers have commented, the food is wonderful, portion sizes generous and the service is good. It is attached to the main bar so I guess on occasions it could get noisy but nothing too... More 

3 Thank terry57Retford_UK
albertosretford, Owner at Alberto's Bar & Bistro, responded to this review

Readers please note, our house wine is £11.75 not £17.50! It's misleading to readers if our house wine appears to be £17.50, so please read on..... The wine that was served on this occasion was our most expensive red wine, a Gran Reserva Cabarnet Sauvignon at £17.25. I am convinced that you won't find the same wine cheaper anywhere else,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$15
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Full Bar
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Albert Road, Retford DN22 6JB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Nottinghamshire  >  Retford
  • Phone Number: +44 7904 802802
We have moved our food operation to a bigger venue called Clockwork Molly's and The White Hart in Retford town centre. Alberto's remains a popular bar showing official sports and with pool, darts and table football, but serves only snacks.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?