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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
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18 York Street, Bath BA1 1NG, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been coming here for almost 25 years (first as a student, then as a visitor and now as a Bath resident) and still can't go past their Croque Monsieur (or Madame - asked for poached egg instead of fried). Always friendly and welcoming this...More

Thank 835alison
Reviewed 12 March 2018

Looked a great place to stop for breakfast. Wasn't wrong. Staff were really friendly. A delicious cooked breakfast. Liked that you could order a mug of coffee. Fab selection on menu. A lovely place to visit. Highly recommend.

Thank jodiejr
Reviewed 25 February 2018

Lunched in here on Saturday 24th. I had the full english and girlfriend had jacket potato with chilli. Staff were attentive and friendly and nice view out onto the hustle and bustle of Bath. So onto the food....the chilli on the jacket potato was lacking,...More

Thank TimmoTyla
Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

Was recommended this place as we needed wholesome English Breakfast and once we found it was so happy. We ordered full English and it didn't disappoint it was just what we wanted lovely staff and a lovely place to start the day.

Thank KamSS
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

Stumbled upon the cafe and delighted we did. Great independent place, deliberately shabby and nicely different from the coffee shop chains. I had club sandwich which was fantastic with great chips, my wife had mushroom soup which was clearly hand made and really tasty. Great...More

Thank R S
Reviewed 7 February 2018

My husband and I visited for breakfast and it fitted the bill for what were were looking for. We had the pancakes with bacon and Eggs Royal, which we both enjoyed! They also have a vast selections of hot chocolate, we tried the white chocolate...More

Thank Laura W
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Sad as this place had good reviews I can only imagine that they are not genuine reviewers! I had pancakes with bacon which was plastic shop bought pancakes and thin swanky bacon. My friend had the full English and it was nothing like the photos...More

Thank Monique P
Lisa G, Manager at Cafe Retro, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2018

I am sorry that you did not enjoy your food when you visited us, we are well known for our breakfasts as we take pride in using quality ingredients which is reflected in the reviews we receive which are 100% genuine I can assure you....More

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30 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
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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
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