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Cafe Retro

#85 of 412 Restaurants in Bath
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18 York Street, Bath BA1 1NG, England
+44 (0)1225 339347
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Today
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, Coffee & Tea, Reservations

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  • 97
    Excellent
  • 63
    Very good
  • 23
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Bustling little cafe

Stopped here for breakfast. It is assume bustling little cafe serving food simple food. I had the pancakes which were well done. My wife had eggs royale - also good. As others have said it might seem pricey but it is in line with others in Bath.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 17, 2015
spitfire1942
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Didcot, United Kingdom
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Didcot, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Stopped here for breakfast. It is assume bustling little cafe serving food simple food. I had the pancakes which were well done. My wife had eggs royale - also good. As others have said it might seem pricey but it is in line with others in Bath.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Went for breakfast, waitress was very nice and attentive but the downside would be terrible coffee and the breakfast was very standard but in the end I will be going elsewhere next time

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Worcestershire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Good place to eat but not as exciting food as the impression given by the website. Good location and pleasant, helpful waitresses

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UK
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101 reviews 101 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Had a lovely impromptu lunch here. To be honest the food is nice without being memorable, but the ambience is nice, the staff are lovely and if, as we did, you get an upstairs window seat you'll have a great time. Children's menu was particularly good value.

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Rochester
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37 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Ate here before leaving Bath and English breakfast kept me going all day long, couldn't ask for more. Quick service and freshly cooked to order.

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Kennington, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Popped in here with a friend for a shopping break and after spending forever trying to choose a cafe we chose this one after seeing the varied menu and reasonable prices. The cafe offers a sit down area or next door it has a take away counter where you can purchase drinks, cakes and sandwiches for a reduced price. My... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

SOS warning...don't eat here! Despite being ravenous I was unable to finish my microwaved croque Madame!

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Windsor, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

We visited here on Sunday after it being highly recommended and we weren't disappointed. Delicious hot chocolate and a mini one for our daughter...simply delicious. Eggs Benedict were superb. I would highly recommend.

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UK
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21 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 via mobile

Popped in to have breakfast today. I had the eggs benedict and my partner had the American pancakes. The eggs were lovely and fresh, the ham delicious and the hollandaise nicely balanced. The only criticism I had was that the food wasn't piping hot. Partner's pancakes were very nice, with delicious bacon and maple syrup. A great latte and pot... More 

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Bath, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Cafe Retro is our go to place for a lazy Sunday morning breakfast. It's really lovely to sit up there in the summer when they have all the windows open and watch the passers-by in the city below. Their breakfasts is one of the best in Bath imho.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 18 York Street, Bath BA1 1NG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Bath
  • Phone Number: +44 (0)1225 339347

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 15
  • Cuisine: American, Coffee Shop, British, Bistro, Continental
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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