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Retro Bar

#232 of 1,195 Nightlife in London
Closed Now: 12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Open today: 12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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Off the beaten track

Noticed a little bar near to trafalgar square and decided to visit. It's a quaint little bar down a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
JTW202
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Seaham, United Kingdom
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Decent music friendly

Popped in on my way to dinner as had time to kill. Good selection of gin - decently priced and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Fearless281249
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  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
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2 George Court, London WC2N 6HH, England
Trafalgar Square / Embankment
+44 20 7839 8760
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Noticed a little bar near to trafalgar square and decided to visit. It's a quaint little bar down a little Street off the main road. Lots of interesting pictures of various musicians adorn the walls. Ok for a drink and is a hidden gem for...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in on my way to dinner as had time to kill. Good selection of gin - decently priced and presented. Good music but jukebox (real one) needs some attention. Real void vibe... will be back with friends

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Fearless281249
Reviewed March 10, 2019 via mobile

Great little bar that dares to be different. Fab old skool music, fantastic old photos and bar staff that take note and serve in turn. What's more it's a gay bar that welcomes all. If you have a crowd of straight friends with you, no...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank MarcusChap
Reviewed January 18, 2019

Friendly bar staff, free jukebox with 80's music, quirky little bar we really enjoyed it will definitely visit again, would make it my local if I lived nearby. Nice mixed ages crowd.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank melblackpool
Reviewed November 19, 2018 via mobile

This is a super little bar just off the Strand where you will find a warm welcome and great music. The quiz is always fun. Wonderful array of photos on the walls.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 14, 2018 via mobile

On a recent visit back to London, I was drawn back for a quick visit to what used to be one of my most favourite bars in town. I was pleased to find it looking so familiar still with that relaxed and unpretentious atmosphere. Truly...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Traveller332015
Reviewed November 9, 2018

I went at a silly afternoon time so unsurprisingly it was mega quiet. BUT it was still very nice, Clean and tidy. great atmosphere. bar staff / land lady ? very nice friendly person. really liked my visit... I needed a sit down after a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Al C
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Great bar with good jukebox very friendly staff, good range of beers etc. Nice relaxing atmosphere. The walls are decorated with pictures of Debbie Harry, David Bowie, and many more music artists of the era. Will visit again on returning to the capital.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Cavalier1946
Reviewed August 17, 2018

We came to Retro bar during London Pride 2018 following a recommendation from a friend, and were immediately impressed with the atmosphere. Good place to go earlier on before heading up to Soho. Will visit again when next in London

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 502darrenm
Reviewed June 2, 2018 via mobile

Just fab. I've been a regular here for years and love it. Reasonably priced spirits and a great jukebox. Friendly staff and a lovely landlady.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Trafalgar Square / Embankment
With its iconic Nelson’s Column, majestic oversized
lions and brightly-lit fountains, Trafalgar Square is
not just considered the heart of this bustling London
hub, but the very core of the city itself. Beyond this
esteemed gathering place are more famous icons, as
well as a disproportionate numbers of the city’s most
popular cultural attractions including the National
Gallery and many West End theaters. Along the way to
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