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Retro Cardiff

7A Mill Lane, Cardiff CF10 1FL, Wales
+44 29 2034 4688
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Table service on match day in Cardiff! Cheers Shaquille.

Warm and friendly staff make for a pleasurable experience. Table service on match day in Cardiff... read more

Reviewed 25 November 2017
caroline T
via mobile
Night out

Absolutely super bar with even better service! The staff really look after you. Cocktails (retro... read more

Reviewed 21 November 2017
Justin L
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good7%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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“vip area” (34 reviews)
“amazing night” (26 reviews)
“hen party” (29 reviews)
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7A Mill Lane, Cardiff CF10 1FL, Wales
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Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Warm and friendly staff make for a pleasurable experience. Table service on match day in Cardiff! Cheers Shaquille.

Thank caroline T
RetroCardiff, Social Media, Sales & Reservations Manager at Retro Cardiff, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2017

Hi Caroline, Thank you for your brilliant review! Shaquille will be over the moon with your comments and we do hope to see you back at Retro soon! Best Wishes, Ellie

Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

Absolutely super bar with even better service! The staff really look after you. Cocktails (retro sweet flavours) were very tasty! Music is great and so is the atmosphere, will definitely return!More

Thank Justin L
RetroCardiff, Social Media, Sales & Reservations Manager at Retro Cardiff, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2017

Hi Justin, Thank you for your amazing review! We're very proud of our staff and reading reviews like this really does reinforce that pride. I'm pleased to hear that you enjoyed our Pic N Mix cocktails (the Drumstick is a personal favourite of mine!) Hope...More

Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Loved the music, staff were really friendly and Shaquille was really helpful with my drinks. Overall 10/10

Thank Jaida18
RetroCardiff, Social Media, Sales & Reservations Manager at Retro Cardiff, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2017

Hi Jaida, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review, especially such a great one! Shaquille is also extremely happy! Hope to see you again soon, Ellie

Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

I cannot thank Ellie enough for her hard work. From the first message I sent, she was quick to reply and answer all queries. As there was a massive game on, we couldn't get into any other pub so went to Retros and hour early,...More

Thank Sarah H
RetroCardiff, Social Media, Sales & Reservations Manager at Retro Cardiff, responded to this reviewResponded 17 November 2017

Hi Sarah, Thank you for such a lovely review! Match days are always a bit chaotic (especially Wales V England!) so we do our best to ensure that everyone has a fab time! I'm so very pleased to read that you enjoyed your night with...More

Reviewed 12 November 2017

My friends and I had a great night out in Cardiff until we went to Retros! We are girls who clubbed in the 90’s and never once did I club to Rihanna “We found love in a hopeless place”. Though hopeless is quite apt for...More

Thank Wyatt80
RetroCardiff, Social Media, Sales & Reservations Manager at Retro Cardiff, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2017

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review, we do appreciate constructive feedback. The main issue with your comments- the music selection- is something we're quite frankly very confused about. Our DJ has been with us for 9 years and what...More

Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Please go if you have grown up in the naughtiest!!! Most amazing time ever, great music!! SHANNON WAZ THE MOST AMAZING SERVER EVER!! All love xoxox

Thank Shannon E
RetroCardiff, Social Media, Sales & Reservations Manager at Retro Cardiff, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2017

Hi Shannon, Thank you for your great review, we really appreciate it! I'll also pass on your comments to our Shannon- she'll be over the moon. Best Wishes, Ellie

Reviewed 30 October 2017

Had VIP tickets for a birthday party, was a brilliant night. Cheap drinks, prosecco and cheesy music!

Thank Maria H
RetroCardiff, Social Media, Sales & Reservations Manager at Retro Cardiff, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2017

Hi Maria, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review, I'm so pleased that you enjoyed spending your birthday with us! Hope to see you again soon, Ellie

Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

It was fabulous, great VIP area, smashing service, great drinks and music. Great job Retro, you helped us celebrate our friends marriage with a really fun night!!

Thank Rachdiy
RetroCardiff, Social Media, Sales & Reservations Manager at Retro Cardiff, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

Hi Rachel, Thank you for such an incredible review, it really means a lot! We understand that every celebration is important and so we do our very best to ensure that we make it a night to remember! Hope to see you again soon, Ellie

Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

I booked Retro for my friend's Hen do, I was organising there was 8 of us so I emailed the office from the website and Ellie emailed me back very promptly, she was very easy to communicate with and arranged everything for me. I paid...More

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RetroCardiff, Social Media, Sales & Reservations Manager at Retro Cardiff, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2017

Hi Holly, Thank you for such an amazing review (I've been away and this was lovely to come back to!) Hen Parties are very important to us so it always makes my day when I know that they've had a great time. Good luck with...More

Reviewed 23 August 2017

i was here on saturday evening had a great evening. the staff were great great drinks on offer great variety of music not been on a saturday before and really enjoyed it. will be back soon.

Thank Paul M
RetroCardiff, Social Media, Sales & Reservations Manager at Retro Cardiff, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2017

Hi Paul, Thank you so much for your lovely review! We pride ourselves on our excellent team and music offer so it's always nice to read comments like this. Hope to see you again soon, Ellie

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leebarney77
27 July 2017|
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Response from RetroCardiff | Property representative |
Hi Lee, Thank you for your question! As long as everyone is well behaved and you refrain from large props you shouldn't have a problem. Thanks, Ellie
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benfletcher130392
13 March 2017|
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Response from RetroCardiff | Property representative |
Hi Ben, We have no issues with fancy dress but please do avoid large props!
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Tinkerbell074
24 February 2017|
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Response from RetroCardiff | Property representative |
Hello, Our dress code is strictly smart/casual so no sportswear or trainers are to be worn. Thanks, Ellie
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