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Retro Bistrot - CLOSED

114-116 High Street, Teddington, Richmond TW11 8JB, England
+44 20 8977 2239
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good19%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“chateaubriand” (14 reviews)
“mackerel” (6 reviews)
“pork belly” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
French, European, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
114-116 High Street, Teddington, Richmond TW11 8JB, England
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1 - 10 of 336 reviews

Reviewed 15 May 2017

Totally overpriced and a complete fake 'French' manager, felt he was waiting to be discovered for the stage , food very expensive and not very well cooked

2  Thank karen c
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

How does Burnt Squash quality as a valid starter? Tasteless, burnt and Tasteless! Belly Pork fashioned into a cube the size of a postage stamps...WRONG! Items on the menu, suddenly unavailable...and substituted with inappropriate substitutes! AVOID!

Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

I thought the food here was excellent quality cooking. The menu is fairly short but had some good variety and I understand from others who have been here before that changes seasonally. I had the salmon carpaccio which was beautifully flavoured and very attractive on...More

1  Thank thompsonandthomson
Reviewed 11 December 2016

High Street Teddington bistro. Very friendly and cosy ambience. Set lunch a real bargain with traditional french food very well prepared. House wines are very drinkable and reasonably priced. Chocolate fondant an absolute wow. Tender venison. Five cheeses a bit on the pricy side. The...More

Thank warwick652
Reviewed 4 December 2016

. My friends and I went here for Sunday Lunch today and once again the food was excellent, This French Bistro makes everyone feel very welcome and part of the family, the service is always good and friendly. Today I had the Venision, portion size...More

Thank sksieski
Reviewed 25 November 2016

We have been to this restaurant several times a year for special occasions over the last few years and it has never failed to deliver amazing food with great service and clearly through Vincent has a real passion for quality food and wine without compromise....More

Thank morleysonhols
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

I really like Retro. The food is really top class and there's a good selection of wines too. The owner is very friendly. It's a cut above the Kings Head

Thank AndyChubb
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

On my visite in London I discovers the rétro bistro ,the Service and food are fantastic !!!!! Trio of mackerel and the tortellini are a réal treat!!!! And the chocolate fondant miammmmmm.....on my next visit I will definitely go by teddington at retro !!!!

Thank xtrem001
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is just fabulous, no other word could best describe it. We went for dinner last week and as on previous visits, the service was impeccable and the proprietor does everything in his power to make you feel welcome. The quality of the food...More

Thank howard d
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

We have visited a few times over recent months. The most recent was midweek and as before, had the benefit of great food and knowledgeable service. On this last visit, our party chose from a mix of the daily specials and the a la carte...More

Thank Chris B
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$20 - US$54
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 114-116 High Street, Teddington, Richmond TW11 8JB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater London  >  Richmond  >  Teddington
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8977 2239
  • E-mail
One of South West London's premier restaurants, the popular Retro Bistrot serves excellent French-style food in relaxed and stylish surroundings. Winner of the Good Food Guide London Restaurant of the Year 2012, and proud owner of two AA Red Rosettes, the Retro manages to deliver a sense of luxury in both food and ambiance at very affordable prices. Stylish but down-to-earth diners are welcome to enjoy the full menu or simply pop in for a snack and a drink. Key to its success is the blend of great food with a unique brand of personal service. Led by the inimitable and flamboyant Maitre D', Frenchman Vincent Gerbeau, the team provide charming, attentive but discreet service.
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