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.
Click here to see our A la Carte Menu.
Every last Tuesday of the month sees their regular Jazz Night featuring a range of top jazz artists. A special snack menu alongside the usual a la carte and set menus accompanies jazz nights so there’s something for everyone.
Oct 22, 11:00
With every scoop crafted in house, our trio of sorbets and brandy snap accompaniment is the ideal way to finish your meal at Retro... We'd recommend the Pink Lady® flavour especially!
Oct 19, 11:59
It's all go at Retro this week! Pleased to be nominated in the 'Fine Dining' category of the Time and Leisure Food and Drink Awards. After party at ours if we win! :-)
Oct 17, 10:59
Just in case you weren't sure that you'd be experiencing culinary excellence at Retrot Bistro... It's now certified in plate form :)
Oct 15, 11:42
Our friends at RIDESMITHS are offering, quite frankly, a wonderful prize on Twitter for following them. Enter, win, and in the meantime - why not book in today to try out some of the 'merveilleuse' dishes your voucher could be used for... :-)
Oct 12, 13:09
Some call Retro Bistrot the 'Little Bordeaux' of Teddington... And we'll take that! :-)
Oct 08, 12:24
Our Red Label chicken is free range and corn fed to guarantee fine meat that is ethically sourced. Because we care.
Oct 04, 12:36
Come and join us for lunch... £10.50 for a two course meal - and perhaps some liquid refreshment..? After all, it is a Tuesday
Oct 01, 11:00
Who thinks Vincent should spike his hair up again? :-)
Sep 29, 11:12
Everyone's heard of 'Soul Food'... Well - this is 'Sole Food'. Poached Lemon Sole to be precise, fresh from the trawler straight into Retro for your enjoyment... Voilà!
Sep 27, 11:46
Oh sure... A sandwich and crisps for lunch are all OK... But you could come over to see us and get a 2 course set menu spectacular for just £10.50 on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday! Merveilleux
Sep 25, 11:24
Sunday isn't Sunday without a roast. Especially our roast - freshly cooked by the exceptionally talented Francois... Come in, indulge and lets have a wonderful afternoon.
Sep 23, 11:03
Drink in the opulent tastes of Bordeaux either by a.) booking a plane ticket right now and taking us with you or b.) Coming in to see us at Retro and sampling our many fine French wines. Your choice..!
Sep 20, 11:00
When we do mushrooms we do them properly. Meet these glorious Pheasant Back fungi which we use for soup and stock. With their mild, nutty flavour they taste as good as they look... Pop in to Retro for food that's always fresh.
Sep 16, 11:00
It’s Friday, and we’ve a treat for those rosé drinkers amongst you, with our social sommelier recommending the 2014 Saint-Laurand Collection Privée – available at £23 a bottle, or £6.60 for a glass. With its Mediterranean blend and firm acidity it’s a mouth-wateringly refreshing way to kick off your weekend!
Sep 13, 14:31
We think it's important here at Retro to help not just with fine dining, but with your French language skills. Here's a useful phrase: "Une autre bouteille de vin s'il vous plaît"
Sep 11, 11:00
Trump vs Clinton has made us realise that some things really are are worth voting for! So in the spirit of democracy, do you prefer your oysters baked, or fresh from the shell...
Sep 09, 11:54
What is Retro about..? And we mean REALLY about! Well, luckily Vincent is here to explain it all...
Sep 07, 11:00
Priced at £10.50 and better than any packed lunch(!), our 2 course set menu is the perfect way to turn any other Wednesday into a Wednesday to die for. See you from Midday...
Sep 04, 12:07
Hands up if you want a Macaron. Hands up if you want two Macarons...
Sep 02, 11:21
Today our ‘social sommelier’ is recommending this `old vine` 2014 Moulin d’Argent Chardonnay - fresh and lively with a lovely twist of lemon acidity… The palate is full of white peach and apple flavours and with its lingering finish, it’s perfect with seafood - especially oysters! Yours at a very reasonable £29.50 a bottle.
Aug 25, 10:49
Come and join for some al fresco dining with our new tables outside. Lunch from midday and only £10.50 for two courses. à votre santé!
|Set Lunch 2 course||£10.50|
|Set Lunch 3 course||£15.50|
|Set Dinner 2 course||£19.50|
|Set Dinner 3 course||£22.50|
|Just Some of Our Retro Classics|
|Stuffed pigs trotter, black pudding, Waldorf salad||£8.95|
|Marinated Sea bass, blue potato salad, caviar, fennel shitake dressing||£8.75|
|Game consommé, wild mushroom mousse wonton||£7.00|
|Three way Fine de Claire oysters||£11.50|
|Pumpkin cakes, endamame relish,tofu tempura, saffron mayonnaise||£8.25|
|Saint Maure salad, kataifi pastry,baked beetroot, pickled Enokitake||£9.50|
|Seared king scallops, trio of leeks, haggis tempura||£18.00|
|Poached lemon sole, truffle pomme purée, chanterelle cream||£19.95|
|Two way Malard a la orange, calve nero, duck confit crepe||£19.95|
|Slow roast pork belly, red cabbage, celeriac, caramelised apple||£18.50|
|Stuffed organic courgette, pine nut crisp, ratatouille, pepper coulis||£13.50|
|Chateaubriand, pommes frites maison||For Two|
|watercress, bearnaise sauce||£55.00|
|Sautéed monkfish tail, ratatouille, crushed new potato, pancetta||£21.50|
|Veal sweetbread, kidney, red onion tatin, pomme puree, sauce Diablo||£19.50|
|Mirabelle plum soufflé||£7.95|
|Blackberry & cobnut crumble, burnt orange, cardamom Anglaise||£7.95|
|Dark & white chocolate medley||£7.95|
|Selection of homemade ice-creams and sorbets||£7.00|
|Profiteroles pyramide, pear compote, caramel ice cream||£7.00|
It might be time to ask our social sommelier for another prime pick. What are you feeling today guys... White? Red? Rose?
Sunday = A Sunday Roast. This much is clear. It just depends where you want to eat it... And you just KNOW we're here for you!