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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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.
Nov 08, 14:51
An update: Vincent has bid adieu to the Retro Bistrot and is on the move. You can find him at https://www.vincentgerbeau.com/
Nov 08, 14:49
Apr 08, 12:21
We know who our money is on in the Grand National today.... Vi(n)cente anyone?
Feb 25, 14:00
We're delighted to announce that Retro will be moving to new and exciting premises nearby this summer... Full details will follow, but we can't wait to welcome all of you to our new home! In the meantime, à bientôt and bon appétit from Vincent and all of us at Retro.
Jan 09, 12:00
After an incredibly busy 2016 we've decided to give ourselves a little time off to prepare for our most exciting year yet... Also, Vincent does need to top up his tan! J'aimerais que tu sois ici.
Jan 02, 11:59
It may be a brand new year, but we'll still be serving the same, freshly sourced, delicious food at Retro. Laisse aller 2017...!
Dec 30, 15:28
Life, so they say, is about important choices... Like which main course you'd pick from our NYE menu tomorrow. Are you more Beef Rossini, or Mushroom Tortellini?
Dec 28, 20:00
We'd love to spend New Year's Eve with you beautiful people and are still taking bookings for NYE in Gallic style with us all at Retro... Bonne Année les amis!
Dec 25, 12:00
Joyeux Noel from all of us at Retro! You've made this a wonderful year for us and we love you very much...
Dec 23, 12:00
When you were going to take a picture of the food, but you just can't resist eating it instead! Bon Appetite...
Dec 22, 13:48
Not long left to experience the joys of Christmas at Retro, here so ably illustrated by our Marinated Salmon, Chilli, Blood Orange & Coriander Dressing.... And that's just for starters!
Dec 20, 12:00
Sorry to do this to you, but you should probably cancel your New Years Eve plans... Because this menu is just too good to miss!
Dec 16, 15:24
Here's another visual taster from the special Retro Christmas Menu. Get yourselves booked in! Oh la la...
Dec 15, 11:59
It's beginning to look A LOT like Christmas at Retro... Still taking festive menu bookings, and this is the turkey! Are you tempted yet?
Dec 13, 16:00
Add a little extra sparkle to your Christmas with a wreath like this, beautifully handcrafted by Sarah Whiting from Nettlewood, Teddington... Nice, isn't it?
Dec 11, 12:48
Sunday French cuisine is NOT about this... It's far more prevalent to sample it with a deliciously decadent 3 course Sunday roast and a bottle or two... Only at Retro
Dec 08, 19:35
Welcome back our social sommelier tonight with an extremely quaffable crémant created by cousins Joseph Wunsch and Joseph Mann in 1948 - blending Pinots and Chardonnay typical of Alsace full of character and richness. Available tonight at Retro. Ma oui!
Dec 06, 16:00
Christmas is cooking at Retro, and we've designed a deliciously special menu for the festive season. It's Merry Christmas everywhere, but you can only have a Joyeux Noël here... Book now!
Dec 03, 14:00
Whatever the result in the rugby today, it's all about the afterparty... And you know where to come for that!
Dec 02, 16:36
It's not a glitch... The Christmas Menu at Retro really is that good! Don't delay. Book now.
Nov 30, 13:55
No words required... Just feel those tastebuds tingle! Open for lunch right now, or dinner from 7pm!
|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|
Thank you for the wonderful support given to us over the years in Teddington and look out for updates on our exciting new adventure 🍸
Sadly for some, the Ivy cafe chain is not coming to Teddington and gladly for most cyclists neither the Brew cafe chain....as yet....