The Retro Pub

50 Bosworth Road , London, W10 5EG

SquareMeal Review of The Retro Pub

Taking inspiration from the 1960s, this Kensal Rise/North Kensington corner boozer has recently been recast as a quirky, funked-up 'drinking establishment-cum-social club’. The chattering classes may have colonised much of the neighbourhood, but likeable Retro’s soul is resolutely ‘old-skool’ Portobello. A mix of rare-groove DJs, gigging indie/rock musicians & a pool table keep the local lo-fi clientele entertained, & the place also acts as a sounding board for up-&-coming stand-up comics, who share the mic with more established jokers during Thursday’s free ‘comedy bin’ weekly showcase. Booze & sustenance is confined to a no-frills selection of unpretentious vino, bottled & tap lagers, basic cocktails & nibbles – in fact the wholesale absence of the organic Barolo/bresaola brigade merely ups the Retro’s cool quotient.

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Nearby Tube/Rail Stations

Westbourne Park Station 615m

Westbourne Park Tube Station 709m

Address

Address: 50 Bosworth Road , London W10 5EG

Area: Ladbroke Grove

Opening times

Mon-Fri 12N-11pm Sat-Sun 1-11pm (Sat -11.30pm)

Nearby Landmarks

Portobello Road 860m

Electric Cinema 1km

Details

Telephone: 020 8960 6552

Cuisine: Pubs

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