First published on 14 Nov 2012. Updated on 8 Aug 2013.
A cosy neighbourhood bar and cafe, The Retreat is a small space with a friendly atmosphere and a couple of al fresco tables our front.
Bottled beers, including Brooklyn East IPA, Old Rasputin and La Chouffe, range from 20-65RMB, while draft Heineken is 40RMB/pint. House wines also start at 40RMB/glass and are included in the buy-one-get-one-free weekday happy hour (5-8pm) which also covers Sol and Heineken.
The Retreat offer a range of freshly-made paninis for 40RMB such as The Big Breakfast (egg, bacon, cheese and tomato), Italian meatball and chicken pesto. They also have a caesar salad (50RMB) served in a bowl or as a wrap. Lunch sets, featuring any panini or salad plus an Americano, pear juice or lemon ice tea, are available for 50RMB.