Polo Bar

 
 
ADDRESS
176 Bishopsgate, City, London EC2M 4NQ 
 
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OPENING TIMES
Open 24/7
 

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Polo BarOpen 24 hours a day, seven days a week, Polo Bar is a long-standing and much-loved traditional London 'caff', serving party revelers and police their cup of 'builders' tea' for nearly 50 years. Located opposite Liverpool Street Station this remains one of the very few London caffs that is still family owned with Stefano Ispani, son of late owner Peter Ispani, continuing the family business. All day breakfasts, bacon butties and jacket potatoes are all on the menu at any time of the day or night drawing in lawyers and traders as well as the clubbers and office cleaners working the night shift. A truly traditional London institution that offers the best of British.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Liverpool Street Tube Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
Aldgate Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Whitechapel Overground Station
 
15 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Spitalfields Car Park
 
4 minutes walk
 
Finsbury Square NCP
 
8 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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196 Bishopsgate Serviced Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £87  36% off
196 Bishopsgate, EC2M | 1 minute from Polo Bar
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Andaz Liverpool Street Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £120  30% off
40 Liverpool Street, EC2M | 1 minute from Polo Bar
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26 Widegate Street, E1 | 2 minutes from Polo Bar
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Pret A Manger
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
192 Bishopsgate, City, London EC2M | 1 minute from Polo Bar
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2 Bishopsgate Arcade, City, London EC2M | 2 minutes from Polo Bar
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London > Restaurants >
New Street, City, London EC2M | 1 minute from Polo Bar
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16b New Street, EC2M | 1 minute from Polo Bar
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230 Bishopsgate, Spitalfields, London EC2M | 2 minutes from Polo Bar
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56 Artillery Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 2 minutes from Polo Bar
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4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 9 minutes from Polo Bar
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40 Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 1 minute from Polo Bar
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London > Nightlife > Bars
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Smiths Spitalfields
London > Nightlife > Bars
109 Commercial Street, E1 | 5 minutes from Polo Bar
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Andaz Liverpool Street
London > Business > Venue Hire
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13 Bishopsgate, City, London EC2N | 5 minutes from Polo Bar
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KP Brehmer: Real Capital - Production
Exhibitions | Until 30th November 2014 

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Clubbing and Nightlife | On 1st October 2014 

The Queen Of Hoxton 6 minutes walk from Polo Bar

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Adam Wedd
Concerts | On 1st October 2014 

The Queen Of Hoxton 6 minutes walk from Polo Bar

The artist plays an acoustic set with support from Sophia Amato, Moonrags and The Parades....More

Heads & Bodies: Drawing Group
Exhibitions | Until 15th October 2014 

The Queen Of Hoxton 6 minutes walk from Polo Bar

Prizes for the best drawn head-body combination where a group of participants will draw a comic head, fold the piece ...More

The Brewers Project Suppers
The Brewers Project Suppers
Foodie Events | Until 4th December 2014 

Town House 6 minutes walk from Polo Bar

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Swingers London
Swingers London
Foodie Events | Until 25th December 2014 

Factory 7 7 minutes walk from Polo Bar

Fancy yourself as a bit of a competitive socialiser? Swingers London has been set up for you. A 3-month pop ...More

 
Concern's Perfect Match
Exhibitions | On 1st October 2014 

Village Underground 8 minutes walk from Polo Bar

A fundraising event to battle poverty....More

The Art of the Brick
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Exhibitions | Until 4th January 2015 

The Old Truman Brewery 8 minutes walk from Polo Bar

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State of Disarray Pop Up Party Shop - The 'Reckless Fashion Revolution' Brick Lane Invasion
Leisure | Until 6th October 2014 

The Old Truman Brewery 8 minutes walk from Polo Bar

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Kader Attia
Exhibitions | Until 1st October 2014 

Whitechapel Gallery 8 minutes walk from Polo Bar

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