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

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Whitechapel Overground Station
 
15 minutes walk
 
 
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Spitalfields Car Park
 
4 minutes walk
 
Finsbury Square NCP
 
8 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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196 Bishopsgate Serviced Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £108  37% off
196 Bishopsgate, EC2M | 1 minute from Polo Bar
From studio apartments to one and two beds, 196 Bishopsgate offers a full range of self-catering flats that give you more independence than a hotel. Apartments ... More
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £131  21% off
3 South Place, EC2M | 3 minutes from Polo Bar
Located within arms reach of both Moorgate and Liverpool Street stations, is South Place Hotel, a luxury London hotel featuring three swanky bars and two top-notch ... More
 
 
 
Apex London Wall Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £99  22% off
7-9 Copthall Avenue, EC2R | 7 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
Pret sells up market fast food, hand made from natural ingredients, to take away or eat on site, in its trademark no nonsense chrome interiors. The ... More
 
 
 
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Taylor St Baristas
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
1a New Street, City, London EC2M | 1 minute from Polo Bar
Frequently featured in "London's best independent coffee shops" lists, Taylor St Baristas is a highly rated cosy little cafe off busy Bishopsgate and near to Liverpool ... More
 
 
 
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Caffe Nero
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
2 Bishopsgate Arcade, City, London EC2M | 2 minutes from Polo Bar
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New Street, City, London EC2M | 1 minute from Polo Bar
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16a New Street, City, London EC2M | 1 minute from Polo Bar
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Fish Market
London > Restaurants > Fish and Seafood
16b New Street, City, London EC2M | 1 minute from Polo Bar
All the fish served in the Fish Market restaurant is sustainable, serving a wide selection of fish and shellfish sourced from the British Isles. Classic English ... More
 
 
 
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Polo Bar, 9-11 Folgate Street, E1 | 5 minutes from Polo Bar
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Polo Bar, 43a Commercial Street, E1 | 5 minutes from Polo Bar
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Polo Bar, 105a Commercial Street, E1 | 5 minutes from Polo Bar
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London > Entertainment > Classical Music
230 Bishopsgate, Spitalfields, London EC2M | 2 minutes from Polo Bar
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Heroes Grotto of Comedy
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
27 Throgmorton Street, City, London EC2N | 6 minutes from Polo Bar
Empty for four years, the building next to Drapers Hall and behind the Bank of England which used to be Throgmortons became Heroes Grotto of Comedy ... More
 
 
 
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2 Finsbury Square, EC2A | 8 minutes from Polo Bar
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London > Attractions > Art Galleries
64 Middlesex Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 3 minutes from Polo Bar
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Exchange House, 12 Primrose Street, City, London EC2A | 4 minutes from Polo Bar
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Hummingbird Bakery
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
11 Frying Pan Alley , Spitalfields, London E1 | 2 minutes from Polo Bar
All-American cupcakes are the speciality here but you can also tuck into many other finger-licking sticky treats. Chocolate Devil's Food Cake, New York style cheesecake and ... More
 
 
 
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Charbonnel et Walker
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The Mall West Concourse Liverpool Street Station, City, London EC2M | 2 minutes from Polo Bar
This long-established royal warrant holding chocolatier, set up in 1875 at the behest of Edward VII, has been making the finest chocolate in traditional French style ... More
 
 
 
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A Gold
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42 Brushfield Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 3 minutes from Polo Bar
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National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
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106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 13 minutes from Polo Bar
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The George
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40 Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 1 minute from Polo Bar
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The White Horse
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2 Exchange Square, Appold Street, City, London EC2M | 4 minutes from Polo Bar
A Geronimo Inns pub in the City, The White Horse gives city workers a bright, airy space to eat, drink and relax and its pub garden ... More
 
 
 
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The Crown and Shuttle
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
226 Shoreditch High Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | 7 minutes from Polo Bar
After serving two queens and a king, surviving The Blitz and enjoying a period as a notorious strip club, The Crown and Shuttle sadly closed its ... More
 
 
 
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Dirty Martini, Bishopsgate
London > Nightlife > Bars
158 Bishopsgate, City, London EC2M | 1 minute from Polo Bar
This chain of glamorous cocktail bars is a great spot for after work drinks and big nights out, with regular happy hours and drink deals. There ... More
 
 
 
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WM Barker & Co
London > Nightlife > Bars
202 Bishopsgate, EC2M | 1 minute from Polo Bar
Go underground at this below stairs drinking den beneath Bishopsgate and you'll be greeted by cocktails, craft beers, homemade soup and hot toasties. WM Barker & ... More
 
 
 
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Catch Champagne Bar and Lounge
London > Nightlife > Bars
40 Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 1 minute from Polo Bar
Great for a late night drink if you're staying at Andaz Liverpool Street Hotel, and a glamorous destination bar if you're not, Catch Champagne Bar and ... More
 
 
 
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London > Business > Venue Hire
40 Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 1 minute from Polo Bar
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