Polo Bar  

 
 
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176 Bishopsgate, City, London EC2M 4NQ
 
 
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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
 
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Railway Stations

 
 
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 £129  34% off
196 Bishopsgate, EC2M | 1 minute from Polo Bar
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Andaz Liverpool Street Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £122  42% off
40 Liverpool Street, EC2M | 1 minute from Polo Bar
Housed in one of the great Victorian station hotels, this showstopper is a mixture of meticulous nineteenth century restoration and the glittering wit of Terence Conran's ... More
 
 
 
South Place Hotel
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3 South Place, EC2M | 3 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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London > Restaurants >
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
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New Street, City, London EC2M | 1 minute from Polo Bar
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Lady Malcolm's Servants Ball
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Bishopsgate Institute, 230 Bishopsgate, EC2M | 2 minutes from Polo Bar
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London > Events > Foodie Events  Dates: 24th June to 3rd July 2016
Old Spitalfields Market, 1 Crispin Place, E1 | 5 minutes from Polo Bar
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Spitalfields Music Summer Festival
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: 2nd to 26th June 2016
Christ Church Spitalfields, Commercial Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 6 minutes from Polo Bar
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Bishopsgate Institute
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
230 Bishopsgate, Spitalfields, London EC2M | 2 minutes from Polo Bar
Built in 1891-94 by Charles Harrison Townsend, the Bishopsgate Institute's facade has a theme of arts and crafts. Inside you will find 19th century tiling, a ... More
 
 
 
St Ethelburga Centre for Reconciliation and Peace
London > Entertainment > Live Music
78 Bishopsgate, City, London EC2N | 3 minutes from Polo Bar
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27 Throgmorton Street, City, London EC2N | 6 minutes from Polo Bar
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56 Artillery Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 2 minutes from Polo Bar
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64 Middlesex Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 3 minutes from Polo Bar
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110 Bishopsgate, City, London EC2N | 3 minutes from Polo Bar
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London > Shopping > Delicatessens
11 Frying Pan Alley , Spitalfields, London E1 | 2 minutes from Polo Bar
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The Mall West Concourse Liverpool Street Station, City, London EC2M | 2 minutes from Polo Bar
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42 Brushfield Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 3 minutes from Polo Bar
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London > Education > Professional Training
Warnford Court, 29 Throgmorton Street, City, London EC2N | 6 minutes from Polo Bar
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London > Education > Universities and Colleges
31 Jewry Street, City, London EC3N | 7 minutes from Polo Bar
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London > Leisure > Fitness
Cutlers Gardens 9 Devonshire Square, City, London EC2M | 1 minute from Polo Bar
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Bishopsgate, City, London EC2M | 2 minutes from Polo Bar
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40 Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 1 minute from Polo Bar
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2 Exchange Square, Appold Street, City, London EC2M | 4 minutes from Polo Bar
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Dirty Martini, Bishopsgate
London > Nightlife > Bars
158 Bishopsgate, City, London EC2M | 1 minute from Polo Bar
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WM Barker & Co
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202 Bishopsgate, EC2M | 1 minute from Polo Bar
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Catch Champagne Bar and Lounge
London > Nightlife > Bars
40 Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 1 minute from Polo Bar
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Andaz Liverpool Street
London > Business > Venue Hire
40 Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 1 minute from Polo Bar
Housed in one of the great Victorian station hotels, this showstopper is a mixture of meticulous nineteenth century restoration and the glittering wit of Terrence Conran's ... More
 
 
 
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London > Business > Venue Hire
13 Devonshire Sq, Broadgate, City, London EC2M | 1 minute from Polo Bar
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