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Pause Bar

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City of London
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80 - 84 Leadenhall street, London EC3A 3DH, England
12:00 pm - 11:59 pm
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Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Dining options: Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review

Manager POOR Staff. POOR Service POOR Manners POOR Have been here twice and do not intend to make it a 3rd time!

1 of 5 starsReviewed February 9, 2015
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17 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Manager POOR Staff. POOR Service POOR Manners POOR Have been here twice and do not intend to make it a 3rd time!

1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We hired this place for Christmas party in December 2013. The price was on the higher side and it included dinner bowls and drinks. It was a really bad experience. the music took ages to get started. The police came in 2-3 times to check stuff (not sure what?) the 'manager' was busy chatting with some friend of theirs (not... More 

Billericay, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Myself and a friend were lunchtime regulars at Clause which has recently closed so we decided to try Pause which is now open for lunch! We both had the specials which was Blackened Cod with sauteed sweet potato and an avocado, lime and chilli salsa. The service was speedy and friendly and we were both pleasantly surprised with our meals.... More 

Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

I go here regularly with my work and the staff are always polite and friendly. the food is cheap but really good quality and a good selection of drinks.

Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

Hired Pause Bar with a friend to celebrate our 30th's on a Saturday night.. The venue itself is fantastic, with a huge selection of drinks available - they also do special requests and bottle/ table service, which made the bar feel like our own club. The prices for the drinks are very reasonable too, given they are based in the... More 

Top Contributor
101 reviews 101 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

Went with my son who had been before and I was pleasantly surprised. I expected some trendy, yes, but expensive dive type bar. In fact the prices were in most cases cheaper than i can find down in Cornwall. The food was great too. Well cooked and a good size helping. If you find yourself in london at lunch time... More 

London, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

Good cheap and cheerful food - not an extensive menu, but enough for a quick lunch. Can be a cold vebnue if you get sat at the bottom on the stairs !

1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

I booked the table for my birthday, but the manager did not consider to inform me, that the place is booked for a private party, so WE HAVE BEEN ASKED TO LEAVE at 9pm. Not to mention about the Nachos with cheese WITHOUT CHEESE!!! £11 for that come on !!! 0 points for manager, the staff was very nice though....

18 reviews 18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012

I reserved an area at Pause for having some 30th birthday drinks. The Manager was very helpful with my booking and I pre-ordered the food and some drinks for when my guests arrived. The area I reserved was at the back of the room and it was perfect. Large roomy area with plenty of comfortable seating. The only small downside... More 

Diss, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2012

Visited here for lunch - menu pretty varied and the daily specials very good value at £6. My main could have been served slightly warmer but all in all an OK lunch. Venue was quiet but this might have been as it was a nice day and this venue underground is underground so may not be peoples first choice.

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Restaurant Details

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  • Address: 80 - 84 Leadenhall street, London EC3A 3DH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > City of London
  • Neighborhood: City of London
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:59 pm
12:00 pm - 11:59 pm
12:00 pm - 11:59 pm
12:00 pm - 11:59 pm
12:00 pm - 11:59 pm

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