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Abacus Bar - CLOSED

24 Cornhill, London EC3V 3ND, England
+44 20 7337 6767
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  • Excellent13%
  • Very good28%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible37%
Mar 23, 2016
“Nice old fashioned”
Oct 18, 2014
Restaurant Hours Closed
$$ - $$$
24 Cornhill, London EC3V 3ND, England
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Reviewed March 23, 2016

Visited with a friend a week or so ago after work. We went to the bar/lounge downstairs and there was a nice atmosphere, good music and a very good selection of drinks. We just fancied a good old fashioned and we certainly were well impressed....More

Thank brian_21179
Reviewed October 18, 2014

Reasonable price, good atmosphere to hang out with colleagues after work. Would recommend for team drinks.

Thank MeVVV_
Reviewed May 1, 2014 via mobile

Went with two colleagues from work. Ordered a drink each. Bill didn't seem right so I asked for a breakdown. They added a £2.79 tip on top! A tip charged! For me standing at the bar waiting for a drink that I have ordered by...More

Thank Reviewer74656
Reviewed April 27, 2014

Further to my previous review, I have seen a email from Latenight london informing me that this bar is now closed, I also noted that a day before the announcement the Mangement of another late night london bar within the area was responding to other...More

Thank John H
Reviewed April 26, 2014

Not sure if it's down to new management and therefore new policies on who (or race) they let in but there is something definitely not right. I for one am the last to ever cite racism or play the race card but this establishment is...More

1  Thank Derek A
Reviewed April 2, 2014

I was there with three of my business partners. We were sober when we walked in, had maybe three drinks over the course of three hours. Was told by a 20 something bar maid that she could not serve me as I had already had...More

Thank KCLondonGirl
Reviewed March 12, 2014

I've started to write this review on countless occasions and yet failed to finish, simply because I am limited by the boundaries of the English language and overcome with raw emotions. Whether it's the wide boy brokers with red socks and loafers waving money clips...More

10  Thank BigJoey88
Reviewed March 8, 2014

I had a extremely poor experience in this place a few weeks ago where I was told to leave for no reason although they claim I had too many drinks, I only drank 4 beers. Interesting to see other people's review where there are claims...More

1  Thank John H
Reviewed March 1, 2014

Worst place to ever host a party even if you have booked a table!! Bouncers outside need there job to looked into & do the job they are told not to be Racist,No valid excuse by telling a customer your not coming in. Advice abacus...More

1  Thank Rickz4u
Reviewed January 25, 2014

I could only see the door because I was refused entry. Apparently I was too casually dressed. It sort of makes sense because I was wearing trainers, jeans and a hoodie jumper but while I called my wife that was inside to tell her that...More

Thank Camuc
City of London
From its ancient past as a Roman trading outpost to
its 21st century status as the wealthiest square mile
in the world, the financial district known simply as
“The City” is one of London's most historic and
fascinating neighborhoods. Here high rise office
towers such as Norman Foster’s Gherkin mingle with
Roman ruins and architectural marvels from virtually
every era in between, including Christopher Wren's
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$8 - $19
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 Cornhill, London EC3V 3ND, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > City of London
  • Neighborhood: City of London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7337 6767
  • E-mail
Perfectly positioned in the vibrant heart of the City, next to the Royal Exchange, Abacus is a stylish hive of activity for wining and dining. Whether you are seeking a relaxed yet fun ambience or high energy, Abacus has somewhere to suit your mood. A light, bright and relaxing bar, the Upstairs Lounge is decked with chandeliers, leather and marble, making it the perfect place to chill after work. It also incorporates the Abacus Cafe. With its cosy wood and leather details, it is perfect for lunches and after-work nibbles and platters. Alternatively, the Lower Lounge is an upbeat and lively bar with tall tables and low leather sofas, whilst the Abacus Club is truly decadent, featuring funky lights, black leather furnishings and a spacious dance floor. With plenty to enjoy, Abacus is a hip and enticing place to let loose after a hard day's work.
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