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Columbia Bar, London

Columbia Bar - London, United Kingdom
Columbia Bar
69 Aldwych, London, United Kingdom WC2B 4RRMap
+44 20 7831 8043
Neighborhood: Covent Garden/ Holborn

Converted from an office building, the Columbia Bar, on the corner of the Aldwych and Houghton Street, has huge plate-glass windows giving a double-sided view of your surroundings. Fairly-recently refurbished, the feel is modern, although it's hard to tell what its raison d-etre is exactly: it's a bit too smart to be a pub, but too much like a pub to be a bar. The atmosphere is friendly and bustling, with upstairs split into two levels with plenty of seating; while the cozy vault-like bar downstairs is quieter, one wall lined with snug hiding-holes filled with comfy curved seating. Drinks are the usual fare with a notably above average selection of beers. And the bar staff know how to make a mean Bloody Mary. Tasty bar snacks are also on offer all day long. As far as clientele is concerned, there is a wide mix of old and young, cool and not so cool.

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  • Type: Bars
  • Accept Credit Card: visa, mastercard
  • Nearest Train: Temple
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