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Abbey Bar

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#4,114 of 18,470 Restaurants in London
££ - £££, British,
30-33 Minories, London EC3N 1DD, England
+44 20 7488 1918
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible9%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
30-33 Minories, London EC3N 1DD, England
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Reviewed 9 March 2018

I'm nudging 60 and I'm more of a pub person than a night club/bar type, so this would not be my usual choice of venue. I came here with a group of colleagues and clients for a few post work drinks. They only have one...More

Thank 4ChordsNoNet
Reviewed 15 February 2018

I heard that the Abbey Bar had been taken over by new management so thought we'd try it out for lunch. We were not disappointed. The welcome from the staff was warm and where they have changed the layout upstairs it's much more open and...More

Thank Towser2334
AbbeyBarManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Abbey Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2018

Hi there, Many thanks for the positive review. We are pleased the good news has traveled about the changes we have made and pleased you had a pleasant visit to Abbey. We look forward to welcoming you again and will pass on the feedback to...More

Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

Was told by friends to meet them at Abbey as they had a great happy hour. The place was very lively for a Friday night in January and the vibe was great. I could see they had a club section also downstairs . Drinks were...More

1  Thank Robert B
AbbeyBarManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Abbey Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2018

Hi Robert Many thanks for your positive review, we appreciate all feedback and its great when someone spends the time to leave us a good review . Indeed some changes have been made to the venue and all have been positively welcomed and yes our...More

Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

We went for our Christmas dinner, we were all crammed together and we paid £35 per head. NOT great for non meat eaters The starter was poor in it was carrot and coriander soup but No bread ,whilst all the meat eaters got huge chunks...More

Thank april29th2001
AbbeyBarManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Abbey Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2018

Many thanks for your review and feedback. Tripadvisor can at times be a great tool for us as a business as we get a chance to see our reviewers words of other sites and give us a better understanding of who our custom is and...More

Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

As per all the reviews on here, it’s obvious what’s wrong with the place. The girl that works in the cloakroom is the most rude, horrible person I’ve ever met with the most disgusting attitude! Absolutely vile! I took a picture of my ticket that...More

2  Thank rachaelrose
AbbeyBarManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Abbey Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2018

Many thanks for your submission. This feels more of a complaint than a review of the venue as a whole and we are disappointed that a member of management had not been notified about the situation who would have easily rectified the problem. We sincerely...More

Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

We visited the Abbey bar last Friday because it was close to where we were visiting later that evening. From the second we arrived the staff were amazing, we were shown to our table and drinks were ordered within a matter of seconds. This was...More

1  Thank Keith A
AbbeyBarManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Abbey Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2018

Hi Keith Many thanks for your positive review. We are pleased you had a great time at Abbey and with some new positive changes being made and our team working on always improving we hope your next visit will be as good if not better....More

Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Awesome! I recommend you to come to this bar every night, look for the shot girl ..... ..... ..... ..... I enjoyed my drinks and the music was great and Andy Murry is here next week The ping pong table was also fun

1  Thank Nitin S
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Hot and happening!! Lovely bar..great place..happy hours too..friendly staff..excellent ambience....

Thank Deveshdarshan
Reviewed 8 September 2017

We booked a party of 14 on a Thursday for birthday drinks & meal. Everything was handled professionally. Sian Gillespie originally took our booking & made sure all our needs were met via email. On the night we were looked after by Martin who was...More

Thank Stepsahead
AbbeyBarManagement, Manager at Abbey Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review us! I am very pleased you had an enjoyable night with us celebrating a birthday. I will pass these kind words onto Sian, Marcin and Maja! I hope we see you again very soon. Have a lovely...More

Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

I've eaten here three times recently and have been impressed by the quality of the food and the really excellent staff. It's one notch above good pub food, getting into restaurant quality. I use my Gourmet card making good value, exceptional and earning an extra...More

Thank Andrew D
AbbeyBarManagement, Manager at Abbey Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2017

Hi Andrew, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review, it means a lot! I'm very pleased you enjoy our food and have visited us a few times recently, we hope we see you again very soon! Kindest regards, Alexandria...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$20
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Television, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:30
12:00 - 00:30
12:00 - 00:30
12:00 - 02:30
12:00 - 04:00
12:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30-33 Minories, London EC3N 1DD, England
  • Public Transportation: Aldgate, Tower Hill
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Whitechapel
  • Neighbourhood: Whitechapel
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7488 1918
  • E-mail
The perfect place to drink, dine and dance! Enjoy a delicious dinner in our restaurant, before moving downstairs for cocktails and dancing! We're just a short stroll from Tower Hill, Aldgate and Fenchurch Street stations. Right in the heart of the City of London. Happy hour: 5-8pm daily and 5-10pm on Thursdays! DJ and dance-floor on Thursday and Friday nights. Ping pong available to play for free on Monday-Wednesday evenings. Regular Events at Abbey: Quiz night on the first Tuesday of every month Ping pong tournaments on the third Tuesday of every month.
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