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Temple Bar

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Temple Station Temple Place | Temple Underground station, London WC2R 2PH, England
+44 20 7240 7487
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06:00 - 19:00
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London, United Kingdom
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82 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

There are far better caffs than this, but if it's a cheap cuppa and a bacon butty you're after, then it fits the bill in a no-frills kind of way.

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Thank simon r
London, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Having gone there in November and been really impressed I arranged a get together with my colleagues for breakfast just before Christmas. Unfortunately when we arrived we were told that there was no chef but we could have pre-prepared sausage/bacon/egg baps. They were not heated properly and barely edible, the service was incredibly slow and the coffee was barely luke... More 

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Thank jangolf5160
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016

I paid £5.20 for a weak Americano and a bacon sandwich with day-old reheated over bacon. I only realised the awful quality when I got back to the office. I have had their ciabatta sandwiches here a couple of times over the years (I work close by) and although they are average and expensive, they couldn't reach really poor levels... More 

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Thank Patrick H
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25 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Typical sports bar, young profile and good for large groups meeting but many other more atmospheric bars around depending on what you are looking for. Rating of poor for me, but know if you want to watch a match that's probably higher for some

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Thank Tricky B
Geneva, Switzerland
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326 reviews
199 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 May 2016

Very nice little bar. Very simple. Good location. Good prices. Nice breakfast with eggs, bacon, beans and all you need for a good start in your day! And just in the TEMPLE subway station. Just try it!

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Thank EtiennE111
1 review
Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

Extortionate prices poor service and the driest sandwiches you'd ever eat definitely avoid this place £7.50 for a coffee and sandwich both were terrible Find somewhere else for lunch

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Thank Adey83
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

Leaving uni I forgot to get a coffee from the kings coffee kiosks and had the vicissitude to enter this establishment. Having been before with my girlfriend, getting conned and being served terrible food at terrible prices I swore I would never enter again, however the heart wants what the heart wants and I stuck my neck out by ordering... More 

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Thank Albert E
Chesham, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2015

Nice location, staff almost speak English 1 - no sweeteners, on 2 separate occasions 2 - Chicken and pepper roll. Roll -very dry, probably yesterdays, chicken - dry, cucumber and green bits, been in the roll for so long that they had coloured the bread roll green. Overall, for what I paid, very poor. Trouble is that I was hungry.... More 

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Billericay
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100 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2015

Needed a quick bite to eat before a meeting so dashed in here as it was empty. That should have set alarms off but i was in a hurry. Ordered fish & chips and a soft drink. I sat at a table that was a unstable as the trains with the wrong kind of leafs on. so i moved to... More 

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Thank RowingBloke
London, United Kingdom
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149 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2015

It would be easy to pass by, but it would be wrong to do so. The "English" breakfast, in spite of the usual American add-ons of baked beans and faux hash browns, is good, and eating it would obviate the need for lunch! Fluffy scrambled eggs are available. The lunch menu is quite heavily Italian-orientated, but is none the worse... More 

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Open Hours
Monday
06:00 - 19:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 19:00
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  • Address: Temple Station Temple Place | Temple Underground station, London WC2R 2PH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Trafalgar Square / Embankment
  • Neighbourhood: Trafalgar Square / Embankment
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7240 7487

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Trafalgar Square / Embankment
With its iconic Nelson’s Column, majestic oversized lions and brightly-lit fountains, Trafalgar Square is not just considered the heart of this bustling London hub, but the very core of the city itself. Beyond this esteemed gathering place are more famous icons, as well as a disproportionate numbers of the city’s most popular cultural attractions including the National Gallery and many West End theaters. Along the way to these major sites are quiet lanes and antiquated pubs to discover, as well as riverside vistas to enjoy on the embankment. With a calendar full of celebratory events, any time of year is a fine time to visit.
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