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Bar, Nightclub, and Cocktail Bar££££
City of London, London
  • Gem
    "It's a meat market for Essex birds looking for banker husbands."(2 Tips)
    Dave P.
    "Brilliant had price happy hour"(2 Tips)
    "Nice place, good music & atmosphere."(3 Tips)
    John M.
    "Mackerel Salad.....brilliant!"(2 Tips)
30 Tips and reviews
  • fillet steak
  • happy hour
  • trendy
  • liqueurs
  • dancing
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  • Sophia V.
    Sophia VOctober 2, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Great place to party on a Friday
  • Athi❤❤
    Athi❤❤July 15, 2016
    Really slow service!! Waiting over 20 minutes to be served!
  • Slynky C.
    Slynky CatJune 13, 2016
    Highly recommend the No. 23 cocktail. Jack Daniel's Tennessee Honey, Poire William Pear Liqueur, lemon juice, apple juice, mint & lemon zest. Very moreish. Love it!
  • Justin B.
    Justin BellDecember 28, 2015
    Can change the name but this still plays like the abacus of old...great when you are in the mood for it!
  • Andrew C.
    Andrew CarrierOctober 10, 2015
    Full of drunken, desperate operations types, keeping an eye on the time in case they miss the last train back to Essex.
  • Tania S.
    Tania SparrowJuly 13, 2015
    Extremely slow service. Even when the venue is almost empty. Great salads though.
  • Adolfo C.
    Adolfo ComasApril 29, 2015
    Bombay Sapphire Gin and tonics
  • Lidia V.
    Lidia VorontsovaDecember 21, 2014
    Typical City bar. I'm not a fan. Seems to be packed every evening too.
  • Heena K.
    Heena KaraniDecember 4, 2014
    Nice for after work drinks. Does get busy
  • Max S.
    Max SoeSeptember 16, 2014
    Review of the place Read more
  • John M.
    John McCannSeptember 12, 2014
    Mackerel Salad.....brilliant!
  • Best Bars
    Best BarsAugust 14, 2014
    The ethos is very much “work hard, play hard” – not surprising for this massive City boozer that attracts a crowd all times of the day. Try the fillet steak, it's beautiful and tender. Read more
  • Peter G.
    Peter GreyAugust 1, 2014
    It's not cheap and dirty.. I preferred the old abacus... no place to dance upstairs either!!
  • Bob J.
    Bob JonesJuly 24, 2014
    Formerly Abacus, renamed after revamp in July 14.
  • Ben P.
    Ben PDecember 18, 2013
    This location offers free wifi access. Password: "goldfish"
  • Alexander
    AlexanderDecember 7, 2013
    The sound downstairs can get very loud. Bring some ear plugs our expect ringing ears the day after!
  • Sodi M.
    Sodi MichaelAugust 22, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Came here for the July LondonIM MeetUp, held monthly, check it out at
  • Gem
    GemApril 12, 2013
    Alas. It's a meat market for Essex birds looking for banker husbands. Terrible place really, expensive drinks, and groping on the menu.
  • Alexander V.
    The music in this place is terrible - they insist on hiring budget crappy DJs who play commercial crap after commercial crap
  • Grace W.
    Grace WalkerFebruary 28, 2013
    Its a female meat market, dont cone here unless you wana be taken home
  • Anna B.
    Anna BKDecember 21, 2012
    Guest list finishes at 10pm
  • Anar
    AnarMay 1, 2012
    Nice place, good music & atmosphere.
  • Dave P.
    Dave PowellJanuary 31, 2012
    Brilliant had price happy hour
  • Nicolò P.
    Nicolò PittoniJanuary 28, 2012
    Don't really like the crowd here, it's too messed up. Girl:boy ratio 1:9 or more. Came twice and left after 30mins!
  • Matt B.
    Matt BarkerOctober 13, 2010
    Secretary? Want to cash in? Come here.
  • Carole P.
    Carole PalmerSeptember 15, 2010
    Great food and drink offers before 8pm ... Music ok - With a choice - Very poular , friendly place!
  • Aris V.
    Aris VrakasJuly 15, 2010
    Cheap ladies. Silly lads in suits.
  • Mark C.
    Mark CApril 14, 2010
    Happy Hour !
  • Adrian S.
    Adrian ScottowMarch 2, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Good salsa night on Tuesday
  • Sean A.
    Sean AnnandsinghDecember 21, 2009
    A great venue for a party, like the one we went to on Saturday night, the monthly Caribbean party - Busspepper - Abacus is near Bank, so easy access, great staff, upmarket decor, quite large too! Read more
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