All Bar One
Just another European wine bar of this chain bar variety. The unique offerings here are large windows allowing plenty of light to pour in to create a buzzy bright atmosphere, and wine is sold by the Carrif served from barrels where the wine is aged on site in the cellars. And it would sound this place should be off impressive size but it stands on its own feet here- being small enough only to accommodate about 15 tables, leaving spaces to stand instead and a high ceiling. The music is light bassy dance which hits the walls and encourages banter and cheer. The problem here is the speed at which the bar staff serve up drinks. Taking ten minutes per customer is not a liberty available to the busiest street in the busiest city in the world and a queue quickly forms that makes this a frustrating adventure.
Overall the venue remains good value at about £2.80 a pint where location would normally dictate a higher cost so one point up but many down for the unacceptable service - 4/10
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