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Come on in or chill out on our terrace 

All bars are now closed due to the November 5th - December 2nd England Lockdown. Return here or at the Bars Instagram for updates. We’ve introduced new measures to help keep everyone safe. There is a new web app for you to use to order food and drinks directly to your table: order.studentsunionucl.org.

We will be open with reduced capacity and will be adhering to the NHS Track and Trace so please scan the QR code on entry.
Please follow the one-way system, find yourself a table and use the URL given on the door to order your drinks & pay. We will deliver your orders to your table!
When moving around the building, please wear a face covering and adhere to social distancing recommendations.

New for Tier 2/London COVID High Alert restrictions. Those inside the bars must be in groups of no more than six people, with those people all being from the same household. If you wish to sit outside on the terrace at The Institute Bar, you may be in a mix-household group. We may ask for proof of address to adhere to the restrictions.

The Institute Bar is great in the daytime with lots of comfortable seating. It’s also brilliant in the evenings with all your favourites behind the bar. 
There’s a lot of things to be excited about including a pool table, comfy sofas and a great selection of drinks. A big bonus is a HUGE terrace outside for you to enjoy when the days get warmer.

Food in the Institute Bar

We have a great selection of pizzas for you to enjoy at the Institute Bar from 17:00 every day. There are vegetarian, vegan and halal food options too. 

Opening hours

All bars are now closed due to the November 5th - December 2nd England Lockdown. Return here or at the Bars Instagram for updates.

Address: 

The Institute Bar, 20 Bedford Way - Level 4, WC1H 0XG