Definition of public bar in English:

public bar


  • The more plainly furnished bar in a pub.

    Compare with lounge bar
    • ‘It includes a popular public bar, private lounge bar, function room, fitted kitchen, dining room, living room, bathroom and general storage area.’
    • ‘It will also have a public bar, guests' bar, restaurant and a function/conference room.’
    • ‘Three sides here in the public bar, and one side opening onto the adjacent lounge bar.’
    • ‘A futile argument is dominating public bars and dinner tables all over Europe.’
    • ‘Shefflin's is a three storey licensed premises with a traditional-style public bar, a modern lounge and the recently developed Scorpions night club.’


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