public bar

public bar
Brit.
(in a tavern or pub) the common section of a bar or barroom, not as exclusive, as quiet, or as comfortably furnished as the saloon section.

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public bar noun
A bar, usu less well furnished than a lounge bar, and usu serving drinks at lower prices
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public bar UK US noun [countable] [singular public bar plural public bars] british
a room in a pub where the drinks are cheaper than they are in the lounge bar and the furniture is not as nice
Thesaurus: rooms in theatres, restaurants and other public buildingshyponym

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ˌpublic ˈbar [public bar] noun
(in Britain) a bar in a pub with simple or less comfortable furniture than the other bars

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