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{{Infobox venue
| name = 2i's Coffee Bar
| image = 2isx.jpg
| image_caption =
| location = [[Old Compton Street]]<br />[[London]], {{postcode|W|1}}<br />United Kingdom
| publictransit = {{rail-interchange|london|underground}} {{lus|Leicester Square}}
| type = [[Coffee bar]]
| genre =
| opened = 1956
| closed = 1970
| seating_capacity =
| owner = Paul Lincoln
}}
The '''2i's Coffee Bar''' was a [[coffee bar]] on [[Old Compton Street]] in [[Soho]], [[London]], that was open from 1956 to 1970. It played a formative role in the emergence of Britain's [[pop music]] culture in the late 1950s, and several major stars including [[Tommy Steele]] and [[Cliff Richard]] were first discovered performing there.