The 2i’s Coffee Bar was a classic Skiffle coffee bar situated in the basement at 59 Old Compton Street, in the entertainment district of Soho in London. It was open the years 1956 - 1970.
The 2i's was owned by Paul Lincoln, a wrestler and wrestling promoter. The coffee bar had live music and several stars were discovered or performed at the coffee bar, such as: Cliff Richard, Hank Marvin, Tommy Steele, Terry Dene, Carlo Little, Joe Brown, Eden Kane, Screaming Lord Sutch, Jay Chance, The Vipers Skiffle Group, Tony Sheridan, Johnny Kidd, Jet Harris, Paul Gadd (later to be known as Gary Glitter), Ritchie Blackmore, Alex Wharton, Mickie Most and Big Jim Sullivan.
On 18 September 2006, a Green Plaque was unveiled at the site of the 2i's coffee bar to commemorate its existence. Today it is known as the Boulevard Bar and Dining Room. The basement is now just a lobby area.cartier replica watches uk, cartier watches for men, replica cartier watches, breitling replica watches for men