Dirty Bones Carnaby

4.3
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£25 and under
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Welcome to Dirty Bones, serving up NYC-inspired comfort food and cocktails to a carefully curated playlist of old-school hip hop, funk and soul.

With locations across London in Kensington, Carnaby, Shoreditch and Soho, each house showcases creative comfort food dishes with a twist – think Chicken & Waffles, Cheeseburger Dumplings and Beef Short Rib – alongside playful cocktails and a cure-all boozy brunch menu on weekends.

Echoing the retro-chic look of NYC’s most urban and artistic boroughs, each Dirty Bones features unique, NYC apartment-inspired design details, a relaxed atmosphere of good vibes and the best old-school beats this side of Brooklyn.
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SZ
London
6 reviews
Dined on 23 July 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I love dirty bones, the chicken and waffles is juicy and they have great cocktails

V
London
18 reviews
Dined on 9 July 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience3

My kids love this place. The fried chicken is great but the potion size I feel for the price is quite small. The hot dog and salad which I had is quite miserable so best for good quality fried chicken.

OA
London
5 reviews
Dined on 10 June 2019
Overall2food3service2ambience3

Have visited a few times. Food good for restaurant type fast food. Atmosphere better in evenings. Staff are not happy to be working there, nor are they attentive. Also they tend to squish people into tables next to one another, even though the rest of the restaurant is empty. It isn't a big place so I can't see why there is a need to do that. It makes people uncomfortable.

LD
London
12 reviews
Dined on 7 June 2019
Overall2food2service3ambience4

Average food, burgers were dry and underwhelming which is there trademark. Will not be going back.

OT
London
1 review
Dined on 19 April 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really wonderful experience. The food was ridiculously tasty and would recommend all to go here!

D
Berkshire
10 reviews
Dined on 20 March 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience4

It is exactly what you want from a chicken and burger restaurant. Tasty small plates, epic burgers, crispy chicken and super sides!! Great flavour in a cool surrounding at a great price! Loved it!!

JM
London
5 reviews
Dined on 11 February 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and service!! The Staff is so friendly and accommodating. Would recommend this place toanyone who likes burgers.

a
London
1 review
Dined on 9 January 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Lovely place and very friendly staff. Great cocktails. We went for a dessert we had seen on the website but were told this was an old photo and they didn’t do it anymore. Disappointed!! Had to have another cocktail instead. Probably did the waistline a favour.

OT
London
1 review
Dined on 4 January 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Good but a little noisy and tables close together, but food service excellent amazing food and drinks

CS
London
1 review
Dined on 28 December 2018
Overall3food4service3ambience3

Food was delicious, staff were good but place was crowded and tables felt v squashed together.

M
London
2 reviews
Dined on 7 December 2018
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Noisy, but central. In the middel of Carnaby street. Fast and Good burgers and fried chicken

NG
1 review
Dined on 30 November 2018
Overall4food5service5ambience3

The waitress (didn’t get her name) was lovely and the food was great as always!! Thanks :) xxxx

O
London
4 reviews
Dined on 6 November 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fanatastic meal, food was amazing and the service was extra special. Will be back!!!!

G
New England
1 review
Dined on 20 July 2018
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Amazing service, delectable food. It was a great place for a get-together with friends. Would 100% recommend the macaroni and cheese. Be prepared to eat a lot and quite literally roll out of the restaurant on your stomachs if you do it right.

c
London
15 reviews
Dined on 20 July 2018
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Went for a birthday lunch. The busy vibe is great and the food and drinks are top quality. A lot of new staff training at the time we went and our order was mixed up. But no one hurt. Would go again.

PP
London
1 review
Dined on 18 July 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great food, especially the mac&cheese. Service prompt&friendly. Butterscotch milkshake A++++

N
Atlantic City
171 reviews
Dined on 3 April 2018
Overall4food3service5ambience2

We really liked the alcoholic drinks; the Lexy was awesome! The service was good and the food was okay. The chicken in the salad was rib meat not white and I didn’t expect that considering you are known for your chicken ( and we saw it all being fried!.)

E
1 review
Dined on 24 February 2018
Overall3food1service3ambience3

To say they only really do chicken or burgers you'd think they couldn't get it wrong... But they did.

We were 2 of 4 people who had problems with our food. One lady had an undercooked chicken burger, a gentleman and me and my fiance all had undercooked or cold fried chicken that was bland anyway. Better off at KFC.

We told staff when they asked and they offered us free dessert but by this point we just wanted to leave...

Didn't offer to remove our meal from the bill so we had to pay for chicken we couldn't eat.

Wouldn't go here again if I was paid to. Maybe it was an off day..maybe not but I won't be finding out

BM
London
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2018
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Great with a relaxed atmosphere. Awesome cocktails!

J
London
25 reviews
Dined on 26 January 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We took advantage of the £5 come Cocktails which were delicious! Then we ordered the chicken taco, the original burger and some fries and shared these, perfect amount of food! Lots of things I wanted to try so will definitely be returning at some point.

OT
London
4 reviews
Dined on 24 January 2018
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Good place with a friendly stuff. Great for Mac n Cheese lover

OT
London
2 reviews
Dined on 20 January 2018
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Lovely service and food was delicious. MAC daddy burger is the one. Well looked after, overall lovely spot.

n
London
3 reviews
Dined on 14 January 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great food, great music and cocktails. We had a selection of light plates and mains all together and enjoyed it all. Best was the burger x Lovely staff too

OT
Hampshire
13 reviews
Dined on 28 December 2017
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Great chicken wings ! Child friendly and good drinks menu.

MH
Amsterdam
2 reviews
Dined on 18 November 2017
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Amazing! The food was great! Met my friends there after not seeing them for a few months. The food was very reasonably priced, and the service was brilliant!

OT
Gloucestershire
1 review
Dined on 30 September 2017
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Great vibe. Great food. Great!
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ED
London
15 reviews
Dined on 30 September 2017
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Met for an early brunch. Great food, good drink options (though I wasnt the biggest fan of their take on the bloody mary) and quick service. I will be back soon with another brunch crew. ticked all the boxes

KD
Kent
9 reviews
Dined on 16 September 2017
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Delicious food, perhaps the best burger I have had in London. Staff where friendly. Drinks choice was a little limited

OT
London
15 reviews
Dined on 27 August 2017
Overall5food5service4ambience5

I have been to the restaurant before and saw the Brunch menu and had to return to try it!

Great food, nice selection of cocktails.

Ideal place for everyday dining and meeting up with friends.

I will be back again 😊