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The Blues Kitchen - Shoreditch, London,

The Blues Kitchen - Shoreditch

4.6
4.6
3609 Reviews
£25 and under
American
The home of blues and soul in London, serving up delicious burgers, wings and southern style barbecue.

The Blues Kitchen has the largest selection of bourbon, whiskey and rye in the city.

Expect live shows every night with club nights every Friday and Saturday.

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2 people

19:00


Booked 110 times today

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Price
    £25 and under
  • Cuisines
    American
  • Hours of Operation
    Brunch Sat, Sun 11:00–15:45 Lunch Mon–Fri 12:00–16:00 Dinner Mon–Wed, Sun 16:00–22:00 Thu–Sat 16:00–22:30
  • Phone number
    020 7729 7216
  • Payment Options
    Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress Code
    Casual Dress
  • Area
    Shoreditch
  • Parking Details
    None
  • Public Transit
    Old Street and Shorditch High Street train and underground stations are short walk away
  • Additional
    Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Late Night, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

What 3,609 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.6
4.6 based on recent ratings
  • 4.6Food
  • 4.6Service
  • 4.7Ambience
  • 4.5Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • London

    Hot spot

  • London

    Great for live music

  • London

    American

  • East London

    Good for groups

  • East London

    Great for creative cocktails

  • East London

    Hot spot

  • East London

    Great for live music

  • East London

    Lively

  • East London

    Most Booked

3,609 Reviews
  1. StratosS

    Liverpool

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 5 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    all fine we really like the place the waiter was fantastic food can be a little bit better i think

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  2. Freddy

    London

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Customer service is excellent. Friendly, knowledgeable staff. Food and drinks are fine, menu available to browse prior to booking. Music is varied depending on the day you visit. Overall I would recommend this venue and am a returning customer

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  3. MichelleL

    Oxford

    3 reviews

    3.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 4
    The food was good although we felt a little rushed and not at all special which was expected based on a previous experience as it was one of our party’s 60th birthday.

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  4. MarkP

    Orlando

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Really enjoyable food and atmosphere and classic American blues theme. Really recommend this place

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  5. GaryR

    Seattle

    8 reviews

    4.0

    8 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great location. Friendly staff. Very stylish. The food was quickly served and very tasty, although I thought the burgers could have been a bit bigger. However very good value for money. I'd go again.

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  6. Mmokhinnv

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 22 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    all the staff were so nice especially a girl called gabriella i believe, but amazing experience ! xo

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  7. AndrewC

    Essex

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 22 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Had a fabulous evening here fir my husband's birthday, with our 3 grown up youngsters! The staff could not have been more attentive, friendly and helpful. The live band was brilliant...just s shame we had to leave!

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  8. RW007

    Aberdeen

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on 20 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The Blues Kitchen never disappoints! Food quality and ambience has always been great and the servicing staff are exceptional!

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  9. JayJee

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 19 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Always a pleasure, staff have such a positive energy. Lightning fast service. Great food. Good prices

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  10. MJ12

    Hertfordshire

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 18 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great dinner, good food, delicious cocktails, great music, and friendly and attentive service from a man named Sean.

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  11. AmyM

    London

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on 18 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great experience we will definitely be back! Attentive staff, great food and drinks!

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  12. OpenTable Diner

    London

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 18 February 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Staff were extremely friendly and accommodating. Arrived early for my booking which was not a problem. Got served drinks by lovely bar staff and when it was time to order our meal again the service was faultless. Had the blackened salmon which was presented beautifully and tasted as good as it looked. Looking forward to a return visit. Well done to the entire establishment.

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  13. DavidS

    London

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 18 February 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    We went to The Blues Kitchen on a Sunday lunchtime, so missed any of the music. However, it was still a very good experience for us and our 18-year-old son. The food was very tasty. We each had a different kind of burger and they were all just right, and not too much bun...which is a pet peeve of mine. Very good service from the young and friendly staff too. We will try again one night when the music is on.

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  14. cor5

    London

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on 17 February 2024

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 1
    Overcrowded, too loud, constantly hassled by staff, nowhere to stand, overall not enjoyable.

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  15. DemiW

    London

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 17 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    absolutely, hands down the best restaurant I've been too. I've been multiple times and never had any issues, staff are so so soo friendly they make you feel like friends, food is outstanding and atmosphere is just brilliant. Highly recommend.

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  16. SamW

    London

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 17 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great waitress, food fab. Made my birthday special. Just wished we could of had a bit longer at the table

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  17. AnaB

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 17 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Amazing food and oustanding service. I will go back and recommend this place to everyone. Can be a bit pricy for some purses but it is London and well worth it. Not only for the food but cocktails as well

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  18. HarrisonC

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 17 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Me and my girlfriend had booked this restaurant for her birthday and wasn’t disappointed, the food was great.. particularly the wings, aswell as the impeccable service. Most of the cocktails we had were lovely, however one of the barman wasn’t great at making the martinis and put a who slice of lemon in the drink… however all round great evening.

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  19. MelindaB

    London

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 17 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    It was a wonderful evening! Staff was very nice and even gave a complimentary dessert for my birthday! Thank you so much !!

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  20. Floetry

    London

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 17 February 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Had a really good time on Saturday afternoon. One disappointing thing was I actually confirmed on the booking reservation that the dinner was for a special occasion and I did so again at the welcome desk. But no suggestions or offers were made from the staff to make the occasion special. So I don't know the purpose for asking!

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  21. MilanD

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 16 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    Had a great night out in Blues Kitchen. The food was unbelievably tasty as were the cocktails. Decent sized portions, so was great value for money. Also the waiter we had was so friendly and helpful, so had the best dinner experience. We loved the live band and stayed in the bar area to listen to the music afterwards. My only complaint was that it pretty much turned into a packed nightclub by the end and there were just far too many people crammed in by the stage area. Felt grossly packed and uncomfortably hot! Overall had a good night though!

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  22. GraemeB

    London

    30 reviews

    5.0

    30 reviews

    Dined on 16 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Really enjoyed it. Great venue and music. It was my birthday and I did add that to the booking but they made no reference to it and yet other tables they did, felt a bit left out, and think they missed an opportunity to impress.

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  23. UmairM

    Las Vegas

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 15 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Absolute Empfehlung. Gutes Essen, tolle Musik und sehr guter Service.

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  24. LunaU

    London

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 15 February 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Very good food, nice service, outstanding drinks and some nice musicccc - go there!

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  25. Nesha

    Norfolk/Suffolk

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 15 February 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Amazing service and the overall vibe was absolutely amazing

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  26. SoniaG

    London

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on 15 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The best night in Blues is with a couple of friends, drinking Margs and eating buffalo chicken wings with blue cheese dip. Perfection.

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  27. Rich

    Miami - Dade

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 15 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Brisket sandwich, smash burger and ribs, amazing!

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  28. Gabriel

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 13 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Awesome food, excellent service and all round great ambience. Definitely recommend coming with a group of friends/family,

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  29. SarahT

    South Wales

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 13 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Brilliant venue, will definitely be back. Food was amazing.

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  30. PaulM

    Brighton

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 11 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Super friendly staff - to the girl that seated us, the bartenders, and the guy that took our order with recommendations. Incredible venue with live blues music, and great food. Amazing atmosphere, and made my friends 30th birthday special. Thanks!

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  31. AmaraF

    London

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 11 February 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The venue was beautiful, and the music wasn’t too loud as I had my 8 month old. Family friendly for our 1st family dining experience went really well.

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  32. Gdtrbdb

    London

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 11 February 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 4
    Great food as always but staff seemed reluctant almost inconvenienced by our presence, did not feel welcome

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  33. goobers

    London

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 10 February 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    fantastic for the food, but unfriendly on the dance floor, with barely anyone dancing / knowing the songs

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  34. OpenTable Diner

    Cork

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 10 February 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 4
    Staff were nice, place was too busy and the service lacked because of this, ordered drinks before our food arrived but drinks didn’t arrive until they were clearing the food boards, I used to be a fan but not anymore

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  35. OpenTable Diner

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 10 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We had a great night on all counts - food was excellent but what stood out for us what the service - they have it spot on - great staff to complement the overall experience.

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  36. OliviaS

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 10 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Amazing service, amazing food and amazing atmosphere! What more could you want?! Thank you for having us :)

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  37. RebeccaW

    London

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 9 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Had a really great time on a Friday night! Food, service and vibe were perfect, really appreciate the staff making an extra effort for my birthday. Will definitely be back!

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  38. Great

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 8 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Had dinner with a friend and we had the best time. The food was great, the service was great and the live music was much better than I expected. I'll be back.

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  39. LeonN

    London

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 8 February 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Food was good. Service wad good. It was definitely value for money

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  40. thomas

    London

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on 8 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Another great evening. Fantastic food, service and atmosphere!

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FAQs

The Blues Kitchen - Shoreditch is rated 4.6 stars by 3609 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

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2 people

19:00


Booked 110 times today
Google Map for The Blues Kitchen - Shoreditch

The Blues Kitchen, 134 Curtain Road, London, EC2A 3AR

Additional information

  • Area
    Shoreditch
  • Hours of Operation
    Brunch Sat, Sun 11:00–15:45 Lunch Mon–Fri 12:00–16:00 Dinner Mon–Wed, Sun 16:00–22:00 Thu–Sat 16:00–22:30
  • Price
    £25 and under
  • Cuisines
    American
  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Dress Code
    Casual Dress
  • Parking Details
    None
  • Public Transit
    Old Street and Shorditch High Street train and underground stations are short walk away
  • Payment Options
    Mastercard, Visa
  • Additional
    Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Late Night, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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