The Blues Kitchen - Shoreditch

4.4
1003 reviews
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£25 and under
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American
Top tags:
  • Live Music
  • Fun
  • Vibrant Bar Scene
The Blues Kitchen is London's very own home of blues & rock'n roll music. Serving authentic American Soul food and over 80 different Bourbon's, expect to hear live blues music 7 nights a week with late night dancing on the weekends!
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
American
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Hours of Operation
Monday - Wednesday: 12:00pm - 12:00am
Thursday: 12:00pm - 1:00am
Friday: 12:00pm - 2:30 am
Saturday: 11:00am - 3:00am
Sunday: 11:00am - 10:30pm
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Phone number
020 7729 7216
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Payment Options
MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Casual Dress
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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 1003 People Are Saying
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4.4based on recent ratings
4.3
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4.3
service
4.5
ambience
4.2
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92% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined 2 days ago

Fantastic venue in every respect food, bar areas, decor, vibe and great music whats not to like 👍

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5.0Dined 2 days ago

Amazing place.

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5.0Dined 4 days ago

Food was amazing! Gutted I didn’t get a takeaway box for the next day!

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5.0Dined 7 days ago

great food and atmosphere. it also has reasonable prices

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5.0Dined 7 days ago

Delicious food and so much of it - but quality as well as quality. Attentive staff and quick with orders. Very diverse drinks menu and great choice of food to suit all tastes. Liked the booth table arrangement but glad we were on the opposite side to the stage as the music was quite loud. great music though and always fun to have live music. Great atmosphere and i will definitely be going back.

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4.0Dined on 17 June 2018

Disappointed with the food. I ordered the ribs full of fat my friends enjoyed there beef which they Ordered. We also ordered the seafood platter would have liked it hot and not cold.

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4.0Dined on 17 June 2018

Great restaurant. Fab food very good service. The food here was very tasty good portion sizes. The chicken wings were delicious. Highly recommend. 👍🏽

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4.0Dined on 17 June 2018

Really cool venue with lots of space, fantastic cocktails and great brunch

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3.0Dined on 14 June 2018

Described as dinner place with live music but the music starts at 22:30 PM,
secondly too loud place to meet friends, if you don't like communicating with eyes :)
96 dB to 105 db decibel hell for human beings.

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5.0Dined on 9 June 2018

The beef brisket is just incredible, the burnt ends are unbelievable and the ribs were delish! I will 100% be returning, we had an amazing time.

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3.0Dined on 9 June 2018

I previously had a table booked but had to cancel it as my daughter is under 18 and our table was booked for 7pm.

I was slightly dissapointed with the limited menu, however the waiter informed me that the barbecue menu is served between 5-7pm. For now I will reserve judgement and will rebook after 5pm.

Plus point - I phoned to bring my table forward which they were very accommodating about doing so.

Table service wasn't great and had to beckon someone over for cutlery and to pay.

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4.0Dined on 9 June 2018

Bottomless Brunch was very good. The service was excellent. Good food and great atmosphere

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4.0Dined on 8 June 2018

Great burgers, amazing venue. Service was slow but the place was packed.

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5.0Dined on 8 June 2018

Less intimate than it's sister in Camden, but the food and atmosphere don't disappoint.

Sometimes we were left without drinks and had to grab a waiters attention, but it was mega busy so can understand.

5 of us arrived quite early evening but it was already busy... Bookings essential Friday and Saturday. Our servers were excellent, and had detailed knowledge of the menu (one of the party was gluten free).

We started with a wings and things platter and a two appetisers, which was plenty for the 5 of us. Then a mix of mains: seafood platter, shrimp jambalaya, chicken salad. All excellently cooked and tasty tasty tasty.

With a bottle of wine, some "beer and a shot" (highly recommended), and a few soft drinks it all came to ca. £40ea. Good value for the quality and location.

The 2 hour slot is just about enough time for starters and mains, but you'll need to rush if you want to enjoy the food and have a pud.

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4.0Dined on 5 June 2018

Great night loved it. Fantastic atsompheme.
The music was popping .

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5.0Dined on 4 June 2018

Meaty feast. Monday night is rib night at £10 for as large a plate of meat as you would ever want.

Beef short rib, falling off the bone, great flavour. Pork rib was every bit as good.

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4.0Dined on 3 June 2018

Very good dining experience - yummy cocktails. Food was tasty, menu is full. Not a lot of vegetarian options but I guess that’s standard for that type of dining.

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4.0Dined on 3 June 2018

Only place that still has a southern comfort food vibe to the menu. Its really nice and the caravan inside is really cool and unqiue

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5.0Dined on 2 June 2018

Atmosphere and bar astestic was tops!! The staff were friendly and really helpful. My burger was pretty good, but Maria - she said the pancakes were the best she's ever tasted.

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5.0Dined on 28 May 2018

We had a fab time. The staff were amazing!! Thanks so much 😃

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5.0Dined on 26 May 2018

Absolutely love this place. Ive been many times and never ever has it disappointed! Food is incredible along with the atmosphere service and music.
Highly recommended this place.

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5.0Dined on 26 May 2018

Great food music and service. Will be back as soon as we can

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5.0Dined on 26 May 2018

Amazon place, good food, good drinks and good staff.

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5.0Dined on 25 May 2018

Had a brilliant night and i will certainly be returning! :-)

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4.0Dined on 24 May 2018

Initially i went to get the vegan burger but they only had a mixed bean patty which i cant stand! they are so bland and thoughtless when it comes to vegetarian alternatives! so i got a few small dishes instead the spinach dip with blue corn tortilla chips, calamari and the mac an cheese...of course (one of my favourite things on the menu) all in all it was nice but still dissapointing to not get my burger

(Im not a Vegan i just liked the burger)

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5.0Dined on 24 May 2018

Great quality BBQ , with friendly relaxed service. The best for me personally was the brisket - melt in the mouth and full of flavor.

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3.0Dined on 22 May 2018

our waitress was Jaz, she was absolutely amazing x

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4.0Dined on 19 May 2018

Even though it took an extremely long time to receive our food, the staff went above & beyond to resolve all issues for us & even gave us free dessert. Would definitely recommend Blues Kitchen Shoreditch to a friend, perhaps not for celebrating a birthday though.

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4.0Dined on 19 May 2018

Would definitely recommend this restaurant. Everything we ordered to eat was delicious! I had the burnt ends and the hot spinach dip to start and both were excellent. Only downfall was they took a long time to take our payment and we had something booked afterwards that we needed to get to and the rose wine selection was very limited as they only had one on the menu.

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4.0Dined on 18 May 2018

Food portions are a generous and were very tasty and I had good time as the restaurant was really good.

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4.0Dined on 18 May 2018

Tasty and great service as always. My boyfriend loves it as well.

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5.0Dined on 17 May 2018

Lovely place to eat, staff were amazing it was very busy but didn’t feeling like we were squeezed in highly recommended

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5.0Dined on 17 May 2018

Amazing place!food was great! I’ll back there soon :)

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5.0Dined on 14 May 2018

My fiancée and I are in love with this place,
The food and drinks are delicious!
High recommend this

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5.0Dined on 14 May 2018

I took my friend there for her Birthday. We loved the atmosphere and the food was amazing! We had a lovely waitress, Kim, who went above and beyond to make it special for my friend. We will come back soon!

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5.0Dined on 14 May 2018

A great location and setting followed up with great food and drinks all served with a helpful smile and advice.

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3.0Dined on 13 May 2018

Ambience was a bit flat. The food quality was poor considering the price... the table was far from the stage so we couldn't see anything. Service was average considering the £12 service charge. Not my best birthday outing.

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5.0Dined on 13 May 2018

My friend and I wanted a chill place to come that had great ambiance and excellent food. We got that—-times ten! What we didn’t expect was how FANTASTIC the customer service and management were. Ryan made us feel like we’d found a new home...and is so passionate about his job...we felt really lucky to have met him.... Phoebe was amazing. No task was too much for her...in fact, she went above and beyond. This is our new place. The menu is great. The vibe is perfect for a a Sunday afternoon in Shoreditch (and it could be a killer date place!) I’m excited to visit when they have live music...no doubt it will be top-notch. Thanks again guys. Looking forward to seeing you soon. 👌🏻😊

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3.0Dined on 11 May 2018

Great food but the waitress who billed me charged me £1,555 for a meal that came to £155. Was not impressed with the way she was so blasé about the situation citing she had the nickname ‘bad waitress’. I really like the restaurant and would probably go again but this tainted my experience and overall view of the place.

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5.0Dined on 6 May 2018

Greated with a smile . The atmosphere on arrival was lively . The seafood was exception . The Live music made the night . Mixed crowd , and vibrant surroundings made for a wonderful night out .

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