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20 Kingly Street | Soho, London W1B 5PZ, England
+44 20 7287 0514
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Superb free Saturday afternoon entertainment

A gem of a place in Soho just off Carnaby Street. Great atmosphere matched by excellent guitarist... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Altrincham, United Kingdom
Fab little Blues bar

Sunday well spent! What a cracking little gem to be a part of. I definitely recommend visiting... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rutland, United Kingdom
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London's original Blues Bar/Venue with live Blues Every night, twice a night. Free entry most nights, and open until late. Probably Europe's Home of the Blues.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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20 Kingly Street | Soho, London W1B 5PZ, England
+44 20 7287 0514
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Reviewed 6 days ago

A gem of a place in Soho just off Carnaby Street. Great atmosphere matched by excellent guitarist Tom Julian Jones

Thank neal_etherington
Reviewed 1 week ago

Sunday well spent! What a cracking little gem to be a part of. I definitely recommend visiting this bar if you loves your jazz and blues or if you happen to just appreciate good live music! The drinks are reasonable, the space is small, so...More

Thank Sophiae1990
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful fun Sunday afternoon Jam session Had a great time listening to some really good blues music. Just love this place.

Thank 508Ricky
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent a set or two here on a Saturday evening while visiting town. The cover was affordable, the service was great for as crowded as it was, and I thoroughly enjoyed myself. The club is small, and there is very limited seating. I got the...More

Thank zacks77
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Arrogant bouncer - Boncko - who arbitrarily on a weeknight thought it ok to assume we were already drinking at 11pm (when we had actually just finished work after a 14hr work day). Fail....

Thank anant556
Reviewed 5 June 2017

I came here hours after the London Bridge & Borough Market attacks were brought to my attention. I needed some joy as this was my last night in London before saying goodbye to my girlfriend, albeit temporarily. The doorman was friendly, jokingly questioning why we...More

Thank Alan L
Reviewed 5 June 2017

I was looking forward to our visit and didn't take us long to get in. Very disappointed as we could barely hear the music. People didn't seem to be interested in the music as there was a lot of loud conversation. It was a shame...More

Thank Affy S
Reviewed 18 May 2017

An incredible place... Very tiny, small but warm.. a lof of live music - Blues - great perfomances. Many people for different places. An amazing décor related with music. It seems a very old place but it is just amazing

Thank Luis F
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

We came twice to this bar during our short visit to London. Genuine, great music, Bitburger on tap. Here for the music, not the bathrooms. Love this place and will come back.

Thank Tlitz77
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Definitely “ a must “ visit if you want to enjoy good Blues in an authentic blues juke joint feel-like place. Quite possibly, the best nightspot in London for live music acts. This small bar has a fantastic atmosphere, so it can get a bit...More

1  Thank JuanFPerez
The go-to district for a good time in London, Soho
hosts a wealth of world-class theatres and a
compelling lineup of cafes, restaurants, pubs, bars,
and clubs. At Soho's core is London's original Red
Light District and the epicenter of the LGBT scene –
and thus the city's hottest nightlife. For shopping
enthusiasts, Soho is not only the home of London's
greatest concentration of boutique shops, but also the
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Scott L
22 May 2017|
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Response from Kevin H | Property representative |
We only serve Nachos & Hot Dogs.
2 April 2017|
Response from Kevin H | Property representative |
Yes, it is very safe. We have lots of regular single female customers.
2 April 2017|
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Response from Kevin H | Property representative |
Hi, the Bar is on the ground floor, just one step at the entrance. However, the only toilets are down steepish stairs.