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20 Kingly Street | Soho, London W1B 5PZ, England
+44 20 7287 0514
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Great live music on a Monday night

I came across this place when I was strolling through Soho on a Monday evening. It was quite empty... read more

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Jan D
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London, United Kingdom
Expensive, not much room, but a good vibe.

It's Soho so it's £5.20 for a normal pint of lager - plus 50p for each card transaction so take... read more

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Nicholas G
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Royal Tunbridge Wells, 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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Hours Today: 15:00 - 02:00
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20 Kingly Street | Soho, London W1B 5PZ, England
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Reviewed today

I came across this place when I was strolling through Soho on a Monday evening. It was quite empty and I hesitated at first to go inside. I'm very glad I did though! I was just expecting to have a drink whilst listening to some...More

Thank Jan D
Reviewed today

It's Soho so it's £5.20 for a normal pint of lager - plus 50p for each card transaction so take cash. 50p is clearly profit making, not covering costs. We were outside for most of the time, getting served was a bit of a challenge...More

Thank Nicholas G
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great place for live music! Bands change all the time, but they are all so good! Environment is great, although the place is not too big. It's a special place, highly recomendable!!!!

Thank Blanca C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love this place. If there is no live music, you can always hear some real blues being played over the sound system. You always get quality musicians playing. The chairs and tables are small, so you have to make friends but that just adds...More

Thank Toreador
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 12 July 2017

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 11 July 2017 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 2 July 2017

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 7 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

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Light District and the epicenter of the LGBT scene –
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enthusiasts, Soho is not only the home of London's
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Scott L
21 May 2017|
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We only serve Nachos & Hot Dogs.
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lindaSydney
1 April 2017|
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Yes, it is very safe. We have lots of regular single female customers.
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roy27443
1 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.
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