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Ain't Nothin' But...

20 Kingly Street | Soho, London W1B 5PZ, England
+44 20 7287 0514
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Better off elsewhere

Although the music was good, this place was far too overcrowded which made it quite unpleasant. On... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Derek P
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London, United Kingdom
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Superb!

it's really one of the best blues bar in London! but so busy on saturday night. it's definitely my... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2018
Ruken T
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London, 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.
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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20 Kingly Street | Soho, London W1B 5PZ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although the music was good, this place was far too overcrowded which made it quite unpleasant. On top of this, the poor and unfriendly service, particularly from the manager, means that, in my opinion, you’d be better off going elsewhere.

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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

it's really one of the best blues bar in London! but so busy on saturday night. it's definitely my new go to place ❤️

Thank Ruken T
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

Went on the Saturday afternoon of the Easter weekend. Seemed to be an open mic session. OMG; one of the guys had a breathtaking blues voice and another performer just owned the place. Brilliant. An absolute must do if in the area.

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Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

This place is busy on weekends and plays old school music . Paid £6 to get in to this place but did not enjoy much as it’s a very small place and people keep on bumping into each other and spill their drinks. Even the...More

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Kevin H, Manager at Ain't Nothin' But..., responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2018

We offer good old bar room Blues. Sorry it was not to your liking.

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Reviewed 27 March 2018

Delightful blues pub in Soho. Always crammed with people in good mood. Loud live music, usually without cover charge. Good number of beer on tap. This is not a place to go for a quiet conversation with friends over a meal, though.

Thank Stig H
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Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

Super friendly staff and patrons alike. This place serves great drinks and the best live music around A place to go with friends, to find new friends, or both

Thank Are S
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Reviewed 14 March 2018

Great fun live music venue... blues every night crammed into this small bar. Great atmosphere, friendly crowd, fun time.

Thank MAR-AM-UK
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Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

It is surprisingly difficult to find late night live music in London. However, happened to pass this place one Wednesday evening and popped in. Terrific that they don’t have a cover charge and general vibe was friendly and relaxed. Quite a few seats nearer to...More

Thank ITTS
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Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

Fantastic music from the jam sessions and bands that play late sets. Get there early to claim a chair or bench for a long night of enjoyment. The atmosphere is relaxed and audience mixed with everyone just enjoying the blues

Thank Brigitte S
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Reviewed 2 March 2018

Small, quite crowded, very good music. Friendly bar service, mixed crowd. Nice atmosphere. Great place to go, open late.

Thank smh208
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janiefrib
27 November 2017|
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Over 18. We do not take bookings. Just come along.
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Scott L
22 May 2017|
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We only serve Nachos & Hot Dogs.
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lindaSydney
2 April 2017|
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Yes, it is very safe. We have lots of regular single female customers.
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