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Charlie Wrights Bar and Restaurant
45B Pitfield StreetShoreditchLondonN1 6DA
- +44 20 7490 8345
They were open after Midnight on a Thurday night. That's surprisingly better than most bars in London. The staff was very courteous and friendly. We were there for a live music jam session. The musicians were very talented and encouraged people to come up no stage and jam with them. My wife and I had a blast.more
I live very close to here, and for about 6 months, never dared walk in. Needless to say, it does not look welcoming from the outside. It looks more like a strip club or dodgy old man club.
It is neither of those things. This small music venue is, I've heard from music snob friends, a great place to catch a gig. I have not heard music here yet though. I came here for Thai food.
For about 3 months, I was very scared of this place. When a place called "Charlie Wright's International" is listed under 'Thai' and has some rather eccentric characters hanging outside, it's a little bit bewildering. Just who the hell IS Charlie Wright? However, since a certain Yelp member had lost her housekeys and this was nearby, we went for broke and actually - yep - we walked in. I...more
So I know multi-purpose pubs are all the rage now as they try to stay afloat, but this might be taking it just a step too far. From the outside, it looks like it might be a bar and the name is definitely a bit out of the ordinary.
As you get in, you're greeted by a fairly traditional looking pub set up. Turn right and there is a stage with a live band (and posters advertising live jazz...more
The Thai restaurant section of Charlie Wrights managed to accommodate a group of 16 Christmas party diners with a weeks notice and minimal fuss. So big props to them. They did rush us out at out at the end, but that's probably due to the popularity of large parties during the festive season. Other than that our waitress was extremely friendly.
Food was reasonable. Not amazing or special but...more