The Blues Kitchen


The former Bar Music Hall has been transformed into a Texan eatery and bar serving one of the largest selections of bourbon in London. Live music is put on seven days a week, echoing the offering at the sibling Blues Kitchen in Camden.

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Typical meal price: From £25.00 (USD39.06) per diner

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The Blues Kitchen

134 Curtain Road
Public transport:
Old Street, Underground
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Yelp Reviews

4 out of 5 based on 21 reviews

Top 5 reviews of The Blues Kitchen

5.0 out of 5 12 May 2015
by Jonathan V.

A fun experience!

I am not a big Blues lover and did not not know what to expect. However I was positively surprised!

The restaurant is amazing! The decor is stunning and the layout attractive. The bar is long with ample space. In one corner live performances take place! Everywhere you go a surprise ways for you - have a loom at the pics i uploaded.

The food - stunning! Casual and...more

3.0 out of 5 23 April 2015
by Adam B.

Very hip and trendy joint. Love the aesthetic of this place. Meat and blues is a great combo in my book.

The only thing that stopped this place from getting 4 stars was the price. Not a lot of bang for your buck but that was mainly down to what we ordered.

Buffalo wings were tasty but not life changing.

We ordered the seafood platter to share, which we were told was 'hearty'. I expected deep...more

4.0 out of 5 20 March 2015
by Eakan G.

I have been to this place when it was known as bar musical. Not very sure about the name change is take over our whatever. I didn't ask about it or search about it.

Not much has changed in terms of interiors. As you enter you are the square bar with the walks lined up with drinks. Around the bar counter is were you have a lot of space to sit. Pick your own table, grab a drink and chat as...more

5.0 out of 5 11 March 2015
by Katie S.

This is my absolute favourite Shoreditch haunt.

The vibe is chilled during the day and rowdy at night - in a good way, like a New Orleans honky tonk. But definitely don't go there for a 'quiet' drink in the evenings as you may be serenaded with a blues band or gospel choir.

The food and drink is incredible - be sure to try the buttermilk chicken and bourbon milkshake. The service is...more

4.0 out of 5 16 October 2014
by Mark T.

This was my first visit to the Blues Kitchen in Shoreditch having previously checked out the Camden branch and I have to say it's a marked improvement. The venue looks like a lot more care has been put into the decor and it is very East London with tiles and exposed brick.

There is a great selection of beers including bottles of Innis & Gunn and if they could expand the range to cover the rum...more

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