Red's True Barbecue


Experience the authentic style and flavour of American-styled barbecue at this beautiful Shoreditch location. Tuck into all things barbecue, from snacks and sharing plates to ribs, steaks and burgers. Don’t forget to leave some room for dessert. First come, first served, no advanced booking during the weekends.

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Red's True Barbecue

54-56 Great Eastern Street
+44 (0)20 8021 2802

Yelp Reviews

4.0 out of 5 based on 26 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Red's True Barbecue

5.0 out of 5 8 August 2016
by Nick S.

Red's is as legit as BBQ gets outside the states.

They've got a full menu of saucy goodness, but my first visit centered around their fiery double cheeseburger with 'fired-up' fries. It was a giant, beefy, BBQ-ified mess. A glorious, belly destroying mess.

They've got a series of sauces on the table for your abuse, and they've got a decent selection of beers available to quench that BBQ...more

2.0 out of 5 31 July 2016
by Lynsey H.

Terrible. It is not very often that I rate a restaurant so low, but my experience was so disappointing. Based on the great Yelp reviews I made a decision to eat here today. Once inside I realized I had actually been to the Leeds restaurant a few years ago and I had loved it, so I was really looking forward to it.

I decided to go for the brisket and burnt ends with fries and coleslaw as my...more

5.0 out of 5 4 July 2016
by Pete M.

Ok, this was the weirdest place in the world to me. I've been in Europe six years and hadn't had barbecue at all in Europe. It just doesn't exist. Then I wander out my hotel and see this place and scratch my head... Really? I look it up and there's good reviews. Ok.... Really? Ok I'll do it.

I walk in and wait a couple minutes but they sit me down, I make my orders and the service is really...more

5.0 out of 5 8 June 2016
by Kifah A.

The Pale Ale beers are marvellous, And the pulled pork is a piece of art.

A little pricey, but typical for London and the area.

Friendly and quick staff too.more

4.0 out of 5 20 March 2016
by Nickie C.

The smoky smell from the street is enough to draw in any non-vegetarian, and the tasty food should keep you in your seat!

I plumped for a very large sandwich, The Pitmaster, which has brisket, a chicken & jalapeño sausage, pulled pork, a fried pickle, and some coleslaw. I chose creamed corn for my side.

Overall, I enjoyed the sandwich. I didn't care much for the slaw, and I thought the whole...more

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