Old Blue Last

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Catch the latest new bands and DJs seven nights a week at The Old Blue Last in Shoreditch. Simian Mobile Disco, Hot Chip, Klaxons, Noisettes, Arctic Monkeys, Lily Allen, Foals, Kate Nash, Florence and the Machine, Amy Winehouse and Mumford and Sons have all played here. Best of all, entrance is often free!

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Old Blue Last

Address
38 Great Eastern Street
The City
London
EC2A 3ES
Telephone:
+44 (0)20 7739 7033
Public transport:
Old Street, Underground
Book a taxi on +44 (0)844 556 0706 or with London's biggest car service app
Yelp Reviews

3 out of 5 based on 58 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Old Blue Last

3.0 out of 5 30 July 2015
by Mark T.

The best thing this pub has got going for it is location. Most people know it so it's useful for a meeting place.

There's a room for live music upstairs but I've never been along to any of the gigs there so this is something that I'll need to rectify soon as I've heard good things.

There's a happy hour most nights up until 7 where you can get a pint/wine/house spirit & mixer for £3.33 which...more

3.0 out of 5 6 July 2015
by Andy G.

This is a nice pub/bar with a relaxed feel to it, good range of music and an upstairs for live music gigs.

Unfortunately missed the Reds BBQ pop up but hope it comes back so I can try that.

Bit pricey on some of the drinks though, £5.80 for Sharps Pilsner! You're taking the BEER!more

3.0 out of 5 19 May 2015
by Ella S.

Okay so it's owned by Vice. Shane Smith is a really cool guy don't you just love the documentary on North Korea? You'd think that an establishment owned by such a company would be the best, but compared to the bars in the area it's lacking. I went with friends and in the middle of checking IDs, some staff member said the rest were not allowed in. In the end the whole group left, which cost the...more

3.0 out of 5 28 January 2015
by Emma D.

This place isn't really my scene, but if you like music of the punk/pop-punk persuasion it's probably gonna be yours.

Apparently they have live bands upstairs, but I only stuck around for 1 drink so I cannot verify this information.

Drinks are reasonably priced for Shoreditch and there was no cover charge, so that's ok I guess.more

5.0 out of 5 13 April 2011
by antisocialite

Old Blue Last was the first East London pub I ever went to and so it will always hold a special place in my heart. There is nothing especially amazing about the decor, the staff, or the alcohol but as soon as you step inside you get that really nice vibe that makes you want to stay in a pub for longer than 'just a quick one'.

On a Friday and Saturday (or even Wednesdays and Thursdays for...more

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