Old Blue Last


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!

Venue Details & Map

Old Blue Last

38 Great Eastern Street
+44 (0)20 7739 7033
Public transport:
Old Street, Underground

Yelp Reviews

7.00 out of 5
based on 64 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Old Blue Last

4.0 out of 5
23 September 2015
by E J.

Even if you set out to start or end your evening at The Old Blue Last, you'll end up there regardless. While the service isn't the quickest and you'll be left standing at the bar wondering 'am I ever going to get the bar staffs attention?!' - it's a bit of a Shoreditch institution of grubby cool which is difficult to avoid.

Once you do get served, the prices are pretty reasonable and it's... more

3.0 out of 5
12 July 2016
by Taylor X.

great music venue for small gigs more

4.0 out of 5
24 January 2016
by Daniel F.

Owned by Vice...so be warned expect hipsters! Lots of them. However, two floors mean however packed it is, and it is on weekends mean I can venture between each and pick which vibe I want.

Downstairs more conversion and buzzy atmosphere. Upstairs more live music (mostly indie) and dancing.

It's also free every night bar some events for music (upstairs) that charge. I really like it. Been... more

4.0 out of 5
04 December 2017
by Jordan N.

If you're traveling, this place is a mix between an older pub and a club. We walked around and asked the doorman "Bar, Pub, Club?!" and this is where the man said "All 3" haha there's a large bar downstairs, seating room at the bar and along the back wall, it was pretty packed on a Saturday, people dancing a lot of groups of friends. We made it upstairs and there was a live band. The building... more

5.0 out of 5
18 April 2017
by Victoria H.

Love this place, best time to visit is when it first opens so you can sit and have a good ole drink with the free jukebox and loads of space! Love the old cinema seats and drink selection, the later it gets the more Shoreditch it gets - decent sound as a gig venue more

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