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Ain't Nothin' But...

20 Kingly Street | Soho, London W1B 5PZ, England
+44 20 7287 0514
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Poor service

It’s one of my favourite bar in London, music is very good. unfortunately I came on the 14th of... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Nicholas S
via mobile
Good times but expensive beer

Literally just that; overpriced beers which are hopefully used to pay the musicians, who are, to be... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
London, United Kingdom
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London's original Blues Bar/Venue with live Blues Every night, twice a night. Free entry most nights, and open until late. Probably Europe's Home of the Blues.
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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Hours Today: 15:00 - 12:00
20 Kingly Street | Soho, London W1B 5PZ, England
+44 20 7287 0514
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It’s one of my favourite bar in London, music is very good. unfortunately I came on the 14th of February and the service was very bad, especially one bartender “blond with a goatee” was very rude.. (very bad language).I asked another bartender ( black hair)that...More

Thank Nicholas S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Literally just that; overpriced beers which are hopefully used to pay the musicians, who are, to be fair, good.

Thank _DCusso
Kevin H, General Manager at Ain't Nothin' But..., responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

You will actually find that our prices are very reasonable for the area and what you get.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great little blues bar that was actually recommended to us by the doorman at Cahoots! Although very busy it was easy enough to get to the bar and order drinks. Was great to hear some live music before some dinner reservations at Bob Bob Ricard....More

Thank LeevesMiss
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you love the Blues, get yourself to Ain't Nothin' But... Small, intimate and often very crowded, the atmosphere is great. Eclectic crowd and always good to see so many youngsters enjoying the Blues. Mid-week favourites include Jimmy C and the Blues Dragons and Dust...More

Thank Giles H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited this blues bar as I like to go to live blues and jazz music venues when travelling (see reviews for Paris, New York, Munich). I had previously visited the very good Blues Kitchen in Camden Town so thought I would try something closer...More

Thank BoffinChemist
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Since I discovered this place, I think I’m in love with it! It depends on the day you go and the groups that are playing on the moment (which are usually amazing) but even the worst day, this place does have something special. If you...More

Thank Blanca C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's a quirky little packed bar where everyone basically stands and you watch the live band sing. The bar staff and clientele are friendly and chilled out and the decor is pretty cool with real old school posters and instruments all over the walls and...More

Thank superdupersan
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

We visited here last night 12.01.2018 . It was a very crowded and cramped bar . We got served quite quickly very expensive for a vodka , two bottles of beer and a half came to £18.50. I understand the vibe but there bar is...More

Thank Joanna W
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

What a place!!! Live band amazing atmosphere and cheap drinks. Definitely worth a visit if you are in central London!

Thank goranmitov
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Came for a birthday celebration. Unfortunately there is only limited seating and you can’t book a table in advance. So we decided to chance it on a Wednesday night and go around 6pm just before the first band started. It was already crowded, but we...More

Thank Fee M
The go-to district for a good time in London, Soho
hosts a wealth of world-class theatres and a
compelling lineup of cafes, restaurants, pubs, bars,
and clubs. At Soho's core is London's original Red
Light District and the epicenter of the LGBT scene –
and thus the city's hottest nightlife. For shopping
enthusiasts, Soho is not only the home of London's
greatest concentration of boutique shops, but also the
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Questions & Answers
26 November 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Kevin H | Property representative |
Over 18. We do not take bookings. Just come along.
Scott L
21 May 2017|
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Response from Kevin H | Property representative |
We only serve Nachos & Hot Dogs.
1 April 2017|
Response from Kevin H | Property representative |
Yes, it is very safe. We have lots of regular single female customers.