Ain't Nothin But...The Blues Bar

20 Kingly St, London, Greater London, W1B 5PZ
Hours:
Closed until 5:00pm (Show more)
  • Mon–Thu
    • 5:00 PM–1:00 AM
  • Fri
    • 5:00 PM–2:30 AM
  • Sat
    • 3:00 PM–2:30 AM
  • Sun
    • 3:00 PM–Midnight
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Yes (incl. Visa & MasterCard)
9.1/10

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  • "... Cool bands. Didn't see Amy Winehouse tho." (3 tips)
  • "... mean that the joint is usually packed to the rafters, especially on weekends when it offers free..." (2 tips)
  • "... on weekends when it offers free admission before 8:30 PM. Arrive early. Open till 1am..." (2 tips)
  • AskMen

    The friendly if occasionally hapless service & the atmosphere mean that the joint is usually packed to the rafters, especially on weekends when it offers free admission before 8:30 PM. Arrive early. Read more

    AskMen · January 27, 2011
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  • Thrash Hits

    A sweaty little bar with live music every night. With murals of BB King and Buddy Guy, honkytonk piano with slide guitars, and Amy Winehouse slumped in the corner trying to remember her middle name. Read more

    Thrash Hits · January 17, 2011
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  • Spotted by Locals - city guides by locals

    On Friday and Saturday, make your way over BEFORE 20:30 to miss the queues and grab a table! Read more

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  • Harry M.

    Some of the best live blues in London

    Harry M. · February 20, 2010
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  • Simon S.

    Best blues bar in central London

    Simon S. · January 20, 2010
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  • LittleV

    The best place ever in Soho

    LittleV · March 10, 2013
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  • Greg B.

    Ain't Nothin But Blues Bar features regular live music performances with an eclectic range of blues and rock from across the globe. Gets v packed!

    Greg B. · April 6, 2010
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  • Dan H.

    Always really great atmosphere, the nacho plates are killer and you can chill there all evening. go on a Saturday from like 5pm

    Dan H. · March 27, 2011
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  • Simon F.

    The open mike every Saturday from 4pm is a must for any trip to London...Chillax..

    Simon F. · March 4, 2010
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  • Jos R.

    Quite small inside but the live music is great!I loved it.

    Jos R. · November 26, 2009
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  • Tiago T.

    On Jam days (monday and sunday) arrive early to meet the house band and to enroll to play/sing: it's definitely worth it.

    Tiago T. · March 26, 2013
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  • Fionners G.

    A decent spot if you're after a late night drink or some live music. Can get jam packed though and unpleasant at peak times (like a lot of bars though)

    Fionners G. · October 26, 2012
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  • Violetta K.

    Free blues all day every day

    Violetta K. · February 26, 2012
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  • Luca G.

    Great Old style blues bar... Small... but great atmosphere, great live music. Had an awesome blurs time...

    Luca G. · June 18, 2011
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  • Chris T.

    Go to this blues bar if you want to hear great music with a lively and friendly atmosphere. Don't forget to dance on the seats!

    Chris T. · May 4, 2010
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  • Philippe J.

    Sunday afternoon blues and beer.

    Philippe J. · March 24, 2010
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  • Andy S.

    Good blues, give the table next to the stage a wide birth. It's cosy!

    Andy S. · February 25, 2010
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  • Anthony C.

    Very nice atmosphere. Beer and blues just perfect

    Anthony C. · 13 hours ago
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  • Ezequiel S.

    Great Bar!!!

    Ezequiel S. · December 22, 2013
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  • Gustavo R.

    Awesome Blues Bar! If you dont like crowded places, try it during the week!

    Gustavo R. · November 20, 2013
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  • Miltiadis C.

    Simply the best bar in Soho....Just great and very friendly :)

    Miltiadis C. · October 2, 2013
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  • Thanos P.

    Lovely bar, fantastic tunes...

    Thanos P. · September 13, 2013
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  • Dhyan G.

    Nice live music to with your bitter one

    Dhyan G. · August 29, 2013
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  • Dhyan G.

    Try the Ghost Ship

    Dhyan G. · July 6, 2013
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  • Claire H.

    Sundays jamming sessions make me want to totally give up my career and to instead dedicate my time to singing and playing blues...

    Claire H. · June 16, 2013
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  • Alexandre W.

    a special place for special people in London

    Alexandre W. · May 25, 2013
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  • Dougal R.

    Just got a free pint for putting someone's jacket on the back of my seat. Love this place!

    Dougal R. · March 30, 2013
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  • Dougal R.

    Awesome bless bar

    Dougal R. · March 30, 2013
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  • Oscarbear

    The joint is usually packed to the rafters, especially on weekends when it offers free admission before 8:30 PM. Arrive early. Open till 1am weekdays and till 2.30am - Friday / Saturday Read more

    Oscarbear · January 9, 2013
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  • Party Earth

    This chitlin’ circuit gets rowdier than Parchman Farm, so get in early to avoid the line – otherwise, the only blues you’ll be seeing are frostbitten fingers from standing out in the blistering cold. Read more

    Party Earth · June 15, 2012
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  • Melanie S.

    Great venue. Cool bands. Didn't see Amy Winehouse tho.

    Melanie S. · April 10, 2011
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  • Paolo D.

    A Very BAD place!!! I will never come back to this place in my life! We received the worse treatment ever!I really don't recommend this place to anyone simply because the manager (that is the guy be

    Paolo D. · March 23, 2011
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  • Paolo D.

    A Very BAD place!!! I will never come back to this place in my life! We received the worse treatment ever!I really don't recommend this place to anyone simply because the manager (that is the guy be

    Paolo D. · March 23, 2011
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  • Serena C.

    Very small but very nice. If you're lucky you can find a drunk Amy Winehouse there!

    Serena C. · January 27, 2011
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  • Danny

    Great live music 365 days a year! You must arrive before music starts to avoid the big queue.

    Danny · November 11, 2010
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  • Jonathan R.

    The original and the best - "she had the face of the devil and the body of a frog" - awesome times.

    Jonathan R. · October 31, 2010
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  • Pete D.

    There's a girl sitting nearby looks a bit like Penelope Cruz

    Pete D. · February 25, 2010
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  • Andre C.

    Conhecer este pub é tão importante quanto visitar Buckingham, London Eye ou a Tower Bridge. Blues, blues e mais blues.

    Andre C. · August 18, 2013
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