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Ain't Nothin' But...

20 Kingly Street | Soho, London W1B 5PZ, England
+44 20 7287 0514
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Lousy bar, great music

I read about this pub from Tripadvisor and wanted to visit it during my 4- day visit to London. It... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Vahur2014
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Tapa, Estonia
Great night

Came to see a good friend Dino Baptiste play here on a Sunday night The place was fantastic the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
vivhudson
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Kenilworth, 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.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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20 Kingly Street | Soho, London W1B 5PZ, England
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+44 20 7287 0514
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I read about this pub from Tripadvisor and wanted to visit it during my 4- day visit to London. It was found easily in Soho, next from Regent street. No food offered, about drink prices I don`t know. I had came to hear live blues...More

Thank Vahur2014
Kevin H, General Manager at Ain't Nothin' But..., responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

A very strange review. You were there for the early evening show, from your description of the band. Our drink prices are very reasonable. As you will find from most other reviews. We don't advertise food. It is not something we can do here. You...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came to see a good friend Dino Baptiste play here on a Sunday night The place was fantastic the atmosphere was unreal. Great place for blues. It is a small venue but the place rocks. Got served very easy considering the amount of people there....More

Thank vivhudson
Reviewed 8 September 2017

got there at 11 and had terrible service from a bouncer with a terrible attitude. will not go back. went there after dinner and would not let us in despite letting others inMore

Thank ab71lancs
Kevin H, Manager at Ain't Nothin' But..., responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2017

Our doorman are trained to decide whether people are in a fit and proper state to be let in, especially late on. We cannot let people in who, in our opinion, have had too much to drink already. Presumably, this was the case. Please see...More

Reviewed 18 August 2017

I came across this place when I was strolling through Soho on a Monday evening. It was quite empty and I hesitated at first to go inside. I'm very glad I did though! I was just expecting to have a drink whilst listening to some...More

2  Thank Jan D
Reviewed 18 August 2017

It's Soho so it's £5.20 for a normal pint of lager - plus 50p for each card transaction so take cash. 50p is clearly profit making, not covering costs. We were outside for most of the time, getting served was a bit of a challenge...More

1  Thank Nicholas G
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Great place for live music! Bands change all the time, but they are all so good! Environment is great, although the place is not too big. It's a special place, highly recomendable!!!!

1  Thank Blanca C
Reviewed 30 July 2017

I love this place. If there is no live music, you can always hear some real blues being played over the sound system. You always get quality musicians playing. The chairs and tables are small, so you have to make friends but that just adds...More

1  Thank Toreador
Reviewed 18 July 2017

A gem of a place in Soho just off Carnaby Street. Great atmosphere matched by excellent guitarist Tom Julian Jones

1  Thank neal_etherington
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Sunday well spent! What a cracking little gem to be a part of. I definitely recommend visiting this bar if you loves your jazz and blues or if you happen to just appreciate good live music! The drinks are reasonable, the space is small, so...More

1  Thank Sophiae1990
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Wonderful fun Sunday afternoon Jam session Had a great time listening to some really good blues music. Just love this place.

1  Thank 508Ricky
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Scott L
22 May 2017|
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We only serve Nachos & Hot Dogs.
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lindaSydney
2 April 2017|
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Yes, it is very safe. We have lots of regular single female customers.
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roy27443
2 April 2017|
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Hi, the Bar is on the ground floor, just one step at the entrance. However, the only toilets are down steepish stairs.
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