The Blues Kitchen - Camden

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American
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  • Live Music
  • Fun
  • Vibrant Bar Scene
The Blues Kitchen is London's very own home of blues & rock'n roll music. Serving authentic American Soul food and over 80 different Bourbon's, expect to hear live blues music 7 nights a week with late night dancing on the weekends!
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91% of people would recommend it to a friend
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London
9 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

Was fun! Would go again and the food was tasty. Fast service

LC
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5Food 4Service 4Ambience 5

Really nice venue. The singer was incredible. Will come back for sure.

LT
London
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

The best night out on ages, excellent food, £5 cocktails and the best house band. If your looking for a good night out in Camden look no further

g
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 2Food 2Service 4Ambience 3

Have previously had really good meals here but on the 11th September 2019 I was disappointed with the meal. The service although very pleasant as always was rushed, the main course arrived before the hors oeuvre was even a quarter eaten. The brisket was grossly over-salted & virtually inedible. My companion's rib was tough on the outside. I felt that the plates had been under the lights for too long & the food had become dried out.

TE
London
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

I'm leaving to go to America and I spent the day at the zoo with my partner and then came for some food. I asked last minute the night before if someone could put a little note and some flowers on the table for her. It was all sorted when we arrived and the service and staff was brilliant and the food was delicious!

Thank you for facilitating a lovely end to a day out !

S
London
9 reviews
Dined on 8 September 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 5

We wished to hAve some us time after our wedding, and the Blues Kitchen was just perfect for that!
We had a lovely boozy brunch, enjoyed the ambience and we will defo be back for one of the music evenings.

DR
1 review
Dined on 7 September 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Came here for bottomless brunch for my birthday. Food was great, service amazing, all the staff were really helpful! I think he may have been the manager who came over to us at the end and got us another glass of Prosecco and had a chat with us. Really made my birthday great

JW
1 review
Dined on 7 September 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great staff, really friendly. Buzzing vibe to the place, loud but not overwhelming. The food was fantastic, can't fault it. All in all, well worth a visit!

a
London
1 review
Dined on 6 September 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Everyone was really nice! Went there for my 21st Birthday and they made us feel welcome!

m
London
3 reviews
Dined on 6 September 2019
Overall 4Food 5Service 4Ambience 4

Big fan of this place. My favourite wings in London currently, for context I’m putting them above Meat Liquor, Bird and Randy’s. The pork ribs are excellent as are the fries and the mac and cheese. An area it really stands up in as well are the cocktails which are a pretty high standard. The only reason I’ve not given a five star is their strict two hour table policy. I don’t want to be all billy big wallet about it but we’d spent over £400 and asked to order dessert having taken a break after the massive amount of meat we’d consumed and were told we didn’t have enough time left. A little churlish I know but it was a small black spot on an otherwise excellent evening and shouldn’t stop anyone from booking.

C
London
1 review
Dined on 4 September 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

Very friendly staff, everyone was really helpful when we lost an item and they contacted us promptly to collect it, food was good and ambient live and happy although very noisy, would recommend it!

PO
London
2 reviews
Dined on 4 September 2019
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

Exactly the right place to go: good food, excellent and personal service . It was also just close enough to where we were going to make it a good choice all round. Well done to our servers and the chef.

LP
London
1 review
Dined on 2 September 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Staff are always smiling and having a laugh, super attentive as well - food is insanely good, not the biggest menu but half price-Mondays makes it a must to try everything!
10/10 will go again

SH
1 review
Dined on 1 September 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

This was honestly the best meal I’ve ever had, I’m a big fan of American style food and blues music so this might be very biast, but all my friends loved it as well and they’re a nightmare to please. The boys that served us were lovely and made sure everything was right, good chat and actually genuine as well. Being vegan is always hard but this wasn’t a problem here, hopefully there will be even more options in the future! Took the nut allergy serious which is always a plus. Cocktails were amazing, lots of choice of beer, the best way to finish off my birthday weekend I couldn’t be happier. Thanks guys will be back soon -Sam

JE
1 review
Dined on 31 August 2019
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

Great staff, great place to eat. One of our meals wasn't cooked to our friends taste and the staff explained about the style of cooking but had no problem taking the meal off the bill as he didn't fully enjoy it. Will definitely return.

SS
1 review
Dined on 30 August 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 4Ambience 4

It is a great place with great vibes and fabulous decor. Highly recommend a visit.

CS
Toronto
1 review
Dined on 27 August 2019
Overall 4Food 5Service 4Ambience 4

The brisket and beef rib were delicious.

DR
London
2 reviews
Dined on 24 August 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Love this place staff are amazing and done great acts on and not forgetting fab food x

PM
1 review
Dined on 23 August 2019
Overall 4Food 5Service 4Ambience 4

1st time here although have been to venue at Shorditch. Food and initial service was fantastic then the service level dipped and no one seemed to be interested in seeing if desserts were wanted. Music act was good although the acoustics were not the best

CS
1 review
Dined on 23 August 2019
Overall 4Food 3Service 5Ambience 5

Very pleasant place but the food could be improved. The gigs there are pretty good!

EH
London
2 reviews
Dined on 22 August 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

It was nice :)

CL
1 review
Dined on 21 August 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Service and food excellent as always! Will of course be back again :)

EL
London
1 review
Dined on 18 August 2019
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

An awesome place !!!...The service is great...cool people ready to enjoy agreat time listenning the blues

FM
London
8 reviews
Dined on 18 August 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Love everything about it but particularly the staff

J
1 review
Dined on 16 August 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

A stunning night out ....we all enjoyed the ambiance and amazing friendly helful staff.we are defo comming back soon

FC
1 review
Dined on 16 August 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

It’s a great place!!! Good food, good music and the staff is very friendly!!!!

LP
1 review
Dined on 16 August 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

Friendly and lovely waitress. Food was great! 'Dance section' gets a bit crowded but fantastic atmosphere.

r
London
2 reviews
Dined on 16 August 2019
Overall 4Food 5Service 4Ambience 4

Blues kitchen was a lovely experience. Given it's popularity as a restaurant, we did feel a bit rushed as they were clearly wanted us to leave so that the table would be free. If you want a more relaxed time, don't go on a Friday evening. Other than that, great food at a good quantity!

ED
Surrey
1 review
Dined on 13 August 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Just an excellent joint for food and music... good ambiance, fun food and really cool music alongside a buzzing crowd

SF
London
1 review
Dined on 12 August 2019
Overall 4Food 5Service 3Ambience 4

Food was excellent, and didn’t realise but 50% off on a Monday which was awesome. Service however was rather slow, waited ages for bill as staff were busy talking

BG
London
3 reviews
Dined on 11 August 2019
Overall 4Food 3Service 5Ambience 4

Service was attentive, struck the right balance between responsive and suffocating! Didn’t rush us even though we had a four hour brunch.

OT
London
1 review
Dined on 10 August 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

The burger was delicious!

R
1 review
Dined on 10 August 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

A great night had by all. Made even better by the service from Fez and Sam. Would highly recommend this place.

VO
London
1 review
Dined on 10 August 2019
Overall 3Food 5Service 1Ambience 2

Food and cocktails are great, no issues with them. But the service was appalling, it took 30 minutes just to get our drinks. We were then promised free doughnuts to make up for the delay which, shockingly, didn’t arrive before we had to leave

EL
Liverpool
1 review
Dined on 10 August 2019
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

The staff were great, they really looked after us. Will definitely be back. Thanks for a great brunch guys

B
London
2 reviews
Dined on 9 August 2019
Overall 3Food 2Service 2Ambience 3

Hi there,

I usually enjoy coming to Blue's Kitchen, however the quality of the food on this occasion what not up to same standard as normal.

We had to send the chips back TWICE for being cold too, which is not acceptable.

The staff are always friendly but having to wait 30 minutes for a coffee is a bit extreme too.

I doubt I will be returning anytime soon, which is a shame as I really like the venue.

Many thanks,

Bianca.

AN
1 review
Dined on 9 August 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Had a great meal at the Blues Kitchen. We were running late due to transport problems but they kept the table open for us. Staff very friendly and attentive, food was excellent and reasonably priced. Good choice of draft lagers and a very good vibe in the restaurant. Would thoroughly recommend.

VJ
London
1 review
Dined on 9 August 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Unas hamburguesas buenísimas en un lugar con mucho rollo. Todo sensacional.

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JG
1 review
Dined on 7 August 2019
Overall 4Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Great venue, excellent food, attentive staff, awesome music. We did, however, struggle with the drunk twenty-somethings that were intent on singing “Sweet Caroline” over the top of the band, who were NOT singing “Sweet Caroline.” ...and during multiples songs. The staff seemed unwilling to address this drunken group until they finally broke a glass and had one of their members crash to the floor. All for having fun, but the staff let that one go on for too long.

s
London
1 review
Dined on 6 August 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

Another thumbs up to the team at BK from us. Good vegan options as well as the lion's shares!

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