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The Old Blue Last

#462 of 1,270 Nightlife in London
Closed Now: 12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Open today: 12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
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If you can cope with the smell, pop in for a drink

Smelly and sweaty pub. But quite a good atmosphere and reasonably priced drinks considering the... read more

Reviewed February 3, 2019
Carlsberg2223
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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
via mobile
Proper City drinking pub

I'd arranged a meal nearby with friends and chose to meet here beforehand as it’s easy to find... read more

Reviewed September 30, 2018
Lost-In-Spice
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London, United Kingdom
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Feb 3, 2019
“If you can cope with the smell, pop in for a drink”
Sep 30, 2018
“Proper City drinking pub”
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38 Great Eastern Street | Shoreditch, London EC2A 3ES, England
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Reviewed February 3, 2019 via mobile

Smelly and sweaty pub. But quite a good atmosphere and reasonably priced drinks considering the location!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Carlsberg2223
Reviewed January 29, 2019 via mobile

Went to see a (free) show. Got a ticket on an app, so knew places were limited. Arrived, told to stand in a queue. Waited 30 minutes, went to the front to see if anyone knew what was going on. I was told that my...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jvgowshall
Reviewed December 30, 2018

Try a beer called Old Blue. It's great. The OLD Blue Last is a typical English pub with a great ambience.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed September 30, 2018

I'd arranged a meal nearby with friends and chose to meet here beforehand as it’s easy to find. It’s a lively pub that focuses on drinking and has a good range including “Blue Moon” (a favourite in Summer). The prices were reasonable and the service...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Lost-In-Spice
Reviewed September 16, 2018

Liked the Camden beer, and playlist was awesome (being 66) and listening to the Kinks & the Trogs played very loudly, was have to say, one of the highlights of my day. Must have been the eldest customer by 30 years!!.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Pete H
Reviewed August 14, 2018

This is very much a drinkers pub, designed to hold as many standing people as possible with minimal seating round the edge of the one room. It's located on one of the City's busiest road, Great Eastern Street. Plenty of choice for beers, lagers and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Nicholas H
Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

The bouncers were unnecessarily aggressive, the bar staff were rude and blunt and half of us got served in plastic cups while the others got proper pint glasses

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Anna S
Reviewed June 5, 2018

we had to stand outside to be able to talk. probably more apt for younger people. price for pint of hell's lager was 5,80

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Mizzi B
Reviewed April 28, 2018

This bar captures history - you can almost hear the ghost of Shakespeare in the distant echos of the punk music upstairs. Good beer, friendly people, nice vibes.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Russell L
Reviewed April 25, 2018

Love the great green mirror behind the counter. Nice space, friendly staff, but with the inevitable relentless traffic outside.

Date of experience: April 2018
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