Blues Kitchen Shoreditch Blues Kitchen Mark-2 Arrives In Shoreditch
134-146 Curtain Road, Shoreditch, London, EC2A 3AR
Happily Affordable ££

What they say:

Steve Ball and Riz Shaikh certainly know all about setting up a successful eatery - they are the brains behind an impressive collection of London's acclaimed venues after all. This time around they've upping sticks and taken their Blues Kitchen in Camden concept East to the bright lights of Shoreditch. They've set out to "maintain the Blues Kitchen business while maintaining its integrity and spirit" at this latest venture, which you can find on Curtain Road. Ball and Shaikh's latest opening offers an assortment of tasty BBQ treats that wouldn't look out of place on the streets of Texas themselves, as well a seemingly never ending stream of fine bourbons and vibrant live music nights seven days of the week. 

What we say:

Blues Kitchen Camden offers amongst the best American dining experience in the area, so adding a similar venture to the buzzing streets of Shoreditch can only be a great thing. They've obviously brought what made their Camden outpost such a success across - like the hearty food, flowing whiskey and energetic live music, but they've also made strived to ensure that the Shoreditch version has its own identity too. The spacious diner injects an authentic dining experience into the East, and is a valuable addition to the scene.