The Old Blue Last

38 Great Eastern Street , London, EC2A 3ES

SquareMeal Review of The Old Blue Last

No-frills drinking den The Old Blue Last doesn’t exactly follow the Shoreditch template – not in terms of looks, anyway. With its sparse decor & black wooden floor, you’d be forgiven for thinking that this is a proper spit-&-sawdust joint, yet it has garnered a clutch of awards & untold praise, mainly thanks to its owners, Vice magazine, who have imbued the OBL with an edgy sense of cool. Bands & DJs play every night, & it’s often the first chance to see acts before they hit the big time – 2011 saw gigs by The Vaccines, for example, while artists such as Arctic Monkeys & Lily Allen played here in their pomp. Beer is the booze of choice, with Stella, Guinness & Beck’s regularly available on draught.

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Nearby Tube/Rail Stations

Liverpool Street Station 399m

Old Street Station 531m


Address: 38 Great Eastern Street , London EC2A 3ES

Area: Moorgate Liverpool Street

Opening times

Mon-Sun 12N-12M (Thurs, Sun -12.30am Fri-Sat -1.30am)

Nearby Landmarks

Liverpool Street 719m

Spitalfields 737m


Telephone: 020 7739 7033


Cuisine: Pubs

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