This Shoreditch High Street bar and café is the sister venue to the popular Clerkenwell haunt, Café Kick. There's more to it than food and drink though, with its two floors given over to table-football, stand-up comedy, live sports and even the odd speed-dating event, should you be looking.
The food menu ranges from burgers, hot dogs, teriyaki chicken sandwiches and pulled pork baps to Spanish charcuterie platters, cheese boards and a chorizo sandwich made with sourdough bread, rocket and piquillo peppers. Keep an eye out for daily specials, too.
There's a Latin flavour to the drinks, with beers from Sagres, Super Bock and Estrella.
|Venue name:||Bar Kick||Contact:|
127 Shoreditch High Street
|Opening hours:||Open 10.30am-11pm Mon-Wed; 10.30am-midnight Thur; noon-midnight Fri, Sat; noon-10.30pm Sun. Food served noon-3.30pm, 6-11pm Mon-Wed; noon-3.30pm, 6pm-midnight Thur, Fri; noon-midnight Sat; noon-10.30pm Sun|
|Transport:||Tube: Old Street tube/rail or Shoreditch High Street rail|
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Average User Rating
3.4 / 5
- 5 star:2
- 4 star:4
- 3 star:3
- 2 star:0
- 1 star:2
downstairs is basically a mental football cinema, best place to watch the beautiful game in london to my mind. only downside is that they're bit trigger happy with dipping the sound to pipe in whatever gash music they're playing when there's a break or a bit of build up or whatever. never makes sense to me as everyone is blatantly there for the footie. just pisses everyone off and i've got no clue why they keep doing it.
Just left this place on a night that England are playing a World Cup Qualifier. As I work in the area I know there is a severe lack of nice football pubs/bars so often come here. However I will never be back after tonight when the manager refused to put the sound on for the game but insisted on playing repetitive house music. When I asked the manager if he would put the sound on he refused stating it was a Friday night. I pointed out that since the bar advertises itself as a sports bar this should surely be irrelevant. However his response 'Darling I'm not putting the sound on' was pretty enraging. Disappointing considering I'd already spent a fair amount on two rounds of drinks and a round of overpriced food on the premise that I'd be able to watch a football game in a sports bar, money I wouldn't mind spending to watch a game in what I thought was a good bar. I implore sports fans , especially female ones for fear of being brushed aside 'darlings', to avoid this place.
Bar Kick is by far the best place to go in Shoreditch and their coctails are definitely the best in town. Great staff too!