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#1,935 of 19,027 Restaurants in London
££ - £££, British,
Shoreditch, E2 8DA 12 Kingsland Road, London E2 8DA, England
+44 20 3487 0796
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Bar, British, Pub
££ - £££
Shoreditch, E2 8DA 12 Kingsland Road, London E2 8DA, England
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Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

Organised a surprise birthday for my girlfriends 30th. The bar is fantastic. Staff are amazing and music is superb. The food is also very nice. In the lead up the staff Andrea and Jess especially were incredibly helpful and made sure the night went seamlessly....More

1  Thank Ak J
Reviewed 18 December 2017

I booked a table to celebrate my birthday on this bar and they were amazing. The table was with decoration, a super nice bday card and after in the night they stop the music and they bring me a cake! The bartenders were really friendly,...More

1  Thank Miris21
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Went for breakfast with a friend on the 10th of December to be greeted by a lovely young lady whose customer service was second to none. Always smiling and near by if needed which is always lovely to have when dining out. So as for...More

Thank X7034ENchristopherm
Reviewed 9 December 2017

We booked this place for my 27th Birthday. The communication from the off was excellent and they are very warm and welcoming. This is such a great place for birthdays, celebrations, they had loads of little surprises and made the day so special. The food...More

Thank Seth W
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Earlier this year, I celebrated my birthday here with a few friends and had a great time! Carl & the team were fantastic. Great cocktails, food, music and service! What more can you ask for. They went out of their way to make us feel...More

Thank corash
Translate B, Owner at Translate, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2017

Wow thanks for the kind review! So glad that you recognise the need for great drinks, food, music and service - that's us in a nutshell! (we like to think...) If you bring your party to us, we'll do whatever we can to help you...More

Reviewed 18 September 2017

I booked a table last minute for my birthday and I'm so glad I did! The Translate team really pulled out all the stops to make it a special night for me and my guests, with several birthday surprises throughout the night ( i wont...More

Thank Lisa-Gilby
Translate B, Bookings Manager at Translate, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2017

Thanks Lisa so much for your lovely review!! We absolutely loved having you and are so glad that you enjoyed your night! We love birthday's (sometimes more than the birthday guy/gal themselves) so of course we're gonna pull out all the stops! Hope to see...More

Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

I went there with some friends, had a beer and an hamburger; The fries were great as well as the burger, the personnel nice. A good place where to spend a night out with friends. It also offers deals on food during happy hour.

Thank Simone B
Translate B, Owner at Translate, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Hey Simone thanks for the nice review. Love that quite simply, Translate is 'a good place to be'. Love that you enjoyed your food and that the staff were super nice and cool. That's what we do! Thank you. Big cheers Carl @ Translate

Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Saturday night in Shoreditch. Came across Translate and was tempted with the Happy hour cocktails. Pleasantly surprised...great presentation and 2 cocktails for £9!

Thank sharnz1
Translate B, Owner at Translate, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Hello and thanks for making the most of our Happy Hour - definitely a top way to get Saturday night started. Thanks for your kind words and for dropping by - let us know next time you're around. Thank you! The Translate Crew x

Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

This place was so much fun. This was stop #3 of the night and we decided not to go anywhere after. The music was choice, the drinks were strong and the dancing was endless. A great time was had by all!More

Thank PottsC
Translate B, Owner at Translate, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

GET IN THERE! Absolutely love hearing that customers could not bring themselves to leave! Buzzing that the music, drinks and dancing were top drawer. Let us know when you're next back in the area and I'll show you some of the Translate Signature Boy Band...More

Reviewed 6 July 2017

Staff are lovely, drinks are delicious;. Good vibes all round. Jess and Simone were lovely, very welcoming as was the Manager on duty.More

Thank Dominique_macaly
Translate B, Owner at Translate, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Hi Dominique, thanks so much for the kind words - Jess & Simone were delighted to hear that you called them out so a big cheers for that. Good vibes is how it's got to be! Massive thank you, and would love to see you...More

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Response from Fiona J | Reviewed this property |
If you look young they will ask for I'd. Probably safe to bring it just in case to avoid disappointment.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$16
Bar, British, Pub
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 03:00
08:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shoreditch, E2 8DA 12 Kingsland Road, London E2 8DA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 3487 0796
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Set within an old veneer warehouse, Translate is a brick-walled, concrete-floored haven of food, drink and enjoyment, bang in the middle of Shoreditch. With a wonderful selection of cocktails, a strong and reliable food menu, as well as a coffee shop annexed to the main room, Translate is the perfect venue any time of day. Driven by a commitment to great products, friendly service and the best tunes at all times, Translate is a great spot for everybody and is ideal for daytime coffee and food, or evening drinks- but be warned, the party really gets going here - even during the week! Highlights are the Tuesday night Quiz, Mojito Monday and Popalong Sunday, a tribute to the best of the worst pop music there is! Booking an area for your party is free - but we do often get completely booked up for the weekend nights, as we are the birthday specialists! All you have to do is bring your cocktail appreciation and dancing shoes! See you at the bar x
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