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Jazz Cafe

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Address: 5 Parkway | Camden Town, London NW1 7PG, England
Phone Number: 020/7916-6060
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Hours:
Mon - Wed 7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thu - Fri 7:00 pm - 3:00 am
Sat 7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Description: A popular Jazz venue for emerging and established performers.

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Went to see Smoove & Turrell here & this small cosy,dark venue was ideal for them & their funk/soul music. Yes the gents toilets could be better but they weren't awful & as we got... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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Reading, United Kingdom
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Reading, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Went to see Smoove & Turrell here & this small cosy,dark venue was ideal for them & their funk/soul music. Yes the gents toilets could be better but they weren't awful & as we got our drinks in before show started I thought service at the bar was pretty good & I didnt have to wait for what I consider... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Check running order as sometimes best to eat first. We were lucky enough to see Courtney Pine, great musician and he really biggie duo the 25th anniversary of the Jazz Club. Good atmosphere and very close to the on stage action, feels very intimate. Staff very friendly and helpful. Need to pre book restaurant but much better atmosphere at stage... More 

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Slough, United Kingdom
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117 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

My wife and I visited the Jazz Cafe last night as guest's. We have been to the venue half a dozen times previously over the last two years, so knew what to expect. We had a table for two (No. 16) which had the BEST view of the band (Showaddywaddy). We arrived at 8:15pm to the venue which was already... More 

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Galway, Ireland
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78 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Music was good and there was a great drinks promotion on but the place is seriously dingy and don't go to the loos in the basement, its a pukefest.

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Worstead, null, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Great gig at this venue , good atmosphere. Reasonable bar prices. Can get very packed so very warm at times

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UK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Good evening of great music. Venue crowded and a bit rowdy, standing near stage, similar atmosphere to jam house with usual annoying people in audience who talk/yell throughout the singing! Good to see the artists but shame about the audience! Prebooked tickets with fees via ticket master of c20%. Drove from Midlands and parked at Euston station and walked c20mins... More 

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Bruges, Belgium
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

No matter how good the music is, it will never overcome the awful food, although if the band were Dire Straits, it would be well matched. Unfortunately you can't book a table upstairs without eating. And unless you book a priority table, you can hardly see the stage either. What a conundrum. Solution = IMPROVE THE FOOD!

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Legendary venue that helped me enjoy one of the finest, most intimate concerts of my life. David Gray did a concert on behalf of War Child in February and while the food was passable, the venue was so great I forgave them for that. I wasn't there for the food. I was there for the music, and they delivered.

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29 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

What a great club! Has the atmosphere which has been lost in many other places. Very intimate and cool venue and gets you up close to the acts. I need to go on about it, it has a bar, it has a restaurant, and a 80's looking cloakroom :) Go! pay your money and dance the night away! Very cool... More 

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London
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 via mobile

This was our first and sadly last time we will go to this venue. We went to see the great Neil Innes and Police Dog Hogan. The sound system wasn't good enough. It was hard to hear PDH very well but Neil Innes was easier to listen to as he was the sole performer. The staff were lovely. Could not... More 

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Additional Information about Jazz Cafe

Address: Address: 5 Parkway | Camden Town, London NW1 7PG, England
Phone Number: 020/7916-6060
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Camden
Open Hours:
Monday 7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 7:00 pm - 3:00 am
Friday 7:00 pm - 3:00 am
Saturday 7:00 pm - 12:00 am

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