We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Sponsored by:
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: 25 Bennetts Lane, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Phone Number: 039663 2856
Improve this listing
8:30 pm - 1:00 am
Closed now
See all hours
Sun - Sat 8:30 pm - 1:00 am

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 34 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 16
  • 14
    Very good
  • 2
  • 0
  • 2
A music institution

Much-loved Bennetts Lane Jazz Club has stayed open a few months longer than was first mooted when its coming closure was announced; however it is definitely scheduled to close in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Melbourne, Australia

Similar Things to Do in Melbourne

Add Photo Write a Review

34 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Rate and write a review
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Japanese first
  • Any
English first
Level Contributor
98 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As Melbourne has music Schools the standard of music in the city is high. This location is a gem, a nice location and a great space to listen to a variety of types of live music. I would recommend this location which also serves a small selection of food. I am told it has recently reopened so I wish it... More 

Thank James H
Level Contributor
6 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Being as a music lover I like to seek for jazz clubs during travel, and Bennetts is such a great place for a drink and wonderful music. Luckily I got to watch a performance -- Olivia Chindamo was there the night I went to Bennetts. She was a great singer, especially specialized in scatting. It was one of the best... More 

Thank 涵蒙 李
Melbourne, Australia
Level Contributor
539 reviews
320 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Much-loved Bennetts Lane Jazz Club has stayed open a few months longer than was first mooted when its coming closure was announced; however it is definitely scheduled to close in its current location. So hurry. I've just had friends come down to Melbourne from the ACT to make sure they could catch a gig. (Joe Chindamo was their choice.) Big... More 

Thank Alys-Schatzi
Brisbane, Australia
Level Contributor
15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

I love this venue. Have visited every time we come to Melbourne. While the quality of the music is variable, it has great atmosphere, is incredibly cheap and most enjoyable. The Melbourne friends who came with me this time plan to go again.

Thank Jane T
Level Contributor
55 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

Enjoyed a show by Cannonball for our anniversary. Loved the venue. We arrived when the doors opened so had free choice of seating. Regardless, as it's not a large venue you are able to get up close and really feel the music even if not at the front. Check the website for artist event lists as prices slightly vary. We... More 

Thank Hayley C
Level Contributor
39 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Well - less than a month to go and you better get in quick as the last week+ of sessions at Bennetts Lane Jazz Club are part of the 2015 Melbourne International Jazz Festival and will sell out fast. A club that caters to a wide range of (Jazz) tastes and features both local and international acts, has performers sometimes... More 

Thank cherft
New Zealand
Level Contributor
4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

If you are going to Melbourne between now and the end of April, and you enjoy good music, then I highly recommend you experience Bennetts before they close. I saw a tribute to Billie Holiday over Easter weekend and there is one to Ella Fitzgerald coming up, check it out. The intimate ambience is so enjoyable!

Thank WFasGypsy
Sydney, Australia
Level Contributor
19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

My sister and I booked a night out for some friends online, the cost $95, then we realised our friends were not able to attend the gig we booked. We have had absolutely no communication from Bennetts Lane regarding a change of date (despite sending several emails), we don't want a refund (which we are entitled to under Fair Trading... More 

Thank Martina C
Level Contributor
161 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

I was here to see Roy Ayers on the White Nights weekend, having visited once before a couple of years ago on my last visit to Aus. This is a terrific venue, comfortable, but not too much, just scussy enough to bring it into line with the many great clubs around the world - it's got carpet on the floor,... More 

Thank Paraffle
Level Contributor
12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015 via mobile

We went to this venue on Fri 13/02/15, in the rain. Great music and venue is a good size. We were told it closes down June 2015, which is sad. Glad we got to see it before more apartments replace it. Hopefully they open up again in another venue.

Thank Sharon H

Travelers who viewed Bennetts Lane Jazz Club also viewed

Melbourne, Victoria
Melbourne, Victoria

Been to Bennetts Lane Jazz Club? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Bennetts Lane Jazz Club and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from Bennetts Lane Jazz Club staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Will you pick up and drop off at my hotel?
  • I have a family of 7. Can your tour accommodate all of us together?
  • How should I dress for this tour?