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Address: 25 Bennetts Lane, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Phone Number: 039663 2856
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8:30 pm - 1:00 am
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Sun - Sat 8:30 pm - 1:00 am

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Just days left to experience this iconic venue

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
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Melbourne
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37 reviews 37 reviews
3 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

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 

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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!

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Sydney, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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 

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Top Contributor
142 reviews 142 reviews
38 attraction reviews
80 helpful votes 80 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 

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Briabane
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 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.

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Darwin, Australia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
8 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

We saw a show at the Bennetts Lane Jazz Club in January. The venue is great, drinks good and fabulous cheese plate. The show was wonderful and admission of $20 well worth it! Unfortunately this venue will close in mid year 2015 due to redevelopment of the site. What a shame.

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Melbourne, Australia
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58 reviews 58 reviews
13 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

I'm so sad that Bennetts Lane will be closing in June 2015. This is a Melbourne institution where you will encounter a genuine passion for music. You can sit as close to the stage as you like and you will be surrounded by true music fans. The bar is also extensive and makes wickedly good cocktails. Enjoy sipping something delicious... More 

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Canberra
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172 reviews 172 reviews
32 attraction reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

During a recent visit to Melbourne, my wife and I decided to drop in after a pleasant meal at Il Gusto on Lygon Street (see my separate review). We regularly listen to 'Jazztrack' on ABC Radio and wanted to take the opportunity to check out this venue first hand. We arrived close to 22.00 (10pm) and just in time to... More 

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I love this place. Great atmosphere, smiling staff and fab music. Its a great place to chill with friends

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Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

This is a wonderful place to see music performed. The music is the priority here. Don't go here if you intend to talk on your phone or to your friends during the actual musical performance. Bennetts Lane Jazz Club treats their performers with respect and expects audience members to do likewise. I've seen some amazing performances here. They have great... More 

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