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Ronnie Scott's

#40 of 1,346 Nightlife in London
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“upstairs bar”(22 reviews)
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A Soho jazz club.
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W1 47 Frith Street, London W1D 4HT, England
Soho
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Reviewed 5 days ago

What a show Vanessa Williams and her crew. Fantastic night of Motown and soul classics.. plus Jennifer Hynes in the audience came forward with a fantastic rendition of Gladys Nights ‘Last train to Georgia’ when she started to sing the whole audience went Slient In...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have NEVER written a review before but feel compelled to write this. Spent £94 on two tickets to watch Natalie Williams Motown & More at Ronnie Scott’s tonight (plus the equivalent in wine) What a rip off is all I can say. Yes they...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Whipped456
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent a great evening at Ronnie Scotts last night in the upper lounge. The Jitter Kings were worth every penny of their £11 ticket. I would urge you to see them. However, our evening was marred by aggressive bar staff. I went to the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
3  Thank Julie R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to Ronnie Scott's last night and although i can't fault the music in the slightest the service was absolutely terrible! Bar staff in the main downstairs bar were appalling and extremely rude...sad to say it completely tainted my experience. And it seems it's a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank Adventurer518677
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A group of us went upstairs for Funky Nation on a Saturday night. It was a friends birthday and as there was a large group of us, we pre-booked a table. We had a brilliant night, the dance floor was buzzing by 9.30, a nice...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank CLind01
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went upstairs & charged £8 each to get in. Sadly this money isn’t spent on maintaining the venue. The carpets are the filthiest I’ve ever encountered. At the bar my husband struggled to chose as there is only bottled beers, none of which are what...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank Dillydi
Reviewed November 11, 2018

I've been coming here for a few years now. Normally on a Saturday with a group of us for a bit of a disco thing for a birthday or some other reason. Once every couple of years. A group of us went here on Saturday....More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank RobertLondon
Reviewed November 11, 2018

Went for a gig. The music was excellent but the sound had interference throughout. The bar charges a 12.5% service charge on top of already overpriced drinks. In my case for getting a bottle out of the fridge and handing it over. The was a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Rob_123_1984
Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

If you enjoy jazz clubs upstairs at Ronnie Scott's on a Wednesday night is the place to be. Brilliant jazz musicians with a late jam session. Very relaxed atmosphere and great cocktails. Definitely worth a visit.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Steve P
Reviewed October 30, 2018

I want to start off by saying we've been to the blues night numerous times over the last 3 years and always enjoyed them. This time however we were really disappointed especially as we brought 4 others along for the experience.The band were running late...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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meg252018
September 14, 2018|
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Response from Ziggy3062 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can order snacks/nibbles no problem and tbh the food isnt that great any way!
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U3181HTrichardc
May 25, 2018|
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Response from Dotty1988 | Reviewed this property |
On the night I went to Ronnie’s they made a point of telling us that we were allowed to use our cameras. So I assumed that on most nights they didn’t allow photography :)
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MrsAMaths
May 15, 2018|
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Response from Dotty1988 | Reviewed this property |
The weekend that I attended there were children there. As young as 10 if I remember correctly. This was on a Sunday afternoon. I would double check as they have many different nights on :)
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oldbamboo3
London
Have you ever met someone in London who was/is famous and... (27 Replies)
It's Sunday evening and just started to rain, so I've come in from the garden and will tell you this little true story... It was back in about '89 and I arranged to meet a friend in St Christopher's Place in central London. there was a jazz festival on and it was a lovely summers evening. We liked our wine and she was already waiting for me at a good table with a good bottle and an excellent spot to listen to the music. After a while, it was getting busy and a pretty American lady asked...More
May 07, 2006|
Response fromTraveltramp+4|
WOW - how cool! that sounds like the best night. I went to a Magnum concert (ok,ok - I was young) in Warrington (this also shows how bad things had gotten for this once respectable band)back on april 28 1990 (I remember because it was my eldests 1st birthday and I was feeling more than a little guilty about going out). Anyway my mates and I all went to the bar down the road before hand as our bus had got us there way too early - we sat for about 2 hours next to this group of people and...More
JDLondonGal
Oxford, Massachusetts
What to expect at Ronnie Scott's (10 Replies)
Good Afternoon...We are planning a Nov/Dec trip to London and have never been to Ronnie Scott's. Have read on line, their page, other descriptions and still need a bit of help. We would want the early show. I would order tickets. Arrive in London with tickets in hand. Arrive how early? Go where tickets are promised. Order drinks and meal at same time? Not enough time to do drinks, app, meal or just go for drinks and nibbles? Food service, I would hope, would end when music starts? Realize...More
September 24, 2016|
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Expect very good music Book ahead I go for the jazz not the food nor drink
GaleN536
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Ronnie Scott's Jazz (1 Replies)
We're thinking about seeing/hearing a show here. How's the seating (gold is sold out ) standard ? Any good or bad comments?? Last minute tickets?
October 05, 2013|
Response fromnicoleta_londres|
Hi Gale, I saw Cassandra Wilson there in July and was in a seat to the left of the stage right at the back with restricted view (pillar partially obscuring the view) which was a bit annoying but I had no other option at the time of booking. So try and avoid these seats.