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Ronnie Scott's

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Address: W1 47 Frith Street, London W1D 4HT, England
Phone Number: 020/7439-0747
6:00 pm - 3:00 am
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Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
6:30 pm - 12:00 am
Mon - Sat 6:00 pm - 3:00 am

A Soho jazz club.

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Attracts good calibre artists

Have been coming here fairly regularly, especially since becoming a member. It does have a great atmosphere and its sense of history of the great artists that have played there... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Have been coming here fairly regularly, especially since becoming a member. It does have a great atmosphere and its sense of history of the great artists that have played there somehow resonates around you. We became members to stand a chance of seeing particular big names when they come over to London. Sometimes an artist will squeeze in the one... More 

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Decatur, GA
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We found that the "main" part of the club was sold out for the evening, so we went to the upstairs club for some great Cuban music. Great music, friendly staff, and a good opportunity to see one of London's truly premier music venues. Check it out!

Thank Mongoose_Man
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

No matter who is playing (and I've seen some amazing people pre and post fame) it's always a great atmosphere here, it's small, it's stayed authentic.

Thank Emma G
London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been a member for a few years, but standards have deteriorated, making it difficult to justify the annual fee. Service and food are mediocre and overpriced. Standard seating is a joke.

Thank Gule2014
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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36 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting London and I had to see Ronnie Scott's. I have heard of it for its great jazz. I got last minute tickets and found the seating was a little cramped as it was towards the back. Better to book early and get seats with more leg room towards the front. The jazz quartet playing were very good! Food wise... More 

Thank Pukson
Swindon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I won tickets to see Steps Ahead at Ronnie Scott's and took my girlfriend (who had been before). Simply brilliant. I'm not a big jazz fan but whereas I wouldn't buy an album, I will definitely go back here again as the experience was amazing. Super friendly staff, great atmosphere and the musicians were a revelation. One more off the... More 

Thank ECE400
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ronnie Scotts speaks for itself. Intimate, atmospheric with a touch of class. We went and watched Naturally Seven which as usual didn't disappoint. Rick Aisley was also in the audience and did a duet ( planned of course ) Didn't have any food however the bartenders were very attentive and the selection of drinks was vast. Overall a great place... More 

Thank Carlos_Amanda
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I lived 40 years in London but for some reason never came here. What I had missed. We saw Pat Metheny here on 30th June. Seen him many times but never in such an intimate venue. It was truly delightful. Our table was 15 feet from the stage ( 5 metres had we stayed in the EU) and the sound... More 

Thank Bob C
Ghent, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Clearly, it is one of London’s cultural gems. No other London club offers big-name international jazz acts in the style of Ronnie's. The acts are presented in a venue that retains its swinging London charm and intimacy. As for the dining experience, the menu at Ronnie's is fairly limited but the food is of a very good standard - for... More 

Thank Ghentleman
Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great atmosphere and a really uplifting experience you can't help but tap along. The band we saw were very entertaining and seriously good musicians. Polite hard working staff. However watch out, if you don't use the waiter/waitress services to order your drinks and go to the bar yourself, you will still be charged a "service charge".

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