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Le Caveau des Oubliettes - CLOSED

52 rue Galande, 75005 Paris, France
+33 1 46 34 23 09
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quaint slice of history with a some jazz

With history on its side, a place frequented by great writers Orson Welles, Jean Sartre, it is a... read more

Reviewed June 27, 2016
Mumbai (Bombay), India
Superb Jazz - Great Night

We went to this club on a Tuesday night and were surprised at how great the place was. Don't let... read more

Reviewed June 17, 2016
John M
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“music scene” (2 reviews)
“free entry” (4 reviews)
52 rue Galande, 75005 Paris, France
Odeon / Saint-Michel
+33 1 46 34 23 09
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Reviewed June 27, 2016

With history on its side, a place frequented by great writers Orson Welles, Jean Sartre, it is a Jazz treat on Sunday nights!! Off the cool and interesting conversations to look forward to, the basement is cozy with various jazz musicians jamming. Great place, and...More

Thank wkgomes
Reviewed June 17, 2016

We went to this club on a Tuesday night and were surprised at how great the place was. Don't let the rock bar look put you off as the jazz is located down the stone stairs into the cave. Great atmosphere and the band 'the...More

4  Thank John M
Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

We are staying nearby and read about this bar, so we went there after dinner on a Sunday night. What a great place! The club is all the way down an old stone staircase and it is tiny. However, the music is big and we...More

2  Thank Jon131313
Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

Loved the live jazz and blues down in this little "cave". The performers were French but were performing in English when we visited. Strong drinks, live music, good atmosphere!

1  Thank Ashley V
Reviewed March 19, 2016

I am a New Zealander living in Paris. I sing and studied music and this place fulfills my music fix every time I go. One could say I am addicted haha... and this place is fast becoming my second home :). The music is ALWAYS...More

1  Thank Love75000
Reviewed March 8, 2016

The open mic goes on before any headline act. Popular place. Open mic starts at about 10pm, speak with "Big Dez". The upstairs bar is small, and fine to pass some time whilst waiting for the downstairs bar to open. There is no cover charge,...More

Thank Tami S
Reviewed February 27, 2016

Brilliant jazz - hot! Intimate setting. Young Parisians mostly with a few tourists like me. No entry fee. Drinks very reasonably priced. I LOVED going there. Couldn't keep me a way. Starts late. Different musos most nights.

Thank Shanester
Reviewed February 15, 2016

Seems that two businesses sharing the same door, upstairs and downstairs I was upstairs more than 3 hours, beers at 9 euro and cocktails at 10-12 euro music is good and atmosphere is great, The barmaid is awesome ! You cant bring your drinks from...More

1  Thank YoSoyGuapo
Reviewed February 9, 2016

be early to have good seat downstairs :) enjoyed live performance during romantic weekend in Paris :)

Thank rokki1597
Reviewed January 14, 2016 via mobile

The drinks downstairs are 100% More expensive then upstairs/entrance. I hope the musicians will get the money ;) Service nice, english spoken. Musicians very talented but for that high prices for the drinks the Sound System is horrible.... well, the Instruments are good but the...More

Thank Alex S
Odeon / Saint-Michel
As the bustling center of entertainment for the
residents of the Rive Gauche, the activity at Odéon
never stops. Boulevards are lined with traditional
cafes, restaurants, and boutique cinemas. The streets
surrounding the fountain at Saint-Michel provide
eateries from around the world. Lively bars are just
next door and the prototypical terraced French
brasserie is on every corner. The setting for this
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