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It's all about the Jazz

We came there well before the first set started, not knowing we were going to see A Bu, the... read more

Reviewed June 20, 2019
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Nice and intimate, great atmosphere

Went alone on a Friday night, on a whim. Club up a flight of stairs, one level above the street on... read more

Reviewed March 28, 2019
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Jun 20, 2019
“It's all about the Jazz”
Mar 28, 2019
“Nice and intimate, great atmosphere”
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Reviewed June 20, 2019 via mobile

We came there well before the first set started, not knowing we were going to see A Bu, the exceptional young Jazz pianist. The place got crammed full with a great atmosphere. The drinks are expensive, but there is no entrance fee.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank gertf2018
Reviewed March 28, 2019

Went alone on a Friday night, on a whim. Club up a flight of stairs, one level above the street on the shore. Stayed for one very nice set of music featuring Voision Xi and her "Little Happiness Group". Genuinely good, earnest performance. Crowd was...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank einarruneh
Reviewed November 22, 2018 via mobile

Visited this place with my friends, who just happened to be in Beijing for short visit. We where sitting in the place far away from stage. Stuff was not friendly... We where talking where softly and quietly. We got 2 times notice that we are...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Edite D
Reviewed November 7, 2018

nice place to have a drink...live music starts at 10....nice views and a good mix of people. the atmosphere here is amazing with low level lighting and if u want to chat sit back from the stage. :)

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank tjlavery78
Reviewed September 28, 2018

Jazz hang in Beijing. Local musicians for the most part . Sometimes you might catch international musicians passing through the area picking up a gig or just sitting in. Great neighborhood for an evening stroll around the lake, a bite to eat and then some...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Deborah D
Reviewed November 12, 2017

a few days back late in the night in beijing i was searching on trip advisor for a place to spent acouple of hours as a lone tourist in beijing city, who doesnt drink and eats halal food, luckily and as usual tripadvisor had a...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed March 18, 2016

We visited that place about a week ago, I am a jazz lover, found this bar by chance walking around the famous houhai area. Just want to repeat and briefly confirm what so many people said before: 1, Perfect jazz venue and music, 2, no...More

Date of experience: March 2016
2  Thank Lilla K
Reviewed March 9, 2016

Amazing bar, great cocktails and hot chocolate. Usually they have bands playing every Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. I go there almost every week and have never been disappointed! Worth the visit.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank riri455
Reviewed March 8, 2016 via mobile

It was the second time visiting East shore jazz cafe after a few years, and it still wowed me as the very first time. Quietly tucked in the corner around the Houhai lake, a very narrow dark stairs would lead to the cafe on the...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank viva634
Reviewed February 7, 2016

My friend from Manila was visiting and I invited two fellow musicians from Beijing. We all met at the East Coast jazz club. It is a small, intimate club, seats maybe 30. No cover, drinks are reasonable. Bar food available. This night, the club pianist,...More

Date of experience: February 2016
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Response from robc1234 |
Yes. It’s a drop in kind of place with a house band. The lead sax is awesome.
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