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Bare Jazz

#183 of 1,202 Restaurants in Oslo}
$$ - $$$Cafe
Grensen 8, Oslo 0159, Norway
+47 22 33 20 80
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good39%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“record shop” (6 reviews)
“jazz lovers” (5 reviews)
“jazz music” (9 reviews)
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Grensen 8, Oslo 0159, Norway
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Reviewed July 2, 2017

A very relaxing outdoor courtyard with good speakers and they play good jazz music. The bar inside is small but serves sandwiches, snacks, drinks, etc. Cool interior setting on two levels. You can sit inside if the weather is crummy. Great collection of CDs and...More

Thank joliver2015
Reviewed June 29, 2017 via mobile

We spent a Tuesday evening at Bare Jazz which was Jam night. It was great music With different musicians stepping to play guitar, drums, jazz violin !!, and singers. Young performers, older, etc. Not karaoke - but good talent. We would definitely go again. It...More

Thank Kristybot
Reviewed June 16, 2017 via mobile

A very nice and calm place. Enhoy your drinks outside or upstairs listening to jazz music. Buy your music at your way out. We liked it very much

Thank Aagsja
Reviewed May 23, 2017

This concept is just lovely, a backyard cafe with jazz music (recorded) all day and night. There is a small but well-filled jazz-record store at the first floor and the bar is upstairs. You will find Oslo's hipsters here, bearded people probably (or hopefully) a...More

Thank Norjanpoika
Reviewed March 13, 2017 via mobile

This cafe offers an intimate atmosphere, i lover that it's in the heart of the city, they have great coffee and plays jazz in the background while you're enjoying it at the outside tables. We absolutely loved this place.

Thank Millaeo
Reviewed January 5, 2017 via mobile

Been here twice in the different years - first time was in the summer of 2013; then the latest time was December 2016. Both times were impressive! Lovely atmosphere and relaxing music. The staff were ones of the friendliest people in the city you could...More

Thank puiET
Reviewed December 27, 2016

Lovely little bar, wandered round the record shop and then headed upstairs for a drink and listened to some great music, lovely find. The courtyard is beautiful would be amazing in the summer.

Thank Lorna P
Reviewed December 22, 2016 via mobile

A very Nice and cozy place in Oslo sentrum. Jazz music and a very beautiful place for a quite and relaxing coffee. On the basement they sell records and cds ofc with jazz music. We loved it.

Thank Tasos K
Reviewed August 26, 2016

Tucked away in a little side street in central Oslo, this little place packs a great load of 'jazz-mosphere' into a tiny space...which spills out into the courtyard in good weather, if you can find a table. Inside they manage to blend selling vinyl with...More

Thank melangedevise
Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

Lovely lovely place to go and have beer or wine! Outstanding outside terrace, amazing and helpful staff, reasonable prices and vinyl shop on the ground floor! Amazing.

Thank Gie N
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Grensen 8, Oslo 0159, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Eastern Norway  >  Oslo
  • Phone Number: +47 22 33 20 80
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Café, shop, jazz concerts at Bare Jazz (=Only Jazz), an all-jazz specialty music store located in the centre of Oslo. It is also a café and a place to hear good jazz music, sometimes live.
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