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The Jam House

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Fond memories of my early career... and now a premier music gig in the capital

Originally a cinema, then home to BBC Edinburgh, where I had my first interview after graduation as... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
Mike M
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Oxford, United Kingdom
Live Scottish Performance - Let down on Food

Visited this place in November 2015 as part of a Trafalgar Tour. Since we were a large group, this... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2018
Omniscient022
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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The Jam House is your one stop destination for food, drink, and live music.Dusky purple lights cast romantic shadows on the walls of this funky, jazz-centric venue. Guests dine on the balcony above the main stage where soulful musicians entertain...more
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5 Queen Street, Edinburgh EH2 1JE, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 September 2018

Came up to Edinburgh for the Mid Fest music festival. Decided on coming back to the Jam house. First band Athens were playing when we arrived. Great duo and good classic tunes played. Good banter also between the band and DJ. Venue was busy with...More

3  Thank will c
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

A hen party of 50 people cut short when the bride was chucked out for dancing with no shoes on! Happily charge us £500 and probably take the same amount if not more at the bar but ask the bride to step outside for a...More

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Reviewed 20 August 2018

Originally a cinema, then home to BBC Edinburgh, where I had my first interview after graduation as an engineer, it is now one of the top music venues in Edinburgh. I first went there with an old (female) schoolfriend several years back, had a cracking...More

4  Thank Mike M
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Had a very nice dinner service, food and drink was adequate. Scottish songs, bagpipes Sgt Major , dancers, and other musicals. Good entertainment for over 2 hours. Worth the cost

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Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

We visited today for the fringe show Baby Loves Disco. Started off by buying diet Cokes at the bar. They were disgusting and can only be described as cheap own brand rubbish. Undrinkable. They have a minimum of £5 to use a card too. There...More

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Reviewed 15 May 2018

Visited this place in November 2015 as part of a Trafalgar Tour. Since we were a large group, this place was exclusively opened for our group. Being a vegetarian I was disappointed with the food options provided but guess Scottish cuisine doesn't have much room...More

3  Thank Omniscient022
TheJamHouseEdinburgh, Manager at The Jam House, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2018

Hi there, Thank you for your review. The Jam House only provide the service and the food at the order of the Spirit Of Scotland Show (which is a separate company to the Jam House.) Please visit their website to leave a review rather than...More

Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Unfortunately first impressions last. The receptionist on the front desk was not very welcoming and did not smile. We were taken up to our balcony table and it was a big rush to get us back out the door. Although the food was quite nice...More

3  Thank RiMaR451
TheJamHouseEdinburgh, Manager at The Jam House, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2018

Hi there, Thank you for your feedback. We are sorry to hear That you felt rushed through your evening. When we are busy things can be a little fast paced. We will ask our staff to slow down between courses. Apart from this, we are...More

Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

Myself and my best two mates visited Edinburgh for our annual ‘boys trip’ and after a great day visiting pubs within Edinburgh we ended up in the Jam House and what a gem if you like live music. It was a Saturday night and the...More

3  Thank smoggie64
TheJamHouseEdinburgh, Manager at The Jam House, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2018

Thank you so much for this fantastic review. We are glad you had such a good time with us and we hope too see you again the next time you are in Edinburgh for a night out.

Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

We received this as a Christmas present. Dinner, wine 🍷, live music.. When we arrived we were shown the bar within 5mins our table was ready... Service, food, live music were all first class.. We will definitely be back Margaret and Brian Dunfermline

1  Thank M16RRT
TheJamHouseEdinburgh, Manager at The Jam House, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2018

Hi there, We are so pleased to read your 5 star review. Thank you for your kind words and comments! Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Went as a group of 4 girls on a weekend trip as we wanted a bit of live music. On arrival our pre booked tickets had been lost so we had an embarrassing 20 minutes waiting to be be signed in. The bar staff were...More

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TheJamHouseEdinburgh, Manager at The Jam House, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2018

Hi there, Thank you for your comments and feedback. Unfortunately, sometimes there can be a blip in our booking system, this happens every now and again and we do our best to resolve this issue when it arises. Usually our crowd/customers have a great time...More

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