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The Jazz Bar

1A Chambers Street, Edinburgh EH1 1HR, Scotland
+44 131 220 4298
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Best of Jazz!

Happened upon this club, simply because it was a 'stones throw' from our hotel! ~ ~ ~ ~ Fantastic... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Desiree M
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Belfast, United Kingdom
Fantastic music - terrible bar

What a shame for the talented musicians that obviously enjoy performing and are very gifted not to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
LesleyEdinburgh1970
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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1A Chambers Street, Edinburgh EH1 1HR, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Happened upon this club, simply because it was a 'stones throw' from our hotel! ~ ~ ~ ~ Fantastic! ~ Music & preforming Artists are without a doubt ~ the best in the 'Jazz' field.

Thank Desiree M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a shame for the talented musicians that obviously enjoy performing and are very gifted not to be supported by the poor bar service. The wine is shockingly bad and if you raise that politely with one of the barman (the one with long blonde...More

Thank LesleyEdinburgh1970
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stumbled across the this place by accident and then looked up reviews, which were good so we decided to go back there later in the evening. We paid a few quid to get in. It's a small place and there is one bar and...More

Thank ron046
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stumbled across this bar when visiting Edinburgh recently and had a brilliant night with friends. Great Jazz band and friendly atmosphere.

Thank Elizabeth D
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were recommended by some locals so decided to drop in for a visit. We arrived pretty much on opening time and were the only people there for quite a while so it's hard to gauge what the atmosphere would be like if we stayed...More

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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Wa gwaan, dis place massive! Respect to da brotha on di sound system. Dis jazz ting bless da people like me uncle Bob! Gud rum! Gud jammin proper irie, jah bless di jazz!

1  Thank andil328
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Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

Didn't expect much going in and was a little annoyed by the entry fee £6 but it was well worth it. We saw Nipples of Venus play. 8 piece band playing mostly 90s music. So much fun and entertainment. The crowd really got into it....More

Thank morrsarah
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Reviewed 15 March 2018

The ambient was really chill, until 101st Airborne started to play and everyone went dancing on the middle of the bar. I had a great time there, the staff was nice, the music was fantastic and I felt all the people's good vibes :)

2  Thank Francisco B
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Reviewed 15 March 2018

Came here for my Partners 50th and - WOW! there was a duo act on who were hilarious and then a 7 piece band came on which blew us away! The fact is is a small underground bar they struggle with seating - so advice...More

Thank Jessica H
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

The place was packed but we were able to squeeze in. Entry fee is reasonable. Staff is nice and polite. Even visitors were nice enough to give us a little space to enjoy our time. Everyone was taken by the music and remained silent when...More

2  Thank Sarah Z
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rach6ye
7 May 2017|
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Response from JazzBarManagment | Property representative |
Hi there, The Jazz Bar is perfect for a small gathering for a 70th birthday celebration, but it does depend on what you would like to organise as we unfortunately are not able to accommodate private parties. We normally do... More
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Kerstyn T
6 November 2016|
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Response from JazzBarManagment | Property representative |
Unfortunately we do not serve meals but we do have some bar snacks such as crisps and nuts.
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