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This Place is Closed

I was staying nearby and walked by Swan Bar on my way to a nearby crèperie. Place was cleaned out... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2016
Roswell, Georgia
Good, small and local

I wound up here when I wanted to hear French jazz instead of a touring American artist who is often... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2013
New York City, New York
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good18%
  • Average18%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible27%
8 Jul 2016
“This Place is Closed”
25 Aug 2015
“Great Jazz”
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165 boulevard du Montparnasse, 75006 Paris, France
+33 1 44 27 05 84
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Reviewed 8 July 2016

I was staying nearby and walked by Swan Bar on my way to a nearby crèperie. Place was cleaned out with a For Rent poster on entrance. I had visited Swan Bar years ago and thought it was just ok. There is a jazz cafe...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank MHL130
Reviewed 25 August 2015

I have been coming to this bar for the last couple of years. Monday night is open Mic night and you can find some fantastic singers performing on the stage. Remember to ask for Lionel who owns the bar. A native New Yorker who is...More

Date of experience: March 2015
Thank Peter H
Reviewed 6 June 2015

A great place to hang out and relax and listen to good jazz. Somtimes live music but our evening was fantastic even though it wasn´t live. The owner Lionel Bloom is a part of the warm atmosphere and makes you feel welcome. A large variety...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank michaelkC5664OJ
Reviewed 16 May 2015

Firstly, I have been going to Paris for many years now and finally decided after much debate that the left bank is where the true soul of the city lies (I am sure there are many who will disagree). My wife and I stumbled upon...More

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank NoelCCon
Reviewed 15 July 2013

I wound up here when I wanted to hear French jazz instead of a touring American artist who is often in NYC, where I live. What do you know, the club is owned by a NYC native who moved to Paris 30 years ago to...More

Date of experience: July 2013
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Reviewed 14 May 2013

We called in here on an open jazz night, and had a good if slightly chaotic time. There was a small busy bar at the front (glass of wine €6) and at the back a small performance area with some tables. It was open mike...More

Date of experience: May 2013
1  Thank Colin B
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ivy-covered railings and fine-dining restaurants.
Antique dealers and art galleries surround the fine
art school and small museums hide in unassuming
squares. The neighbourhood’s namesake church is the
oldest in Paris and is the backdrop for talented
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