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Pizza Express Jazz Club

#50 of 1,331 Nightlife in London
Closed Now: 19:00 - 23:00
Open today: 19:00 - 23:00
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Expect the unexpected

Hubby and i booked tickets to see the guitarist John Williams at the Pizza Express Jazz Club, I had... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mary G
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Dartmouth, United Kingdom
Great Jazz Venue

I saw a very good local jazz band here. Intimate setting in lower level with very good seating... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2018
ColoradoThom
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Boulder, Colorado
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PizzaExpress Jazz Club is an award-winning London music venue in the heart of Soho. Since 1976, the club has presented thousands of world class musicians in its intimate, basement setting. In both 2015 & 2016, the PizzaExpress Jazz Club was named...more
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10 Dean Street, London W1D 3RW, England
Soho
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Hubby and i booked tickets to see the guitarist John Williams at the Pizza Express Jazz Club, I had no idea that such a thing happened in Pizza Express and was presently surprised. Upstairs is your usual Pizza Express but to ticket holders down the...More

Thank Mary G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived 11/2 hrs before band as we figured we would be given first choice in seating, we were placed at the furthest end of the venue tucked away in a corner with no chance of seeing the artist on stage! When I requested to...More

1  Thank Ingrid M
Reviewed 10 August 2018

Never ever expected Pizz Express and Jazz to go together but did superbly well. As for the entertainment it was first class, although paid for separately, it was value for money. As for the food as it suggest Pizza Express but was sill well cooked...More

1  Thank E32ETstever
Reviewed 9 August 2018

I saw a very good local jazz band here. Intimate setting in lower level with very good seating. Service was as good as I could have expected and food was average. I went for the music and was pleased with everything else. I would recommend...More

1  Thank ColoradoThom
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Booked a table of 10 with business. Not particularly busy but took 2 hours for mains to arrive, several were cold and therefore sent back. Those that weren’t were eaten as we were all starving. Mains were predominantly cold and one member of the party...More

2  Thank Tom R
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Shakatak were brilliant but thin and crispy pizza was stodgy and the lasagne was lacking anything solid - very runny. Savignon Blanc was good.

1  Thank Aikidoka180
Reviewed 14 July 2018

Went with friends for the show at 8.30 PM. Seamus Blake & the French Connection were playing and seats were sold out. Thankfully booked in advance. Great music from the quartet kept us glued to our seats till the end. The liquor was very cheap!...More

1  Thank Pankaj M
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

The pizza was amazing, and the service was spotless, and with the jazz concert while we ate, the mood was chill and perfect. I loved it, and are definitely going back next time I’m in London - but then again I love both jazz and...More

1  Thank f-foerl
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Despite being one of the hottest Friday evenings this year the full basement club was a pleasant temperature. Arrived about 8.15pm (doors open 7pm) for a 9pm show (Jeremy Sassoon and friends - lively and enjoyable). Service was good and food was the standard Pizza...More

1  Thank Paul R
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

We were hoping to hear some jazz but they were full so we settled in as diners. The food was good as was the service. Next time we have the opportunity to go we will book in advance to catch some jazz!

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The go-to district for a good time in London, Soho
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and clubs. At Soho's core is London's original Red
Light District and the epicenter of the LGBT scene –
and thus the city's hottest nightlife. For shopping
enthusiasts, Soho is not only the home of London's
greatest concentration of boutique shops, but also the
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oxfordsg
4 March 2017|
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Response from pac129 | Reviewed this property |
No, there is no dance area or dance floor.
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Teresa C
29 December 2016|
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Response from Ian J | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Depends on whether you intend eating at the venue. I f we do eat there , I always prefer to eat before the show starts; if you're not eating I would recommend getting there about half an hour before the show so you can... More
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smartquest
19 April 2016|
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Response from Ingrid M | Reviewed this property |
Do not get the "alcove" seating if a) you want a view of who is on stage and b) the artist is very much engaged with the audience in terms of banter etc., because you will most certainly feel lost.
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