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Jazz Cafe

5 Parkway | Camden Town, London NW1 7PG, England
+44 20 7485 6834
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Go for the music . Food just ok

The venue is great and staff are attentive and helpful. We saw the "Prince" sound and and lookalike... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Netnames C
via mobile
Brilliant Venue!

We saw a choir and jazz band cover an Outkast album her the other night and honestly was one of the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Matt M
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A popular Jazz venue for emerging and established performers.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good17%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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Hours Today: 19:00 - 03:00
5 Parkway | Camden Town, London NW1 7PG, England
+44 20 7485 6834
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The venue is great and staff are attentive and helpful. We saw the "Prince" sound and and lookalike -absolutely fantastic! even though the set was a bit short. The food was not as good as were expecting but all that is required are easy changes...More

Thank Netnames C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We saw a choir and jazz band cover an Outkast album her the other night and honestly was one of the best venues for seeing live music. The sound was incredible and spot on and the ventilation in the room was just right to keep...More

Thank Matt M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Jazz Cafe tonight & it was excellent. The music was superb - but the best was the outstanding service in the upstairs restaurant. Salma was great, polite, professional and despite a full house, she made us feel very special as guests. Thank...More

Thank kiwixtra
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really nice place to chill but I think it's best to book a table and enjoy live jazz form the balcony. Really enjoyed my night but sometimes a bit of delay to start the event local very close to Camden town station. Food was decent...More

Thank Omotayo O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great night out at Soul Nation night. Danced the night away and set was excellent. Packed but staff on the go all night clearing glasses, mopping up floor spills. Cloakroom is £2. Good venue.

Thank AmbridgeGirl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Another great gig at the Jazz cafe my first since the refurbishments. Interior looks great with toilet and cloakroom facilities much improved. We had a great night seeing Jocelyn Brown and guests. We sang and danced our hearts out Will be back again soon Staff...More

1  Thank Sue S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Saw various bands hip hop, funk, the music of Pharrell. A very memorable night. The music, the staff, the venue are all amazing so thank you. Next year when my sis and I visit London again, we will come back and eat here next time.

Thank jackiepd
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visiting London recently the Jazz scene was high on my list of must do's. I visited on the Funk night with the house band letting rip on a list of well known classics. The audience were fully involved and this made the atmosphere a real...More

Thank Gman201255
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Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

4 of us went to see YolanDa Brown perform. As well as a brilliant concert we enjoyed delicious food served and looked after particularly by the very attentive Hannah. Thoroughly good night from start to finish in a well organised and fitted out venue run...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

The staff were very attentive and looked after us amazingly. The doorman, the waiting staff and everyone in between all wished me a happy birthday and made sure myself and my guests had a fabulous evening. The food was awesome. I'm vegetarian and the options...More

Thank ShazzySib
Famous for its sprawling cluster of markets and shops
as well as for an embrace of all things counter
culture, Camden offers a concentrated version of
London street life. From bargain shopping and people
watching to rubbing elbows in its abundance of pubs
and bars, Camden is the place to be for many a
Londoner. It is also home to some of the hottest live
music venues in Europe. As packed as Camden High
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Liz S
How bad is the view from table 15 or 17 as it says restricted view?
17 June 2017|
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Response from paulohartson1 | Reviewed this property |
It will be restricted BUT once you've eaten you can stand around the balcony and you are also able to go down on the floor to get more atmosphere and still go back to your table when you want to!
Is there a dress code, please?
13 May 2017|
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Response from MarkB186338 | Reviewed this property |
No dress code applied
Sandra R
Is the age group at this venue predominantly younger. Lots of acts I'd love to see here but don't want to look out of place (being in the over 45(ish) bracket)
15 April 2017|
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Response from George L L | Reviewed this property |
Depends on what night and who is playing. I've been to Jazz Cafe over the years and the crowd is much younger and sad to say not completely appreciative of the music playing given it's history. Go for yourself though as... More