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Pizza Express Jazz Club

#49 of 1,335 Nightlife in London
Closed Now: 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Open today: 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Good venue but terrible music

Went with friends and family today. Good atmosphere and good the same as Pizza Express anywhere... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
David S
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London, United Kingdom
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 9 September 2018
Mary G
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Dartmouth, United Kingdom
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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 via mobile

Saw Tom Robinson at pizza express in Holborn Good performance and good ambiance (no doubt modelled on Ronnie Scott’s) but food nothing special and expensive as was the drink so evening turned out more expensive than anticipated

1  Thank john b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend had a gluten free pizza, which she enjoyed, and a glass of rum punch. She thought the rum punch was particularly good. Because I am trying to eat healthily, I opted for a leggera superfood salad, with chicken as an extra. The salad...More

Thank Peter D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had heard great things about this place and on arrival was very impressed. You walk down into a basement type room with low lighting and a stage for the performance. Now the jazz was fantastic and the artists were just amazing so both myself...More

Thank Jacqui313
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went with friends and family today. Good atmosphere and good the same as Pizza Express anywhere (maybe reduced menu). Staff were great. Good could have been hotter. The music however was not at all to my taste. I appreciate this is a matter of personal...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 9 September 2018

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 18 August 2018

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

2  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 23 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

3  Thank Tom R
Reviewed 23 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
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oxfordsg
5 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
30 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
20 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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