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The Jazzhole

168 Awolowo Road | Ikoyi, Lagos, Nigeria
+234 706 064 8580
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good42%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“carrot cake” (4 reviews)
“great taste” (2 reviews)
“books” (17 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
African, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
168 Awolowo Road | Ikoyi, Lagos, Nigeria
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Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

What an ambient place to be in. If books and music is(are) your thing, then you absolutely need to pay this place a visit. They also have like a mini bistro out back, and if you're lucky, you might actually meet the baker making her...More

Thank chris m
Reviewed 27 October 2017

This small place is packed wall to wall with books, and music, vinyl and CDs. It has a great atmosphere and is like an archive of African music with old posters and information. There are a few tables and chairs at the back where you...More

Thank Ludwig
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Browse through books or even read them whilst enjoying different background music from jazz to afrobeats, sipping away at your coffee or tea, maybe savouring a carrot cake! Spoilt for choice - vinyl or CDs, paperbacks or hardbacks, international magazines...... also hosts live events, now...More

Thank foluke2016
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Cool and charming place for a coffee or beer meanwhile some good music is playing around. What is remarkable is the great CD and vinyl collection, together with books surrounding the customers.

Thank ViatorErrantis
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Very cool place to hangout for a coffee and listen to some good music. Great CDs and vinyl. Owner has a great selection and great taste in music. Book selection is fantastic. Would stay longer, but would have spent too much as there's sooooo much...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 4 June 2016

The Jazzhole used to be THE place to go for jazz music (CDs, vinyl, tapes, etc) back in the day. I remember spending hours here looking for stuf to buy. Still is a nice place to go to find jazz items.

Thank Ibadanboy
Reviewed 29 March 2016

Jazzhole bears nostalgic memories of a once bustling outlet for Jazz buffs like one. Been here a couple of times over the years and have noted the steady decline and absence of prized stuff. Okay, that cannot be disconnected from a once bubbling national economy....More

Thank sam m
Reviewed 29 March 2016

The Jazzhole has been around for a very long time and remained consistently relevant and true to its course. Rare and hard to find books, CDs & DVDs etc although a little more on the high side. Located on ever busy Awolowo Road, Ikoyi (just...More

Thank ZurielKiru
Reviewed 24 January 2016

Loved it and could stay for hours. The owner is a large African mother who is warm and inviting. Their music collection (including records) is astounding for any music lover; like wise their literature collection from pan-African to German Chancellor Merkel's biography is worth exploring....More

Thank pauloseshetu
Reviewed 12 January 2016 via mobile

CDs, books, vinyl. I enjoyed my visit to Jazzhole. There are a few of sections ranging from Nigerian oldies to hip hop etc. Some great vinyl pieces as well. There is a coffee shop and book store in the back. It's worth stopping by if...More

Thank Adiba M
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  • Address: 168 Awolowo Road | Ikoyi, Lagos, Nigeria
  • Location: Africa  >  Nigeria  >  Lagos State  >  Lagos
  • Phone Number: +234 706 064 8580
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