The café is renowned for hosting the biggest names in the jazz and soul world before they become famous, so pay attention to the support act - it might be the next big thing. The restaurant, on a raised platform above the stage, offers the best seats in the house. All starters are £5.95 and all mains £16.50, apart from dishes served for two people which are exactly double both those prices. Note: when you book a table you have to prepay the cost of the main course in advance. The cost is redeemable on the night but cannot be transferred or refunded. Note also: the restaurant is open only on event nights.
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Peanut Butter Wolf
The artist plays hip hop with support from Breakbeat Lou.Rap, hip hop and R&B Thursday August 20 2015Read more
Former '80s pop/house music diva Sims (of 'Come Into My Life' fame) returns to town.Saturday August 22 2015Read more
Hip Hop Karaoke Carnival Special
What better way to spend your Carnival Sunday than pretending you can rap to a crowd of strangers? Seriously, though, it's actually pretty damn liberating. This special edition of the hugely popular HHK night features Southern Hospitality DJ Rob Pursey...Sunday August 30 2015 - Monday August 31 2015Read more
After a five-year hiatus, the Bristolian soft beat-pop merchants have returned to live performance.Dance and electronic Saturday September 5 2015Read more
Unsigned soul act who's also a member of retro funkers Speedometer.Funk, soul and disco Monday September 7 2015Read more
Globe-trotting hip hop producer and MC Amir Mohamed, aka Oddisee, is variously stationed in Brooklyn, Washington DC and London. His conscious rhymes and chilled out samples put him smack bang in the Golden Age tradition of East Coast hip hop: not that...Thursday September 10 2015Read more
The 2008 'X Factor' winner, who's become a fairly credible pop-R&B diva despite recently taking on the lead role in the musical version of 'The Bodyguard', plays an intimate two-night residency in north London.Friday September 18 2015 - Saturday September 19 2015Read more
Jeremy Sassoon Quintet: Ray Charles TributeJazz Saturday September 26 2015Read more
By The Rivers
Six-piece reggae band from Leicester.Pop and rock Thursday October 8 2015Read more
A solo headline show by ’60s soul legend Arnold, a former Ikette who moved to Swinging London and soon topped the UK charts with the original version of ‘The First Cut is the Deepest’. She also went out with Mick Jagger and (much later) popped up on KLF’s...Funk, soul and disco Saturday October 24 2015Read more
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The Jazz Café is well known for a reason – it attracts a wonderful roster of talented & popular jazz, blues and soul musicians from across the world. I’ve had a number of memorable nights here and it’s definitely worth a visit if you’re ever in Camden. You’re able to enjoy dinner at the restaurant upstairs overlooking the stage or you can dance the night away downstairs…. Highly recommended.
Had a great night here the other night with Time Out Rising Stars. Max Stone was awesome! I couldn't stay for Tankus the Henge, but have seen a couple of videos and am gutted to have missed them...'totally nuts' just about covers it! Looking forward to the next one...
Fantastic evening. All four bands were great in their own way, but Greasy Slicks stole the night with their great musicianship- the drummer had a great voice too- and Tankus the Henge were great all round entertainment.
Went there last night with a Time Out Card event to see Rising Stars of the London rock scene. Awesome sound, great atmosphere and good view from upstairs. Tankus the Henge really gave a lot of energy to everyone attending!
The Jazz cafe is great, really small and intimate venue! I saw a really great ska band there and it was really intimate and so much fun! Really easy to get to and there is also a balcony area where you can get dinner!