A tiny, easily overlooked and absolute goldmine is Ajani Grill and Jazz in Upper Holloway. Nestled next to Tesco on the crappy end of Hornsey Road, the owner/host/chef all-round lovely human, Patrick, produces amazing food and hosts regular Jazz evenings - I don't want the world to know about it, but keeping it a secret seems selfish!
London's best venues for jazz and improv music
The capital's best places to catch improv jazz, free-form and experimental sounds
Whether you're in search of a night of improv jazz or free-form/experimental skronk – or something in between – let our pick of London's best venues for avant sounds be your guide
You should add the Bull's Head in Barnes and of course Ronnie Scott's (when they decide to actually programme jazz which does happen ocassionally)
Don't forget the North London Tavern in Kilburn - some of the best live modern jazz every Sunday night from 7pm - £5!