Time Out says
Posted: Tue Sep 25 2012
This venerable riverside pub is one of the oldest in the area, dating back to 1684. A famed jazz spot since the 1950s, The Bull's Head has attracted an array of greats from Ronnie Scott to Humphrey Lyttelton. It underwent a refurbishment of sound and lighting a few years ago, leaving the rechristened Yamaha Jazz Room in better shape than ever. These days the Bull's Head specialises in mainstream British jazz and swing: regular guests include ace veteran pianist Stan Tracey and sax maestro Peter King, with Mondays given over to blues. But it's not just about toe-tapping tunes and quality ales – there's also an acclaimed Thai bistro which is open from 6pm to midnight Tuesday to Saturday.
What's on at Bull's Head
Jazz and experimental
Multi-reedist behind the excellent Sax Appeal performs with his fine quartet.
The eight-piece London-based band, fronted by vocalist Laura Holland, performs a contemporary take on the blues.
Rock 'n' roll
Rock sisters who formed in 1991. And, fact fans, if you remember 'Faking It' in great detail, one of them was the scary vocal teacher from the 'rock chick' episode.
Vocal, Show tunes
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