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The Jazz Bar

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The internal ambience of this fabulously atmospheric basement venue is modern, upbeat, and attractive, with natural stone walls, polished wood floor, cande-lit tables, comfy alcove seating, smart, unobtrusive lighting and designer furniture, enhanced by art and photography exhibitions. It’s often described as ‘A real New York vibe – right here in Edinburgh‘. And with a a capacity of 140, it’s a nice size, not too small, not too big.

Limited unreserved seating and standing.

Over 14/18s Only - Please check individual gig listings.

Basement venue, no wheelchair access.


By bike

Edinburgh is a cycle-friendly city. At peak times, cyclists can share the buses' green lanes and many junctions have advance cycle stop lines. Racks are available on Chambers Street to park your bike.

By bus

A number of buses go via the city centre and stop outside the museum on Chambers Street, or nearby on George IV Bridge and South Bridge. Single and day tickets are available. Lothian Buses’ family DAYticket allows two adults and up to three children unlimited travel together on day services. During the summer there is a special weekend bus, Service 9, which runs between the National Museum of Scotland and the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh. Visit the Lothian Buses website for further information. 

By train

The nearest train station is Edinburgh Waverley. Chamber Street is a 10-15 minute walk away.

Visit for further details and to plan your journey.

Many of our venues in and around the city centre are easily accessible on foot and by public transport so please consider the environment when planning your travel to and from our events. Public transport information is available from Traveline Scotland - and 0871 200 22 33 - 24 hours a day.


1A Chambers Street, Edinburgh

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