Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club: A Musical Mecca in Soho


Some places have such a distinct vibe that no amount of time or shift in trends could change it. Take Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club. This musical mecca in Soho has maintained the same romantic vibe since first opening its doors in 1959, hosting countless couples who fell in love with each other over the incomparable music and ambiance. Join them on your next date night for a show by some local up-and-comer that you can claim as your own discovery. Arrive a few minutes early so you and your date can settle in to your seats, lit by red-shaded lamps that offer a noir-ish sheen to the evening. Confer with your darling about which beverage would set the mood for the evening, perhaps a bubbly bottle of Veuve Clicquot, or an rye old fashioned for yourself and a classic gin martini for your date. As the lights dim and the band takes the stage, ease back into your chair and give your darling’s hand a light squeeze. When the first notes are played, you might even feel goosebumps, but soon you’ll both relax and let the music wash over you. Add to the romance of the evening with some caviar to go with your champagne, or a Kent farm-raised steak to pair with that whiskey cocktail you’re sipping. Nothing seems too extravagant when you’re in such a wonderfully timeless environment, without anything to distract you from the music, or each other.

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Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club

47 Frith St London W1D 4HT

44 20 7439 0747

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