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East Shore Live Jazz Cafe

2/F, 2 Qianhai Nanyanlu, Beijing, China
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Wish there were more jazz bar like this

We visited that place about a week ago, I am a jazz lover, found this bar by chance walking around... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2016
Lilla K
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Shanghai, China
Best jazz bar in Beijing!

Amazing bar, great cocktails and hot chocolate. Usually they have bands playing every Thursday... read more

Reviewed 9 March 2016
riri455
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Bath, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good36%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
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“houhai area” (3 reviews)
“houhai lake” (3 reviews)
“jazz lovers” (2 reviews)
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2/F, 2 Qianhai Nanyanlu, Beijing, China
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Reviewed 18 March 2016

We visited that place about a week ago, I am a jazz lover, found this bar by chance walking around the famous houhai area. Just want to repeat and briefly confirm what so many people said before: 1, Perfect jazz venue and music, 2, no...More

2  Thank Lilla K
Reviewed 9 March 2016

Amazing bar, great cocktails and hot chocolate. Usually they have bands playing every Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. I go there almost every week and have never been disappointed! Worth the visit.

Thank riri455
Reviewed 8 March 2016 via mobile

It was the second time visiting East shore jazz cafe after a few years, and it still wowed me as the very first time. Quietly tucked in the corner around the Houhai lake, a very narrow dark stairs would lead to the cafe on the...More

Thank viva634
Reviewed 7 February 2016

My friend from Manila was visiting and I invited two fellow musicians from Beijing. We all met at the East Coast jazz club. It is a small, intimate club, seats maybe 30. No cover, drinks are reasonable. Bar food available. This night, the club pianist,...More

1  Thank Jim P
Reviewed 9 January 2016

Bar none the best place to go for consistently great Jazz in Beijing. There is no cover, and the drinks are standard for the Houhai area, which means still a bit pricey compared to other places in Beijing. But really, this place is all about...More

Thank Spencer M
Reviewed 5 October 2015

On a nice evening in Beijing, Houhai Lake makes for a great evening. Try strolling right around the lake if you can - there are so many cafes, bars, excellent restaurants, and live music venues that its almost impossible to make it without stopping a...More

1  Thank Brett M
Reviewed 20 July 2015

My wife and I visited here on Sunday last week. The location is very good with views out over the lake. It's nice and cosy, with candles lighting the tables and couples/small groups attentively listening to the music (unfortunately when we went there was a...More

Thank Fusilli2014
Reviewed 24 March 2015 via mobile

There are tons cultural icons in Beijing, and at the end of each day you are going to be tired/in need of a good drink and a place to relax. This is that place. Unequivocally the highlight of my trip. Pair a visit to this...More

Thank LawrenceTk
Reviewed 11 November 2014

Absolutely brilliant jazz club in on the Shore of Houhai Lake. Great and reasonably priced drinks, super friendly staff and best of all real high quality live jazz. The night we went there was no door charge. I think live music is only Thurs -...More

Thank moonmorals
Reviewed 5 October 2014 via mobile

If you appreciate great jazz, you must visit this place. But is right on a beautiful lake and has great beer at reasonable prices.

1  Thank Runner8888
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