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The Jam House

5 Queen Street, Edinburgh EH2 1JE, Scotland
+44 131 220 2321
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Live Scottish Performance - Let down on Food

Visited this place in November 2015 as part of a Trafalgar Tour. Since we were a large group, this... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2018
Omniscient022
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Raleigh, North Carolina
Christmas gift

Unfortunately first impressions last. The receptionist on the front desk was not very welcoming and... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2018
RiMaR451
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Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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The Jam House is your one stop destination for food, drink, and live music.Dusky purple lights cast romantic shadows on the walls of this funky, jazz-centric venue. Guests dine on the balcony above the main stage where soulful musicians entertain throughout the evening. This is one venue where you can eat, drink and dance to your heart's content
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good17%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible20%
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5 Queen Street, Edinburgh EH2 1JE, Scotland
New Town
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Reviewed 14 May 2018

Visited this place in November 2015 as part of a Trafalgar Tour. Since we were a large group, this place was exclusively opened for our group. Being a vegetarian I was disappointed with the food options provided but guess Scottish cuisine doesn't have much room...More

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TheJamHouseEdinburgh, Manager at The Jam House, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2018

Hi there, Thank you for your review. The Jam House only provide the service and the food at the order of the Spirit Of Scotland Show (which is a separate company to the Jam House.) Please visit their website to leave a review rather than...More

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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Unfortunately first impressions last. The receptionist on the front desk was not very welcoming and did not smile. We were taken up to our balcony table and it was a big rush to get us back out the door. Although the food was quite nice...More

3  Thank RiMaR451
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TheJamHouseEdinburgh, Manager at The Jam House, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2018

Hi there, Thank you for your feedback. We are sorry to hear That you felt rushed through your evening. When we are busy things can be a little fast paced. We will ask our staff to slow down between courses. Apart from this, we are...More

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Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

Myself and my best two mates visited Edinburgh for our annual ‘boys trip’ and after a great day visiting pubs within Edinburgh we ended up in the Jam House and what a gem if you like live music. It was a Saturday night and the...More

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TheJamHouseEdinburgh, Manager at The Jam House, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2018

Thank you so much for this fantastic review. We are glad you had such a good time with us and we hope too see you again the next time you are in Edinburgh for a night out.

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Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

We received this as a Christmas present. Dinner, wine 🍷, live music.. When we arrived we were shown the bar within 5mins our table was ready... Service, food, live music were all first class.. We will definitely be back Margaret and Brian Dunfermline

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TheJamHouseEdinburgh, Manager at The Jam House, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2018

Hi there, We are so pleased to read your 5 star review. Thank you for your kind words and comments! Hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Went as a group of 4 girls on a weekend trip as we wanted a bit of live music. On arrival our pre booked tickets had been lost so we had an embarrassing 20 minutes waiting to be be signed in. The bar staff were...More

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TheJamHouseEdinburgh, Manager at The Jam House, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2018

Hi there, Thank you for your comments and feedback. Unfortunately, sometimes there can be a blip in our booking system, this happens every now and again and we do our best to resolve this issue when it arises. Usually our crowd/customers have a great time...More

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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Exuberant waiters made us smile as they bounced around enthusiastically trying to meet our needs. Main course of fish was delicious. And then we were presented with a sticky toffee pudding which was dry, boring and seemed very unlikely to have been made on the...More

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TheJamHouseEdinburgh, Manager at The Jam House, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2018

Hi there, Thank you for your comments and feed back. We are glad that our waiting staff impressed you during your visit but we are sorry to hear that you didn't like our food. We will pass all comments on to the chef for them...More

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Reviewed 2 March 2018

Came up for the Scotland v England game. Had a meal in the upstairs restaurant. Food was very good as was the service. We didn't find it that loud to be honest. Acoustic act were on first...Volume was at a level where we could have...More

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TheJamHouseEdinburgh, Manager at The Jam House, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2018

We are over the mood to read your gleaming review. Thank you so much for your wonderful comments and we hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed 25 February 2018

So let's start with the description of the venue on its website 'Dusky purple lights cast romantic shadows on the walls of this funky, jazz-centric venue. Now, my description 'dark, cold venue with booming awful music that completely assaulted the senses' We booked a meal...More

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TheJamHouseEdinburgh, Manager at The Jam House, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2018

Hi there, Thank you for your comments and feedback about your experience at the Jam House. We like to provide a memorable experience for our customers, so it saddens us to hear that it didn't live up to your expectations. Your comments regarding the music...More

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Reviewed 18 February 2018

Visited The Jam House with a Wowcher (2 courses for two with a small glass of wine) which we had received as a Christmas pressie. We were looking forward to a Saturday night out in the capital. Arrived at the venue at two minutes to...More

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TheJamHouseEdinburgh, Manager at The Jam House, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2018

Hi there, Thank you for your comments and feedback. All of your points have been listened to and we will implement changes to improve immediately. This weekend we will open from 5.30pm for the 6pm diners. We will also select a warmer lighting colour to...More

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Reviewed 28 January 2018

Group of us oldies came back to see 70s legends Odyssey. Absolutely fantastic. We arrived nice and early and got superb seats and settled in for what we hoped would be a good night. Bar service was good in the club, despite it filling up...More

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