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38 Riv

Closed Now: 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Open today: 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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Intimate Jazz Experience on edge of Marais

Having tried a more upscale, touristy venue for jazz last time we were in Paris, we opted for a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Myself and my partner visited here, determined to visit a authentic jazz club, after failing to do... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2018
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  • Average4%
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  • Terrible0%
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The 38 RIV - Jazz Club is a very intimist Jazz venue in a vaulted 13th century cellar (with stonework giving it a medieval feel) on the right bank of the Seine River in Paris, France. The club hosts Jazz, Brazilian and ancient music (Baroque...more
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38 rue de Rivoli, 75004 Paris, France
Le Marais
+33 1 48 87 56 30
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having tried a more upscale, touristy venue for jazz last time we were in Paris, we opted for a more casual experience this time. We arrived at 9:30 pm for the Monday night jam session. The main performance space didn’t have any available seats, but...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

Myself and my partner visited here, determined to visit a authentic jazz club, after failing to do so on our last holiday in Venice. It is safe to say that our expectations of this place were met and exceeded. The staff were warm and welcoming,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank kenadams123456
Reviewed 2 October 2018

We came across this club whilst walking and spoke to the manager during the day who happened to be stood outside. He was very friendly and invited us along for the evening. It turned out to be a fantastic jazz club, unlike those in London....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank GurpalUK
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

We went on a Monday night for Jam session. Small. Lovely. Nice vibe. Mostly out of Towners I guess. The young guys playing were top notch.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank stevefogel
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Small intimate setting makes the experience of these talented musicians even more special. We saw a jam session and got to hear great music. It was crowded but even standing it was enjoyable.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank AWPChicago
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

We've been here at a Jem session and it was very nice.. good atmosphere, not too many people. Highly recommend :)

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank maya006
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

A really nice intimate jazz bar in central Paris. Very nice red wine and great music. When I went there were only 20 people in total. Not very expensive either. Not many people seem to know about it.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank BrownianMotion
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

The music and the band were great, unusual atmosphere underground. We loved the experience. Tip: it's gets hot there in the summer, they dont have air conditioning.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank KatyaH68
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

Jazz cellar with great music in a low key and unique ambiance. I discovered this place by accident and I am glad I did. The quality of the musicians are pretty amazing so as the drinks. I had a really good time, perfect to go...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank mitzaribas
Reviewed 23 May 2018

We bought tickets a day in advance - When we arrived and checked in no one told us THERE IS NO SEATING place We went down , to see that all 39 seats are occupied and that in that tiny little room there are about...More

Date of experience: May 2018
3  Thank Elizur
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The Marais is a winding maze of multi-faceted streets
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restaurants, and hidden parks. Around each corner,
you'll come across little gems of architecture
spanning the centuries, from understated medieval
towers to classical libraries and 17th century
splendour. This neighbourhood unites a rich mix of
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