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Bennetts Lane Jazz Club
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Bar staff nice, good selection of wine!

Be prepared to follow the 'thou shall not move or enjoy the music' rule.
We attended the Jim Morrison show on the 10th of September
We arrived reasonably early buuuut still ended up on a bar leaner which was less than comfortable.
The crowd were seated and not a sound or movement was heard/witnessed which I found frustrating (I like to move to music). When we did attempt slight movement other patrons shot a disapproving look back at us.

Bennetts Lane need to sort out the putrid smell emerging from the men's toilet! It's appalling!

Tips: Turn up early for a seat

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Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Stumbled upon Bennetts Lane last night and had a great time! $25 cover, $12 for a glass of wine and it's all so worth it. You can sit at a table or in the back on steps with pillows. Highly recommend if you're looking for live music on the weekend.

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Reviewed 10 July 2016

"Best Jazz Venue in Melbourne" only if you like standing between the bar and against the wall of the bathroom entry surrounded by pretentious jazz connoisseurs. An hour after the show started the lady at the door did not stop more patrons entering the venue already overcrowded and we were slowly pushed further into the actual toilet. There was no point for us in booking.
My partner is recovering from a broken ankle and was forced to stand for an hour, until the pain became unbearable. They are obviously focused on maximizing profit rather than looking after the patrons comfort and safety. It's a shame as the artist was great.

1  Thank Sylvain R
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Reviewed 10 July 2016

Nice wee venue and a fantastic performance on the stage, marred only by a few folks in the crowd being annoyed at our group having a good time and being louder than whisper levels.

2  Thank Dan B
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Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

Hard to find jazz club. Almost missed it. Only for google maps i would have walked right past it. Feels like a speakeasy. Went on a tuesday night so less crowded. Very small venue so feels very relaxed. Music was great, people in audience getting up to jam. Really good night out in melbourne if you just want a few drinks with good music. Would go back. Worth a visit.

Thank kmo1989
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