The Jam House

The Jam House
5 Queen Street, Edinburgh, EH2 1JE
  • Telephone 0131 226 4380
  • Opening times Sun–Thu 5pm–late; Fri/Sat 5pm–3am
  • Bar open Mon–Thu 6pm–late; Fri/Sat 6pm–3am; Sun 7pm–1am
  • Food served Wed–Sat 6.30–10.30pm
  • Website www.thejamhouse.com

Jump to times, articles or comments (3)

  • Provides: Vegetarian options (at least ¼ main courses), Gluten-free options, Wheelchair access, Pre-theatre menu, Live music
  • Music on stereo: R&B latest hits
  • Capacity: 100
  • Largest group: 300
  • Open since: 2005
  • Number of wines sold by the glass: 6
  • House wine: £13.50 per bottle

Event times

There are 14 events at this location

Sorted by title / date & time

Café Baile

Baile Escocia Cabaret compendium drawn from the best dance, physical theatre and circus shows on the Fringe. A delightful evening of movement and skill, drama and dexterity, fun and fantasy, with the occasional song. In between shows a background of Argentinian Tango will keep you in the mood. Each week different…

Tue 5 Aug

Theatre

£7 (£5) / 0131 226 4380

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 12 Aug

Theatre

£7 (£5) / 0131 226 4380

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 19 Aug

Theatre

£7 (£5) / 0131 226 4380

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

End of Fringe Party

End of Fringe party for all Fringe performers, no matter who, what or where they perform.

Sun 24 Aug

Free / 0131 226 4380

Free Footlights

In addition to their main shows, the Cambridge Footlights present an hour of stand-up, songs, monologues and more in association with the Free Fringe. Come and see some of the brightest, up-and-coming young comedians around for free!

Sat 2 Aug

Main Stage Area

Free / 0131 226 4380

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Main Stage Area

Free / 0131 226 4380

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Main Stage Area

Free / 0131 226 4380

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 19 more dates until 23 Aug

The Free Fringe and Jam House Closing Event for All Fringe Performers

The Free Fringe The Free Fringe invites all Fringe performers, wherever they've been performing, to its end of Fringe event. Mingle, wind down, dance, drink and reflect. Second annual event.

Sun 24 Aug

Main Stage Area

Free / 0131 226 4380

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 226 4380

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

back to top

The Fringe Orchestra Challenge

Shaun Buswell has set himself a new challenge –10 days to form an orchestra out of musicians he meets as strangers at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, then do a one off performance on 11th August. Will he succeed? Well, come along and find out.

Mon 11 Aug

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 226 4380

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

Martín Alvarado: Así es mi Tango

Martín Alvarado Mesmerising and sublime performance from Argentina's finest tango singer, 'completely beguiling' (BBC Radio 3) who sings rare Piazzolla, tango classics and his own compositions joined by Mikko Helenius who, uniquely, can play both his instruments, piano and bandoneon, simultaneously. Alvarado won the…

Thu 7 Aug

Theatre

£12 (£9) / 0131 226 4380

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Otway

Basking in the success of his movie, the two-hit wonder returns to Edinburgh. ‘He'll never make a record as good as his live shows but the world is a better place for him. A national treasure' - Q Magazine.

Sat 2 Aug

Main Stage Area

Free / 0131 226 4380

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Main Stage Area

Free / 0131 226 4380

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Main Stage Area

Free / 0131 226 4380

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

…and 13 more dates until 22 Aug

The Oxford Revue Presents - Free

The world-famous Oxford Revue has curated a fine selection of new comedy, from sketch to stand-up to music. With new acts each week, this is student comedy at its best! For listings, see oxfordrevue.com.

Sat 2 Aug

Main Stage Area

Free / 0131 226 4380

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Main Stage Area

Free / 0131 226 4380

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Main Stage Area

Free / 0131 226 4380

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 19 more dates until 23 Aug

Paul Dabek: Liar Liar

Paul Dabek / PBH's Free Fringe Paul Dabek deceptively weaves a tangled web of comedy, magic and lies. Paul has taken the Fringe by storm for the last four years. Come and see why Time Out called him a 'superb showman' and experience what Scotsman described as 'machine gun delivery and genuinely funny'. Liar Liar…

Sat 2 Aug

Main Stage Area

Free / 0131 226 4380

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Main Stage Area

Free / 0131 226 4380

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Main Stage Area

Free / 0131 226 4380

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

…and 13 more dates until 22 Aug

Phill Jupitus is Porky the Poet in Juplicity

Off The Kerb Productions / PBH's Free Fringe Stand-up and Never Mind the Buzzcocks star Phill Jupitus appears as his word-slinging alter ego Porky the Poet, bringing a brand new hour of poetry and chat to the Jam House. This year his pencil is sharpened in the direction of religion, dieting, politics, hate, hipsters…

Sat 2 Aug

Main Stage Area

Free / 0131 226 4380

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Main Stage Area

Free / 0131 226 4380

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Main Stage Area

Free / 0131 226 4380

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

…and 18 more dates until 23 Aug

Son al Son

The seven-piece Scottish Cuban salsa band with a mission to get feet tapping.

Thu 14 Aug

Theatre

£12 (£9) / 0131 226 4380

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wishbone Ash

UK rock veterans and twin guitar pioneers.

Fri 14 Nov

£18.55 / 0131 226 4380

Young & Strange - Delusionists

The bickering illusionists return to The Free Fringe with the largest magic and illusion show ever presented in Edinburgh. Featuring spectacular large scale magic, their own blend of humour and the most visually stunning end to any show you will see.

Sat 2 Aug

Main Stage Area

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 226 4380

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Main Stage Area

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 226 4380

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Main Stage Area

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 226 4380

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

…and 19 more dates until 23 Aug

Reviews & features

In the swing of it - Jazz, Blues and Folk venues

15 Sep 2008

Boasting some of the finest new names and most exciting stalwarts of the jazz, blues and folks scene, Edinburgh and Glasgow have long set an impressive stall with some of the most diverse festivals and year round line-ups.

Comments & ratings

3. Alixluv12 Apr 2011, 8:11am5 stars The Jam House Report

Was recommended this place by a friend, and was not disappointed. Had a great evening here, met some fun people, music was superb.
On my list of recommendations for Edinburgh nights and list of places to visit on my next trip

2. jinty0912 Aug 2010, 5:46pm Report

think ita a great night in the jam house the flavours resident house band are excellent the bar staff and door staff are great too great night out

1. Camy11 Jun 2010, 5:45pm4 stars The Jam House Report

Is all right but more for the older crowd, have to say think the bouncers are a bit of a pain and don't not act professional at all.

Post a comment

Average rating 4.5/5 from 2 reviews of The Jam House.

RSS feed of these comments