About Us

Set in the heart of Sandbanks, Jazz Café enjoys spectacular views of Dorset’s premier Blue Flag beach. This relaxing destination, loved by locals and highly recommended by holidaymakers, is where you can enjoy appetising home cooked food and and drink all year round.

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The Friday Night Series

The Jazz Cafe present the finest jazz in the South, spotlighting the stars of the UK jazz scene, established masters and burgeoning young talent in a relaxed, informal setting with friendly, attentive service, fine food and wine.

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Sara Dowling
(vocals)

Friday 26th January 2018

Sara Dowling started her musical journey as a classical cellist but was bitten by the jazz bug and now performs regularly with her own trio.

Jazz Journal has noted “...the timeless quality of her voice…”

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Valentine’s Special

Liane Carroll
(piano/vocals)

Friday 16th February 2018

Loved for her easy wit, her intensely musical intelligence and the emotional frankness of her delivery, tickets for Liane Carroll performances always sell fast so early booking is recommended for this world class performer.

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Derek Nash
(saxophones)

Friday 30th March 2018

One of Britain’s most versatile instrumentalists, Derek Nash has led Sax Appeal for 30 years, performs with Jools Holland’s Rhythm and Blues Orchestra and performs regularly with his own acoustic quartet. He is an adept player on all four saxophones.

Sunday Lunchtime Sessions

Every Sunday between 1pm and 4pm we present the finest live jazz in the South courtesy of The Andy Urquhart Quartet with a varying line-up and special guests playing standards and modern jazz classics – the perfect accompaniment to your Sunday roast.

It is not necessary to book a table as we prefer to seat and serve customers as they arrive.

Private Functions

The Jazz Café can cater for parties and events of all types from 20 to 150 guests including private dinners, weddings, birthday parties, barbecues and corporate events.

We offer set party menus or we can liaise with you on your preferred menu options.

Bookings are available for evenings only on the weekend and weekdays throughout the year.

Our Gallery

Please see below a selection of images showing Jazz Cafe Sandbanks and its surroundings: