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OTHER PLACES IN LONDON TO ENJOY MUSIC WHILE YOU EAT

Timothy Barber
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VIVA VERDI
Sitting just behind Tate Modern in Bankside, Viva Verdi specialises in wine, prosciutto, and other Italian delicacies. Regular musical events include jazz evenings and opera, including a live performance of the latter tomorrow night. 6 Canvey Street, SE1 9AN; 020 7928 6867, www.vivaverdiwinebar.com

RONNIE SCOTT’S
The capital’s most famous jazz club and Soho institution continues to host live outings by the world’s leading jazz players. Enjoy cutting edge jam sessions and fine food and drink in the West End’s smartest surroundings. 47 Frith Street, Soho, W1D 4HT; 020 7439 0747, www.ronniescotts.co.uk

BOISDALE
With two locations – in the City and in Belgravia, the Scottish-themed Boisdale restaurants have proved that traditional jazz is a rather better accompaniment to neeps, tatties and whisky than the bagpipes. Swedeland Court, 202 Bishopsgate, EC2M 4NR; 020 7283 1763 www.boisdale.co.uk