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Hound Dog

Welcome to The Hound Dog in Derby! Bringing Blues, Jazz, Food & Beverage together, under one roof! Enjoy classic cocktails, fine wines and Italian dishes whilst listening to some of the best live blues & jazz, the UK has to offer. There's jazz on offer most weekends. The frequent DERBY JAZZ curated nights feature the UK's best bands.

Live Acts

Prepare to be serenaded by a different jazz and Blues acts every Friday and Saturday night. On Jazz nights our stage is graced by two bands that will leave your heart dancing. Major national and international musicians and bands will top the bill with support from the best up and coming or regional bands  From sultry saxophone solos to heart-wrenching blues guitar, we’ve got it all. Unwind, tap your feet and allow yourself to be taken on a journey through the soul of jazz and blues.

Crafted Cocktails

No visit to our bar is complete without sipping on one of our handcrafted cocktails. Our mixologists are masters at their craft, and they’ve concocted a menu that will transport you to the jazz lounges of yesteryears. From the smoothest Old Fashioned to the zesty Jazz Mule, our cocktail list is designed to enhance your experience and elevate your spirits. We also offer a curated selection of wines, spirits and craft beers for those with discerning palates.

Delicious Dining

At The Hound Dog, we believe that good music should be paired with great food. Our carefully crafted Italian menu brings you a dining experience that complements the music. Whether you’re in the mood for a refreshing pasta salad or a lovely lasagne alforno, our kitchen is ready to delight your taste buds.


As soon as you step into our venue, you will instantly feel at home. Soft lighting, plush seating and warm décor, set the stage for a night of music and enchantment. Whether you’re on a romantic date, hanging out with friends, or simply seeking solace in the sounds from our stage, The Hound Dog offers the perfect setting for every occasion.



Need to know
Opening Times: 6pm - 2am
6 Friar Gate,
Tel: 07446 845555 View Website View on Google Maps