Welcome to The Hound Dog


Fusion, Burlesque, Comedy & More!

If you’re searching for a spot where you can unwind with a cocktail, a meal and a variety of stunning performances then look no further.

Our establishment is a haven for music enthusiasts, comedy lovers, burlesque enthusiasts or anybody looking to try something different.

Enjoy our tantalising cocktails and delicious small plates.

Choose from a variety of top shelf spirits, wines and beers

Our fabulous team are here to make your night one to remember. You won’t find any basic customer service here. Instead, we will go above and beyond, ensuring you keep coming back again and again!

Live Acts

We present a different band or artist every Friday and Saturday night. From sensational saxophonists to double bass legends, we give you some of the best in the country. Unwind, tap your feet and allow yourself to be taken on a musical journey.

Crafted Cocktails

No visit to our bar is complete without sipping on one of our handcrafted cocktails. Mitch, our mixologist, has concocted a menu that will transport you to the jazz lounges of yesteryear. From a classic Old Fashioned to the zesty Jazz Mule, our cocktail list is designed to enhance your experience. We also offer a curated selection of wines, spirits and craft beers for those with discerning palates.

Delicious Dining

We believe that good music should always be paired with great food. You can enjoy a pre ordered two course meal before the show ,or choose from our selection of small plates. Find our menu here.


As soon as you step into our venue, you will instantly feel at home. Soft lighting and warm décor set the tone for a night of music and enchantment. Whether you’re on a romantic date or celebrating a birthday,The Hound Dog offers the perfect setting for every occasion.

“The blues is a feeling, you can’t get it out of no book. You can’t write the blues on a piece of paper, you just feel the blues.”

John Lee Hooker

Are you ready to get your jeans and stetsons on?
Get ready to "yeehaw!" the night away with 5 piece band Southbound at our very first monthly country and western night!
Tickets just £5 on the door or online at www.thehounddogderby.co.uk
Doors at 6pm
...Music at 8pm

We are really looking forward to welcoming "Blues emerging artist of the year" nominee Thomas Heppell to our stage!
He is an incredible rising artist who is not to be missed!
Check out this article by Derby Social!
Tickets are just £5 online or on the door!
Ticket link ...in comments!

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Trailblazing blues artist to make Derby debut at city's cool speakeasy bar

He has previously supported Anton Du Beke and his song has recently been played on BBC Radio


Treat the women in your life to an afternoon tea complete with live lounge jazz from our house band featuring guest singer Edea.

Tickets are just £5 entry online or on the door


£20pp with afternoon tea, but must be bought ...online.

The afternoon tea consists of a pot of tea, finger sandwiches, petite fours, scones and cakes.

We'll see you then 🙂

To whoever has put one of our business cards on display at Tatham’s Gym & Fitness, thank you very much 🙂

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What a fantastic night was had last night at The Valentines Blues Bonanza ! Bug thanks to Lucille and Henry John for bringing us a brilliant evening of blues music!
Until the next time......