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Address: 466 Portswood Road | Portswood, Southampton SO17 3SD, England
Phone Number: 02380555366
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8:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Fri 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Sat 8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Description: The Best Live Music in The South

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Great music, good beer

A great music venue. I've made the 90 mile round trip three or four times a year for the past six years to see some great gigs. Good atmosphere and real ale in the bars. Highly... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
Brian M
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Luxembourg
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Luxembourg
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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 NEW via mobile

A great music venue. I've made the 90 mile round trip three or four times a year for the past six years to see some great gigs. Good atmosphere and real ale in the bars. Highly recommended

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 NEW via mobile

Have been to the Brook loads of times and I love it. Brilliant line ups of original bands and the best tributes. Would recommend seeing the Johnny Cash Roadshow and Doors Alive. Intimate venue, mostly standing room but some seating which if you want you have to get there early to nab!

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

If you are into live music this is the best venue in Southampton, in my opinion! Mainly tribute acts with the 'old' legend thrown in. We saw Leo Sayer here last year and for 67 years young, he was note perfect. Famous Red Sox was our most recent gig and they never fail to please you! SAS Band are always... More 

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Arundel, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
23 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

The Brook for me is the perfect size live music venue, which enables you to interact with the performing artists. Nicely informal and warmly welcoming, I would recommend a night out at The Brook to any live music fan,.

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Myself and my partner went to the Brook along with some friends to listen to Greenish Day, the quality of the sound, the bands and atmosphere is 5*, the only let down is the price of the drinks. Highly recommended place. Defiantly will come back again.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

The Brook holds around 600 since being refurbished. Since the demise of The Gaumont many years ago, Southampton has lost its status as one of the country's premier music venues. (Even huge bands visiting the UK only on brief tours used to play London, Birmingham and Southampton). Now the city's only venues for touring bands are St Mary's Stadium and... More 

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Southampton, England, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
9 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Thanks guys and gals, another great night out with friends and family Band could do with some new material....... looking forward to my next visit

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Bournemouth, England
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171 reviews 171 reviews
31 attraction reviews
130 helpful votes 130 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Enjoyed two gig here recently - Heaven 17/Blancmange and China Crisis. Easy to find 5 minutes off J5 M27, with plenty of parking in the industrial estate at the back. Door and bar staff here are very pleasant and helpful. Don't have to wait long to get a drink and prices are reasonable. The atmosphere here and acoustics are great.... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

I am a regular visitor to the Brook. Always a friendly greeting and a great atmosphere. They have some great bands play there too. There is a wide age range who go there and I always feel safe.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

A great night out at the SAS band. They are the best with Mel C joining them in stage this time who was great alongside Tom Robinson, Patti F Russo, Madeleine Bell and Paul Young. Book early as they always sell out. Where else would you see such a great line up on stage. This is a great venue, it's... More 

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