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Address: 466 Portswood Road | Portswood, Southampton SO17 3SD, England
Phone Number: 02380555366
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8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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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 Venue!

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 10, 2015
Andy C
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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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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21 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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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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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9 attraction reviews
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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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31 attraction reviews
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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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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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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Had great night at the brook the staff were brilliant and let my friends who have trouble standing to long go in early so they could get seats bar staff were great toilets spotless a great venue for music lovers

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014 via mobile

We have been to the Brook many times over the years but due to my Partner suffering from a disability we unfortunately haven't been able to stand all evening,so haven't been for a while, however a member of staff said we could book for early entry, so that we could grab a seat and still enjoy the gigs. We booked... More 

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Mista B, General Manager at The Brook, responded to this review

We are delighted that you enjoyed a 'fantastic gig' at The Brook, that you were able to gain early entry and that you were able to choose seats for your whole party before the show (as pre-arranged). We regret the fact that, on this occasion, systems of communication at The Brook have not met our usual high standard and elements... More 

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