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The Brook

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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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Sun 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Fri 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Sat 8:00 pm - 12:00 am

The Best Live Music in The South

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Small, but perfectly formed for a night of Live Music

Been visiting The Brook for years now and every night has been a winner. Normally there is a que before the doors open, which generally reflects those who wish to get a seat... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Darren T
Winchester, United Kingdom
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Winchester, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Been visiting The Brook for years now and every night has been a winner. Normally there is a que before the doors open, which generally reflects those who wish to get a seat upstairs and look down on the masses, rather than stand in front of the stage. Wherever you are, you can see the band no problem and the... More 

1 Thank Darren T
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015 via mobile

Definitely recommend this place to see bands, many well known. It has such an atmosphere because it's not huge quite personal. Looking forward to seeing the Alarm next year + many more.

1 Thank Rick M
Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015 via mobile

Just went here Saturday nite to see perfect alibi , a cozy venue with friendly staff affordable prices and some awesome music would go here again if I ever visit the city really enjoyed our nite out.

1 Thank Mike F
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73 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

I recently went with a friend to see a favourite singer songwriter do a gig at the Brook. I have been several times in the past to see gigs there and thoroughly enjoy it each time I visit. This was no exception and we had a great evening's entertainment. The Brook does not have any car parking of its own,... More 

1 Thank The T
Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

Visited the Brook again to see UFO on Sunday. What a great venue for a gig! It is a intimate venue so wherever you are you get a great view! Acoustics very good! & if you have a pint its in a glass which is a plus!

1 Thank Pyro1963
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015 via mobile

The Brook is a great venue, have had many a great night here, some tribute acts and others that were the real thing. Never been let down yet! We're so lucky to have this great venue on the doorstep!

1 Thank Katiestar102
Winchester, England
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456 reviews
95 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 824 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

The Brook is an enjoyable place to be, particularly when favourite performers of yours are on stage. Some of the best acts are tribute groups for such as Dire Straits, the Rolling Stones, the Beatles, Abba and Pink Floyd. We have also seen (the real) All Stewart there, which was a great evening. There are two levels and the gallery... More 

1 Thank BroLucius
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015 via mobile

The Brook is one of the best music venues in the South. It is just the right size so no matter where you are you get a good view of the band. A good mix of original acts , New music and quality tribute bands.

1 Thank dr7575
Southampton, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015 via mobile

Great live music venue, excellent acoustics, I've seen loads of bands here, to be honest Alabama 3 would be brilliant where ever you see them! But The Brook is an up close and personal venue, love it.

1 Thank spudd132
Weymouth, United Kingdom
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167 reviews
91 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

The Brook music venue, is a large victorian style building in Portswood Southampton. It is located conveniently just off the M27. The Brook is an intimate venue, comprising of an upstairs with bar, and the same downstairs. Downstairs you look up at the band, upstairs you look down on the band, either way you get the feeling of intimacy with... More 

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