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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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Fantastic live music venue

Ive enjoying many an evening with the Brook catering to my eclectic music taste, sometimes you take your chance, especially with Tribute bands, but virtually never had a poor... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
tallstu
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southampton
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southampton
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Ive enjoying many an evening with the Brook catering to my eclectic music taste, sometimes you take your chance, especially with Tribute bands, but virtually never had a poor experience

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Love it. Saw the Dutch prog-rockers Focus here in March. The staff are friendly, the beer choices good & sound quality excellent. We got there extra early, to get the best seats. We chose to sit upstairs, right above the stage. Friends had warned me the sound wouldn't be so great upstairs, but we wanted a seat at a table... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

I've enjoyed a number of concerts here over the past few years. It's small and crowded, gets some good acts, and altogether RIGHTEOUS. Recommended!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Went to see Simon and Garfunkel show. What a great venue, drinks priced ok which was a surprise. All the staff we spoke to were first class. At the end of the evening we were not ushered outside to wait for our taxi, and we were last to leave. Well done if in the area again will certainly call back.

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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 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 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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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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