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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 - 11:30 pm
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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
Description:

The Best Live Music in The South

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Great Venue

Great place for a night out. They have some good artist there. Tribute acts I have been to see are brilliant. We find ticket prices are reasonable. The only thing I would say is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 22, 2016
Rachel S
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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Waterlooville, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

not a good part of town - bevois valley. Brook was very noisy and rauckos. music loud - very loud...

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

Great place for a night out. They have some good artist there. Tribute acts I have been to see are brilliant. We find ticket prices are reasonable. The only thing I would say is if you want to sit down you need to get there when the doors open as there is not a lot of seating. The place is... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

Great Venue until you stand next to the door left of stage and also go out towards the toilets, then your met with the stench of people cigarettes due to punters smoking right infront of the building also meaning that theres more cigarettes smoke steping out side whilst going home.not great for Asthmatics or people with other lung problems.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

Visit this place a few times a year. Fab place for live music as its not too big so you're 'up close and personal'. Have seen some fab tribute acts here and great local bands. Standing only downstairs but if you have difficulty with standing for long periods I would advise arriving early to get a seat upstairs in the... More 

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Lymington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

Saw the SAS band twice here and will continue to when they play......its a cracking venue and the atmosphere amazing My only comment would be to stick with bottled tonic as the draft was lacking or needing changing......but sadly I paid for both However, this venue still gets a BIG 5

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Eastleigh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

Been quite a few times, the last gig was Mike Peters. A nice venue where it's easy to get a beer and is a nice size, not too big or small. Standing only downstairs (which I prefer) and standing plus very limited seating upstairs. Decent acoustics. All in all a good venue. For pre gig drinks, there are good pubs... More 

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Thank Nick W
Bourton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

Third time at this venue that provides an intimate atmosphere to see some of the music businesses finest. Your up close and its great…beats these enormous stadium venues and you can see every facial expression……and the music…there's a wide choice!!

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Thank Nigel B
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

You can be guaranteed to have an enjoyable experience at this great little music venue. We have seen some excellent tribute bands as well as original artists perform on stage here. It's a great mix of all ages from teens to pensioners in the audience and we have always found it a friendly environment. If you want a seat make... More 

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Thank Paul C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

My hubby and I have been to this venue numerous times over the last few years to see bands, always a pleasure. The venue is small but provides that up close and personal feeling that you don't get at big venues. It's always well organised, staff monitor and supervise entry and online booking and ticket collection is easy. Variety of... More 

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Fareham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

We've been here several times in the last 5/6 years. It's a great place to hear live music in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere. Staff are polite and happy in their work. I can't fault this place and will keep going back time and time again.

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