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The Brook

466 Portswood Road | Portswood, Southampton SO17 3SD, England
+44 23 8055 5366
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Great venue

Top place to see a band.Sound quality is pretty good.Drinks a bit pricey and it really could do... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Timothy P
via mobile
Went to see John Coghlans Quo

This venue is a fantastic place for a band, the staff are so friendly and make you feel very... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
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466 Portswood Road | Portswood, Southampton SO17 3SD, England
+44 23 8055 5366
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Top place to see a band.Sound quality is pretty good.Drinks a bit pricey and it really could do with some ventilation when it gets busy but overall well worth a visit.

Thank Timothy P
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This venue is a fantastic place for a band, the staff are so friendly and make you feel very welcome. The price is very good the whole atmosphere is amazing the local pub the waggoners were very accommodating to all us quo fans put quo...More

Thank gwenswildnites
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

We have been visiting the Brook regularly as a couple for the last 18 months or so, by personally I've been on and off for 10 years+. Predominantly tribute acts perform but I've also seen a few of the "real mccoys" too! The staff and...More

Thank mark11979
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Very good evening at the Brooke going back to watch queen tribute fri night looking forward to it lovely place to meet friends and listen to good music

Thank michellegray1
Reviewed 15 May 2017

I've visited the Brook a number of times and it always fulfills expectations. It is what you'd expect from a music venue....small enough that you are never far from the stage but large enough to get a decent size audience and create a great atmosphere....More

Thank NickAthertonUK
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

I love going to The Brook, been going for years to see my favourite tribute bands. Always had a great atmosphere and friendly staff. Will be going again in May. Can't wait

Thank Jackie E
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Saw 'Noasis', had a great laugh. The venue was very good, well organised etc. I suppose the only niggles are the queues for the bar and, by the time I used the toilet, they were in a disgusting state, but that was probably due to...More

Thank andymichelle2016
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Excellent night. Great evening had by all of the people around me. Looking forward to my next visit Friendly staff

Thank Teresa V
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

My son,who is wheelchair dependent, went to The Brook to watch Dreadzone with some friends. Nothing was too much trouble for the staff, he was allowed to go in a little earlier to get in a good position to watch the band. Everyone was so...More

Thank Kimq W
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Despite being a regular visitor to the Brook, I probably wouldn't have written this, but for the sad passing of the founder, Bryn Lewis. His vision, and hard work, together with his many contacts in the music industry, turned it from an ordinary local pub,...More

Thank F00TS0
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23 May 2017|
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Response from Mike Z | Reviewed this property |
Two floors. Bar stools downstairs with standing in floor area in front of stage. Balcony area has some tables with seating and further seating near bar but with poor view of stage. Get there early if you want a good seat.
17 February 2016|
Response from Mista B | Property representative |
Box office hours are 1pm-7pm Mon-Sat. So pop in or call 02380 555366 :-)