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The Brook

Closed Now: 20:00 - 23:30
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Paul young feat Los Pacaminos

Firstly, if your the tall bald fat bloke in glasses, or the short fat mini me version that were... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Southampton, United Kingdom
via mobile
Great night out

Went with friends to watch an 80's tribute rock band. The venue is relaxed & intimate with a large... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Fleet, United Kingdom
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  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
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466 Portswood Road | Portswood, Southampton SO17 3SD, England
+44 23 8055 5366
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Firstly, if your the tall bald fat bloke in glasses, or the short fat mini me version that were stood downstairs, why do you think it's acceptable to try and constantly shout over the music to have your "private" conversation?..no one wants to listen to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dangerously overcrowded venue . We were upstairs and couldn’t see the band !! When we told the doorman it was too crowded and definitely in breach of fire regs we were met with a hail of abuse and threats of violence ! We left with...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went with friends to watch an 80's tribute rock band. The venue is relaxed & intimate with a large bar in the mezzanine area upstairs & plenty of seating to watch the band on stage. The lighting & sound quality were very good and there...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank trinigal2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Saw Limehouse Lizzy and had a great evening. Really fun and lively atmosphere, good sound and lighting and some very good beer. Arrive early if you want a seat, there are some upstairs but is limited.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took my 9 year old son and his friend to the family silent disco today. It was brilliant! 3 live djs, glow sticks galore and the special visit from the storm trooper was epic! All the staff were really friendly, my son enjoyed the sweets...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Hana F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very busy, a great experience and the music was good. \acoustics impressive.had a great time. had to queue for about an hour as there is nowhere pre-show to wait. You do need to get there early to get a seat. bar service was quick, polite...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Angiemulkh
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

I visited The Brook numerous times over the years. Primarily tribute acts alongside regular acts, I've seen the best Bowie tribute band - Jean Genie - about ten times, Mike Peters, The Silver Beatles, The Smyths, Whole Lot Of Led, the fabulous Rufus Stone Band,...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank RJSWinchester
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Came here to see an Eagles tribute band and loved it! Great acoustics and atmosphere meant the gig was intimate and not soulless. you could sit, stand and have s dance too. friendly people all just out having a good time. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank maddiePortsmouth
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Me and my friends went to see bon giovi tribute band last night. The Brook is a fantastic place, the bar is cheap, have a cloakroom to put coats in costs a pound. The toilets are clean too. The band where amazing tribute to bon...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kelly F
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

Great small music venue, good view of stage throughout. Need to get there early if you want a sear upstairs otherwise it's standing room only. Bar prices similar to other music venues.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Jid K
5 April 2018|
Response from 67mow | Reviewed this property |
we had to park on the street (we were lucky as a car pulled away) but there aren't many spaces/ streets without double yellows
26 January 2018|
Response from andrewhV4839XB | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the delay. Yes, it is accessible. There is no raised platform, but several wc users go to the front and have a full view. Others are respectful, and don’t go in front. Ticketing, phone Dylan at the venue and he... More
22 May 2017|
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Response from NickAthertonUK | Reviewed this property |
There is very limited seating primarily standing