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Welcome to the Poets Ale & Smokehouse

The Poets Ale and Smokehouse is a modern British pub on Montgomery Street, in the lovely 'Poets corner' area of Hove.

We are open 7 days a week, serving up tasty pub food from our famous smokehouse menu as well

as traditional Sunday roasts,

weekly specials and a Kids menu. Head over to our menu page for a peek at what's on offer. 

Alongside a top quality selection of Harvey’s Ales, draught beers, wines & spirits, there’s

something for everyone to enjoy.
We are a family and dog friendly pub that is at the heart of the local community. 

Previously known as 'The Poets Corner' we have brought the pub up-to-date whilst retaining the

ambience and old British charm of it's old self.
From the main bar area and cosy snug with fireplace around the other
side to the upstairs lounge

and our lovely beer garden and front terrace,
there's plenty of space for the whole gang to come and enjoy a great time here with us at the Poets.

Why not pop in for a pint and say hello soon.

Smokehouse Menu

We’re proud to offer something a little different from your average pub fare. Let our kitchen

tempt you with it’s delicious dishes from
our onsite smoker and try out new and exciting flavours with our weekly food deals.


Alongside our popular smoked meat dishes, we also offer a fantastic range of vegetarian, vegan & gluten-free

options and a selection of daily specials to delight your taste buds. If you haven't popped in to us before,

be sure to drop by and see what all the fuss is about.


You can check out our new Summer menu – Here –

Live Sports Coverage

We show a fantastic range of Live Sports including coverage for Football, Rugby, Tennis,

Formula One and more which can be enjoyed on our HD TVs dotted around the main bar. Don’t worry,

we’re much more than your average “sports bar”

It’s best to think of it as a cosy British pub with great food and beers that happens to show live sports.

The Secret Garden

The Poets is also home to a beautiful beer garden perfect for enjoying a nice cold pint in the sunshine.

Complete with covered seatingand cosy heating for cooler months.

We also have booths available around the front of the pub for all you after-work sun worshippers.

You might say it’s one of Hove’s best kept little secrets..

Private Hire

Upstairs at the Poets, we have our own dedicated function room for private hire and parties.

We’ve hosted everything from wedding receptionsand birthday parties & leaving dos and baby showers.

We've had live music, comedy, choirs, record fairs and all sorts. 
Whatever will it be next?

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