Welcome to the Poets

The Poets Ale and Smokehouse is a modern British pub in Poets corner Hove. Open 7 days a week, we serve delicious pub food from our famous smokehouse menu as well as traditional Sunday roasts, weekly specials and a Kids menu.

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.
If you’re after a great local pub with food and a beer garden in poets corner, you’ve found it!



After a full refurbishment, the Poets Ale and Smokehouse has brought the pub up-to-date whilst retaining the ambience and old British charm of it’s previous incarnation: ‘The Poets Corner’ Why not pop in for one and say hello.


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.

Though not just a smokehouse, we also offer a fantastic range of vegetarian, vegan & gluten-free options
so be sure to check out our 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 seating and cosy heating for cooler months, it’s Hove’s best kept secret.


Private Hire

Upstairs at the Poets, we have our own dedicated function room for private hire and parties. We’ve hosted everything from birthday parties & leaving dos to art exhibitions & record fairs. What will it be next?
Want to know more? – Contact Us –