The Poets Ale and Smokehouse is a modern British community pub in Hove, East Sussex. We are proud to serve our tasty smokehouse menu alongside a great selection of draught beers, ales, wines & more, 7 days a week.
We also have a selection of our specials, kids’ menu and traditional roasts on Sundays.


We are a family & dog friendly pub with a spacious main bar and a cosy snug area complete with our fireplace. We also have a wonderful secret garden out the back and a dedicated function room upstairs for all your special occasions.

Throughout the year, we also show a fantastic selection of sports coverage too.


Come pop in for a pint and say hello.   

Besides our smoked meat specialties, we also offer a fantastic range of Vegetarian, Vegan & Gluten-free options
so be sure to check out our
brand new menu

You can now book a table with us online, or give us a call on 01273 272212 and one of our team will be happy to help.

Looking to book a special occasion with us? for private hire enquiries email us on

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American style comfort food is our business and business is good. Take a look at our full menu here.

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Live sports coverage, sunny beer garden, function room available for private parties and more.

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Say hello over the phone, email us, follow us on Facebook & Instagram, we want to hear from you.