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40 St. James's Street, Brighton BN2 1RG, England
+44 1273 692711
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 00:00
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Sun 17:00 - 23:30
Sun - Sat 12:00 - 14:00
Mon - Sat 17:00 - 00:00
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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed today NEW

Great food, great service. Very friendly staff are really helpful. polite and attentive. The manager seems to work 24/7 he is always there! A small street front leads into a long restaurant that goes way back, our favourite table is right by the window, but further in away, from the street is very cosy indeed and then you avoid the... More 

Thank Paul-Sew
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73 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Needed somewhere near our rubbish 'hotel' in Kemptown as it was pouring with rain and my companion fancied an Indian. Sadly, we chose Pavel. Greeted and ushered to our seats by surly waiters who apparently wanted only to speak to their chums elsewhere in the restaurant. Menu sounded lovely. Poppadums freshly cooked but that was the highlight. Very mediocre food... More 

Thank jools3256
1 review
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Went her for my hen weekend, lovely dinner, beautifully presented and great service. Love that all dishes are freshly made with no rubbish

Thank Katie C
Brighton, United Kingdom
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127 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I don't normally visit Indian restaurants, so having found 'Pavel' in Brighton is great. I chose Lamb Korma, and my friend, Butter Chicken, both with different types of rice. We paid roughly £25 each, which also included a bottle of wonderful Malbec, two Papadums and dips as starters. I am very fussy with the amount of food restaurants serve, and... More 

Thank Chakal01
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best meals I've had in a long time, the staff are very friendly, I would recommend it to anyone coming to Brighton

Thank Vikki V
Brighton, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had five different meals ranging from Jalfrezi, Chicken Tikka, Balti etc and all of us thoroughly enjoyed our dinner - food was second to non and the waiters had a great sense of humor. The good Indian restaurants in Brighton are specialists with limited selection - where as this is a traditional curry house with everything you'd expect to... More 

Thank Vicky042
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a first Class Indian meal in Pavel St James Street Brighton, We could NOT fault the food and the Service from the waiters was great, will be back again soon.

Thank clarkebrighton
Essex, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Came across Pavel by chance. Great service, wonderful food and very friendly waiters. As recommended by our B&B host Derek @ Cavaliare.

Thank ltyamas
Harpenden, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 8 April 2017

My husband, though not a big curry fan, said it was the best Bhuna he had ever had. Nice friendly staff and very clean ☺

Thank Annkent2014
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Lovely food and brilliant service. Visited on a Thursday night here from London and just googled good Indian food and it didn't disappoint. Highly recommend.

Thank Jane_k214

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Indian, Asian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 St. James's Street, Brighton BN2 1RG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 692711

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?