We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Pavel

40 St. James's Street, Brighton BN2 1RG, England
+44 1273 692711
Website
Save
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (35 reviews)
“poppadoms” (31 reviews)
“mushroom rice” (4 reviews)
Opens in 26 min
All hours
CUISINES
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
40 St. James's Street, Brighton BN2 1RG, England
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (331)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 315 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

Ordered a takeaway for two. Firstly, our starters dry, greasy and left us feeling sick. Main corses (Chicken Tikka Korai) not cooked out properly. Onions too crunchy and spices simply not cooked properly. Complete crap, sorry! I paid you £30 for two meals and it...More

Thank Tony01UK
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had just had a long day, and didn't want to walk much further when we stopped to look at the menu outside, and walked in seconds later. The menu was above average, with a few some great variations of our favourites, and the food...More

Thank GrimsbyDave
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here whilst visiting Brighton on Saturday 4th November. Started with 4 papadums shared between my wife and I as the usual appetizer and then a single main of Salmon Mahi for me and Lamb Tikka for my wife (her first choice Lamb Shank not...More

Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We knew some thing had changed when the restaurant was half empty on a fri night. Staff seemed unbothered and a kong kong lass flirted with customers shamelessly. Our curries had scraggy old chicken, tasted horrid and unflavoursome and at 4am this morning we started...More

Thank Laineydesanvito
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Whenever we want a good Indian meal close to home, we always visit Pavel In St James Street. Excellent food, excellent service. There is always a great atmosphere & if you can, get a table by the window so you can people watch. Kemp Town...More

Thank bl0ndie72
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Since moving here 18 months ago we have been looking for a decent curry house. It seems so surprising that we cannot find a Good Indian restaurant when Brighton has such a great reputation for amazing restaurants! Anyway we are delighted to have finally discovered...More

Thank AllisonBrett
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Pavel alone this time on my way home from a day out. Vegetable balti & naan bread absolutely delicious. I didn't order rice as I wasn't overly hungry...what I had was just perfect, it wasn't served instantaneously, I could tell the balti was cooked...More

Thank Mags1RochesterKent
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is a good local place to go for a curry. The manager is very keen to welcome visitors to the city and locals alike, asking whereabouts you live and if you’ve been to his restaurant before. The menu is good, with specialities of the...More

Thank Barney D
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Food lovely, but the service was rather messy.....unorganised, table of three walked out mid meal which was alarming to say the least

Thank D C
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Lovely food very fresh and tasty, friendly staff good service, and very clean what more could you ask for

Thank ghgeoff3
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Camelford Arms
454 reviews
.08 km away
La Capannina
661 reviews
.12 km away
Anatolia Cuisine
341 reviews
.10 km away
Brighton Rocks
227 reviews
.13 km away
Nearby Attractions
Sea Life Brighton
1,732 reviews
.22 km away
Queens Park
94 reviews
.33 km away
The Plotting Parlour
258 reviews
.26 km away
The Brighton Story Guided Walk
108 reviews
.35 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Pavel staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
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
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing