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Sawadee Thai Restaurant

87 St James Street, Kemptown, Brighton BN2 1TP, England
+44 1273 624233
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“thai food” (65 reviews)
“jasmine rice” (11 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
87 St James Street, Kemptown, Brighton BN2 1TP, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Such a lovely meal here last night. The food was absolutely delicious and the staff were super friendly. Great value too.

Thank 139marcusb
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited as a party of 7 with 3 overseas guests. The restaurant is quite small and a bit quirky (watch your head when going to the loo!) The menu is traditional Thai and was very tasty. Helpful staff. Very satisfied. Watch the service charge added...More

Thank Roadstechno
Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed our meal, there was a nice atmosphere and the staff were friendly and polite. We had a massaman curry and chicken stir fry with sweet basil and chilli,, both were delicious. One very tiny thing making my overall score 4 not 5...More

Thank Sue E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arrived without a booking but got a table. The menu has plenty of choice. Food was great and service very friendly.

Thank kirsihaa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ate here this evening whilst visiting Brighton. Extremely friendly staff, efficient service and fantastic food. We agreed that we must return here!! 😃😃

Thank GDWillson180964
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited with our baby on a chilly Saturday afternoon at that awkward time between lunch and dinner. They saw us outside in the cold and opened up especially for us. The staff were so friendly and attentive without being intrusive, the food was cooked...More

Thank JCW50
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Short and sweet, We visited without a booking and were given a table despite it being very busy, Food was superb and more than we could eat. I recommend you try the house specials, you wont be disappointed.

1  Thank Mac J
Reviewed 29 September 2018

We have not had better Thai food in Brighton! We always greeted by happy friendly staff and the food is fantastic! Having been to Thailand I can say that sawadee is very authentic. It is slightly expensive but its worth it as we all always...More

1  Thank Mr W
Reviewed 15 September 2018

This was recommended to us. We had a lovely meal at the Sawadee. Duck, with pancakes & dumplings for starters then a Prawn style curry with Jasmine rice, spicy but lush.

Thank Smiffy2027
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

We went in to this restuarant as it was busy on a Monday evening, which we assumed was a good sign. Sadly though the service was extremely slow, and we even waited 15 minutes to het our drinks. The starter came after a while, which...More

Thank Stuart_C00per
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Hilly J
13 July 2015|
Response from AlanR896 | Reviewed this property |
The restaurant is @ Street level but toilets downstairs
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 53 - USD 53
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 87 St James Street, Kemptown, Brighton BN2 1TP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 624233
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Conveniently located in St. James Street, just one street back from the seafront and Brighton pier, our friendly staff are here to give you the authentic Thai experience. Our food is freshly cooked by highly experienced chefs using the finest quality ingredients and prepared to the very highest standard. Whether your preference is for mild, medium, spicy or very spicy, just let us know how you would like your meal prepared.
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