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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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 C
Reviewed 4 September 2018

we came for an evening meal. The staff were nice, and the restaurant just busy enough for a nice atmosphere. Lots of people who seemed to be regulars - always a good sign. We enjoyed our meal, but did think it was on the pricey...More

Thank LAS814
Reviewed 31 August 2018

Delicious food, well cooked and serviced by friendly staff. Prices were reasonable. We would definitely return.

1  Thank Canada2008Ottawa
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

It has a nice interior, but we waited nearly an hour for our food (it was only half full at this time) and 15 min for a bottle of water. The food was ok but nothing special. We were not the only one not satisfied...More

Thank helgafelice
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Had lunch here. Service was great, food exceptional with great creative dishes. Restaurant was busy on our arrival but that didn't detract from offering excellent table service. Staff were interacting well with customers.

1  Thank Hanxs
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Popped in here after a few drinks. Greeted by very smiley man who took us to out table and took drinks order right away. I had the Thai yellow curry, coconut rice and prawn crackers all of which were amazing. My mate had 2 mains...More

Thank s13wonder
Reviewed 6 August 2018

On our return walk to visiting the Brighton Marina (which by the way was not really worth the visit but the walk was nice down on the beach on the way there and through neighborhoods on the way back), we were hungry and found Sawadee...More

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

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 54 - USD 54
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
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
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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