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Sawadee Thai Restaurant

87 St James Street, Kemptown, Brighton BN2 1TP, England
+44 1273 624233
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“thai food” (66 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 days ago via mobile

Let me clarify the title , my wife is Chinese , My wife is a cook , my wife complains a lot about restaurant food . So when we visited Sawadee , I was pleasantly surprised that everything she had passed without comment . Lovely...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank L5340DEpaulh
Reviewed 1 week ago

Haven't been to Sawadee for a while and the last time we came it was fairly average, however things have really improved and we had an excellent meal that was full of flavour and simply excellent. We opted for one of the set menus and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank PaulT73
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Whenever I walk passed Sawadee I always see lovely plates full of food and for months been meaning to order take away or go for dinner. With anticipation and excitement I went to order and was welcomed by great and lovely staff. Got home and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Hugomuk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was in Brighton visiting family and my father booked us into this restaurant for dinner.Service was fabulous the food was very delicious and the staff are excellent,I will not hesitate to come back here or recommend it

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 210ginan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Four of us arrived with no booking and were seated straight away.given menus and ordered our drinks which came promptly and then got down to deciding what to eat. We choose to order a mixture from the menu. We were not disappointed it was absolutely...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank timbo0608
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

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

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 139marcusb
Reviewed 5 weeks 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

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Roadstechno
Reviewed 7 November 2018

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

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Sue E
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

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

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank kirsihaa
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

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

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank GDWillson180964
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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 52 - USD 52
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, 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
  • E-mail
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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