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Sawadee Thai Restaurant

87 St James Street, Kemptown, Brighton BN2 1TP, England
+44 1273 624233
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (65 reviews)
“jasmine rice” (11 reviews)
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CUISINES
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
87 St James Street, Kemptown, Brighton BN2 1TP, England
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21 - 30 of 601 reviews

Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

Wow, what a beautiful meal! The massaman curry was excellent, the aubergine in black bean sauce was to die for and the pad thai was the best my brother has had outside of Thailand. The food was fresh, light and tasty. I can’t wait to...More

1  Thank Amy V
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

We ordered the Papaya salad as a starter and Chicken Pad Thai and Chicken Ga Prao as mains. Everything was very delicious. Friendly staff.

1  Thank 931wendyv
Reviewed 12 July 2018

I had walked by Sawadee the night before and seen it was packed with people which is a good sign and I decided to go there the next night but early to get a seat as it was a Saturday night. I first ordered Thai...More

1  Thank Edward A
Reviewed 10 July 2018

One of the finest and very authentic Thai restaurents I have tried. Lovely staff and service is very prompt. Restaurent is isn't too far from the beach but finding parking can be an issue. Pad thai was just OK but rice and prawn green curry...More

1  Thank Raju R
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

I've been going to Sawadee for many years, when visiting Brighton, quite simply because it's great!!! The menu offers lots of choice, the food is excellent and really fresh, plus it's excellent value. Izzet is a truly charming host with high standards.

Thank ScottieUKLondon
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

We had a last minute booking and the staff were very accommodating. The food was served very quickly and was delicious. We had sharing starter and massaman curry which was delicious and plentiful. The staff were very attentive and the manageress really great. We felt...More

Thank Ann A
Reviewed 3 July 2018

very accomodating staff amazing food..the soups were amazing..they specially made space for us even though they were jam packed while every other restaurant said no :) they are very good value for money and offer authentic thai food the best we have ever had (y)

Thank H K
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

Two thumbs up for Sawadee Thai Restaurant! My husband and I were walking along the street in Brighton, looking for a place to eat and wandered in. So glad we did. The food was so tasty! Prices are very reasonable. We ordered two main courses...More

Thank Nina E
Reviewed 1 July 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed our meal here. The food was very authentic and tasty and the service was without fault.

Thank Calstock
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

We had 2 different curries and a pad Thai type dish. Very good food, pleasant atmosphere and attentive wait staff. Best food we ate in Brighton. Linda

Thank Linda K
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The restaurant is @ Street level but toilets downstairs
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 53 - USD 53
Meals
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
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
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
Description
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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