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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” (65 reviews)
“jasmine rice” (10 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 22 December 2017

Sawadee is a very popular Thai restaurant in St James Street. When we went for dinner, there was one table for 2 left. Service was a bit hit & miss... took a while to get the waitresses attention. When we were able to, we ordered...More

Thank bl0ndie72
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

My old school friends and I spent the weekend in Brighton together, we stayed in the apartment above this restaurant and so decided to have dinner there. What a fabulous meal, the food was delicious! The staff were lovely and very attentive, we ended up...More

Thank Joey_x2
Reviewed 11 December 2017

Friendly attentive staff with excellent knowledge of dishes and ingredients. Did not feel rushed at any point. Food excellent, delicate and flavourful and more than enough per serving. little bit chilly if you sit by the window. Comfortable atmosphere.

Thank Julie W
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

Nice meal with friendly staff, food was good and hygiene seemed standard. Was a bit pricey for the portion sizes but enjoyable nether the less.

Thank srotideuk
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

I have never seen a staff so friendly and so happy to help. It was almost 10 pm and they were still serving food and please to attend. Also, it was my first time eating Thai food, so I recommend the fried rice plate with...More

Thank lamaroreis
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Very welcoming and friendly staff. Authentic Thai food and delicious. Highly recommend this restaurant. Will definitely return. Thank you.

Thank Chuck147
Reviewed 7 November 2017

A safe bet for average Thai food. The place is quite small and obviously popular with the locals. It got noisy quickly. Some of the food is very good, but some is pseudo English with things like broccoli. Very friendly and a happy place but...More

Thank icehorsestud52
Reviewed 3 November 2017

This small restaurant serves up food with exceptional flavours, The prawn and vegetable tempura was very good. My husband had the mussels and the presentation was beautiful with hot, bold flavours. The service was fairly slow between courses but the mains were definitely worth waiting...More

Thank Poppypanda
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

This place seems a nice place to eat, the food we had was nice although the front of house is small and we found it to fairly noisey with other guests there talking and eating. The service we found slow, the courses did not all...More

Thank Martyn C
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Dropped in for a quick dinner before my evening course. My favourite dish is jungle curry, but it wasn't on the menu. They were really welcoming and offered to make it for me anyway! Service was quick and the curry was delicious. I highly recommend...More

Thank Giuselo L
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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
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
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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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