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Sawadee Thai Restaurant

87 St James Street, Kemptown, Brighton BN2 1TP, England
+44 1273 624233
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“thai food” (67 reviews)
“jasmine rice” (11 reviews)
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87 St James Street, Kemptown, Brighton BN2 1TP, England
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21 - 30 of 608 reviews

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.

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Hanxs
Reviewed 13 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

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank s13wonder
Reviewed 5 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

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank MexRazor
Reviewed 3 August 2018

A very cosy and atmospheric Thai restaurant with delicious food. I almost wanted to come back the next evening, because I felt I wanted to taste more! Excellent service. Our hotel staff recommended this place and I can only agree with them.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank MaryOfBurgundy
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

Sorry but not the best meal....the chicken was like rubber and I could not finish my meal. They also automatically added the tip to my bill without notification

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank RobD2028
Reviewed 29 July 2018

Great food, not overly pricey, excellent and attentive staff - what's not to like? Treat yourself and pay them a visit.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank BaggieMark1964
Reviewed 19 July 2018

We were staying in Brighton for a long weekend & it was my wife's birthday on Fri 13 July so we had booked a table at Sawadee Thai for the evening. We have eaten here before & always enjoyed it. Tonight was no exception. We...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank A1963
Reviewed 16 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

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank princesscatnip
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.

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank 931wendyv
Reviewed 11 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

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank Edward A
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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
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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 53 - US$ 53
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
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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