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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” (10 reviews)
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5:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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87 St James Street, Kemptown, Brighton BN2 1TP, England
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21 - 30 of 593 reviews

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
Reviewed 26 June 2018

We ate at Sawadee Thai Restaurant at the weekend. It was quite early for dinner, but the restaurant was still busy. Service was swift & efficient & very charming - the people who work at Sawadee are so friendly! I ordered vegetable tempura & beancurd...More

Thank bl0ndie72
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Just had been to a school reunion in Brighton and wanted some thing substanial for supper . This menu was fabuluous so tastey. The staff were so attentive and you could not fault them. The "please can I ask you to give me the remainders...More

Thank Louise C
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Went for a meal here at about 8.30pm on a Saturday. The meal we had was okay, although I’ve definitely had nicer Thai food in a lot of other restaurants. Both our main dishes, including a duck red curry, were quite creamy but lacked the...More

Thank BoyBroome
Reviewed 29 May 2018

The quality of food and level of service was excellent. I would definitely recommend a visit. You won’t be disappointed.

1  Thank missuk
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Fantastic place to eat friendly professional service. Foods come out quickly and it tastes amazingly fresh. Especially the young Thai manager was so friendly and helpful.

1  Thank drift8246
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

we visited early on a weekday evening and had no trouble getting a table. the waitress was lovely - so polite and very happy to make changes to dishes as requested eg no fish sauce to make the papaya salad vegetarian, extra chillies/peanuts. when the...More

Thank tuliptwist33
Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

As a fellow business owner in the Kemptown area of 2 guest houses. I was treated in an appalling way by Sawadee Thai, Izzet the owner and his current manager an older thai lady. I was a regular visitor of the restaurant for 2 years...More

Thank Amit D
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

We walked in off the street on an early Saturday evening (17:30), any later than that and I think i you’d need to book. The staff were attentive, warm and friendly. We opted for the buffet menu A, the food was very tasty. The only...More

Thank clloydie
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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
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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 54 - US$ 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
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
  • 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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