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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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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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Reviewed 28 February 2018

Great service - the waitresses are lovely and welcoming. The food was great - I'm picky with tofu so I didn't think it wasn't the best I've had but the curry was still brilliant. A bit expensive as you have to add on a rice...More

Thank K M
Reviewed 22 February 2018

We visited on a very quiet Monday evening. The service was friendly and quick. We had chicken green curry and a dish with stir fried prawns. Both tasted well, spicy to our liking. The portions were generous.

Thank Kerstin D
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Had a fantastic meal here with truly tasty food. The sea bass was particularly impressive but everything we ordered was delicious. Well worth a visit.

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed dinner at Sawadee Thai restaurant at the weekend. Good service - everyone was very friendly & welcoming. Vegetable tempura & vegetable spring rolls to start. Then tofu, fried chilli & basil with jasmine rice as my main. Good portion sizes, very filling & very...More

Thank bl0ndie72
Reviewed 21 January 2018

we ate here on Friday night and have to say it was very disappointing! i'm not even sure there are any Thai people working there? food was very bland and watery and not authentic! the best dish we had was the steamed sea bass as...More

Thank Al_Gravesend
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 10 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
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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
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, Child-friendly, Kids
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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