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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” (11 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 3 June 2009

We liked the food here so much, we went back - twice. The staff were very welcoming and made space for our large party very quickly. The restaurant itself is nicely decorated and comfortable. But most importantly, the food is beautiful and very reasonable. Whether...More

1  Thank CazG85
Reviewed 29 April 2009

Very tasty food which is slightly tailored to the western palate. Personally, I prefer a little bit more heat in some of the dishes that we tried. A som tum in Thailand should be a firey number but whatever was lacking in heat was made...More

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Reviewed 30 March 2009

We have been regulars to this fabulous unpretencious restaurant since it opened. The relaxed atmosphere, teamed with excellent authentic Thai food and professional service never disappoints. Always top of our recommendation list.

1  Thank KenPhill
Reviewed 3 March 2009

We first went to this restaurant in 2002 when it opened and have followed its fortunes ever since, perhaps eating out there at least 100 times. The Thai selection starter is consistent and delicious, the Queen of Thai soup I could live on. The finely...More

Thank bri7urg
Reviewed 12 August 2008

Very mediocre food. Thin, bland, under-spiced curries, with very little meat and just a bit of chopped onion. Is this really "authentic" Thai food? I certainly hope not, as it was one of the worst Thai meals that my wife and I have had. Will...More

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Reviewed 31 January 2008

Small resturant, great food...

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Guildford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 January 2008

great food, great atmosphere :)

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Reviewed 1 January 2008

lovely thai, quite spicy, amazing prawns in coconut batter!

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Reviewed 20 December 2007

Dissappointing take away once,but otherwise one of the best Thai places aound here. Singha bee is great

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Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 December 2007

I'm a fussy Thai eater and this place is superb, good for partys and romantic meals, definately would recomend and evening here!

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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
  • Food
  • 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, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, 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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