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A Taste of Sahara

103 Western Road, Brighton BN1 2AA, England
01273 911 843
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Ranked #35 of 856 Restaurants in Brighton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Lebanese, Middle Eastern, Moroccan, Halal
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: A Lebanese and Persian restaurant on Brighton���s busy Western Road, Taste of Sahara gives seaside dwellers a taste of the exotic at a very reasonable price. With its d��cor created with care to reflect the atypical Middle East of story books and holiday brochures ��� all pierced tin lanterns, heavy wood and rich colours ��� Taste of Sahara has a look which reflects the diverse flavours of its immensely flavourful menu. From kebabs to tagines, all one���s Middle Eastern favourites are offered by the Sahara kitchen, along with some lesser known dishes that will tempt the more adventurous diner. In particular, the restaurant���s mezzes prove popular, the sharing concept somehow suited to this kind of cuisine, particularly when accompanied by the BYO policy.
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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

We were unsure about Sahara when we were looking for a meal out, but it's safe to say this is our new favourite restaraunt in Brighton. Incredible food and atmosphere with fantastic service! The whole family loved it and even the kids are desperate to go again, highly recommended!

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

Pleasant, small-ish restaurant that is evidently popular - it was a good job we had booked because this place gets full quickly. We were very tempted by the meze option, but in the end chose tasty individual starters (Batata Harra and stuffed vine leaves) to leave enough room for the generously proportioned tagines (served with fantastic flavoursome Lebanese bread) to... More

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Leicester
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41 reviews 41 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Visiting Brighton on business and this was my second visit to this restaurant and it's the second time it was again superb. I had the Chakchouka. I will be having it on my third visit.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

It was my first visit and as soon as I walked in with my gf we were welcome by a Man that I believe to be the manager. We brought our on wine and order some halloumi to start with, for main we had lamb tajine an chicken tajine! Very tasty, generous portion! I will definitely go back! Great food,... More

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Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

went here on Saturday due to the comments on trip advisor and I can honestly say I could not fault this restaurant would definitely go back but you really do need to try and book unless you are going in the afternoon.

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Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014 via mobile

Stumbled across Sahara as we'd booked a nearby theatre. Staff were very friendly and welcoming and the food was beautifully presented and delicious. We chose the meze banquet which allowed us to sample all the starters and that was plenty for us. Warmly recommended.

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I visited on 29-Oct for an early evening meal (on recommendation from friends). The food and service was great and we wouldn't hesitate to return and sample more of the menu. It was busy and there was a lovely atmosphere about the place, many people appeared to be regulars. A great independent restaurant, well worth a visit.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We're spoilt for choice in Hove and as a result kept walking past this place. I'm glad that last night we didn't! The mezze starter for two was fantastic and should be a must order. We'll be back.

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Brighton, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Have been here twice in the space of a month now! First decided to visit this restaurant with my boyfriend when seeing good reviews, as soon as you enter you are welcomed by the friendly staff and the decor and atmosphere takes you straight to the middle east. The restaurant is BYOB with no corkage charge, which is great and... More

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near London, England
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62 reviews 62 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

On the basis of just a single visit - for subtle tasting and absolutely freshly prepared food this place is hard to beat. They grill fish to perfection, serve a rich tasting tagine, and their plum and almond tart pudding was to die for. Not fancy but elegant, comfortable and relaxed despite being clearly immensely popular. They know how to... More

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Additional Information about A Taste of Sahara

Address: 103 Western Road, Brighton BN1 2AA, England
Phone Number: 01273 911 843
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
Cuisine: Lebanese, Middle Eastern, Moroccan, Halal

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