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Sabai Thai Gastrobar

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165-169 Princes House | Princes Place, North Street, Brighton, England
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12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations, Street Food
Description: The Thai word ���Sabai��� translates simply as ���relaxed���, the perfect...
The Thai word ���Sabai��� translates simply as ���relaxed���, the perfect description of this Brighton gastrobar where the urban cool of London on Sea is matched to the ethnic charm of the Land of Smiles. Bringing a taste of Phuket���s beach bars and Bangkok���s most upmarket restaurants to the UK, Sabai is all about chilling out, South East Asian style ��� a fact which is patently clear from the silk floor cushions, cocktail menu and warm, smiling welcome. The deep red and dark wood, gold and green interior is as beautiful as Sabai���s freshly cooked, authentic food, MSG free and made using local ingredients where possible and imported Thai herbs and spices where essential. Because everything is made to order, special requests are welcomed.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Authentic Fabulous Thai

Fabulous authentic Thai food, welcoming and friendly staff and good value for money. Great central location. Highly recommended.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
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Halifax, United Kingdom
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Halifax, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

Fabulous authentic Thai food, welcoming and friendly staff and good value for money. Great central location. Highly recommended.

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Brighton, England
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119 restaurant reviews
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Haven't been here for a while, but had a tasty late lunch the other day. We tried sitting outside as it was a sunny day, but retired defeated as it started to get really windy. However, it was a pleasure to sit indoors at the table facing the buddha water feature, which I find totally relaxing, especially with the pleasant... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

Great authentic Thai food, everything was delicious! Service was quick, attentive, friendly and professional. Good to see wine from Thailand and it was not bad at all! Reasonable price, a relaxed environment, definitely will go back and recommend to others!

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5 reviews 5 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015 via mobile

Booked a last minute table for a Friday evening, think we got lucky and bagged the last one. A relaxed eclectic atmosphere, lovely staff and the most fabulous food. The bill with lots of tequila shots came to £140 for 4 with starters and main course-excellent value for such a great place-highly recommend.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

I've sampled pretty much every Thai restaurant in Brighton, and oh boy is there some good Thai food around here. However, I've probably eaten at Sabai Thai about 20 times, and every time it's great. Love staff, wonderful food, and a nice atmosphere. There's a fantastic lunch time deal on, and in the evenings the expanded menu is great. I've... More 

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England
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

We visited the Sabai on the off chance and without a booking as it was a Sunday evening we assumed they wouldn't be too busy, but we were wrong! The place was packed which shows how popular it is. The restaurant itself has a lovely calming ambience and is clean and nicely decorated. The tables are fairly close together but... More 

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Hassocks, United Kingdom
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24 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

A nice authentic styled restaurant with pretty decent Thai food. Not quite 5 stars but still very good & service is good too.

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We stumbled across this lovely little thai restaurant whilst in Brighton for a day trip. We were greeted by friendly warm and polite staff and the service was amazing throughout our meal. Our meal was authentic to an extremely high standard. We ordered both vegetarian and non vegetarian items and each dish was as delicious as the next. The portion... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

I tried the beef green curry, but the serve speed was slow and the beef was too old. i think the price is higher than the wealth.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

I have been to this restaurant many times and must say that it is my favourite Thai restaurant.Food taste good, staff is always friendly and prices are fair. Love the toilets!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 165-169 Princes House | Princes Place, North Street, Brighton, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Thai

Description

The Thai word ���Sabai��� translates simply as ���relaxed���, the perfect description of this Brighton gastrobar where the urban cool of London on Sea is matched to the ethnic charm of the Land of Smiles. Bringing a taste of Phuket���s beach bars and Bangkok���s most upmarket restaurants to the UK, Sabai is all about chilling out, South East Asian style ��� a fact which is patently clear from the silk floor cushions, cocktail menu and warm, smiling welcome. The deep red and dark wood, gold and green interior is as beautiful as Sabai���s freshly cooked, authentic food, MSG free and made using local ingredients where possible and imported Thai herbs and spices where essential. Because everything is made to order, special requests are welcomed.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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