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40 St James St, Brighton BN2 1RG, England
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Ranked #299 of 880 Restaurants in Brighton
Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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English first
Zurich
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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

We end up to this restaurant on our first night in Brighton and rather by chance. The food was good and in generous portions. We have been served by a waiter that did not show much enthusiasm in helping. We end up choosing a dish that was a bit too spicy for our taste.

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Luxembourg
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104 reviews 104 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

I posted a positive review of this restaurant after my visit but I must have marked wrong because it got only two stars, not the intented four stars, bordering on five star. As a compensation, I now give it its 5 stars. Not only is the food very good, you have the impression that the restaurant does its outmost to... More 

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Top Contributor
228 reviews 228 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Ate here with a group of friends I was hammered remember nothing it was pride so mega drunk I think service was adequate ..

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Decor inside needs a bit of updating, but the food is pretty good depending what you choose. My partner had a chicken chat for a starter wasn't great but the other dishes were nice. Think overall it isn't bad but you can get better value for money at the Chilli Pickle. Went there based off previous reviews, and wasn't as... More 

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Best Indian food I have ever had always get the lamb biriany. Staff are very friendly and they always give you a complimentary drink at the end of your meal.

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London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Have to go here every time! Guaranteed good curry. Lovely staff. Clean and contemporary decor. A real must on your visit to Kemptown

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Rayleigh, United Kingdom
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68 reviews 68 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Went here on a Saturday night. Nothing was wrong with the meal, but it wasnt the best indian meal I've ever had. The restuarant was full, so service was a bit slow, but the staff we're friendly enough. The lamb shank although was cooked nicely was in a grey watery sauce. It could have done with a bit of colour,... More 

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Island of Malta, Malta
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74 reviews 74 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Stopped here as it was very late and close to our hotel. It was quiet with only three tables occupied. Our food was mixed but the Lamb Dansak was very tasty. The Korma eaten by my partner was far more bland - with limited meat content. Basically a big bowl of sauce. The rice portion was rather small - the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

I've had many curries in Tooting, South London where I live. I thought Pavel easily equalled the service and quality - the food was gorgeous! Mind you, I've got used to asking for "extra spicy" in Indian restaurants these days so maybe that helped. I would definitely recommened and WILL be returning myself. Thanks Pavel!

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UK
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108 reviews 108 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Oh dear, I should have read the reviews before we ate dinner here on Friday. The restaurant was very busy & looked really lively, which is what attracted us.. We had popadums to share which were fine & nice cold Cobra beer. We had a bit of a wait before anyone took our order, but as they were busy &... More 

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Additional Information about Pavel

Address: 40 St James St, Brighton BN2 1RG, England
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm  12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 12:00 am

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