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Tookta's Cafe

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30 Spring Street, Brighton BN1 3EF, England
+44 1273 748071
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Tookta's authentic Thai cafe` and restaurant offers cuisine of a high...
Tookta's authentic Thai cafe` and restaurant offers cuisine of a high standard ,many dishes originating from my own contemporary style ideas and recipes. A family friendly cafe`, Tookta caters for everyone. Spicy, mild, the lot. The customer is our number one priority and Tookta cooks to satisfy everyone's tastes. With a lifetime experience of fine thai food, which some of you may have already encountered at Tookta's Sunday Menu, The Office pub, sydney street, Brighton. Tookta is expert in using only fresh ingredients of the highest quality available. So Come along to Tookta's cafe` and experience the fine, Thai cuisine for yourself!
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Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Large groups
Doing business
Special occasions
Dining on a budget

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Visitor rating
  • 207
    Excellent
  • 41
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Gorgeous authentic Thai food

Had heard a lot about this place and finally had dinner there last night. Small and cosy restaurant. Very friendly staff. And the most lovely food. The veggie tempura to start was beautifully cooked with a light crisp batter. And the Pad Thai is to die for! I travelled in Thailand for 5 months and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
Kate C
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Brighton, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Dining on a budget
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Takeout
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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English first
Brighton, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Had heard a lot about this place and finally had dinner there last night. Small and cosy restaurant. Very friendly staff. And the most lovely food. The veggie tempura to start was beautifully cooked with a light crisp batter. And the Pad Thai is to die for! I travelled in Thailand for 5 months and ate a lot of Pad... More 

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east sussex
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119 reviews 119 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 via mobile

Met friends here on a Saturday night. A small cafe up a Street close to the Centre. If you weren't looking for it, you would not stumble upon it. Being small with a good reputation you should look to book. It was fully booked on Saturday night and turning people away. Note it is more of a cafe than a... More 

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Lincolnshire
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33 reviews 33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015 via mobile

We were visiting Brighton and was recommended this place by a local resident, so I did book plenty of weeks in advance. Pleased we did, we were not disappointed at all. The Thai food is absolutely stunning , the portions are plentiful and all comes pipping hot to you table. As for price, extremely reasonable for the standard of food... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Visited after searching TripAdvisor for places in the location. Small menu superbly cooked. I had tom yum soup to start and a penang curry, my wife had pad thai. Beautiful flavours - as good as being in Thailand! Cash only payment - it's not expensive though so no need to go packing. Highly recommended.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Turned up for dinner with a colleague and partners to be told we'd turned up a day late. Fortunately was with the colleague when booking it so we knew we had definitely booked for the right day. Can understand people making a mistake but they made no effort to resolve the problem and was simply told we'd booked the wrong... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 via mobile

In Brighton for a couple of days and really fancied some Thai food. Lucky for us tootka's was open on Mondays so we went there. Food excellent. Service very personable. Small menu executed perfectly. Had a chicken stir fry with basil and chilli and my wife had pad Thai. Both cooked with fresh vibrant ingredients and well balanced flavours..

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 via mobile

Came here on the recommendation of friends who used to live above it and who'd had many a takeaway from there. Definitely the best recommendation we've had in a long time. A great experience from start to finish, the service was warm and friendly, the atmosphere welcoming and the food amazing - I especially recommend their penang curry. Although its... More 

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Heathfield, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Intimate little restaurant close to main shopping street. Don't be put off by all the building work further down street at the moment. You don 't see it once inside. The staff are great, polite, attentive and really personable people. Great communication. Replied to email request on day they were shut. Please note *cash only* but you don't need much!... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

My wife and I went here on the off-chance......It was packed, but luckily 2 unreserved@ seats. Most other diners clearly returnees......Really nice friendly service.....simple menu.....Outstanding food.....A gem of a place (note, cash only, but just off Western Rd with plenty of cash machines).

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horsham
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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

I've started noticing on Tripadvisor that people are giving 5 star reviews to restaurants that are just nice places to eat. And Tootkas is one that falls into that category. The place itself is nice enough- being small doesn't necessarily give it atmosphere, the tables are small and close together and there isn't anything inside to suggest that you're in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 30 Spring Street, Brighton BN1 3EF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 748071

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7 - 15
  • Cuisine: Thai

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Dining on a budget

Description

Tookta's authentic Thai cafe` and restaurant offers cuisine of a high standard ,many dishes originating from my own contemporary style ideas and recipes. A family friendly cafe`, Tookta caters for everyone. Spicy, mild, the lot. The customer is our number one priority and Tookta cooks to satisfy everyone's tastes. With a lifetime experience of fine thai food, which some of you may have already encountered at Tookta's Sunday Menu, The Office pub, sydney street, Brighton. Tookta is expert in using only fresh ingredients of the highest quality available. So Come along to Tookta's cafe` and experience the fine, Thai cuisine for yourself!
Open Hours
Monday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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