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Sawadee Thai Restaurant

87 St James Street, Kemptown, Brighton BN2 1TP, England
+44 (0)1273 624233
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Ranked #119 of 873 Restaurants in Brighton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $41 - $41
Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Cuisines: Thai
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

love love love love,brilliant place and vibe, will deffo go back again!!! thank you for a wonderful time!

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Bedford, England, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

All recent visits to Brighton have included a dinner in Sawadee! A little place that you wouldn't know was there if you didn't know it was there but well worth the look. Unassuming from the outside, step through the door and the menu is a delight - authentic Thai food, cooked very well, reasonably priced, friendly service..... A bit cold... More 

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40 reviews 40 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014 via mobile

We (4) arrived without a booking and found the staff welcoming and attentive, and the food really tasty - better than many Thai restaurants outside Thailand. Drank Tiger beer which was good. The only negative aspect was the high price for main dishes - we had three and, with the drinks, the total was eyebrow raisingly high. But we would... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

On a recent trip out we wanted to dine in another restaurant, which appeared to have closed down. So on a chance we decided to try this venue. Pros: very friendly and polite staff, prompt service, food is server reasonably quickly and the atmosphere is nice Cons: the food whilst decently Thai is forgettable at best. Green papaya salad, typically... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Came here Saturday night, intrigued by the positive reviews. Guided to the back room, which though decorated well, became very stuffy indeed when it filled up, with little air circulation. The main course (chicken stir fry with chilli and coconut) was OK, but nothing special; certainly not when matched with it's price tag. However - the starter (mixed starter for... More 

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Kent, England
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84 reviews 84 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

The few lowlights first. You do tend to get packed into the street front part of the restaurant; the stairs to the toilet are very steep and small steps so not conducive to those who are unsure of their footing; finally I do object to paying a standard "service charge" of 10%. I like to have the discretion to pay... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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81 reviews 81 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

We ate here on a Monday night, so probably not the best day of the week-only a few people in so not much atmosphere. There seemed to be new member of staff taking our order and being supervised, but I still got the wrong meal. It was changed very quickly with an apology but meant we were eating separately. Food... More 

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Lyon, France
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

walked up to this place to get a takeaway pad thai, I was welcomed in warmly with a lovely smile by the waitress and given a seat to order and wait. lovely warm decor, great smell coming from the kitchen. I will be back for a full sit down soon. oh yes and the pad thai was top notch with... More 

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Southampton, England, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Have been meaning to eat here on our last two visits to Brighton. Managed to get a table at short notice and we were not disappointed. Great, friendly and helpful service. Delicious food and good wine. Lively atmosphere, will definitely return and sample some of the other choices on a varied menu.

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colchester
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29 reviews 29 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Lovely restaurant - nice décor - polite and attentive staff. We had green and red curry plus satay and coconut prawns - all excellent- Would definitely return and recommend

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Additional Information about Sawadee Thai Restaurant

Address: 87 St James Street, Kemptown, Brighton BN2 1TP, England
Phone Number: +44 (0)1273 624233
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 41 - 41
Cuisine: Thai

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