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Unithai Oriental Market

#25 of 211 Restaurants in Hove
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10 Church Road, Hove BN3 2FL, England
01273 733246
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
The real deal

Recommended by many a friend. Authentic Thai food in a unique setting. Very simple, very tasty menu. Can't wait for our next visit.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Recommended by many a friend. Authentic Thai food in a unique setting. Very simple, very tasty menu. Can't wait for our next visit.

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Worthing, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

So on first inspection this is a supermarket with some tables at the back. What you get is some of the best Thai food I have ever had. There was no queue when I visited but apparently that's not the norm so be prepared!

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Excellent Thai food served at the back of a Thai supermarket. Great food, bit basic as a restaurant - wander in, grab a couple of seats, order, wait a bit, wait a bit more, eat great food, wander off again. More cafe/canteen than formal but did I mention the great food?

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Love this place don't judge the place by the look... It gets very busy you have to wait but it's definitely worth the wait..

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

This place isn't much to look at but does the most fabulous Thai food, it is so authentic and delicious! Truly a hidden gem, the kitchen is so tiny I really don't know how they do it! I feel like an idiot for having lived in Brighton for 7 years and only just finding it! DOH!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

If you are looking for authentic thai food, well this is the place! The "restaurant" is at the back of the shop, very poor and basic decorated, simple menu choices, but don't judge the place if you haven't first eaten...perhaps the best thai i have ever had in west/east sussex... a real gem!

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Please do not go to UniThai! No other Thai food will ever taste good. You will wander disappointed and sad. Every time someone says 'Thai food?' you will have a vision of UniThai, your mouth will water and then you will wake up and realise you are stuck with a second rate alternative. Genuine warning! Once you have eaten here,... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

I had walked past Unithai a number of times and thought it was only a supermarket. I stopped in one day to get some ingredients and noticed that it has a little restaurant in the back. As a fan of Thai food I thought I would give it a whirl, Im glad I did. When you have tasted authentic food... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

If you want to experience authentic Thai food at lunchtime in Hove then this is the place to go. It's usually rammed as there's only a few tables and service is slow as the kitchen is so small as I think there's only the one chef and the one cooker. The lady owner who serves you certainly won't win any... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Not many people know about this little gem. It's hidden in the back of the actual shop. There's seating for around 22 people on different sized tables and old fashioned chairs. You can't book and you have to get there early to avoid waiting on weekends, but the food is second to none. There is no booze licence but you... More 

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Address: 10 Church Road, Hove BN3 2FL, England
Phone Number: 01273 733246
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Hove
Cuisine: Thai

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  • Address: 10 Church Road, Hove BN3 2FL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Hove
  • Phone Number: 01273 733246

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  • Cuisine: Thai

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