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Sawadee Thai Restaurant

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87 St James Street, Kemptown, Brighton BN2 1TP, England
+44 (0)1273 624233
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very pleasant restaurant with friendly staff, the food is good without being great, but definitely better than some Thai joints

Thank Witness_inc
Brighton, United Kingdom
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90 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went early on Friday. Soon filled up. Very nice and professional staff who made us welcome. Was flexible on menu as partner didn't eat meat so platter starter needed tweeking. Food nice and would visit again.

1 Thank Gerard M
Sydney, Australia
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106 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's not a bad looking restaurant and it was busy on a Monday night so in we went. Nice people and good service to match. The food was not bad, but I wouldn't say it was the best Thai I've had. For example the curry dish we had was tasty OK but the sauce seemed watery if that makes sense.... More 

1 Thank AMoz
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of best Thai restaurants I been. Nice spacy food. Try green carry with chicken, you will love it.

Thank Mikko L
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147 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went along with a couple of friends. The green curry with prawns was lovely but the portions are quite small, the coconut rice is well worth a try. One of my friends ordered an organic cider ..... If you like cider I would advise not to have it as it was undrinkable, a really weird taste! Glad I tried a... More 

1 Thank LighthouseFanatic
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a set menu for 2 people including a duck curry, Massaman chicken curry, varied starters and a vegetable dish that was very good value for money. Great service and a nice, laid back atmosphere, just round the corner from our B&B.

1 Thank Emma C
London, United Kingdom
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86 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Staff here always friendly and very attentive. One of the nicest restaurants in Kemptown. Nice range of Thai food and drinks. Nice high ceilings and full of atmosphere. The only scary thing is the toilet which is down very steep stairs ( and not recommended after a few drinks).

Thank Mike R
Whitstable, Kent
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147 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Had a meal with my other half here. Tuesday evening and the place was very busy, always a good sign. Had a mixed platter of starters, very nice and my girlfriend had pad thai and I had a stir-fry Staff were friendly and attentive, food was delicious, well cooked and would definitely would recommend

Thank mattizzard
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

The place was worth the walk. The staff is very friendly and cooperative. Highly recommended for a nice cozy meal.

Thank Aiman B
Leeds, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

Price is a bit expensive because food authenticity is less than expected. Each portion is small and tiny as you should notice. But overall is satisifed, given that location is good, food is suitable for Westerner, staff are so nice, pretty and friendly. Space is not too big so be careful when you are asked to choose the table (tip:... More 

Thank Bik B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$41 - $41
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 87 St James Street, Kemptown, Brighton BN2 1TP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 (0)1273 624233

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?