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“So much excellent rum”
Review of St James Tavern

St James Tavern
Ranked #175 of 1,124 Restaurants in Brighton
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Asian, Pub, Bar, Thai
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Full Bar, Seating, Serves Alcohol
London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“So much excellent rum”
Reviewed September 30, 2013

More rum than you can ever ask for, or at least get through, and great Thai food as well.

Bar staff are great and more than happy to recommend different rums and mixers based on your preference or mood.

Well worth a visit.

  • Visited June 2013
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English first
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Good food, good choice of drinks. Wa”
Reviewed September 11, 2013

Walk in if you dare, and enjoy looking at the menu. Choose from 97 different Rums, if not your tipple try the wines or ales. Then turn to the food menu for your choice of Thai curries etc. Money well spent, time well enjoyed. We will go again And tell all our friends. David & Betty.

  • Visited September 2013
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1 Thank David Dade & Betty Scott-Dade
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Great pub, Thai food excellent”
Reviewed August 31, 2013 via mobile

Stopped off here primarily for a drink and to get out of the rain. It's rustic and a proper old school pub.

Very friendly and helpful staff. After a couple of drinks we ordered some Thai food. It was yummy, hot and freshly cooked. We had a vegan and a vegetarian in ur party and they had a choice of food options, which can be tricky sometimes.

The price is cheap for the quality of food that we received and you would pay a lot more at other places.

Would recommend and definitely go back again when we are in Brighton.



Visited August 2013
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2 Thank Rachelann9
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Ramsgate, United Kingdom
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227 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
“A great tavern”
Reviewed August 26, 2013

This is an incredible old tavern, located in the heart of Kemptown. It serves excellent draught beer, good food and an incredible selection of different rums from around the world. Well worth a visit, especially if they have live music on!

Visited August 2013
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5 restaurant reviews
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“Awesome Thai Food!”
Reviewed August 19, 2013

We regularly visit here now as once is not enough. You immediately feel the relaxed atmosphere and the staff are very friendly. We have tried their Thai food a few times and every dish we have tried has been delicious - Some of the best Thai food in Brighton (and we eat a lot of it). Everything tastes very fresh and has lots of flavour plus the prices are very reasonable.

Even if you are just popping in for a drink you will be spoiled for choice as they have a vast selection of rum, cocktails and ales as well as the regular stuff!

A must try for anyone visiting/living in Brighton.

  • Visited August 2013
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