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40 St. James's Street, Brighton BN2 1RG, England
+44 1273 692711
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
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“curry” (33 reviews)
“poppadoms” (30 reviews)
“chicken” (25 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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40 St. James's Street, Brighton BN2 1RG, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Not been to Pavel before but called in after looking for somewhere to eat in the area. Pavel was only one of the few restaurants that diners inside so was a good indicator, and I was not disappointed. Pavel had friendly staff, good food from...More

Thank LincolnKaren
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great food, great service. Very friendly staff are really helpful. polite and attentive. The manager seems to work 24/7 he is always there! A small street front leads into a long restaurant that goes way back, our favourite table is right by the window, but...More

Thank Paul-Sew
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Needed somewhere near our rubbish 'hotel' in Kemptown as it was pouring with rain and my companion fancied an Indian. Sadly, we chose Pavel. Greeted and ushered to our seats by surly waiters who apparently wanted only to speak to their chums elsewhere in the...More

Thank jools3256
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Went her for my hen weekend, lovely dinner, beautifully presented and great service. Love that all dishes are freshly made with no rubbish

Thank Katie C
Reviewed 5 May 2017

I don't normally visit Indian restaurants, so having found 'Pavel' in Brighton is great. I chose Lamb Korma, and my friend, Butter Chicken, both with different types of rice. We paid roughly £25 each, which also included a bottle of wonderful Malbec, two Papadums and...More

Thank Chakal01
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

One of the best meals I've had in a long time, the staff are very friendly, I would recommend it to anyone coming to Brighton

Thank Vikki V
Reviewed 23 April 2017

We had five different meals ranging from Jalfrezi, Chicken Tikka, Balti etc and all of us thoroughly enjoyed our dinner - food was second to non and the waiters had a great sense of humor. The good Indian restaurants in Brighton are specialists with limited...More

Thank Vicky042
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Had a first Class Indian meal in Pavel St James Street Brighton, We could NOT fault the food and the Service from the waiters was great, will be back again soon.

Thank clarkebrighton
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Came across Pavel by chance. Great service, wonderful food and very friendly waiters. As recommended by our B&B host Derek @ Cavaliare.

Thank ltyamas
Reviewed 8 April 2017

My husband, though not a big curry fan, said it was the best Bhuna he had ever had. Nice friendly staff and very clean ☺

Thank Annkent2014
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 00:00
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12:00 - 14:00
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12:00 - 14:00
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12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 St. James's Street, Brighton BN2 1RG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 692711
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