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Sawadee Thai Restaurant

87 St James Street, Kemptown, Brighton BN2 1TP, England
+44 1273 624233
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“thai food” (63 reviews)
“jasmine rice” (10 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
87 St James Street, Kemptown, Brighton BN2 1TP, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited this restaurant when travelling with work. It is lovely and cosy inside and has a personal feel. The staff were very friendly and helpful, and advised on what would go well with the dishes. The dishes cater for everyone and are very reasonably...More

Thank LouB0404
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here for an evening birthday celebration. Lovely flavours and good service. The interior is slightly drab but not as important as the good quality of the food. We had squid, fish, duck and a couple of curries. All great taste.

Thank TopicalSerendipity
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited on a Saturday evening and was seated in the front of the restaurant. The bar appears to have been removed and an industrial cooker in its place which is a bit odd. Music was playing in the rear of the restaurant but wasn’t in...More

Thank Mike R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thai food very taste if you have constipation problem. Choose other place to eat. Beans burned, too spicy

Thank WhiteUnity
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great service - the waitresses are lovely and welcoming. The food was great - I'm picky with tofu so I didn't think it wasn't the best I've had but the curry was still brilliant. A bit expensive as you have to add on a rice...More

Thank K M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited on a very quiet Monday evening. The service was friendly and quick. We had chicken green curry and a dish with stir fried prawns. Both tasted well, spicy to our liking. The portions were generous.

Thank Kerstin D
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Had a fantastic meal here with truly tasty food. The sea bass was particularly impressive but everything we ordered was delicious. Well worth a visit.

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed dinner at Sawadee Thai restaurant at the weekend. Good service - everyone was very friendly & welcoming. Vegetable tempura & vegetable spring rolls to start. Then tofu, fried chilli & basil with jasmine rice as my main. Good portion sizes, very filling & very...More

Thank bl0ndie72
Reviewed 21 January 2018

we ate here on Friday night and have to say it was very disappointing! i'm not even sure there are any Thai people working there? food was very bland and watery and not authentic! the best dish we had was the steamed sea bass as...More

Thank Al_Gravesend
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Sawadee is a very popular Thai restaurant in St James Street. When we went for dinner, there was one table for 2 left. Service was a bit hit & miss... took a while to get the waitresses attention. When we were able to, we ordered...More

Thank bl0ndie72
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13 July 2015|
Response from Alan R | Reviewed this property |
The restaurant is @ Street level but toilets downstairs
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$57 - US$57
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
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 1273 624233
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Conveniently located in St. James Street, just one street back from the seafront and Brighton pier, our friendly staff are here to give you the authentic Thai experience. Our food is freshly cooked by highly experienced chefs using the finest quality ingredients and prepared to the very highest standard. Whether your preference is for mild, medium, spicy or very spicy, just let us know how you would like your meal prepared.
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