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40 St. James's Street, Brighton BN2 1RG, England
+44 1273 692711
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (40 reviews)
“poppadoms” (24 reviews)
“rice” (21 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Hours
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
40 St. James's Street, Brighton BN2 1RG, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Arrived, seated straight away at 7pm on a Sunday night. Brought a poppadom £2 ? ( is this a normal price ) Ordered a pint of cobra £5 once again I think its dear but I'm from Yorkshire, so a lot cheaper from where I'm...More

Thank Cm2bfc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have to say pavel was the most disappointing and poor curry I have ever had the displeasure of tasting...bland, watery, tasteless and horrific staff etiquette...stay away if you value your insides...

Thank Keith P
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed this Indian. Friendly staff, good food and menu, with some different specials & comfortable surroundings.

Thank Belfast1965
Reviewed 16 February 2018

Ordered a take out, as have previously eaten in, when the food, service was very good. The last take out was poor, to say the least, but assumed it was a 'one off', decided to give it another go. This last take out was absolutely...More

Thank HHeath1965
Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely meal at Pavel yesterday. It was quiet in the restaurant and the staff were very attentive, especially making my 5 year old welcome. One member of our party is allergic to dairy and they were knowledgable and helpful about this. Most...More

Thank Lex_Cambs
Reviewed 8 January 2018

We were staying in Brighton over Christmas and decided to treat ourselves to a curry on Christmas Eve. The restaurant wasn't very busy, and so we had the undivided attention of the staff. Service was quick and efficient, and the food was delicious. Four of...More

Thank johnparslow
Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

Absolutely fantastic restaurant. Great food great service. The food is of such high standard that you do not feel bloated after eating. We come every time we are in the area. Would recommend to anyone.

Thank brettusthe3rd
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

I don't really know where to start as we've never experienced anything like it! After arriving and taking our seat we had a 10 min wait until someone came and asked us if we would like drinks, then it took a further 40 minutes until...More

Thank Linda T
Reviewed 18 November 2017

Ordered a takeaway for two. Firstly, our starters dry, greasy and left us feeling sick. Main corses (Chicken Tikka Korai) not cooked out properly. Onions too crunchy and spices simply not cooked properly. Complete crap, sorry! I paid you £30 for two meals and it...More

Thank Tony01UK
Reviewed 14 November 2017

We had just had a long day, and didn't want to walk much further when we stopped to look at the menu outside, and walked in seconds later. The menu was above average, with a few some great variations of our favourites, and the food...More

Thank GrimsbyDave
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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
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
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12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
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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