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Bankok Express

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81 London Road, Brighton, England
+44 1273 696816
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

One of our favourite Thi places in the whole of Brighton, without a doubt. Fresh food cooked right in front of your eyes, tastes delicious and very yummy;)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

I found this place a couple nights ago looking for a decent Asian takeaway, I couldn't believe the picture, the place is so small that you need to get in to the kitchen to reach the toilets, old tiny kitchen and a elderly couple running the place, my respects to the chef, amazingly tasty food, the lady on the till,... More 

Thank Paul s
Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

The same menu and I believe the same prices. Never fails to offer a good cheap meal. Extensive menu from scratch. It is a 'soup' kitchen. Usually get talking to fellow regulars. Good for eating solo. Quick service. Busy take away but somehow tastes better in house! Closes early and mid afternoon. Open on Sundays which is useful. Highly recommended.

Thank Jilliana R
Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

... Good varied selection of food, keep trying new stuff and rarely disappointed. Fast service and BYO as well as take out. LOVE the Ladies who cook - BIG smiles and hellos. Be adventurous!

Thank Trevlik
Brighton, United Kingdom
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36 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

I've been here on several occasions and I love it. It's a bit strange but byo booze and great Thai food go well together. It's a friendly place and nothing is too much trouble. The bathroom is a mystery and I think it's actually belonging to a flat above but I'm not sure! Importantly the food is good and service... More 

Thank andrealeahy
Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

We arrived not long after opening and it was just as well - it's only a small place and it filled up pretty quickly. After tasting the food, it was not hard to see why it was so popular, it was delicious and the portions were so large we asked for a doggy bag to take the rest home. My... More 

Thank maxcooter
Bern, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

This a small simple restaurant, Thai standarts, the Lady running the place, wished I asked her name, she was so sweet., was freezing at the time I was there, April UK wheather,(went for a take away).. she saw that I was nearly shivering, as stupidly my hair was still a bit wet, while waiting, she offered me, a cup of... More 

Thank Rosina G
Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016

Walked past a couple of times and thought we would go for an early evening meal, it was busy and managed to share a table, the Vegetable Tempura was hot and fresh followed by Prawn Phad Thai, as this is and has been my favorite dish, large portion of hot food with gigantic prawns, I did feel that there was... More 

Thank Jacqui C
Brighton, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2016

The food has gone down hill massively very watery & oily. The last time we ordered we realised just as the driver drove off that 1/2 our order was missing. Phoned twice & was told the second time Very rudely that the driver had gone & if we wanted our money we should walk to them to get it, avoid!

Thank Airyfairybul
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2015 via mobile

Had been here many times, but recently I got disappointed about their food. The size is smaller and the rice is gloopy like they don't even care about the demonstration at all. Had no idea why rice would be charged with curry, isn't it a combination between two? Anyway, you paid for what you get.

Thank Helen_jones8

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 81 London Road, Brighton, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 696816

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