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St James Tavern

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$$ - $$$
Asian, Thai, Pub, Bar
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16 Madeira Place, Brighton BN2 1TN, England
+44 1273 626696
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Whenever we are in Brighton we always visit this pub it has that old fashion feel to it inside ,the people that visit this establishment are a mixture of locals and holiday makers ,the place is very dog friendly and the food is very good value with the in house chef from Thailand the noodles and curries are lovely

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Thank Shaun B
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Visited for a quick drink and bite to eat. Food selection is nicely cooked Thai cuisine, not best in Brighton but at a price you can't argue with, grabbed the Masuman and a pint of Aspalls cider for little over a tenner. Staff are friendly and very accommodating, easy to loose a whole evening here. Oh and they got an... More 

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Thank Duncan L
Brighton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

Great beer selection HUGE rum selection, this is definately one for rum lovers Authentic Thai food that is to die for Open fire place and great music selection..... What more do you want

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Thank seanoshea1980
Brighton, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

A lovely pub, great staff, Thai food well priced. Cozy fire. Great central location. Dog friendly but no under 18's, which I love.

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Thank fletcv
Brighton, United Kingdom
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330 reviews
207 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

I visited here with my partner for a few drinks this week and had a lovely evening. We had the spiced hot apple with rum and sat by the open fire and it was delicious and just perfect for a cold winters evening! We then tried the first class flight of rum and greatly enjoyed the variety there was on... More 

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Thank pearl2106
Brighton, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

Foods good, well not good amazing. Been here with family and friends and it fitted both of these occasions the open fire added good atmosphere as well.

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Thank connerbyrne1
Brighton, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

Best proper pub in the area. You can go in, try a number of great beers, have a nice bit of (excellent) thai food. And, if you are feeling adventurous you can get into the rum in a big way.

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Thank EannaCullen
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

Fell upon this fantastic pub by chance. Real ale top notch and the big surprise was the Thai menu, totally authentic and amongst the best I've tasted, all with an open fire on a very cold and windy afternoon, no more said....

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Thank Steve W
Farnborough, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

A real bonus for our stay at Brightonwave in Madeira Place was the welcoming St James Tavern. Quirky a good, unusual beers.

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Thank Goonerdes
Kent
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Friendly staff, good atmosphere, lovely real fire and an amazing collection of Rum. Great location in Kemp Town.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Thai, Pub, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Madeira Place, Brighton BN2 1TN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 626696

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