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St James Tavern

$$ - $$$, , Asian
16 Madeira Place, Brighton BN2 1TN, England
+44 1273 626696
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (28 reviews)
“rum selection” (3 reviews)
“curries” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Pub, Bar, Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
16 Madeira Place, Brighton BN2 1TN, England
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1 - 10 of 119 reviews

Reviewed 27 November 2017

Friendly staff, warm atmosphere, food looked good. Lots of rum to choose from. Everyone in bar seemed friendly. Buzzy.

Thank SimSon502
Reviewed 16 November 2017

This pub was just round the corner from our hotel. We realized that we had spent New Year's Eve in there a couple of years ago. Then it was super lively and a great evening. This time early week in November it was not quite...More

Thank NAIRDA55
Reviewed 13 November 2017

I stopped in for a pint and it was nice. The pint was well priced, not very expensive. The staff were nice and accommodating as I was needed to charge my phone, they allowed me to have it charged behind the bar. The atmosphere of...More

Thank Liz R
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

My friends love this place & to be honest I didn't mind it last time I visited when Landlord was there....however!!..last Saturday afternoon was not particularly pleasant by any stretch of the imagination!. Two young sour faced blondes behind the bar, not a hint of...More

Thank Mags1RochesterKent
Reviewed 12 October 2017

This is an authentic pub that fills up with locals ( and sometimes their dogs ) that appreciate an unspoiled place that serves good food and drink. The Pad Thai and other Thai food is well priced and cooked to perfection by a chef who...More

Thank Ray C
Reviewed 25 September 2017

We always have a drink or two here as it is just across the road from where we stay. The pub grub is exclusively Thai and the best I have ever eaten with prices that are very reasonable.

Thank JerseyJilly
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Visited Brighton on the off chance and arrived around 3pm. First priority was some real ale then food. We found the St. James by chance and settled for some Timothy Taylor Landlord. Then saw the menu and what a surprise! Thai food, ordered copious amounts...More

Thank Stephen T
Reviewed 24 June 2017

Lots of character, but not very lively and sullen staff add to a cheerless atmosphere. Lots of history, though.

Thank PeteLucy434
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

A friend recommended this place when I said I was looking for decent Thai food in Brighton. Good prices and fabulous tasty food in a proper pub setting. Loved it!

Thank AllisonBrett
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

This place was highly recommended by my hosts at the lovly BnB I stayed at. They told me about the authentic Thai food served there. I however stumbled in after eating elsewhere in search of a decent pint of Cider. Not Strongbow, Strongbow darkfriut, Cidre...More

Thank cicarose
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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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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