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Sawadee Thai Restaurant

87 St James Street, Kemptown, Brighton BN2 1TP, England
+44 1273 624233
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“thai food” (63 reviews)
“duck curry” (7 reviews)
“jasmine rice” (8 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 6 days ago

First visit in a while, I think this place must have new owners. Used to be good, now very poor. Service was very slow and the food was extremely poor and completely tasteless. The Larb Moo had no taste at all. The only ingredient was...More

Thank Patrick220571
Reviewed 1 week ago

We don't visit here very often, but when we do we always leave with a smile on our faces. The food is a little expensive but worth, also the staff are always happy to see you

Thank Mr W
Reviewed 1 week ago

After a long day's walking we decided to book a table here for an evening meal for my wife & I on Sun 9 July. This was our second visit. This restaurant is not far from our hotel, it's in Kemptown on a bustling street...More

Thank A1963
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We saw the reviews on here and thought "give it a go, looks ok".... however. The plus side was service, friendly, efficient and polite. Sadly, the good was tasteless, bland and the worst Thai I've experienced in years! The chicken special was as warm as...More

Thank Pgdunnjones
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good basic Thai food. Not spectacular but just basic good Thai food All normal Thai faire Thai beers Quick service and clean. And polite

Thank JSN2014A
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Had a few days in Brighton so as we love thai food thought we would try Sawadee. It not up to scratch. The staff to begin with where lovely. When we could not eat 2 out of the 4 starters as they where awful, the...More

1  Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Bought our friends here tonight from London who love Thai. Poor starters which we complained about .....followed by extemely poor mains. When we complained the male owner/manager was very agressive to us. We offered to pay for our starters we ate and drinks. The owner...More

Thank Templetonkirb K
Reviewed 16 June 2017

Visited last night with my friends whom have just arrived back from 5 months away touring all Aisia, we arrived at 7.00 and sadly it was really busy only waited 10 minutes and got a big table at the rear at the window, the manager...More

Thank Barry S
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

The venue is quite small and a little crammed. The waiting staff are friendly and welcoming the food itself I would say is alright and quite standard Thai. The down side was the long wait for food from time if ordering to time it actually...More

Thank Olympian1981
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

This is simple and clean thai restaurant in Brighton. Very friendly hosts and very good and simple food.

Thank Erkki P
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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$41 - US$41
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
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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