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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” (65 reviews)
“duck curry” (7 reviews)
“jasmine rice” (9 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 1 week ago

A safe bet for average Thai food. The place is quite small and obviously popular with the locals. It got noisy quickly. Some of the food is very good, but some is pseudo English with things like broccoli. Very friendly and a happy place but...More

Thank icehorsestud52
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This small restaurant serves up food with exceptional flavours, The prawn and vegetable tempura was very good. My husband had the mussels and the presentation was beautiful with hot, bold flavours. The service was fairly slow between courses but the mains were definitely worth waiting...More

Thank Poppypanda
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place seems a nice place to eat, the food we had was nice although the front of house is small and we found it to fairly noisey with other guests there talking and eating. The service we found slow, the courses did not all...More

Thank Martyn C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Dropped in for a quick dinner before my evening course. My favourite dish is jungle curry, but it wasn't on the menu. They were really welcoming and offered to make it for me anyway! Service was quick and the curry was delicious. I highly recommend...More

Thank Giuselo L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I visited this restaurant with a large group of colleagues on a business trip. We were struggling to find somewhere to eat as everywhere was packed, but the staff could not have been more accommodating for a large group with no reservation! They happily pulled...More

Thank ZBak11
Reviewed 12 October 2017

We visited Brighton for two nights this past September and ate at Sawadee our second night, as recommended by Andrea at Paskins Guest House. We were not disappointed. It was a rainy, wet evening and the restaurant was not crowded. Our server and chef were...More

Thank TravellingTina63
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

First outing to a Thai eatery. Disappointed by them having an old menu on the door, so had to choose alternative starter. Absolutely enjoyed every single bite! Meal for 3 with one bottle of (lovely) Chilean wine. £87 so great value

Thank Fran B
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Nice little restaurant,relaxed atmosphere and friendly staff. Food was good and generous portions.Reasonably priced menu.

Thank Mary R
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed our evening meal here at the weekend. The staff were very friendly and attentive. When we wanted to alter the set menu slightly our request was granted with no bother. The food was well presented.. and hot when it came to the table....More

Thank ka h
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Nice place, polite staff but over priced for average thai food. Better places in Brighton than this place.

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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
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
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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