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A Taste of Sahara

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  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Socially distanced dining tables
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Tables disinfected between guests
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About
A Lebanese and Persian restaurant on Brighton���s busy Western Road, Taste of Sahara gives seaside dwellers a taste of the exotic at a very reasonable price. With its d��cor created with care to reflect the atypical Middle East of story books and holiday brochures ��� all pierced tin lanterns, heavy wood and rich colours ��� Taste of Sahara has a look which reflects the diverse flavours of its immensely flavourful menu. From kebabs to tagines, all one���s Middle Eastern favourites are offered by the Sahara kitchen, along with some lesser known dishes that will tempt the more adventurous diner. In particular, the restaurant���s mezzes prove popular, the sharing concept somehow suited to this
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
CUISINES
Lebanese, African, Moroccan, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Tunisian
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, BYOB
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Fantastic restaurant, fantastic food, fantastic service! Highly recommended, especially if you are vegetarian. 10 thumbs up!!

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 6 days ago

A group of seven of us were wonderfully looked after and amazingly well fed. Great selection of food.

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this restaurant last weekend, the food was excellent and the service was even better. Cannot recommend highly enough.

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Sahara as a large group of 25 people and it was brilliant. They were so accommodating when a few of us were late, not rushing us to get our order served. All the food arrived at the same time which usually doesn’t happen...with a large group. Staff were really welcoming and friendly. The room was beautiful and felt nice and private for the group - it was also next to their garden which was lovely. Overall a great experience and really good for a large group.More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Incredible. Have been here twice. It’s one of the few places in brighton that makes you feel like you live in a truly cosmopolitan city. Amazing atmosphere, located in Brighton’s ‘Little Arabia’. The food is incredible, both for vegan and omnivore. The head waiter is...an excellent host. I can’t wait to come back here.More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited A Taste of Sahara in April 22 while on holiday in Brighton. Both had a Tagine, which was very tasty and filling. Will visit again when next in Brighton.

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Unbelievable restaurant such good food. We had a great stag do here but don’t worry if you’re not a stag do because they put stag dos out and away from the rest of the restaurant. Couldn’t recommend more, lovely staff

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Relaxed and friendly atmosphere, beautiful decor. The portions were large and the mezze starter delicious, but the main courses lacked flavour - no tasty spices or seasoning.

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 9 April 2022 via mobile

We had a big group and received excellent service, the staff were friendly and the food was amazing. 10/10

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 27 March 2022 via mobile

Came here with friends on a casual weekend. Very welcoming and friendly staff, with a relaxed and enjoyable atmosphere. The food was amazing and plentiful, excellent value for money! Would definitely come again.

Date of visit: March 2022
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Response from handie1406 | Reviewed this property |
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Response from Tariq B | Reviewed this property |
Food is most definitely halal !
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16 June 2016|
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Frequently Asked Questions about A Taste of Sahara

Yes, A Taste of Sahara offers takeaway services.

Yes, A Taste of Sahara is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.

A Taste of Sahara is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5