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Sabai Thai Gastrobar

Certificate of Excellence
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Princes House North Street | Princes Place, North Street, Brighton BN1 1EA, England
+44 1273 773030
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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This really was the worse restaurant I have been to. It was freezing cold inside no heating apart from when you first walk in the door or out with a blow heater. Had to ask for my coat back and put it on. Was seated near the door so every time it opened got a freezing cold draft. The decor... More 

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Thank Joy B
Wilawan H, Owner at Sabai Thai Gastrobar, responded to this review

Dear Joy, It always saddens us to read that someone has had a disappointing experience at Sabai. I would like to respond to your comments. Everyone is entitled to their own opinion but thankfully for my hard working family and all the staff that work for us, the majority of our customers think we're an excellent restaurant with great food... More 

Brighton
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Love Love Love this restaurant. The best Thai food in Brighton, so much choice, and great for Gluten free, vegetarians & vegans, and always pleasant helpful staff. My favourite place :)

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Thank Allison S
Wilawan H, Owner at Sabai Thai Gastrobar, responded to this review

Sawat di Ka Khun Allison Oh we do love our customers. It's words like these that make our staff come to work with a spring in their step! :) Thank you very much for the kind words. Look forward to seeing you again soon! KInd regards Wilawan More 

Brighton, United Kingdom
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309 reviews
194 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I would highly recommend Sabai for New Year's Eve! The menu is very good value at £26.95 for 4 courses and a glass of prosecco and the food is wonderful every time! The staff are friendly and didn't rush us at all which was lovely. I love the red duck curry in particular and my whole table enjoyed the night... More 

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Thank pearl2106
Wilawan H, Owner at Sabai Thai Gastrobar, responded to this review

Sawat di ka I am very pleased you and your friends had a great time for New Year's Eve at Sabai. I do apologise for not having the Tofu for your dishes and will make sure that the next time you come this will not happen! :) Have a great 2017 Kind regards Wilawan More 

London
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174 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No complaints about the Sabai. It's in a nice location. Small intimate restaurant. Staff obliging especially when we asked for a break in between courses. Good menu choices. Value for money. We ate off the lunch menu. Food was good. The Tom Yung soup was great. I do however love the Thai restaurants whose interiors are authentically decorated and have... More 

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Thank Jeannius24
Reading, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We often eat here when we are in Brighton (3 or 4 times a year) and visited today 18/12/16. As always the food was lovely and tasteful with great flavour. The drinks, especially the margarita cocktails were excellent if not probably the best we tried in Brighton. We were given time to have our meal in peace and nothing was... More 

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Thank Eunan M
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing food, setting and staff ! Perfect cocktails and the food was out of this world ! One of the best Thai meals I've ever had ! I will be back

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Thank Sarah C
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

The taste is average, but for Thai people here is not a good choice to eat. BBq pork is tough and burnt a little bit. Tomyum is not spicy.

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Thank Hatthaya Y
Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

We first ordered from here via deliveroo and were very impressed with the food and the prices weren't too over the top. We then decided to check out the restaurant and again felt the food was lovely and not too overpriced for what you get. Service was a bit on the slow side, but they were busy. They wanted our... More 

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

A friendly warm welcome on a cold November evening. Appears to be family run. Food is a good old fashioned Thai menu,a small wine list but with a good variety and reasonably priced.

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Thank Bazzajmcg
Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

One of my all time favourite restaurants. The menu clearly labels vegan products, and there are so many options. We always go for the vegan starter platter which is just delicious. Summer rolls are equally as tasty. Really great portion sizes too. And they also do a fab chilli margarita! Highly recommend.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Princes House North Street | Princes Place, North Street, Brighton BN1 1EA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 773030
Description
Sabai show's tremendous consistency having won a certificate of excellence award for the last 4 years running. The Thai word Sabai translates simply as relaxed, the perfect description of this Brighton gastrobar where the urban cool of London on Sea is matched to the ethnic charm of the Land of Smiles. Bringing a taste of Phuket's beach bars and Bangkok's most upmarket restaurants to the UK, Sabai is all about chilling out, South East Asian style a fact which is patently clear from the silk floor cushions, cocktail menu and warm, smiling welcome. The deep red and dark wood, gold and green interior is as beautiful as Sabai's freshly cooked, authentic food, MSG free and made using local ingredients where possible and imported Thai herbs and spices where essential. Because everything is made to order, special requests are welcomed.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?