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40 St. James's Street, Brighton BN2 1RG, England
+44 1273 692711
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 00:00
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Sun 17:00 - 23:30
Sun - Sat 12:00 - 14:00
Mon - Sat 17:00 - 00:00
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Derby, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

When my husband brought me to Brighton for my Birthday, I didn't know where to choose to go for Dinner as there are so many places. We both like Indian food so plumped for Pavel's as it was literally a 2 minute walk from where we were staying. The food was incredibly tasty the service spot on and I was... More 

Thank Julie B
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121 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my friend have dinner twice in this very good Indian restaurant. The food is good, service is excellent and prices are reasonable. We tried dishes like lamb biriyani, shami kabab , samosa etc. We like the place very much and would definitely love to go again.

Thank Anindyajoy
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been here multiple times for take-away and have never been disappointed, the food is spectacular, the speed of service is great and it's incredibly competitive on price. Pavel has become the house Indian. Haven't found anything to better it yet.

Thank Simon R
Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have eaten in this restaurant on many occasions, the food is always excellent, we have never had a bad meal here. The staff are brilliant, there is always a warm welcome for us. If you are in Brighton and looking for a good Indian meal, you should definitely eat here. It's great if you manage to get a table... More 

Thank JacksH1960
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very good food and service ! The waiter was very funny and the dinner was exelent :) Good, happy, Thank you

Thank Þuríður B
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

Lovely restaurant - very nicely done inside and great food for a reasonable price. Best point was the staff - very friendly and helpful/professional I'd go back just for them! Only minor complaint I could have was the beer was pricey although near Brighton sea front everything's expensive. A few pieces of my chicken (I had the Chicken Hyderabad) were... More 

Thank Hatti S
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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128 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

I was pleasantly surprised by Pavel, I ordered a takeaway once and sat in once. On both occasions I had the Lamb Madras which was very tasty but not as spicy as what I am used to. Service was good and it is decent value for money.

Thank Brian C
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165 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

So having tried to eat at another restaurant in Brighton which was closed we ended up here. We were the only customers as it had just opened up. We were seated and our orders taken quickly. I ordered a mix starter and a lamb balti with egg fried rice. The starter was nice and served promptly with caramelised onions which... More 

Thank tomacat1
Norwich, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

Our second visit to Pavel and really can't find fault with anything. Really delicious food, great staff who are very welcoming and food with children, Nice decor and very pleasant place to eat

Thank RuthNorwich
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

Early Saturday evening visit. Food spot on, management and staff where keen to impress. They did. Good bottle of Bangla. Highly recommended, and will return when next in Town.

Thank pdsh1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Asian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 St. James's Street, Brighton BN2 1RG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 692711

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?