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A Taste of Sahara

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103 Western Road, Brighton BN1 2AA, England
+44 1273 911843
12:00 - 23:30
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 23:30
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We went here because it was my friends 21st. The food was incredible! The service was even better! Made us feel so welcome even as a group of 15! Made my friend's 21st even more special. Recommend for a group of any size!

Thank neax1234
Jersey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My daugter and i got a table by chance on Friday night. Owner and staff were so friendly and accommodating. Food was delicious and the byob option made it so affordable too. Will definitely return here.

Thank Lyn N
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great meal, friendly service and Byob. Took my Mum and Dad out for lunch on Saturday. They are foodies and they enjoyed the range of food. We had the mixed starter for 2 between the 4 of us on their recommendation and it was plenty. Will be going back in a couple of weeks

Thank Kenton G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked a table for eight on a Saturday evening. Despite it being very busy, the service and above all, the food was fresh, carefully spiced and delicious although that probably explains its popularity! Special mention for the Merguez and the owner who was patient and had a great sense of humour despite a slightly drunken end of evening. BRAVO!!

Thank rpavitt
Geneva, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Looking very unassuming from the outside, we found this place in the top 20 of TripAdvisor for the purposes of Sunday lunch. Interesting to note that a lot of the top 20 is actually closed on Sunday or serves brunch only as opposed to the regular menu (like the Set on Regency Square). It was therefore refreshing to see this... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We always go here when we want to eat Middle Eastern food.The Meze as a starter is huge so if there are four people one for 2 is perfect. The grilled meats are great as is the service. It is a BYO which also helps it being very reasonably priced especially for a large party.

Thank harrysmeech
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came here to celebrate my friends daughters 21st birthday had booked a table for out party of 8. The food was full of lovely flavours and cooked to perfection. The staff were great fun, friendly and very attentive. They made sure we all had a great night, especially the birthday girl, Livvi. Thanks guys.

Thank Amanda S
Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this week with friends. The food was excellent and the staff are really friendly. It's a great atmosphere and reasonably priced!

Thank PKnight2014
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

I'd not tried Lebanese food before and Taste Of Sahara was a great introduction. Friendly staff and reasonably priced.

Thank SteveSiggs
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

What a lovely little place! Lovely, tasty food, very helpful staff and they understood gluten free which was brilliant. Would definitely go back.

Thank nice2bdifferent

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Lebanese, African, Moroccan, Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Tunisian, Persian, Halal, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Delivery, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Romantic, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
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: 103 Western Road, Brighton BN1 2AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 911843
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 kind of cuisine, particularly when accompanied by the BYO policy.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?