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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 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I arrived on a Saturday evening at 7pm, it seemed empty but vey quickly filled up so would recommend booking. Front of house manager was excellent - very welcoming and really organised. We shared the hummus, tzatziki and some Lebanese bread for starters and we both had the Sultans kebabs for mains - the food was very... More 

Thank miniboss2
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I visited the restaurant yesterday evening with a group of friends. We ate at 5.30 so it wasn't very busy at that point but did get very busy later on. The atmosphere was great, the insense sticks lanterns and carpet decor etc make the whole middle eastern experience great. Food was so tasty and we didn't have to wait for... More 

Thank Emily R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I love eating here - always so friendly, relaxed and happy. A warm welcome with the added bonus that you can bring your own wine or whatever you want to drink. The hummus is divine, but it's all good.

Thank 11London1111
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked a surprise birthday meal for my parter in December for 12 people. The food was really tasty, we chose our options in advance of the meal and they came out in a timely fashion and all were correct. It was a great bonus that we were able to bring out own alcohol without being charged corkage. The staff... More 

Thank Lucy12221
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here for dinner with friends some months ago and are due to return so It prompted me to write a review. Myself, husband, another couple and friend were directed to a lovely booth decorated authentically and really set the atmosphere. It also gave us privacy without feeling claustrophobic. The owner took us to our table and chatted with... More 

Thank Charly E
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was incredibly tasty, makes my mouth water thinking about it! Restaurant nice atmosphere and staff helpful and friendly. What more can you ask for?

Thank Chris T
Marlborough, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

.....but I didn't enjoy my visit here as much as I should have!?! We arrived unannounced as a table of two, and the greeting was excellent. The staff are fantastic. It's a very simple set-up, but perhaps that's where the problem lies.....who knows? We arrived with our own bottles of red and rosé, and it was cool. The food however... More 

Thank Therixons
London, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went there with my family and some friends. The food was amazing. Me and my wife picked 2 Moroccan dishes, and we loved them. The service was quick. And most of all the waiters were smiling, friendly, and appeared happy doing what they do. I loved the place, and I would go again if/when I visit Brighton again.

Thank Tameem B
Southampton, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked our table at lunch time for dinner that evening and when we returned the owner treated us like royalty nothing was too much trouble. The food was excellent and being able to take your own drink without corkage charge is great. Thank you for a pleasurable evening lovely hosting great food large portions and great baklava 😄

Thank malc0lm111
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28 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I first visited A Taste Of Sahara a couple of months back and have been looking for an excuse to go back. Went with a different set of friends this time and they were all very impressed with the restaurant, service and food. A* recommended.

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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
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Delivery, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Romantic, Groups, Cheap Eats
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?