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Indian, Asian, Balti, Eastern European, Bangladeshi, Halal
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40 St. James's Street, Brighton BN2 1RG, England
+44 1273 692711
17:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:00
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All hours
Sun 17:00 - 23:30
Sun - Sat 12:00 - 14:00
Mon - Sat 17:00 - 00:00
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If I could give 0 stars... Ordered a takeaway based on a flyer stating they were an award winning take away, and this was not cheap by any standard, but it was however totally awful ! Chicken tikka was just chicken, food was cold, and greasy, and tasteless, when I called them, the guy on the phone couldn't care less,... More 

Thank Michael P
Broadstairs, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

just had a very good evening meal all the food was well cooked and tasty. the staff were friendly and made us laugh one male member could be taken the wrong was due to his comments to a female staff member but she seemed to take it all in good faith. Would visit again if we were in Brighton.

Thank liz l
Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely food at very reasonable prices Good service and food served very quickly Would definitely recommend

Thank earley61
Brighton, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having tried most curry houses in Brighton over the years I have been to Pavels at least every fortnight for the last five years. I always look forward to it and I'm never dissappointed. Authentic cuisine, Well priced. Friendly staff. Keep up the good work. We are taxi drivers in Brighton and always recommend Pavels.

Thank sean6a
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our takeaway from Pavel last night was hugely disappointing. All dishes were watery and completely tasteless with no spice whatsoever! My prawn curry was just greasy dishwater and my partner's tikka masala turned out to be a korma. We felt totally ripped-off so avoid Pavel if you want decent food! I've had microwave curries that were better...

Thank ihopeitwasworthit
Coventry, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A very enjoyable meal. The staff were very nice and they were very accommodating. Food was good and I would recommend the pathia. Drinks were good and all reasonably priced. Very clean and tidy. If in Brighton again we will be back. Many thanks.

Thank Ade_Midd
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193 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I live round the corner from this excellent curryhouse, the decor is English restaurant with purple flocked wallpaper and white tableclothes. The currys are excellent. The staff are friendly and attentive. However the prices have risen and £13 for a curry is quite steep (with rice), I will still go back but perhaps a little less.

Thank Laineydesanvito
London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Had a takeaway from here on Friday evening and was impressed with the Dhansak nice and spicy and not too sweet, the bhajis are also very good.

Thank Ranchu
Brighton, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

We have eaten in this restaurant three of four times and every time have said 'lets give it another try'. Not anymore, unfortunately the food is not anything special, the staff seem to have an attitude - not just one but all that have served us. The main thing that worries us is that there is a really bad karma... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Whilst the food isn't bad, it's just uninspiring....the starter was poorly presented and main course was satisfactory. Service...(as criticised in my previous review over a year ago) has improved, but could still be better....there seems to be a worrying trend of poor and rude service at this restaurant. The younger waiter was trying his damndest to be friendly and supply... More 

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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, Eastern European, Bangladeshi, Halal
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
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?