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40 St. James's Street, Brighton BN2 1RG, England
+44 1273 692711
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
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“curry” (34 reviews)
“poppadoms” (30 reviews)
“chicken” (25 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
40 St. James's Street, Brighton BN2 1RG, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Absolutely fantastic flavors.Reminded me of India ,Madras,that I visited 25 years ago.Masala and Tanturi plates suberb!!!!!As Arnold Swarzeneger said "I 'll be back!!!"

Thank Dimos63
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited in a group of 8. All the food came out together and was genourous portions. The chicken was a little dry but the sauces were authentic and tasty. The service including drinks was quick and efficient. We were all offered a drink on the...More

Thank Spacker1953
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sainsbury's microwave Indians meals are better. This place is worse than a cafe the waiting staff are a joke who can't speak English there reply to everything even when I complained is thank you. The food was the worst I have ever had and I...More

Thank Tony M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Popped in on my own and got a table right away and attentive service. Food was very good and no long waiting for it to be served. Half full when I was there at 8 pm so very peaceful atmosphere.

Thank frankofan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food was mediocre, service was attentive but some parts of the order were forgotten. Been twice and problems both times.

Thank Christine H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love Pavel, it's my favourite Indian restaurant in Brighton. I love to eat in the restaurant but when laziness prevails and a takeaway is a must Pavel keep the standard and quality just as high with home delivery. Delicious food, fantastic variation in dishes....More

Thank Stephanie B
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

We came here still after our B&B recommandations. The food was quite good but not exceptional. It was tasty and spicy but i'm not going to applause either 😊. We won't go back there, and won't advice it to anyone, i think we can find...More

Thank ici_la_et_ailleurs
Reviewed 13 August 2017

In Brighton for a long Pride weekend and went to Pavel twice during our stay. Having been here on most visits over the years, it can be hit and miss. Both of our meals were excellent, being both hot and spicy (as requested) when served....More

Thank James C
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

I'm afraid I don't have much that's positive to write about Pavel. My partner said he remembered it as an 'ok curry place' and we were hungry. I knew it was a risk. From the moment we walked in and saw two large tables of...More

Thank jesshilliard
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

We've been here on many occasions. The food never disappoints. The staff are friendly and if you haven't booked they will do their best to fit you in.

Thank LuvvinBrighton
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
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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