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Tookta's Cafe

30 Spring Street, Brighton BN1 3EF, England
+44 7881 854868
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good15%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (56 reviews)
“panang curry” (16 reviews)
“prawn toast” (7 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
30 Spring Street, Brighton BN1 3EF, England
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Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

My and my other half visited this restaurant in 2015 and it was a fantastic meal for our anniversary. We decided to go back for Valentine's Day this year and it did not disappoint. Such a lovely relaxed atmosphere with little fairy lights and small,...More

Thank CharlHerbie
Reviewed 3 May 2017

If you are looking for a friendly and intimate place to have authentic Thai food look no further. Small menu with curries, stir fries, salted squid using the very best of ingredients. No microwave there only freshly cooked food made with a lot of love...More

Thank zagoston
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

I've no criticism of the place, the general consensus and fiercely loyal locals will testify to its qualities, but for me it didn't set the heart racing. It's unpretentious feel and charm, epitomised by the key protagonists, are a boon and the mains seemed to...More

Thank fairycake73
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Two of us had a lovely dinner here. Last minute decision to eat there and we weren't disappointed. The spicy prawn starter was incredibly tasty. The ginger and oyster sauce stir fry was very fragrant and full of flavour. The penang curry was light and...More

Thank Jeremy J
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Tookta and Paul are simply amazing. Always welcomed warmly and made to feel at home. Simple menu serving cracking food.

Thank James M
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Tookta is bonkers, kind, funny and an exceptional cook. She and her partner and family run the restaurant and the food is always good. It's one of my favourite places in Brighton to eat as it's consistently delicious and always such a warm welcome. What's...More

Thank 11London1111
Reviewed 18 December 2016

Funny little place from the outside. Recommended by our friends. Fantastic starters of crispy squid - perfectly soft squid (not rubbery!) in a light tempura batter - delicious! followed by Thai green curry, my partner had the red version which was equally as fantastic. They...More

1  Thank Lavendergal
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Booked a table for 7 of us in advance as I didn't want to risk not getting to visit Tookta and her fabulous restaurant again. I have been before but none of my friends had. I wasn't disappointed as yet again our evening was faultless....More

Thank Liz M
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

We arrived at Tookta's around 6:30 (opens at 6) to find customers already there and several tables booked but no problem getting a table. Really enjoyed our meal of prawn starters and Pad Thai/beef curry. Singha beers went down a treat as well. Will try...More

Thank Richard E
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Cosy venue, good food. friendly service value for money. This place actually converted me to enjoying thai food. Now one of my favourite haunts.

Thank Hartley D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$13
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 Spring Street, Brighton BN1 3EF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 7881 854868
  • E-mail
Tookta's authentic Thai cafe` and restaurant offers cuisine of a high standard ,many dishes originating from my own contemporary style ideas and recipes. A family friendly cafe`, Tookta caters for everyone. Spicy, mild, the lot. The customer is our number one priority and Tookta cooks to satisfy everyone's tastes. With a lifetime experience of fine thai food, which some of you may have already encountered at Tookta's Sunday Menu, The Office pub, sydney street, Brighton. Tookta is expert in using only fresh ingredients of the highest quality available. So Come along to Tookta's cafe` and experience the fine, Thai cuisine for yourself!
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