Curry Leaf Cafe - Kemptown Kitchen

40 Upper St. James's Street, Brighton, United Kingdom, BN2 1JN
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Opening Information

Monday-Thursday: 12-3pm & 6-10pm
Friday & Saturday: 12-3pm & 6-10:30pm
Sunday: 1-9pm

A limited number of tables at our Kemptown Kitchen are now available to book online (£10 deposit required), while the remaining spaces are kept open for walk-ins. Should the restaurant be full on arrival, diners are invited to take a drink at our bar or a nearby pub and await text notification via our automated waitlist app.

Group bookings of eight or more diners can reserve a table by calling 01273 526912 or emailing us at [email protected]

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Families and Children Welcome
  • Weddings and Other Private Parties Catered for
  • Gluten Free Available
  • Event Space
  • Dietary Needs Catered For
  • Buffets, Business Meetings, Functions catered for
  • Private Dining
  • Business Lunch
  • Bar

About Curry Leaf Cafe - Kemptown Kitchen

Sharing with friends is what our Kemptown Kitchen is all about – a light, open space where diners can grab anything from a quick bite to a full-scale Indian feast for up to 30 people, all in full view of the kitchen and chefs preparing it.
The food arrives at the table tapas-style, as soon as it's ready rather than in a conventional 'starter and main' format, and the menu changes with the seasons to keep things fresh for regular diners. Vegans, vegetarians and gluten-intolerant diners are well catered for – along with families looking for a spacious, friendly lunch stop on weekends, when the kitchen is open from 1pm till late.

Cuisine: Indian, Street Food Style, Vegan Friendly, Brunch, Cocktails, Vegetarian Friendly
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Visited On Friday, 17 May 2019

The food was not as good as we've had at the branch in the laines and it was quite noisey.

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Visited On Friday, 10 May 2019

It's always a special occasion to go to the Curry Leaf.

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Visited On Tuesday, 23 April 2019

Thoroughly enjoyed our visit and our food.

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Visited On Monday, 22 April 2019

All excellent as shown above

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Visited On Sunday, 21 April 2019

Outstanding in every way. Food made with love.

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Visited On Friday, 19 April 2019

The food at the curry leaf cafe is always amazing! We travel from West Sussex to eat here, it’s the only Indian restaurant we visit as no other restaurant comes close to this!

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Visited On Sunday, 14 April 2019

Delicious food and friendly and efficient staff. I was there early on a Sunday evening so it was quiet but still had a friendly vibe.

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Visited On Thursday, 11 April 2019

Brilliant

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Visited On Sunday, 07 April 2019

Food was amazing!! Perfect timing too, we had the set tasting menu and each course came out just as you were finishing the other! Perfect flavours and the mango lassi is to die for! Definitely coming again (and they do vouchers, so a great present)

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Visited On Saturday, 09 March 2019

Lovely evening and food, my only criticism would be that despite booking the table and agreeing when I booked that we could stay until 10pm (we are old friends who rarely see one another and this was a clincher for the booking), we were hurried off the table and asked to move at 9.30 which was a shame.

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Visited On Friday, 01 March 2019

Something a little different from your usual curry.

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Visited On Wednesday, 20 February 2019

All of the family together, enjoying an unhurried meal. Good food in a great atmosphere - thank you!

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Visited On Thursday, 07 February 2019

Street food so over cooked to the point of being burnt. The okra chips particularly were black charcoal all the way through. When we told the waiter he told us they were meant to be crispy.. these went way beyond crispy.

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Visited On Friday, 01 February 2019

Amazing food. The sharing menu is outstanding. Best Indian food in town.

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Visited On Saturday, 19 January 2019

Meal was so lovely More unusual and I love the tapas size dishes to share and some good heaty options too for hot spice! Xx

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Visited On Thursday, 17 January 2019

We had a wonderful timne and will return!

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Visited On Friday, 28 December 2018

Great service and absolutely delicious food.

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Visited On Wednesday, 26 December 2018

Prompt, polite service and great food!

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Visited On Monday, 24 December 2018

Great food. Great Service

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Visited On Friday, 21 December 2018

Excellent food and the service was warm and welcoming.

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Visited On Monday, 17 December 2018

Excellent - Service, food & atmosphere. Love this place! So did all 12 of us at our Xmas lunch! See you next year. JB

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Visited On Saturday, 15 December 2018

Brilliant service, food and atmosphere. Lovely spot for a pre-Concorde 2 meal. Will be back.

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Visited On Thursday, 06 December 2018

Andrew, Emma and the team organised a wonderful staff Christmas party for us. The food was as good as ever and it was great to introduce some of the office who hadn't eaten here before.

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Visited On Monday, 26 November 2018

I came here for my birthday. All the food was amazing and then staff were really helpful and friendly. It is reasonably priced too.

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Visited On Saturday, 10 November 2018

Divine dishes, unique flavour in every dish. You MUST try the cake ❤️

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