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Casa Don Carlos

5 Union Street, Brighton BN1 1HA, England
+44 1273 327177
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (396 reviews)
“chorizo” (103 reviews)
“paella” (78 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5 Union Street, Brighton BN1 1HA, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Nice place! Felt like we were walking into Spain, although quite a crowded one. Food was good and fair price. Staff were friendly and overall would recommend!

Thank LilABigO
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Fabulous tapas! All the food was great but the slow cooked lamb was amazing! Food all freshly cooked and brought out as it is ready. Highly recommended 😀

Thank maggies1033
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I took our nephews for a day out in Brighton We started with a fantastic flight in the British Aiirways 360 tower This was followed by tapas lunch at Don Carlos chosen by our nephews The tapas was excellent we shared around...More

Thank estellemeed
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wandering around the Lanes, we came across Casa Don Carlos. We stopped for lunch, the service was fast and efficient, the staff we great and the food was lovely. We only ordered a small selection but the portion size was great! There was more than...More

Thank Cragandson
Reviewed 1 week ago

The best Spanish cuisine in Brighton! Affordable prices and very nice stuff! Highly recommend to everyone.

Thank Аннамария Т
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were recommended this restaurant and our optimism was reinforced by the fact that it was bursting at the seams and buzzing when we arrived. However, whilst the atmosphere and the wine may be good, there's no escaping the fact that the food is poor....More

1  Thank James L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is OK but I would not go any further than that. It is a narrow restaurant with tables in the front and back and the bar between. It looks like a 70s Italian restaurant with red and white plastic table cloths and gets pretty...More

Thank Andy S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a favorite when I am in Brighton! Good for small or big groups, the tapas are tasty and the portions are very good. The wine glasses are small but the house red is very drinkable even for a wine lover. It is a...More

Thank Natalie R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staff and service good, but the food was not up to standard. First problem was the portions - much too big for "tapas". We ordered five dishes between two and had far too much food for lunch. Surely the idea is to order lots of...More

Thank mcr14
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing Tapas for a superb price, make sure to reserve as they had to turn people away at the door and tell them there's a wait of around 45 minutes but they did try to accommodate everyone where possible. Will definitely be back soon :-)

Thank nickkelly01
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Questions & Answers
17 March 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Scott G | Reviewed this property |
Definitely :)
Anne H
12 February 2017|
Response from Bridget D | Reviewed this property |
They open at Midday and do not close until 11pm. they are open 7 days a week
Anne H
12 February 2017|
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Response from Ayla R | Reviewed this property |
I think they open at 12pm and then don't close until late evening
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$40 - US$55
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Union Street, Brighton BN1 1HA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 327177
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