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Casa Don Carlos

Certificate of Excellence
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5 Union Street, Brighton BN1 1HA, England
+44 1273 327177
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Such a nice little place food is incredible and the staff are lovely so friendly and what's even more great is they are Spanish and clearly love what they do there is such a wide selection on the menu I would recommend the meatballs and garlic chicken oh and definitely the lamb it's beautiful the price isn't too bad either... More 

Thank Tanny03
Sussex, UK
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138 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We popped in for lunch. Bread, aioli, meatballs, chicken with garlic, Russian salad plus a couple of drinks. Very tasty food, good service, sensible prices - what's not to like?

Thank MidSussex
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food, good atmosphere and friendly staff , highly recommend, reasonably priced , in a lovely location right in the heart of the Brighton lanes.

Thank ubsessex
Norfolk, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Two dishes make a great meal! Spanish staff who were friendly to children too (this lunchtime). I enjoyed mussels in tomato sauce, my companion had traditional meatballs in tomao sauce. Children enjoyed flambe-ed sausages!

Thank 444juliap
Dormansland, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were having a lazy day in Brighton and stumbled across this superb little place. Service, food and atmosphere were perfect. A couple of hours lost from our day over a jug of sangria and some superb Tapas. Will be back for sure .....

Thank MichaelHales
Seaford, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cannot rate this wonderful tapas restaurant high enough-delicious and plentiful tapas. The tables are quite close together with red checked tablecloths. The staff are friendly and efficient- always smiling in this busy restaurant. Recommend that you book as it's very popular.

Thank Theatremanager
Brighton, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My ladies lunch group visited here today, there were 6 of us and I'm so glad we pre-booked because otherwise I don't think we'd have got a table. The restaurant itself is quite small and narrow but the staff manage to buzz about between the tables with ease. We each ordered 2 items from the large tapas selection, all of... More 

Thank Fran M
Worthing, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After hearing great reviews and been trying to get into this restaurant for sometime, finally we made it. Ordered our wine and some tapas great waiter too. Our tapas arrived and the food looked great but there wasn't much seasoning going on and tasted quite bland. The bravas were good but the tomatoe sauce was not spicy enough and was... More 

Thank CMLM2014
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26 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Between me and my aunt, we ordered 6 tapas, were extremely full and happy, as they were very light and flavoursome. Booking is necessary, they get packed.

Thank Duru Ö
Manchester, United Kingdom
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107 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Only one night in Brighton and was not really hungry however hubby saw this little place in the lanes and in we went. Our waiter was quite bossy and some would not like it but i thought he was cool and took his advice on how many to order. We did just right and it was all lovely. Nice Rioja... More 

Thank charlietraveler57

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$40 - US$55
Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?