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Casa Don Carlos

5 Union Street, Brighton BN1 1HA, England
+44 1273 327177
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“tapas” (493 reviews)
“chorizo” (102 reviews)
“paella” (85 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5 Union Street, Brighton BN1 1HA, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Tables are a bit too close but staff are excellent and the food is generally great. We had the lamb and rabbit from the specials menu which were both totally superb, from the main menu the croquettes were good, the pork tasted great but was...More

Thank JayneHTB
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited on a busy Saturday night, originally tried to book a table earlier in the day but told it was full but we manage to get a walk in the evening. Very busy vibrant restaurant with a good atmosphere. Food very average, just the usual...More

Thank carolunsteve
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went lunchtime. The menu is extensive and very varied with everything from veggie tapas to rabbit to venison to seafood. The portions were also big for tapas, it was closer to main meal size than typical tapas so was good value for money. The staff...More

Thank asapula
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing food, great service and ambience in this quaint tapas restaurant. Visited whilst in Brighton for a couple of days and trip advisor got this one bang on. Highly recommended and well worth the visit.

1  Thank nick k
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dropped into this restaurant again last Saturday,friends had booked a table for 4 to (hopefully) celebrate a win in the World Cup Quarter Finals.This is an extremely popular restaurant because the food is superb,there is a great variety of authentic dishes and the staff are...More

Thank Anthony E
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good quality, authentic tapas served by friendly staff. Booking a table was easy and the service was done well - a great place to go with friends in a smashing locaiton.

Thank kwmlondon
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful meal here, fantastic food, great service, I love how we've been dining here for years and it's always the same great place. They accidentally put two bottles of wine on our bill - we'd only had one, when we noticed they...More

Thank Kei D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited this restaurant via recommendation from our hotel. It was fab. Service was great and was buzzing with laughter. The food was lovely and priced quite reasonable. Will certainly go again when in Brighton. Thanks again for a fab evening and great food.

Thank ilovesalsa599
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this restaurant last weekend, after seeing all the positive reviews on this site, and were lucky enough to get a table. It was very busy. The service was excellent and it was an authentic restaurant. Most of the food was absolutely amazing, the...More

Thank Jessgeorge90
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There doesn't seem to be many tapas restaurants in the centre of Brighton, so when we came across Casa Don Carlos, situated in a quiet street in the Lanes, we dropped in. Looks nice with typical Spanish decor and friendly staff (including the eponymous Carlos...More

1  Thank Chris P
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Marisa J
6 April 2018|
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Response from chrisunderhill2016 | Reviewed this property |
Don't actually know I am afraid. Very friendly however and recommend a phone call...
17 March 2017|
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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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$40 - US$55
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
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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