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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%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (405 reviews)
“chorizo” (97 reviews)
“paella” (83 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5 Union Street, Brighton BN1 1HA, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We go to this brilliant restaurant a couple of times a year . Last night there were 14 of us , we had such fun , the staff singing and dancing with us , food is always great , but the whole atmosphere is what...More

Thank barny69
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The work Christmas party ! I love this place really good food and vibe. Party of 13 we had a selection the stand out dishes being meatballs, chorizo don Carlos, lamb and the garlic chicken.

Thank Markh1205
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like Spanish food you won't be disappointed with this restaurant. It is a simple place with a small staff and it is slightly, but charmingly, clunky. Tables are small, customers are advised to buy two tapas per person, there is only just room...More

Thank lumponmyhead
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Looking for a quick bite in the Lanes, we Popped in on the off -chance on the way to a concert and definitely made the right choice and luckily secured the last table. Not haute cuisine but a good choice of tasty and well sized...More

Thank Ricardo365
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of our most favourite restaurants and is the first place we visit when we go to Brighton. The food is freshly cooked and always piping hot and the choice is plentiful. The staff are always on hand to offer advice and even...More

Thank MrRuffkin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Awesome service. I'm allergic to Gluten & Iv never seen a Gluten Free menu that looked like theirs. Its was huge. Staff were amazing, friendly, tentative & great at suggesting food for my allergy. One of the best tapas places I have been to (&...More

Thank Reenafromlondon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I hadn't been in a while as my previous experience wasn't great but thought I'd give it another go as the reviews are still pretty good and thought maybe it was an off day. Unfortunately there was no improvement and maybe it was even a...More

1  Thank Daniel G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I think this restaurant is a bit overated. I tryed other spanish small restaurant in brighton amd they were so much better and cheaper!!

Thank cloe_RoB_88
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have been here in the past a couple or so times and had a good meal but this time wasn't great. It was a Saturday evening and so very busy. Just felt rushed . Tapas is meant to be a dish or so at a...More

Thank Deefoodie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you enjoy good quality tapa and a spanish experience that I can recommend this place for you. Garlic prawns and a beer perfect

Thank Colin W
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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, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, 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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