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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” (415 reviews)
“chorizo” (99 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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1 - 10 of 1,310 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited for the evening meal. We ordered 4 tapas for both of us and it was just perfect amount of food. The meatballs in tomato sauce were great and the best dish was chorizo, chefs specialty. Great sangria, delicious aioli. Definitely recommend.

Thank Chrissie891
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great atmosphere, great food, good friendly service and moderate (high side of moderate) pricing but still great value for money

Thank Marc T
Reviewed 1 week ago

So glad to be back at Don Carlos, amazing menu as usual Plus they had non alcoholic Spanish beer! (Dry January 😳) really buzzy family run restaurant, great atmosphere and excellent food. Can’t wait to go back!

Thank Denia1956
Reviewed 1 week ago

Use to frequent this establishment, however the food I would have to say has dropped in standards. It no longer tastes like authentic Spanish cuisine, but has been adjusted to a more English palette. The Chorizo don Carlos is always the highlight, and still very...More

Thank gigi G
Reviewed 1 week ago

the food here is of a good standard, so if you have money to spare then try it. However, the prices are high and the staff seem slightly rude.

Thank kwills1997
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here about 5 time now, slways tasty. Nice ,clean. Polite staff. Will be back sgain soon. Thank you

Thank trutatruta
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and my husband visited last weekend after much discussion in where would be best to eat !! This was definitely a good choice . The food and wine choice was perfect . I tried the rabbit for first time and it was delicious as...More

Thank helen c
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant has been going for years and is always fun to eat in as it has a nice atmosphere ,the food however could be slightly better and seems to have gone downhill. Portions are generous but i do feel they go for quantity over...More

Thank Sally L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was an amazing find. It's a bit crammed and gets busy but I'll tell you why - the food is absolutely delicious! Hubby and I ordered quite a few dishes and they were all amazing and so was the veeno. If you're in Brighton,...More

Thank Nia B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I phoned the restaurant at 5.30pm and asked what time they open. I was informed by a man on the phone 6pm. I asked if I need to book a table for 2 and a child at that time he said categorically no. I arrived...More

1  Thank greenwichguy1
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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
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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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