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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” (400 reviews)
“chorizo” (96 reviews)
“paella” (80 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 1,266 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Had dinner here, very busy, nice atmosphere, good selection of tapas and wine, Reasonably priced as well, would recommend it.

Thank LondonHeather
Reviewed 2 days ago

Authentic Spanish food and atmosphere in the heart of the Brighton Lanes. Always busy, super food and a great value meal. Comer con gusto!

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 5 days ago

We called in here without a booking on a Sunday lunchtime. The staff were really helpful in accommodating our 6 month old son. They went out of their way to re-arrange tables for us. The food and drink as always was superb and very reasonably...More

Thank JamesK1975
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We have eaten here for 30+ years. The menu doesn't change but it doesn't have to , it is diverse and widely varied. There is an extensive choice of meat, poultry and fish all expertly cooked in a traditional Spanish way. The food comes as...More

1  Thank Wendy J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have visited here a couple of times ..but the final time will be my last The service was appalling my friend ordered langostines but was served prawns ...when he complained they told him he was wrong they didn't listen to our order and we...More

Thank kaleher
Reviewed 1 week ago

had a lovely night here.. came out for a girls dinner night out, the waiters were all lovely and helpful, also very friendly... great recommendations for the wine. the calamari was amazing, had to order it twice... pisto was great also the peppers were amazing...we...More

Thank lunaeme
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Managed to get a table for 4 last minute on a Tuesday. Food was fab . Lovely and delicious. Portion size was large so actually we ordered a little bit too much. 4 individual 'mains' plus 3 sides. On top of olives and bread. No...More

Thank Lala M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The place is crazy busy which is usually a good sign. The food was a bit hit and miss really, chorizo dish was lovely but the Spanish omelette wasn't so good, very dry! Service was average. Will give it another go though!

Thank mrarogers
Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything is wonderful from the moment you walk through the door. You are greeted with such a smiley friendly face each time. There is lots to choose from on the menu and the staff are on hand to help make a choice if you aren't...More

Thank Sophie T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Live locally and we popped in for lunch. Very busy so we arranged to return 20 mins later. This is the essence of Casa Don Carlos ...very welcoming and willing to accommodate you if at all possible. Very good value and a real enthusiasm for...More

Thank chrisunderhill2016
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Questions & Answers
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
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
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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