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Ole Ole Tapas Bar & Restaurant

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42 Meeting House Lane | The Lanes, Brighton BN1 1HB, England
12:00 - 23:00
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 12:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Used to visit here regularly a few years ago and was excited to go back here one lunch time recently . There was a lunch deal advertised which when we asked what it was choices weren't great . Went for the main tapas menu , fairly Ltd selection , a lot of our choices didn't taste fresh , olives were... More 

Thank Gmickbrighton
Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always a pleasure visiting here. The food is great and there is always usually a flamenco show. Makes the whole experience feel very authentic.

1 Thank Neelia1990
Swindon, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Didnt have a booking but managed to squeeze us in. Excellent authentic food and Spanish run with most of the otherr people who were in there where Spanish. So that says it all. 100% recomend.

3 Thank Steve A
Glenrothes, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

What a great find this restaurant was. The service was superb, very knowledgable and helpful with a friendly smile especially Anna. The food was perfect with three dishes each being about right. All this was topped off with some great entertainment from a young flamenco group - brilliant. Will definitely be returning on our next trip to Brighton

3 Thank alangannon
Stokenchurch, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Lovely evening spent here. Food was good, service was great and some proper Flamenco dancing / entertainment to enjoy.

1 Thank Jules F
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21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We were four people, ordering some Tapas and a seafood Paella. We waited 11/2 hour for the food, a few very small dishes of some Tapas and then the Paella, which must have been cooked the day before and reheated, the rice was stuck to the Paella pan and completely stodgy and what bits of fish were old and hard... More 

1 Thank birdsong2
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Our visit was early on a Sunday evening and we were the only diners, so the atmosphere was a bit dull. But the staff were friendly and the Chicken Paella was nice - could have benefited from some Chorizo to give it a bit more flavour, but I guess that's personal taste. Nice enough restaurant - would like to return... More 

1 Thank SarahR2b
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Fantastic Spanish dancers, enthusiastic and friendly staff too! I feel that there should be more meat options on the tapas menu - however, we made use of what was on offer! :) We had a large booking but found that food was being rejected by one end of the table and then thrown away/ taken back to the kitchen. Please... More 

1 Thank Emily-Jayne T
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

We had our first visit here on Thursday evening. Great tapas and mains. My only criticism would be plates and dishes that foods delivered on are cold,not heated hence food cools too quickly.

1 Thank Sheelagh B
Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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103 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

We visited Ole Ole after trying some samples outside the restaurant and what a good decision. This place has a proper Spanish feel. We had a paella and lots of tapas and it was great the service was really good and friendly. But it was the entertainment that made the night it was superb a guitarist a drummer and a... More 

1 Thank paulhobbs

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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$16 - US$57
Mediterranean, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 Meeting House Lane | The Lanes, Brighton BN1 1HB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: 441273739939
Ole Ole Tapas Bar & Restaurant is a lively spot complete with Flamenco dancers, live bands and delicious Spanish cuisine.Relish in the finest Sangria, tapas and true Spanish ambiance, featuring an authentic floor show of Flamenco music and dance. Travel to Spain with Ole Ole and join us for an "Evening in Andalusia". Ole Ole is all about honest food of the earth, natural and real.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?