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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” (508 reviews)
“chorizo” (105 reviews)
“paella” (88 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

Wow. Went there on off chance on Saturday on way to Brighton centre. Packed restaurant but my wife and I were found a table and said we OK for an hour before booked tables were due. Perfect. We were served quickly with a smile from...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank wormy
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited Casa Don Carlos after searching for the 'best tapas in brighton'. It certainly didn't disappoint. Food was delicious. Not too pricey either. Very traditional. Service was a little intimidating but perhaps maybe it feel more authentic. Would recommend if you would like some...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank katiefowler98
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant is busy, always full and you should expect to wait a few moments for a table. The food comes as and when it’s ready. The tapas is fabulous, the house red is an easy drink, we have been coming for a few years...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 329daniellef
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here a couple of weeks ago And been here a few times beforehand. Really fancied fish soup but when it came up in an oven type dish and all the contents were boiling, the fish pieces and liquid were tasteless so I discreetly sent...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank steven150
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

went here after being recommended by a lady at work and was not disappointed she advise do not order to much tapas as they are large and how she was right. Me and my friend ordered the lamb special , bravas potato , prawns in...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank discomanian
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow, wow, wow! We travelled from Norfolk to enjoy a concert and met up with local friends to enjoy what has to be the most amazing Spanish restaurant! The staff are incredible! As there were 7 of us we asked the staff to surprise us...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 529charlottep
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were looking for somewhere to eat, this restaurant was busy but had room for us. Service was attentive and the food was excellent. All seemed freshly prepared and the price was acceptable.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 569robinc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have been coming here for over 10 years and it's still my favourite restaurant ever. Great food, friendly service, wonderful atmosphere. Can there be a better place to eat? I doubt it.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Mark E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited at lunchtime today and the food was absolutely superb! Excellent choice, quality and service. Food was delicious. Will definitely be back!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Odyssey429681
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came here for dinner on Monday, food was incredible and the team were very attentive. A great evening, with superb food and amazing service!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Linzib1983
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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
11 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
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids
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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