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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” (489 reviews)
“chorizo” (102 reviews)
“paella” (84 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5 Union Street, Brighton BN1 1HA, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Was staying in Brighton with family and came across this lovely little tapas bar whilst walking in the lanes. It looked as though it was full but just as we asked if there was a free table one became free outside and as it was...More

Thank hazel b
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Popped in at end of lunch service to celebrate our 20th wedding anniversary. Although the restaurant was due to close, we were given excellent service and never felt rushed. Ate some of the best Tapas outside Barcelona - will recommend to anyone visiting Brighton. Thank...More

Thank Kate J
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Best tapas I’ve had this side of Barcelona and beats a lot of that city as well great service great food what more can I say

Thank Philjones33
Reviewed 5 days ago

This was our 3rd visit and on each occasion the welcome and food has been wonderful. Great choices on the menu and always specials on the board. The service is efficient and the staff friendly and helpful. It does get busy so book in advance.

Thank KittyCatt135
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

At the time we really enjoyed our dinner...everything appeared fine ...good wholesome tapas....good service and good wine, but then the following day two of us were struck down with a tummy bug...we can only assume it was either the kidneys or the black pudding as...More

2  Thank david w
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well deserved name of a Tapas Restaurant, with a variety of small dishes on the menu, just as the Spanish tapas!. Small, good attention by an Spanish gent that is either the manager or the owner.... We expected more....might try some of the dishes we...More

Thank migan51
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited last Saturday evening, and the restaurant was packed out, in fact they had to turn people away, so booking is a must at weekends, and probably most evenings. The food was just wonderful especially the paella.The atmosphere was superb, great service, will definitely...More

Thank Steve B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Book before your visit as gets busy. Great atmosphere, food incredible. Our Best Restaurant in Brighton.

Thank Pfveale
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Revisited here after we came a couple of years ago when staying in Brighton. Still excellent, the food is really terrific and tasty, great menu with specials. They have two sittings, we booked the 6pm, you really need to book, they were completely full. The...More

Thank gingetraveller50
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good food, great atmosphere, lovely staff and beautiful weather. All in all a real touch of Spain. Thank you too everyone. A superb afternoon. Can’t wait to go back again.

Thank Fromvastexperience
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Questions & Answers
Marisa J
April 6, 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...
March 17, 2017|
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Response from Scott G | Reviewed this property |
Definitely :)
Anne H
February 11, 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
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, 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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