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Ole Ole Tapas Bar & Restaurant

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42 Meeting House Lane | The Lanes, Brighton BN1 1HB, England
441273739939
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12:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 12:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Have visited Ole Ole a few times over the years and it never disappoints. Great food, great service and an authentically Spanish atmosphere. We normally visit on nights when they have entertainment; you can't go wrong with live singing and flamenco! We'll be back again soon no doubt :)

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1 Thank Tara W
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017

This trip was a work visit over 4 days , found this place tucked away in the lanes. Friendly service , had 4 Tapas and Spanish beer all good . The Tapas was freshly made and you can see into the kitchen . I enjoyed Spanish Omelette , Chorizo Sausage , Ham Croquettes and Prawn in Garlic , all great... More 

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1 Thank bigman14
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Returned after eating here last year. Pleased to say the food and entertainment (flamenco dancing) was as good as the first visit. Definitely will eat here again when back in Brighton

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1 Thank Ian K
London, United Kingdom
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5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

One of the best tapas i ever had. The prawns melted in your mouth. The cheese board main course was the highlight though. Great favela atmosphere too

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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

Didn't eat here myself but my parents did today and asked me to write a glowing review as they had such a great time. They had a variety of traditional dishes and San Miguel to drink and thought the price was very reasonable.

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1 Thank John T
Hastings, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

I doubt any of the reviewers writing rave reviews have ever eaten tapas in Spain because every dish that I saw served at Ole Ole tonight was an incredibly poor representation of this style of food. Good tapas should be like a great pop song - fun, fresh and leaves you wanting to hear it again. This was more Richard... More 

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Portsmouth
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Visited here yesterday evening. As we arrived we were welcomed shown to our "table". It was a car boot sale fold out table with a paper table dressing over it, more like you would find in a kids party. We were placed in the back of the restaurant by the toilets, bar and kitchen. This wouldn't have been a problem... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 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 

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

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

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

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.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 16 - USD 57
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Spanish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
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
Description
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?