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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” (386 reviews)
“chorizo” (100 reviews)
“paella” (78 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
5 Union Street, Brighton BN1 1HA, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Casa Don Carlos offers a bunch of tapas, or "overpriced reduced portions". We paid a fortune for a bunch of potatoes, a chunk of flavourless squid and some prawns cooked with no salt and served in a random pot of oil. The only saving grace...More

Thank Ficiz
Reviewed 4 days ago

Tried this Tapas bar for the first on Saturday, and was very pleased, the chicken and serrano ham croquets were the only disappointing item we had, they were rather mushy !!!. Everything else though was very good. Its does seem to be a popular bar...More

Thank B5TRK
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Been here around 6 times, still great. Food fresh and tasty, atmosphere buzzing, inside and outside in the lanes. Great place and highly recommended. You must book! Time slots of 2 hours per table. Really great, we'll be back I'm sure!

Thank Scampmeisters
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Haven't been to Casa Don Carlos for a number of years (but we've always raved about the meal we had all that time ago!) went back on Saturday and it didn't disappoint, it was amazing!!!! Just wished we lived closer. The best tapas I've ever...More

Thank Stephanie C
Reviewed 5 days ago

We always visit here when in Brighton. However we forget the portion sizes (Compared to other UK Tapas Bars) and order too much . To be fair the waitress tried to warn us! That aside a nice choice of Tapas all freshly cooked ,washed down...More

Thank steve smith_123
Reviewed 1 week ago

I came here with some business colleagues for an evening meal this week. It was reassuringly buzzing on a very wet evening in Brighton, but luckily a large table had just left as we got there else we would have had to wait a while....More

Thank SolihullTraveller
Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoyed a meal here on a busy Friday evening. The atmosphere was great and the waiting staff very friendly and helpful. Having holidayed in Spain many times, the food is definitely authentic and the portions as big although we pay more over here! They...More

Thank SMP56
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent quality of food, large portions and very efficent service from start to finish. I would certainly visit again and recommend to others.

Thank James S
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have lived in Spain for quite some time and tried different tapas bar around Europe - Tapas should never go wrong... unfortunately it went so wrong in this restaurant. The meat balls (albondigas) & croquetas I've ordered tasted like those microwave food from Tesco...More

Thank MCheng530
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's the best tapas I have ever tasted would highly recommend going there for dinner or lunch the chorizo was amazing

Thank jaime-hiscott
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18 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
USD 40 - USD 55
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, 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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