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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” (408 reviews)
“chorizo” (98 reviews)
“paella” (83 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5 Union Street, Brighton BN1 1HA, England
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Reviewed 16 November 2017

I had been looking forward to my friends birthday as he had booked a table at Casa Don Carlos a Spanish tapas restaurant i had hears so much about but had,never tried, I was informed the flaming chorizo was not to be missed. We arrived...More

Thank nephew1000
Reviewed 1 November 2017

This is a small eatery in the center of The Lanes. The staff are super nice and the food is just divine! We have been there 3 times over the past 3 years and every time we visit Brighton this is on our TO EAT...More

Thank Agi_2408
Reviewed 27 October 2017

Didn't book but where found a table straight away. Lovely interior and authentic feel! Never done tapas before but the waitress was happy to help and recommended some dishes. We ordered 4 dishes (for 2 of us) was plenty! every dish was absolutely divine and...More

Thank em12334
Reviewed 26 October 2017

When we arrived the waitresses were lovely and professional. After my mum asked about the gluten free menu which she just has a minor tolerance to. She thought she’d go with the paella believing it’d be fine for her as she’s had it countless times...More

Thank charlesnairn
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

I’ve been coming to this restaurant for years, but for reasons not been here for over a year . Nothing changes the food is excellent , no matter what your taste , seafood, meat, fish every dish is great . Very attentive staff make you...More

Thank Andy H
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Busy little restaurant tucked away down the lanes in Brighton. You feel you are in Spain with a good choice of spanish fair. The wine list is a tad expensive for what it is but the food is good. Have to book to get a...More

Thank tonyhill007
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Had dinner here, very busy, nice atmosphere, good selection of tapas and wine, Reasonably priced as well, would recommend it.

Thank LondonHeather
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Authentic Spanish food and atmosphere in the heart of the Brighton Lanes. Always busy, super food and a great value meal. Comer con gusto!

2  Thank Michael B
Reviewed 16 October 2017

We called in here without a booking on a Sunday lunchtime. The staff were really helpful in accommodating our 6 month old son. They went out of their way to re-arrange tables for us. The food and drink as always was superb and very reasonably...More

Thank JamesK1975
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

We have eaten here for 30+ years. The menu doesn't change but it doesn't have to , it is diverse and widely varied. There is an extensive choice of meat, poultry and fish all expertly cooked in a traditional Spanish way. The food comes as...More

1  Thank Wendy J
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Questions & Answers
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
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly
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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