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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” (419 reviews)
“chorizo” (102 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 27 November 2017

Awesome service. I'm allergic to Gluten & Iv never seen a Gluten Free menu that looked like theirs. Its was huge. Staff were amazing, friendly, tentative & great at suggesting food for my allergy. One of the best tapas places I have been to (&...More

Thank Reenafromlondon
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

I hadn't been in a while as my previous experience wasn't great but thought I'd give it another go as the reviews are still pretty good and thought maybe it was an off day. Unfortunately there was no improvement and maybe it was even a...More

1  Thank Daniel G
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

I think this restaurant is a bit overated. I tryed other spanish small restaurant in brighton amd they were so much better and cheaper!!

Thank cloe_RoB_88
Reviewed 22 November 2017

Have been here in the past a couple or so times and had a good meal but this time wasn't great. It was a Saturday evening and so very busy. Just felt rushed . Tapas is meant to be a dish or so at a...More

Thank Deefoodie
Reviewed 20 November 2017

If you enjoy good quality tapa and a spanish experience that I can recommend this place for you. Garlic prawns and a beer perfect

Thank Colin W
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

To be fair reading the reviews i had a lot of hope regarding this place but to be fair is not more than average. The food is ok, really nothing special. The only thing that i have appreciated has been the bill.

1  Thank Maria F
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
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Questions & Answers
18 March 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
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, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, 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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