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Ole Ole Tapas Bar & Restaurant

42 Meeting House Lane | The Lanes, Brighton BN1 1HB, England
01273 739 939
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Ranked #114 of 839 restaurants in Brighton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $16 - $57
Cuisines: Spanish
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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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  • Spanish first
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English first
Salisbury, UK
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

I booked 8 of us for an evening meal at 18:30, for a 19:00 flamenco show. It was a bit earlier than I had been hoping and when I booked I was told that we would need to vacate the table by 20:30 for the next show at 21:00, which whilst a bit disappointing, but completely understandabale in a restaurant... More

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Leicester, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

Came here with a big group of friends for tapas. Overwhelmed by the variety and quality of the tapas provided. There was so much to cater to all tastes it was very impressive. I have even tried things I had never heard of such as deep fried brie in a sesame and honey sauce? Delicious!! To top it off they... More

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Dumfries, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Our first few minutes were spend with the waiter telling us what was not on the menu and that we should come on a Thursday - Sat (we went Sunday) when it was much better. I did ask at that point would we be better just leaving? He hurriedly said no and was sure we would have a lovely meal!... More

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

One word - Wow. Boquerones, Chorizo in cider, And the patatas bravas are amazing, take it from a Spaniard. Catch the flamenco at the weekend too, and this is the closest you'll get to a Real Spanish experience for miles. Will go back again and again

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Hassocks, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Went to Ole Ole for a first day. It's was very relaxed and the staff were attentive but not in your face. The food was delicious and we had a great evening. Would highly recommend this for couples and friends. Next time I'm going to try the paella.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014 via mobile

Amazing food, staff and atmosphere, don't go to Brighton and not visit, I really love it, even when it's over crowded 😁

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We spent two weeks holiday in brighton and have visited the Ole-Ole restaurant on three occasions, were a group of friends because we had recommended and has been a great experience, in the second and third visit had an amazing flamenco show which make Thursday through Sunday, the atmosphere was really awesome service very friendly and recommended ordering a set... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014 via mobile

Absolutely brilliant the waiters were also excellent, the food was top notch and they also made us a personalised gift as it was one of our birthdays

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Amberley, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

We visited as a group of 14 on a hen night based on good reviews we'd seen but I was sadly disappointed, whilst the entertainment and music were great we'd paid for a set menu of £20 each and the dishes started pouring out, they were mediocre....bread and alioli (mayonnaise I thought) Pate, salami, chorizo, garlic mushrooms, anchovies, garlic prawns,... More

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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We were a group booking. The entertainment was fun but the food very bland not the usual Spanish quality Wouldn't visit again I'd go round the corner to Don Carlos for authentic food.

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