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Ole Ole Tapas Bar & Restaurant

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42 Meeting House Lane | The Lanes, Brighton BN1 1HB, England
01273 739 939
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12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Ole Ole Tapas Bar & Restaurant is a lively spot complete with Flamenco...
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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Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Bar scene
Large groups
Doing business
Special occasions
Entertaining clients
Dining on a budget

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Visitor rating
  • 357
    Excellent
  • 101
    Very good
  • 38
    Average
  • 17
    Poor
  • 33
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Wonderful evening

Had dinner there on Friday 20th March, the service was fantastic, the food was excellent and the live music was outstanding !!! Give them a try, you won't regret it. Oh and excellent value for money.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
Stanrov
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Crawley UK
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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546 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Crawley UK
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Had dinner there on Friday 20th March, the service was fantastic, the food was excellent and the live music was outstanding !!! Give them a try, you won't regret it. Oh and excellent value for money.

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Lancaster
Top Contributor
273 reviews 273 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
210 helpful votes 210 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 NEW

We were a group of ten people and had a set menu, which was varied and copious. I rate this as one of the best tapas places I have eaten in out of Spain. The bonus was a trio of flamenco musicians with male dancer- they were excellent and made the place buzz. This is a great place and highly... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

The food was great it tasted so authentic, there was a bit of wait for food but it didn't matter as there was such a nice atmosphere in the restaurant. The portions were a good size and I would say were good value for money

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Hofn, Iceland
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121 reviews 121 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We don't often go to tapas restaurants, but we are glad we happened on Ole Ole after an afternoon watching the football. The restaurant is cosy, noisy and full of energy. Fast-moving waiters quickly take your order and the food is on the table within minutes. It should feel a bit hurried, but it doesn't. You never feel you are... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Not worth the £22 we had to pay up front for this and that didn't include drink. Dishes were minimal for the amount of people in our group (25). Rounds of drink were expensive (2 pints, 1 glass white wine and an orange juice - £15!) and the waiter was rude about paying the tab for one of the couples.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015 via mobile

We went in a quiet Sunday evening and there was a warm welcome and the food was fantastic and great value.

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Sheffield south yorkshire
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39 reviews 39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015 via mobile

Had lunch here and although not busy the atmosphere and service excellAnt The other tapas bar in Lanes were rammed but if you walk just a little further you discover this hidden gem ExcellAnt value for money and fresh lovely food Our third visit and much preferred it to the evenings when we have been before and can be very... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

The food was very good and lots of it for a tapas bar which was great. The service was good and the staff were friendly. There was a great atmosphere and overall a very enjoyable meal.

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Shoreham-by-Sea, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

If you are looking for an authentic Spanish evening this restaurant hits the spot. Very rustic on arrival. but don't let this put you off. Food is delicious and would highly recommend. Within half an hour of arriving the restuarant was full. The entertainment is outstanding and very traditional.

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015 via mobile

Had a Friday lunch and were the only customers, which is sad, but the food was fabulous and amazingly good value

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Restaurant Details

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: 01273 739 939

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 16 - 57
  • Cuisine: Spanish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget

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.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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