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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 #121 of 844 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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  • English first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 via mobile

An exceptional level of service, very accommodating staff and a terrific intimate venue to spend time with friends.

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Suffolk, UK
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36 reviews 36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

The food was authentic Spanish with specials all lovingly described by our waiter in great depth. Although we only had a few dishes they were all amazing and the service was great. Would we go again - si.

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 via mobile

We had a work evening out here during the busy Xmas season. We had pre-booked our table but a few of us ended up running late but the staff were very accommodating and were happy to wait for all of our party to arrive and not making us change tables. The food was yummy...being a big group we ordered most... More

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Derby, England, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Great tapas restaurant far more in line with a traditional tapas bar in Spain. Too many restaurants attempt to replicate but get the pricing or the food wrong (iberico chain gets the pricing badly wrong. Tapas shouldn't be over £7 per dish!). Ole ole has a great holiday atmosphere with great value fantastic quality food. The steak on hot plate... More

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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
260 reviews 260 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
283 helpful votes 283 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We sat outside although there are only two tables outside and the street scene in the Laines not the most vibrant here. As it turned out, when the Flamenco began indoors, this was actually quite a good position, not wishing to have too noisy a distraction to our supper. Very friendly and helpful waiters and good guidance on the specials... More

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Brighton, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

A couple of the students are regulars so booked us all in.. Good atmosphere on a Friday night - lively. Male dancer - excellent mover, though I'd have preferred a female in a frilly dress. Some yobs taking the mickey out of him, though can't blame the restaurant for that. The stage is very small and I just happened to... More

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

This was a first visit. Staff were pleasant and food was lovely. The dancing started by a male dancer at about 8.30 pm, but as I was still eating I had to keep turning around to see it. I felt this spoilt me enjoying the food. This restaurant has a nice cosy feel to it though and the staff have... More

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Stroud, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We went there to celebrate a Graduation, well we weren't let down, tasty food, good service, fine wine, and smiles from the staff, it was pleasantly busy. 5 of us there and 5 clean plates and no food left on the table says it all, full and fulfilled. We would defiantly return

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Lancashire, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Called here because our other tapas place was busy. Here was dead now I know why. Food was nothinf special. Then because we was the only people in they decided to start packing everything away be about 8.30pm then they sprayed polish on tables while we was eating and started to polish this set my asthma off I stuggled to... More

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Salisbury, UK
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

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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